Fizza’s Guide to 10 Books for your Book Club

Winter is in full swing and it is officially “cozy season”. And what says winter more than a cup of hot chocolate, a warm blanket and a book nearby? So today, we have a collection for book lovers of every category out there. All you do is choose your favorite.

Let’s start off with the classics. Winter basically has love and mystery floating in the air, both at the same time. So, let’s start with those, shall we?

Romance novels:

The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez

While Kristen is planning her best friend’s wedding she meets the incredible best men Josh, who may just be the man of her dreams. But there’s one big problem. He wants a family and she isn’t sure if she can give him that. Why? And how does this love story end? I’m as curious as you are.   

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Meet Cute by Helena Hunting

Kailyn’s fate has somehow made her bump into her teenage crush, former actor Daxton Hughes. As she gradually starts to get fond of him, her mind fears the inevitable heartbreak. Will she be torn to pieces or is Daxton the right guy to fall for? Let’s find out.

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Mystery novels:

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

Living the perfect life, one day, Alicia Berenson, the famous painter, decides to stab her husband in the face five times, and goes mute. Criminal psychotherapist Theo Faber is now determined to get her to talk and solve the mystery of what drove her to commit such a crime.

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Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood.

Inspired by a real story, the novel revolves around psychiatrist Dr. Simon Jordan who is determined to solve the case of Grace Marks for the murder of Thomas Kinnear and his housekeeper Nancy.  How could such a seemingly harmless, well-mannered woman do such a gruesome thing? Will he find out?The story line is already so hooking!

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Thriller novels:

Spare Room by Dreda Say Mitchell

Lisa is very excited to rent a beautiful, cozy room in a large house. But her feelings change when she finds a suicide note in the same room that has apparently never been rented before. Is something horrific being hidden from her or is she just imagining things? I definitely won’t be reading this one in the late hours, thank you very much.

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An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

Medical studies are a common way to earn some extra bucks, but Jessica might have fallen into a pickle. Is the psychological study she has taken part in, even real? Or does the doctor have intentions beyond her knowledge? Creepy, right?

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Science fiction:

 The Host by  Stephenie Meyer

The story starts way after the human world has been dominated by alien creatures who have not only taken over the planet, but also the people. Quite literally. One human, however, does not want to give up. Will Melanie fight for control over her own body? Or will the “soul” take over? This one is a must read.

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Today I am Carey by Martin L. Shoemaker.

Carey is an android caretaker but not as robotic as one may expect when it comes to being empathic to her patients. When one of her patients dies, Carey starts to feel she is changing.
Intrigued? So am I.

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Fantasy novels:

The Raven Tower by Ann Leckie

God Raven, the protector of the kingdom called Iraden, has gone silent when the people need him the most. In desperation, warrior Eolo starts his journey to help the kingdom, but in turn, finds out that Raven’s tower may hold the darkest secrets and horrific histories that could tear Iraden to pieces.  What will the warrior do now?  There’s emotion, thrill and action in this one. You’ll love it.

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Throne of glass by Sarah J. Maas,

Celaena, the infamous teenage assassin, has been given a chance to become the king’s personal “bodyguard” IF she wins the competition against the most gifted criminals of the kingdom. Not only does she have to survive the tests and trials, but also whatever it is that is killing her opponents one by one. As she counts days to her final test and ultimate freedom, Calaena unfolds new secrets and hidden places in the castle. Every page will get you to be more and more hooked to this story.

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So which genre is your favorite? Which novel will you pick? Have you chosen already? Which one is it? Tell us in the comments and have a lovely Winter!