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Ah, wintertime. Chillier days, cloudy skies. To some people, this sounds like a damper. To others, it seems like the perfect time to cozy up somewhere warm with a mug of tea and delve into a good book.

Bookworms, get your comfiest sweatpants ready, find a quiet spot, and get lost in the pages. Here at GR8NESS, we’re all about finding the best books. Check out our GR8 reads of the month below.

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Set in the magical land of Narnia, this book is listed as "one of America's top 100 most-loved novels." Narnia is a land of enchantment, ruled by the evil White Witch, in an area of eternal snow.

The perfect book to snuggle up with during these winter months, you'll immediately be drawn into the adventures of Peter, Susan, Edmund, Lucy, and the Great Lion Aslan in this GR8 fantasy read.

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A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

The first book in the series A Song of Ice and Fire, here's another award-winning fantasy novel to snuggle up with. And yes, this is the book that inspired the hit HBO television series Game of Thrones.

All you show enthusiasts out there are sure to fall in love with the novel. If you've never seen the series,  the book provides a magical introduction. Written by the New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin, you'll be dying to finish the rest of the series by the last page.

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Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson

An intense read, get lost in this tale of murder and mystery that's rooted in American history. Set in post-WWII Washington state, the novel follows the trial of Kabuo Miyamoto, a first-generation Japanese American accused of drowning Carl Heine, a gill-netter in the small fishing community.

Snow Falling on Cedars has been praised for its depiction of "love, justice, racism, community, and conscience" by Penguin Random House Publishing. An eye-opening and realistic glimpse into the not-so-distant past, the novel is both riveting and thought-provoking.

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The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth LaBan

A tale of secret high school romance, follows the story of Tim Macbeth and Vanessa Sheller through their senior year. Tim, a transfer student to the Irving School, is an outlier, just trying to get through the rest of high school unnoticed. Vanessa's the girl that everyone wants, popular and pretty. Little does anyone know that she has a crush on Tim. 

If you're a sucker for a good love story, The Tragedy Paper is the read for you. Secrets and forbidden love, coming-of-age stories bring a strong sense of nostalgia to readers every time.

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Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

If you're looking for a legal thriller, Miracle Creek is the book for you this month. Author Angie Kim portrays the story of an autistic boy and a woman who are killed in an explosion during an experimental therapeutic treatment.

But who is to blame? Is it the owners of the treatment facility? The young boy's mother who ends up on trial? Is there something that everyone is missing? 

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Anne is a GR8NESS Contributing Writer, covering mental health, self-development, body, health, and pet care. She believes that self-betterment comes from addressing all aspects of the mind, body, and soul. When she’s not writing, you will definitely find her giving her dog belly rubs and reading the first half of every book she buys.
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