So what are you going to do over the break? Try some of these great "cold" books! . . . And if you're at Nosehill Library, ask for Barbara Longair, the magnificent librarian who created this list.
Graceling, by Kristin Cashore
Bonechiller, by Graham McNamee
Life As We Knew It, by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Once Upon a Time in the North, by Philip Pullman
Blackthorn Winter, by Kathryn Reiss