5 books to add to your reading list this winter


5 books to add to your reading list this winter
There’s truly nothing better than curling up on the couch with a good book and a cosy blanket, especially when it’s getting a bit chilly outside.

Here are some great winter reading suggestions, from easy to brainy, that’ll have you staying up well past your bedtime and saying “just one more chapter…” 

Atlas: The Story of Pa Salt by Lucinda Riley and Harry Whittaker

The final novel in the Seven Sisters series, Atlas: The Story of Pa Salt, opens in Paris in 1928, and reveals how the sisters came to be adopted by their beloved, mysterious father.

This captivating series has taken readers on a thrilling journey through the lives of the seven adopted sisters, uncovering their hidden pasts and intertwining them with historical events and exotic locations.

As readers delve into “Atlas,” they are met with the much-anticipated conclusion, where the secrets surrounding Pa Salt, the sisters’ enigmatic adoptive father, are finally revealed. 


Everything is Beautiful and Everything Hurts  by Josie Shapiro

Josie Shapiro’s debut novel is as sophisticated as it is captivating.

Mickey Bloom, a dyslexic and bullied girl, discovers her extraordinary talent for running, transforming her perception of herself.

However, the pursuit of success takes a toll, leaving Mickey shattered and her dreams shattered. Years later, facing grief and stagnation, Mickey’s encounter with a stranger reignites her passion for running and unveils the true meaning of pursuing one’s dreams.

This unforgettable story explores change, resilience, and the power of family bonds.


Homecoming by Kate Morton

From the bestselling author of The Clockmaker’s Daughter comes an eagerly awaited new novel.

Set in Adelaide Hills on a scorching Christmas Eve in 1959, a local delivery man stumbles upon a shocking crime at a mysterious mansion, sparking a perplexing murder case that grips South Australia. Fast forward sixty years, and journalist Jess, facing unemployment, rushes to Sydney after her grandmother’s fall. Uncovering a connection between her family and the unsolved Turner Family Tragedy, Jess dives into a captivating cold case.

Homecoming is a captivating, multi-generational tale exploring love, secrets, and the pursuit of truth.


Yellowface by R.F. Kuang

June Hayward and Athena Liu were both rising stars out of Yales. However success is never even.

Feeling overshadowed by Athena’s literary stardom, when June witnesses her sudden death she seizes the opportunity. Renamed Juniper Song, June’s stolen success skyrockets, but the truth threatens to unravel her deception. As she fights to preserve her stolen glory, June confronts the consequences of her actions and the erasure of Asian-American voices.

Author R.F. Kuang’s Yellowface tackles timely themes of diversity, racism, and cultural appropriation with a compelling narrative.


Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear

One of the best self help books ever published. This breakthrough book from James Clear is the most comprehensive guide on how to change your habits and get 1% better every day.

Clear provides practical strategies backed by scientific research. The book teaches readers how to make meaningful changes in their lives by focusing on the power of tiny habits and consistent improvement.




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