Okay, I admit it. I’ve only just now realized how on-the-nose it is that Game of Thrones most famous line is “winter is coming.” Alongside this revelation, I’ve been coming to terms with the fact that yes, fall is ending. Winter isn’t coming. It’s pretty much here.

Chilly days await those of us in the Northern hemisphere. I’ve stocked up on hot chocolate packets and dug out my fuzzy slippers. I’m ready… almost. The only thing missing is a stack of winter reads. When it comes to my winter reads, I turn to books that conjure up the long, sun-soaked days of summer. This winter, I’m planning to curl up with a mug of steaming hot chocolate and these YA books:

Click on any of the book covers below to read a short summary of the book.  If it strikes your fancy, you can even place it on hold right from the website.