Book Match: Winter Books to Cozy Up With

Blog post by Amy Yang

Winter has arrived with the wind and the rain. As temperatures drop and nights stretch longer, find a reason to stay indoors with a book from the lists below. Explore snowy landscapes or try a new craft, or maybe read a holiday picture book together with family.

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 science fiction and fantasy to cookbooks and memoirs. Whether you’re looking for your next sweet graphic novel or a seat-of-your-pants thriller, Book Match can create a customized reading list just for you!


Winter Lists created by ACL_BookMatch

AC Library Staff Picks 2022

As the year comes to an end, AC Library staff has reflected on their favorite books that were published in 2022. From middle grade mysteries to celebrity memoirs to prom night horror, there’s a book on this list for everyone! Each book is listed with a synopsis and a personal recommendation from AC Library staff. 

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It's Too Cold to Be Outside ...

The days are getting colder, and sometimes it's just too dreary to go outside. When you're stuck inside, why not try out a new craft project, or pick up one of these beautiful baking cookbooks and whip up something delicious! 

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Chilly Weather

Here in the Bay Area, we don't see much snow, but we'll hopefully see some rain this winter! Enjoy some of these rainy day stories, or live vicariously through one of the snowy winter stories while snuggled up in a cozy spot. 

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Mysteries for the Holidays

Winter is often a time for celebration, but the festivities can occasionally take a turn for the deadly. Grab a blanket or a hot drink, and settle in with one of these holiday-themed cozy mysteries. 

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Winter Holiday Picture Books

For families that celebrate holidays during this season, we’ve gathered some of the best and brightest books about Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, Yule, Las Posadas and more. 

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Meet Cutes and Mistletoe

Crisp winter nights are meant for curling up with a holiday romance!

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