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8 Top Books to Curl Up With This Winter

Jan 15, 2016

As the winter weather is not ideal for boating, golfing or hiking, it's the perfect season to curl up with a good book. Here are 8 of the top books to grab this winter. Mysteries, romance, and celebrity memoirs... we've got it all. 

If you like fiction, try...


The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Amazon says: The Nightingale tells the stories of two sisters, separated by years and experience, by ideals, passion and circumstance, each embarking on her own dangerous path toward survival, love, and freedom in German-occupied, war-torn France--a heartbreakingly beautiful novel that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the durability of women.

If you like mysteries, try...

Girl on Train

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Amazon says: A debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people's lives. Compulsively readable, The Girl on the Train is an emotionally immersive, Hitchcockian thriller and an electrifying debut.

If you like fantasies, try...

Knight of Seven

A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms by George R. R. Martin
Amazon says: Taking place nearly a century before the events of A Game of Thrones, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms compiles the first three official prequel novellas to George R. R. Martin's ongoing masterwork, A Song of Ice and Fire.

If you like romance, try...


Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian by E L James
Amazon says: In Christian's own words, and through his thoughts, reflections, and dreams, E L James offers a fresh perspective on the love story that has enthralled millions of readers around the world.

If you like biographies, try...

Wright Brothers

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
Amazon says: Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly: Wilbur and Orville Wright.

If you like memoirs, try...


Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Amazon says: In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation's history and current crisis.

If you like celebrity memoirs, try...

Why Not Me

Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling
Amazon says: Mindy turns the anxieties, the glamour, and the celebrations of her second coming-of-age into a laugh-out-loud funny collection of essays that anyone who's ever been at a turning point in their life or career can relate to.

If you like art and photography, try...


Humans of New York: Stories by Brandon Stanton
Amazon says: In the summer of 2010, photographer Brandon Stanton began an ambitious project —to single-handedly create a photographic census of New York City.... Now, Brandon is back with the follow up to Humans of New York that his loyal followers have been waiting for.