It’s snowy and gloomy out. Feel like reading something cozy? To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey could be a good bet! In the winter of 1885, Colonel Allen Forrester and his wife Sophie have just moved to the Vancouver Barracks to prepare for an expedition into the Alaskan Territory. With a small group of men, Allen sets off to explore the rugged Wolverine River Valley and meet the people who live there. Left behind, a newly pregnant Sophie balks at the expectations of the other wives and deals with her frustration and boredom with photography and journaling. By turns adventurous and meditative, this is a compelling novel with characters that will stick with you long after you finish. Need more? Try our personalized reading suggestions and get recommendations tailored to you!