The 2024 theme is Get Cozy! As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, our instinct to head indoors and stay there. A blustery winter day is the best time to curl up with a good book. We hope you will warm up and read with us this January.
The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living by Meik Wiking
The Danish word hygge loosely translates to the English word cozy, and infers a sense of comfort, togetherness, and well-being. This book focuses on practical ways of enjoying life’s simple pleasures and the philosophies of contentment.
The Children’s Blizzard by Melanie Benjamin
A surprise blizzard sweeps across the Dakota territories, requiring two young teachers to make a life and death decision for the students in their school. This novelization of a little-known natural disaster in U.S. history is drawn from oral histories of the storm’s survivors.
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
A home full of laughter, love, heartbreak, several warm fireplaces, and amazing breakfast spreads. Follow the March sisters as the seasons come and go and they navigate life in Civil War America.
Snow: A Scientific and Cultural Exploration by Giles Whittell
Learn fascinating facts and anecdotes about snow, including scientific and cultural histories of this weather phenomenon. This book presents an extraordinary journey across centuries and continents to experience the wonders of snow.
The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden
Young Vasilisa Petrovna lives in the Russian wilderness and can see and talk to the ancient spirits that protect her village. When her stepmother and a village priest speak out against the old ways, Vasilisa uses her power to save her people.
The Murder of Twelve by Jessica Fletcher and John Land
The unflappable Jessica Fletcher gets trapped in the Hill House Hotel during an unexpected blizzard and must deal with a contentious wedding party and the threat of murder.
If you’d like to participate, please contact us. Each participant will receive a memento at the end of the program in March. Cartridges will be sent out in January. Call: 801.715.6789 or 800.662.5540 inside Utah. Call: 800.453.4293 outside Utah. Email: email@example.com.
Image Description: A window sill highlighted in a warm glow provided by two candles with a cozy grey blanket, an open book, and mug of something warm looking out on a snowy evening.