Cozy up this Winter: 4 Must-Read Books this Season
As the snow starts to fall and the air gets crisper, there's nothing quite like settling down with a good book to embrace the cozy vibes of Winter. If you're looking for the perfect reads to curl up with, why not take inspiration from Beachly where we keep things warm and coastal all year long!?
We've handpicked four books that are not only trending on "BookTok" but will also help you stay in touch with your coastal side all Winter long. So grab a warm blanket, a cup of your favorite tea, and let's dive into some delightful reads.
"The Song of Achilles" by Madeline Miller
Our first pick is a timeless tale of love, honor, and tragedy set against the backdrop of ancient Greece. Madeline Miller's "The Song of Achilles" has been taking BookTok by storm, and for good reason. This beautiful retelling of the epic story of Achilles and Patroclus explores their deep connection and the sacrifices they make for each other.
Winter is the perfect season to immerse yourself in this emotionally charged narrative. As you follow the protagonists through their adventures and heartaches, you'll find yourself transported to another time and place. The vivid descriptions of the Greek landscape and the compelling characters will make you forget about the world outside, enveloping you in the cozy cocoon of a good book.
"The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig
As the days get shorter and the nights longer, "The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig is a book that's guaranteed to keep you company during the chilly evenings. This novel has been a sensation on BookTok, and it's easy to see why.
The story revolves around Nora Seed, who finds herself in a mysterious library that exists between life and death. Each book on the shelves represents a different life she could have lived, and Nora must make choices that will help her discover the life that truly makes her happy.
With its thought-provoking themes and Haig's lyrical prose, "The Midnight Library" is a perfect autumn read. It encourages introspection and reflection, making it ideal for those cozy evenings when you want to snuggle up and ponder the paths not taken.
"Malibu Rising" by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Now, let's add a coastal twist to our fall reading list with "Malibu Rising" by Taylor Jenkins Reid. While summer may be officially over, you can still hold onto those beachy vibes with this highly popular book from BookTok.
Set in the beautiful and glamorous backdrop of Malibu in the 1980s, this novel follows the Riva siblings as they host their legendary annual party. However, secrets, tensions, and long-buried emotions come to the surface, turning the night into a life-altering event.
"Malibu Rising" not only offers a captivating story but also transports you to the sun-soaked shores of California, making it a perfect transition from summer to fall. The vivid descriptions of the coastal landscape will have you feeling the sand between your toes and the salty breeze on your skin, even as you savor the Winter coziness.
"People We Meet on Vacation" by Emily Henry
As the days grow colder, sometimes we all need a little dose of warmth and humor to lift our spirits. "People We Meet on Vacation" by Emily Henry provides just that.
This charming and witty novel tells the story of Poppy and Alex, two best friends who have been taking summer vacations together for years. But after a falling out, they haven't spoken in two years. Poppy decides it's time to mend their friendship and plans a vacation that will either make or break them.
The book's humor, heart, and feel-good vibes have made it a hit on BookTok, and it's the perfect choice for Winter. The tale of friendship, romance, and travel will transport you to exotic destinations and remind you of those unforgettable summer moments, even as you embrace the cozy holiday atmosphere.
So there you have it—four books that will help you ease into the Winter season while staying locked into a warmer mindset. Whether you're in the mood for epic love stories, introspective journeys, coastal adventures, or heartwarming friendships, these books have got you covered. So, grab your reading glasses and get ready to cozy up with these delightful reads. Happy Winter reading! 🍂📚