Winter is . . . well, it’s here, and you know what that means. Chilly temperatures and dreary weather make the prospect of curling up with a good book more appealing than ever. After all, escaping into a great read is the next best thing to hibernation. And there are tons of great books to read this winter, even though we’ll have to wait a bit for The Winds of Winter to arrive. (I hope Mr. Martin releases this one before I forget all the secondary characters!)
The long evenings are a great time to seek out new authors or explore different genres. Losing yourself in a high fantasy series or thrilling mystery novel is a great way to forget about the bracing cold for a few hours. Add a nice fire and mug of hot tea to this scenario and you have one cozy evening in store.
Whether you like mystery novels or inspiring athlete stories, this list has you covered. From the firsthand account of an Iditarod racer to the mind-blowing history behind HeLa cells, these reads will have you burning through the midnight oil for nights on end. So read on to find the perfect literary companion to see you through the rest of the winter months.