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54 Cozy Reading Recommendations

Each Christmas Eve, Iceland embraces two of my favorite things; books and chocolate. Historically, the tradition of Jolabokaflod (flood of books) dates back to World War II when paper was one of the few commodities not rationed in Iceland.

Here are 54 Cozy Reading Recommendations for hope-seekers, mystery & historical fiction lovers, creatives, and entrepreneurs. These are the books I read (or reread) this year. I hope you find a new favorite author in this great collection.

The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

The Scent Keeper by Erica Bauermeister

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson

The Good Left Undone by Adriana Trigiani

The Giver of the Stars by Jojo Moyes

The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Willilams

Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict

Beauty Among Ruins by J'Nell Ciesielski

Yellow Wife by Sadeqa Johnson

Then Sings My Soul by Amy K. Sorrells

The Giver of the Stars by Jojo Moyes (Tied for favorite historical fiction)

Until Leaves Fall in Paris by Sarah Sundin

The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles (Tied for favorite historical fiction)

The Nature of Fragile Things by Susan Meissner

Carnegie's Maid by Marie Benedict (Tied for favorite historical fiction)

The Grave Robber by Mark Batterson

Sacred Rest by Saundra Dalton-Smith

Find Your People by Jennie Allen

50 Women Every Christian Should Know by Michelle DeRusha

Don't Give the Enemy a Seat at Your Table by Louie Giglio

The Red Sea Rules by Robert J. Morgan

Destination Hope: A Travel Companion When Life Falls Apart by Marilyn Nutter and April White (MY BOOK)

Soul Care in African American Practice by Barbara L. Peacock

Isaiah by Melissa Spoelstra

Before the Throne by Crickett Keeth

Prayers for Prodigals by James Banks

Jesus Calling by Sarah Young

The Power of a Praying Parent by Stormie Omartian

Streams in the Desert by L. B. Cowman

On Bended Knee by Crickett Keeth

The Power of a Praying Wife by Stormie Omartian

40 Days of Being a Two (Enneagram study) by Hunter Mobley* These are specific to your personal enneagram number.

The Next Right Thing by Emily P. Freeman

The Road Back to You by Ian Morgan Cron

Platform by Michael Hyatt

Atomic Habits by James Clear

At Home in the World by Tsh Oxenreider

The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron

Notes From a Blue Bike by Tsh Oxenreider

The Socialite by J'Nell Ciesielski

When the Hart Speaks by Janet Hart Leonard

Citizen K-9 by David Rosenfelt

The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes

The Ice Swan by J'Nell Ciesielski

Straining Forward by Michelle Layer Rahal

Betrayed! by Stan Telchin

A Sweethaven Homecoming by Courtney Walsh

A Sundog Moment by Sharon Baldacci

The 6:20 Man by David Baldacci

Best in Snow by David Rosenfelt

The Peacock Emporium by Jojo Moyes

West with Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge

Muzzled by David Rosenfelt

Still the One by Susan May Warren

Night Music by Jojo Moyes

Dog Eat Dog by David Rosenfelt

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📚Happy Reading!


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