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thatpurplestuff14

*Still Life* by Louise Penny. It’s the first in a murder mystery series set in a small town in rural Quebec. The first book takes place in the autumn (right around Canadian thanksgiving in fact). The setting is incredibly cozy and has a cast of recurring characters that are fun and relatable. The second book, *A Fatal Grace* takes place a year and a bit later, right before the holidays.


AlyshaSaige

I was going to suggest this as well! Very cozy and relaxing, despite the fact that they're trying to solve a murder.


thatpurplestuff14

I’m sure it’s not true for everyone, but I honestly love reading cozy murder mysteries to relax (and before bed haha). Louise Penny, Ann Cleeves and Agatha Christie all write great cozy mysteries that I love reading all year, but especially right now.


AlyshaSaige

Oh, I absolutely agree. Once the leaves have mostly fallen off i am all about curling up with a cozy murder mystery and some tea. I haven't heard of Ann Cleaves so I'll have to check those out but i love Christie and Penny!


Suspicious-Bedroom66

Any of the Meg Langslow mysteries by Donna Andrews! A Cozy Mystery series that was my introduction to the genre as well as being the first book that I had read in a long time that wasn’t just something I had read and re-read a hundred times. 30 books, with two more set for release in 2022. I’ve read all except the most recent, and I usually end up finishing within a day or two because I’m dying know what happens next. I never see the end coming. In fact, I’ve read most of them twice. Half of them, I forgot the end and got taken on the ride a second time, and even when I remembered the ending the clues were so subtle that I couldn’t find them even when I was looking. Even with all of the suspense and subtlety, I’ve never felt like there was a twist ending with no substance just for the sake of it. If you want Christmas-themed, that’s still got you covered—8 of the books are set in December with a strong holiday theme. (Yes, Christmas, but even in-universe they make a point of saying that multiculturalism isn’t really the local community’s strong point) The Christmas books are numbers 10, 16, 18, 22, 24, 26, 28, and 30. It is not essential to read the books in order, but there are a handful of big reveals over the course of the series that affect storylines and characters enough that it is just matter-of-fact circumstance in later books. It’s even more infrequent, but sometimes the resolutions of previous books are mentioned as a throwaway line.


Prestigious_Draft543

Thank you, I’ve been looking for another book series to get me as addicted as I was to Jenny Hans books, I will def give them a try !!


jefrye

{{Piranesi}} for sure!


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[**Piranesi**](https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/50202953-piranesi) ^(By: Susanna Clarke | 245 pages | Published: 2020 | Popular Shelves: fantasy, fiction, mystery, magical-realism, owned | )[^(Search "Piranesi")](https://www.goodreads.com/search?q=Piranesi&search_type=books) >Piranesi's house is no ordinary building: its rooms are infinite, its corridors endless, its walls are lined with thousands upon thousands of statues, each one different from all the others. Within the labyrinth of halls an ocean is imprisoned; waves thunder up staircases, rooms are flooded in an instant. But Piranesi is not afraid; he understands the tides as he understands the pattern of the labyrinth itself. He lives to explore the house. > >There is one other person in the house—a man called The Other, who visits Piranesi twice a week and asks for help with research into A Great and Secret Knowledge. But as Piranesi explores, evidence emerges of another person, and a terrible truth begins to unravel, revealing a world beyond the one Piranesi has always known. ^(This book has been suggested 29 times) *** ^(5596 books suggested | )[^(I don't feel so good.. )](https://debugger.medium.com/goodreads-is-retiring-its-current-api-and-book-loving-developers-arent-happy-11ed764dd95)^(| )[^(Source)](https://github.com/rodohanna/reddit-goodreads-bot)


IdaDre92

The House in the Cerulean Sea did this for me.


remisme

*add it in my tbr pile*


Icy-Consequence-2364

LOVE this book


NoraninMargot

Yes!!


tinyanxieties

Night circus! It's lovely and 100% fall/winter vibes.


allegmon

The Shipping News


PulpFictionReader

The Princess Bride ;)


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Can you name the author? Thanks!


Mikou1030

William Goldman


PulpFictionReader

♤ That's him. :)


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Mikou1030

No. S. Morgenstern is the fictional author of the book within the book. Everything in The Princess Bride was written by William Goldman.


Angela-Prime

Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers feels like this to me. :)


the__bearded___otter

How about The Stupidest Angel by Christopher Moore? Its got the christmas vibes and is pretty funny with great characters. He’s got other non xmas books that are also hilarious and worth checking out if you havent read anything by him.


remisme

yupp i’ll def check it out!


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My old favourite is Brooklyn but that one is a bit slower than what I think you’re wanting as it has mostly do deal with homesickness and heartache at the start but gets better


CountingFrogs

{{Before the coffee gets cold}} is a cozy book that goes perfectly with rainy weather and a cup of hot tea.


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[**Before the Coffee Gets Cold (Before the Coffee Gets Cold, #1)**](https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/44421460-before-the-coffee-gets-cold) ^(By: Toshikazu Kawaguchi, Geoffrey Trousselot | 213 pages | Published: 2015 | Popular Shelves: fiction, fantasy, magical-realism, contemporary, japan | )[^(Search "Before the coffee gets cold")](https://www.goodreads.com/search?q=Before the coffee gets cold&search_type=books) > > What would you change if you could go back in time? > > >In a small back alley in Tokyo, there is a café which has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than one hundred years. But this coffee shop offers its customers a unique experience: the chance to travel back in time. > >In Before the Coffee Gets Cold, we meet four visitors, each of whom is hoping to make use of the café’s time-travelling offer, in order to: confront the man who left them, receive a letter from their husband whose memory has been taken by early onset Alzheimer's, to see their sister one last time, and to meet the daughter they never got the chance to know. > >But the journey into the past does not come without risks: customers must sit in a particular seat, they cannot leave the café, and finally, they must return to the present before the coffee gets cold . . . > >Toshikazu Kawaguchi’s beautiful, moving story explores the age-old question: what would you change if you could travel back in time? More importantly, who would you want to meet, maybe for one last time? ^(This book has been suggested 5 times) *** ^(5641 books suggested | )[^(I don't feel so good.. )](https://debugger.medium.com/goodreads-is-retiring-its-current-api-and-book-loving-developers-arent-happy-11ed764dd95)^(| )[^(Source)](https://github.com/rodohanna/reddit-goodreads-bot)


Cornwaller64

{{Hogfather}} absolutely! Hogswatch Eve is the Discworld version of Christmas/New Year's Eve combined.


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[**Hogfather (Discworld, #20; Death, #4)**](https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34532.Hogfather) ^(By: Terry Pratchett | 432 pages | Published: 1996 | Popular Shelves: fantasy, discworld, fiction, humor, terry-pratchett | )[^(Search "Hogfather")](https://www.goodreads.com/search?q=Hogfather&search_type=books) >Susan had never hung up a stocking . She'd never put a tooth under her pillow in the serious expectation that a dentally inclined fairy would turn up. It wasn't that her parents didn't believe in such things. They didn't need to believe in them. They know they existed. They just wished they didn't. > >There are those who believe and those who don't. Through the ages, superstition has had its uses. Nowhere more so than in the Discworld where it's helped to maintain the status quo. Anything that undermines superstition has to be viewed with some caution. There may be consequences, particularly on the last night of the year when the time is turning. When those consequences turn out to be the end of the world, you need to be prepared. You might even want more standing between you and oblivion than a mere slip of a girl - even if she has looked Death in the face on numerous occasions... ^(This book has been suggested 4 times) *** ^(5672 books suggested | )[^(I don't feel so good.. )](https://debugger.medium.com/goodreads-is-retiring-its-current-api-and-book-loving-developers-arent-happy-11ed764dd95)^(| )[^(Source)](https://github.com/rodohanna/reddit-goodreads-bot)


chickauvin

E.F. Benson’s Mapp and Lucia series. Amazing how thrilling (and hilarious!) English village society can be. They are no-trigger books - no pets are harmed, nobody dies or is threatened. Any of Jane Smiley’s books (other than A Thousand Acres, incredible book but SO distressing and depressing). MOO is hilarious, Duplicate Keys is my favorite murder mystery, and you can’t go wrong with Horse Heaven. If you think you might like an author whose writing is like the love child of Ronald Dahl and Jane Austen, check out Fay Weldon.


samLNG

Yes! Mapp and Lucia is perfection (have you seen the mini-series they did a few years ago? Surprisingly good) I don't see.E.F Benson get enough love on these threads, really happy to come across him


chickauvin

I did - and I thought is was awful because BBC did an absolutely flawless version back in 1985 and I can’t find it to stream anywhere….


samLNG

Oooohhh now I have to find this! Had no idea it existed, thank you! Will have a search


chickauvin

Best part is that it’s several seasons long!


GloomyYams77

The Hobbit. I read it for the last year and it is definitely my comfort book now.


YourCharacterHere

{{One Last Stop}} by Casey McQuinston is a pretty cozy comfy fast read


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[**One Last Stop**](https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/54860443-one-last-stop) ^(By: Casey McQuiston | 422 pages | Published: 2021 | Popular Shelves: romance, lgbtq, contemporary, lgbt, 2021-releases | )[^(Search "One Last Stop")](https://www.goodreads.com/search?q=One Last Stop&search_type=books) >From the New York Times bestselling author of Red, White & Royal Blue comes a new romantic comedy that will stop readers in their tracks... > >For cynical twenty-three-year-old August, moving to New York City is supposed to prove her right: that things like magic and cinematic love stories don’t exist, and the only smart way to go through life is alone. She can’t imagine how waiting tables at a 24-hour pancake diner and moving in with too many weird roommates could possibly change that. And there’s certainly no chance of her subway commute being anything more than a daily trudge through boredom and electrical failures. > >But then, there’s this gorgeous girl on the train. > >Jane. Dazzling, charming, mysterious, impossible Jane. Jane with her rough edges and swoopy hair and soft smile, showing up in a leather jacket to save August’s day when she needed it most. August’s subway crush becomes the best part of her day, but pretty soon, she discovers there’s one big problem: Jane doesn’t just look like an old school punk rocker. She’s literally displaced in time from the 1970s, and August is going to have to use everything she tried to leave in her own past to help her. Maybe it’s time to start believing in some things, after all. > >Casey McQuiston’s One Last Stop is a magical, sexy, big-hearted romance where the impossible becomes possible as August does everything in her power to save the girl lost in time. ^(This book has been suggested 10 times) *** ^(5643 books suggested | )[^(I don't feel so good.. )](https://debugger.medium.com/goodreads-is-retiring-its-current-api-and-book-loving-developers-arent-happy-11ed764dd95)^(| )[^(Source)](https://github.com/rodohanna/reddit-goodreads-bot)


AmberFoxAlice

{{Wild Horses of the Summer Sun}} by Tori Bilski. Very cozy book that I think you should read in a slow pace. It will show you mundane things as beautiful. The author describes how she rides horses in Iceland and how she spends this time with amazing people. It really feels like you’re in a group of friends laughing at the stories you’re a part of. I loved it! {{Anxious People}} by Fredrik Backman. A book reading which you feel like you’re watching a movie! All characters are very lovable, so it’s a very easy read! It can be a little naive at times but it’s just so cute and interesting… I wasn’t able to put it down hours before my exam! Highly recommend it, it’s also fast-paced!


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[**Wild Horses of the Summer Sun: A Memoir of Iceland**](https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/41817424-wild-horses-of-the-summer-sun) ^(By: Tory Bilski | 256 pages | Published: 2019 | Popular Shelves: travel, memoir, non-fiction, nonfiction, iceland | )[^(Search "Wild Horses of the Summer Sun")](https://www.goodreads.com/search?q=Wild Horses of the Summer Sun&search_type=books) >"Blame it or praise it, there is no denying the wild horse in us."—Virgina Woolf > >Each June, Tory Bilski meets up with fellow women travelers in Reykjavik where they head to northern Iceland, near the Greenland Sea. They escape their ordinary lives to live an extraordinary one at a horse farm perched at the edge of the world. If only for a short while. > >When they first came to Thingeryar, these women were strangers to one another.  The only thing they had in common was their passion for Icelandic horses. However, over the years, their relationships with each other deepens, growing older together and keeping each other young. Combining the self-discovery Eat, Pray, Love, the sense of place of Under the Tuscan Sun, and the danger of Wild, Wild Horses of the Summer Sun revels in Tory's quest for the "wild" inside her. > >These women leave behind the usual troubles at home: affairs, sick parents, troubled teenagers, financial worries—and embrace their desire for adventure. Buoyed by their friendships with each other and their growing attachments and bonds with the otherworldly horses they ride, the warmth of Tingeryar's midnight sun carries these women through the rest of the year's trials and travails. > >Filled with adventure and fresh humor, as well as an incredible portrait of Iceland and its remarkable equines, Wild Horses of the Summer Sun will enthrall and delight not just horse lovers, but those of us who yearn for a little more wild in everyday life.   > ^(This book has been suggested 1 time) [**Anxious People**](https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/53799686-anxious-people) ^(By: Fredrik Backman | 341 pages | Published: 2019 | Popular Shelves: fiction, contemporary, book-club, audiobook, audiobooks | )[^(Search "Anxious People")](https://www.goodreads.com/search?q=Anxious People&search_type=books) >From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and “writer of astonishing depth” (The Washington Times) comes a poignant comedy about a crime that never took place, a would-be bank robber who disappears into thin air, and eight extremely anxious strangers who find they have more in common than they ever imagined. > >Viewing an apartment normally doesn’t turn into a life-or-death situation, but this particular open house becomes just that when a failed bank robber bursts in and takes everyone in the apartment hostage. As the pressure mounts, the eight strangers begin slowly opening up to one another and reveal long-hidden truths. > >First is Zara, a wealthy bank director who has been too busy to care about anyone else until tragedy changed her life. Now, she’s obsessed with visiting open houses to see how ordinary people live—and, perhaps, to set an old wrong to right. Then there’s Roger and Anna-Lena, an Ikea-addicted retired couple who are on a never-ending hunt for fixer-uppers to hide the fact that they don’t know how to fix their own failing marriage. Julia and Ro are a young lesbian couple and soon-to-be parents who are nervous about their chances for a successful life together since they can’t agree on anything. And there’s Estelle, an eighty-year-old woman who has lived long enough to be unimpressed by a masked bank robber waving a gun in her face. And despite the story she tells them all, Estelle hasn’t really come to the apartment to view it for her daughter, and her husband really isn’t outside parking the car. > >As police surround the premises and television channels broadcast the hostage situation live, the tension mounts and even deeper secrets are slowly revealed. Before long, the robber must decide which is the more terrifying prospect: going out to face the police, or staying in the apartment with this group of impossible people. > >Rich with Fredrik Backman’s “pitch-perfect dialogue and an unparalleled understanding of human nature” (Shelf Awareness), Anxious People’s whimsical plot serves up unforgettable insights into the human condition and a gentle reminder to be compassionate to all the anxious people we encounter every day. ^(This book has been suggested 4 times) *** ^(5655 books suggested | )[^(I don't feel so good.. )](https://debugger.medium.com/goodreads-is-retiring-its-current-api-and-book-loving-developers-arent-happy-11ed764dd95)^(| )[^(Source)](https://github.com/rodohanna/reddit-goodreads-bot)


remisme

thank you so much ☺️ you make them sound so intrigued lol 🤣 def will pick them up for this cosy read season :’)


AmberFoxAlice

Thank you so much! I hope you like them!


hxzel_23

verity by colleen hoover


Infamous_Switch_7848

{city baker’s guide to country living by Louise miller} Maybe I did the bot wrong, it won’t reply. Anyway this is so good and easy and cozy to read! Definitely look it up!!


remisme

yeppp for sure 😚


m4rgriet

The Flavia de Luce series by Alan Bradley. Adorable!


remisme

i’ll check it out!


samLNG

Other people have already mentioned Hogfather + Mapp and Lucia which are perfect I'm also going to throw the James Herriot books out there- the first 3 in particular are just so lovely. A young vet gets his first job in the English country side (Yorkshire dales to be specific, look up some pics, it's a gorgeous bit of the world). It basically becomes all about the people, animals and friends he makes. Semi-autobiographic and just great First book is called All Creatures Great and Small


JetFuelGenius

Taking Liberty, by Robbie-Ann McPherson... really cozy, fun, feel good book. Lots of twists and turns, drama and a GREAT ending.


remisme

i’ll note them down for sure! thanks for the suggestion 😚


Dragon_Epi_Warrior

{{A Psalm for the Wild-Built}} by Becky Chambers. I'm halfway through and absolutely love it. The main character is a tea monk.


Dragon_Epi_Warrior

I just realized that this post is from a month ago, lol.


remisme

don’t worry i’m still here hehe thank u for your recc, def will try it out!


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[**A Psalm for the Wild-Built (Monk & Robot, #1)**](https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40864002-a-psalm-for-the-wild-built) ^(By: Becky Chambers | 160 pages | Published: 2021 | Popular Shelves: sci-fi, science-fiction, fiction, novella, 2021-releases) >In A Psalm for the Wild-Built, Hugo Award-winner Becky Chambers's delightful new Monk and Robot series gives us hope for the future. > >It's been centuries since the robots of Panga gained self-awareness and laid down their tools; centuries since they wandered, en masse, into the wilderness, never to be seen again; centuries since they faded into myth and urban legend. > >One day, the life of a tea monk is upended by the arrival of a robot, there to honor the old promise of checking in. The robot cannot go back until the question of "what do people need?" is answered. > >But the answer to that question depends on who you ask, and how. > >They're going to need to ask it a lot. > >Becky Chambers's new series asks: in a world where people have what they want, does having more matter? ^(This book has been suggested 28 times) *** ^(29911 books suggested | )[^(I don't feel so good.. )](https://debugger.medium.com/goodreads-is-retiring-its-current-api-and-book-loving-developers-arent-happy-11ed764dd95)^(| )[^(Source)](https://github.com/rodohanna/reddit-goodreads-bot)


PinkClouds20

Little Women