Book Match: Chill Winter Books

Blog by the Book Match Team

Winter glides in with shorter days and longer, chilly nights. Grab a blanket, treat yourself to a hot drink, and warm up with a book from one of these seasonal lists. Embrace the coziness with a children’s book about animals snuggling down in their dens, or lean into the cold with a story set in an icy destination. 

Arctic Animals

All about animals you'll find in the Arctic regions of the planet. From narwhals, to foxes, owls, and everything in between, you're sure to find a book you'll love. Some of the books are stories, and others are informational texts.

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Holiday Rom Com

Hallmark who? Get lost between the covers of these romances with a touch of holiday cheer! 

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Snowy Worlds SciFi/Fantasy Teen/Adult

Even though it doesn't snow much in the Bay Area, winter brings to mind white and snowy worlds. Drop into one of these cold worlds and enjoy the feeling of winter, without actually having to leave the warmth of your house.

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Snowy Worlds SciFi/Fantasy Kids

Looking for that chill of winter? Check out one of these science fiction or fantasy stories set in a snowy or icy landscape. 

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Horror for the Holidays

Shiver through the long, cold nights with holiday-themed scares and top horror from 2023! 

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Winter Mysteries for Kids

Looking for a mystery to solve during those free days of winter break? We've got some fun mystery stories set during winter. 

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Handmade Holidays

Give the gift of homemade this holiday season! Find a creative craft idea, or try your hand at a new hobby with one of the books below. 

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Cozy Vibes for Kids

It's the best time of year to get lost in a book! From timeless classics to fresh new tales, these stories will leave you feeling as cozy as a mug of cocoa. 

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Family Gatherings

The holidays often mean more time spent together with family, for better or worse.

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Looking for more books? Or are you interested in other themes? Reach out to the Book Match team and get personalized recommendations based on what you like to read! Readers one and all, AC Library’s matchmakers keep up to date on books across a wide range of genres, from the suspenseful and action-packed to the sweet and cozy. Whether you’re looking for your next crafty handbook or historical adventure, Book Match can create a customized reading list just for you!