Embracing Long Nights

Are you pining away for more sunlight, wishing for longer days and shorter nights? Embrace the natural cycle, retreating indoors to read. These inspiring 2021 nonfiction staff favorites highlight nurturing the world within and without. Each link takes you to reviews and additional recommendations sure to keep you reading long into the night.

May the ideas you’re planting now with your winter reading help you flourish and shine bright in 2022!

Effortless: Make It Easier To Do What Matters Most by Greg McKeown
Recommended by Dodie

Feeding the Soul by Tabitha Brown
Recommended by Hadiya

My Inner Sky: On Embracing Day, Night, and All the Times in Between by Mari Andrew
Recommended by Amy H.

The Pollinator Victory Garden by Kim Eierman
Recommended by Jennifer M.

See No Stranger: A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love by Valarie Kaur
Recommended by Mabel 

Sitting Pretty: The View from My Ordinary, Resilient Disabled Body by Rebekah Taussig
Recommended by Jamie

Spirit Run: 6,000-mile Marathon through North America's Stolen Land by Noé Álvarez.
Recommended by Megan H.

Stranger Care: A Memoir of Loving What Isn’t Ours by Sarah Sentilles
Recommended by Liesel

What White People Can Do Next: From Allyship to Coalition by Emma Dabiri
Recommended by Erin W.

Looking for more? Check out our 2021 staff favorites for nonfiction, fiction, and graphic format. It’s also not too early to get on the hold list for these 2022 titles.


Written by Laurie. on December 27, 2021