The skies are grey, the wind is blowing harder than ever, and the weather is freezing — winter can be tough, so it's important to take care of yourself and pay attention to your mental health. A good book can't take the place of professional treatment, but it can provide you with a welcome distraction on particularly gloomy days.
The titles on this list run the gamut from laugh-out-loud humor books to heart-warming romances. My hope is that any of the books below will put a smile on your face and get you through an afternoon of dreary weather. After all, there's no better time to snuggle up with a blanket and a cup of tea than when the weather is below freezing. There's absolutely no reason why you need to go outside if you don't absolutely have to.
So, if all the snow has got you down, heat up a glass of hot cocoa or cider, put on your warmest, fuzziest, coziest socks, and cuddle up under a thick, warm blanket with one of the books I've chosen below. Even on the darkest days, one of these books will hopefully bring a little bit of sunshine and cheerfulness into your life: