The Best Books To Read During Your Snowy Winter Vacation

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If you’re like us, you want your vacation read to match the vibe of your trip. So a snowy, winter adventure should get an on-theme book. These are some of our favorites for a cozy read.

“In the Midst of Winter: A Novel” by Isabel Allende

Novelist Isabel Allende creates a vivid historical fiction landscape for her three characters. It’s set in Brooklyn, with flashbacks to Guatemala and Chile. And, of course, there’s a touching love story at the center of it all.

“Let It Snow: Three Holiday Romances” by John Green, Lauren Myracle and Maureen Johnson

Teen lit lovers, you’ll adore this collaboration from three fantastic young adult authors. It weaves together three romances over the holidays. Expect holiday cheer and lots of cheese – but in the absolute best way.

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“Unbound: A Story of Snow and Self-Discovery” by Steph Jagger

This charming memoir tells the tale of Steph Jagger’s determination to ski 4 million vertical feet in a single year. From New Zealand to Canada, she overcomes fears, doubters and unpredictable weather patterns to keep hitting the slopes.

“Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster” by Jon Krakauer

Don’t read this book if you’re about to climb a mountain. The author climbed Mount Everest on a fateful, tragic trip where eight people were killed by a storm and even more were left stranded on the peak. But the book is a masterpiece — even if it might convince you that Everest is a nearly insurmountable feat.


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