With the icy winter weather already well and truly underway, there's no better time to retreat into the inviting embrace of a good book. When the world outside is cold and bleak, books become a gateway to another realm. There are few things better than curling up with a good book and a hot drink and slipping away into the comforts of your favourite novels.
In this winter season, we invite you to join us on a literary journey through the world of cosy books, where warmth radiates from every page. From captivating thrillers that will keep you on your toes to summery romances that will have you transported to sunnier days, these books offer an escape from the chill of winter and transport us to a realm of imagination and creature comforts.
Embrace the joy of curling up under a warm blanket, a steaming cup of tea in hand (or a glass of your favourite wine), as we explore a carefully curated collection of novels that will warm you up this winter.
Get ready to discover the ultimate companions for the winter season — books that will whisk you away to places of enchantment, inspiration, and gripping storytelling.
Prepare to escape reality and embark on this magical reading journey together, as you escape the cold and enter into the wonderful world of books!
The Best Books To Keep You Warm This Winter
There are few better books to get lost in this winter than a gripping thriller and this one is no exception! This psychological thriller follows Alicia, a woman who shoots her husband and then never speaks another word. Follow along as Theo Faber, a criminal psychotherapist attempts to get Alicia to talk on a search for the truth that threatens to consume him.
Get lost in the pages of this enthralling psychological thriller on a winter’s day, curled up by the fire this is one book you won’t be able to put down!
This novel from award-winning author Rebecca Makkai will have you transfixed throughout the gloomy winter days with this novel that is part boarding-school drama and part forensic whodunnit. This book acts as both a captivating mystery and a deeply felt examination of a woman and her past.
This novel will have you gripped through even the drabbest of dreary winter days. It’s the perfect excuse to stay in!
If you’re really trying to escape winter this year – this might just be the book for you! Escape reality and lose yourself in the pages of this mind-bending read. Set in late twenty-first century Australia this book explores what would happen if technology went too far. A love child between Never Let Me Go and Black Mirror, this is speculative literary fiction at its very best!
You won’t be able to put it down!
A big book to get totally lost in during these chilly months. The Bookbinder of Jericho will transport you back to 1914 Britain in a world where men went off to war and women were tasked with keeping the country running. It follows the tale of two sisters who work at the bindery in Oxford University Press in Jericho.
This book is a story about knowledge - who makes it, who can access it, and what is lost when it is withheld. Explore a little known slice of history seen through a female lens this winter with Pip Williams!
If you’re dreaming of being anywhere else in the world than an Australian winter this year, step into the mind of Emily ST. John Mandel. The award-winning author of Station Eleven has done it again returning with a novel about time-travel that perfectly encapsulates our current reality.
Sea of Tranquility investigates the idea of parallel worlds and possibilities, that plays with the very line along which time should run. Perceptive and poignant this is a compelling story about what we must do to survive. Wave goodbye to those winter blues and lose yourself here instead!
Another bulky book to help you get through a long winter! Homecoming is a spellbinding story that begins with a shocking crime, the effects of which echo across continents and generations. An epic story that spans generations, Homecoming asks what we would do for those we love, how we protect the lies we tell, and what it means to come home.
This is one read you’ll want to lose yourself in all winter long!
In the midst of the winter weather, there's nothing quite as comforting as curling up with a captivating book. As the world outside turns cold and desolate, books offer a refuge, transporting us to enchanting realms and allowing us to escape reality for a day or two. The allure of cosying up under a warm blanket, clutching a steaming cup of tea or a glass of wine, while delving into the pages of a carefully curated collection of novels, is an invitation few can refuse this winter.
As the winter winds howl outside, take solace in the warmth and thrill these books offer. Allow yourself to be transported to captivating realms, where imagination knows no bounds. Embrace the joy of this magical reading journey, leaving the cold of reality behind and surrendering to truly losing yourself in one of booxies epic reads. This winter, let these books be your steadfast companions, keeping you warm as you immerse yourself in their captivating pages.