These are the best books to read this winter

If you want to feel the magic of the season

Read Latitudes of Longing by Shubhangi Swarup.

If you want to sink into the beauty of it all

Read Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy.

If you want to feel warm and cozy

Read Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times by Katherine May.

If you want to feel deeply peaceful

Read Silence in the Age of Noise by Erling Kagge.

If you want to get drawn into the fairytale

Read the His Dark Materials trilogy by Philip Pullman.

If you want to adventure into the arctic

Read Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl by Jonathan C. Slaught.

If you still need some convincing

Read Winterlust: Finding Beauty in the Fiercest Season by Bernd Brunner.

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