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20 Cozy Books Perfect For Staying Home

Got plans at night that involve a fuzzy blanket and hot beverage? Check out these 20 books that are perfect for a night in any time of the year.


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Is there anything better than curling up under a cozy blanket, with a hot cup of tea (or a glass of wine) and diving into a book? No matter why you're staying home, these novels will make you feel cozy as could be.

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Cozy Books for Staying Home


Once Upon a River

One night at an inn on the river Thames, a stranger bursts in carrying a dead child in his arms. A couple hours later, the child somehow returns to life, and three families are eager to claim her as their own.

Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances

Let It Snow is a funny and magical read, with three interconnected tales from three bestselling authors.

Any Dream Will Do

In the past, Shay would do anything to help her younger brother Caden, even if it meant crossing lines and going too far. But now, Shay is trying to start fresh with a new man, a new purpose, and a new community. Everything is going fine, until her brother returns to town.

The Westing Game

After Samuel W. Westing dies, a bizarre group of sixteen people are brought together for the reading of his will, which sends them all on a puzzle that has the winner inheriting Westing’s $200 million fortune.

Beartown

Beartown is the story of a small town that is on the way to being forgotten, until their junior ice hockey team competes in the national semi-finals. But the semi-final match leads to events that test this town and its people in ways they never saw coming.

The Great Alone

The Great Alone is the story of a broken family who moves to Alaska in 1974, where they experience the generosity of strangers and beautiful, long, sunlit days. But as the days get darker and the nights get colder, they discover that the greatest challenges aren’t coming from outside the cabin, but from within.

All the Light We Cannot See

In World War II occupied France, Marie-Laure and her father flee to Saint-Malo with an extremely valuable jewel. In Germany, orphaned Werner grows up to become an expert at fixing and building radios. These stranger’s paths collide, and show how people can be good even in the midst of a devastating war.

The Nightingale

The Nightingale follows two sisters in France during World War II as they navigate their own passions and ideals, and journey towards freedom and love.

The Current

In a small Minnesota town, two women and their car are found in the Black Root River. What happened was not an accident, and the surviving woman gets involved in the investigation that reveals dangerous secrets.

One Day in December

One cold December day, Laurie sees a stranger through a fogged-up bus window and knows immediately that he is the one. Laurie never stops searching for the mystery man, and when she finally meets him it’s because he is her best friend Sarah’s boyfriend.

Before We Were Yours

In Memphis, 1939, Rill Foss and her four younger siblings are all taken from their happy life and thrown into a Tennessee Children’s Home Society orphanage. Years later in South Carolina, Avery Stafford finds herself on a path to discovering her family’s long-hidden secrets.

Beneath A Scarlet Sky

Beneath A Scarlet Sky is based on the true story of a hero who helped save innocent lives during World War II. Pino Lella is an Italian teenager and wants nothing to do with the Nazis, but through a series of events ends up working for one of the most powerful German Generals where he fights for love, what he believes in, and his dreams for a future.

My Absolute Darling

Turtle Alveston doesn’t have many friends. She spends most of her time in nature or with her tortured and haunted father. Then Turtle meets Jacob, a boy who makes her want to experience more life has to offer. Inspired by Jacob, Turtle finds her courage as she starts planning her escape.

Girl in Snow

High school girl Lucinda Hayes is found murdered in her Colorado suburb. Cameron, the boy who loved her, Jade, the girl who was jealous of her, and Russ, the office trying to solve the case, must all confront their dark secrets in order to move on and find the truth.

A Man Called Ove

Ove is known as “the bitter neighbor from hell,” but things change when a young couple and their two daughters move in next door and accidentally crush Ove’s mailbox. What follows is a heartwarming and funny story of friendship that reveals there is more to Ove than meets the eye.

Peace Like A River

Eleven-year-old Reuben Land is on a quest with his family to find his older brother who has been charged with murder. Their journey will take them cross-country, and will show them the strength of family and love.

Murder on the Orient Express

While riding on the famous Orient Express, millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett is found dead in his compartment with the door locked on the inside. Famous detective Hercule Poirot tries to find the killer on the train, where everyone is a suspect.

Sourdough

Lois Clary is a software engineer whose human contact is limited to her two brothers, who run a small restaurant. After her brothers encounter visa issues and are forced to close up shop, they leave their special sourdough starter with Lois and instruct her to keep it alive.

The Blue Castle

Valancy Stirling lives in an ugly little house with her strict mother and aunt, and she never dares to contradict them. Then one day, Valancy gets a letter and decides to stand up for herself, and ends up finding her true love and a magical place she thought only existed in her dreams.

Greenglass House

Greenglass House, a smugglers inn, is always quiet during the winter and Milo, the innkeeper’s adopted son, is planning on having a nice, relaxing holiday. Then one night, guests keep showing up, and suddenly the inn is full of strangers with secrets that Milo must work to uncover.

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