Self-Care

How to Make Hygge Happen–and Why It’s So Worth It

Last year, there was a lot of hype about “hygge” and if you’re anything like me, you might have missed the whole trend all together. Sure, you heard about it but you may not have taken the time to actually learn what Hygge is, let alone implement any Hygge practices. This year, however, it’s time… Continue reading How to Make Hygge Happen–and Why It’s So Worth It

authors

This Is The Real-Life Observation That Inspired Matthew Weiner To Write Heather: The Totality

TV writer-turned-novelist Matthew Weiner is best known for his television masterpiece, Mad Men. But this month, he’s proving he can write literary fiction, as well, with the release of his debut novel, Heather: The Totality. It’s already received an overwhelming amount of praise and, I’m so excited to be able to feature it as this… Continue reading This Is The Real-Life Observation That Inspired Matthew Weiner To Write Heather: The Totality

Books

5 New Books We’re Thankful For This Month

With the holiday season fast approaching, we’re thinking about all the books we can’t wait to read after serving ourselves up a nice helping of Thanksgiving turkey! That is, right before we take a nap. We’re especially excited considering Murder on the Orient Express is coming to theaters Thursday, Nov. 9! And after we’ve finished… Continue reading 5 New Books We’re Thankful For This Month

Seasons

A Fun-Filled Fall Bucket List

Fall is in full-swing, Cozy Readers! Halloween is upon us, and we can't wait to celebrate with our friends and family! We're totally in the Fall spirit now that the temperatures are perfect for sweater weather and the leaves are beginning to turn red, orange, and yellow. There's no question, Fall is our favorite time… Continue reading A Fun-Filled Fall Bucket List

Books · Holidays

8 Halloween Costumes Inspired By Literature

Halloween is nearly here, Cozy Readers! And, we can’t wait! October is our favorite time of year. The evenings are starting to get chilly and the leaves are beginning to turn all the colors of Fall. It’s the perfect time to bob for apples, eat pumpkin pie, and drink tangy, cinnamon apple cider. And, of… Continue reading 8 Halloween Costumes Inspired By Literature

authors · Books

Spoiler Alert! The November book is…

For November, we have chosen the novel Heather: The Totality, by Matthew Weiner.  Huffington Post  named it a must-read for Fall and Oprah.com called it one of the "Best Books to Pick Up This November". Matthew Weiner, creator of the hit show Mad Men, has written a chilling novel that explores class conflict between a wealthy family and a… Continue reading Spoiler Alert! The November book is…

Monthly Boxes

October 2017 Cozy Reader Club Box Revealed

This month's Cozy Reader Club box for October included all of these wonderful goodies: This month's novel is The Rules of Magic, by Alice Hoffman. Read more about the novel and the author's method for writing this prequel to her wildly popular novel Practical Magic. Be sure to follow her on Instagram @ahoffmanwriter. For October, we… Continue reading October 2017 Cozy Reader Club Box Revealed

authors · Books

Alice Hoffman Discusses Her Method For Writing A “Practical Magic” Prequel

Cozy readers, we’ve got a real treat for you. This month, we’re so excited to feature Alice Hoffman’s long-awaited prequel to her bewitchingly popular novel, Practical Magic. In 1998, fans of Hoffman’s novel were introduced to a magical world of witchcraft when the literary classic was turned into a film, starring Sandra Bullock and Nicole… Continue reading Alice Hoffman Discusses Her Method For Writing A “Practical Magic” Prequel

Books

5 Scary New Releases To Read Before Halloween

We’re midway through October, which means Halloween is quickly approaching. When we think of ghastly, festive literature this time of year, we’re quickly reminded of the macabre poems of Edgar Allan Poe and the blood-sucking tales of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. But if you’re in need of some more contemporary reads, and looking to take a… Continue reading 5 Scary New Releases To Read Before Halloween

Books · Travel

5 Ghastly Good Destinations That Inspired Your Fave Halloween Reads

What better way to get into the Halloween spirit than by reading some of your favorite scary books? But, just think, what if you could visit the real-life locales that inspired authors to write their novels? We’ve rounded up 5 Halloween-ready destinations that’ll chill your bones and make your spine tingle. We don’t recommend traveling… Continue reading 5 Ghastly Good Destinations That Inspired Your Fave Halloween Reads