Our Fossil librarian Laura Pike-Seeley is back with a selection of books that inspired our star-studded holiday collection. Let this cozy collection relieve your cabin fever and get you ready for the stellar year ahead!

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At the core of Fossil’s holiday collections is that stunning phenomenon known as the Northern Lights, and we’re celebrating the texture of the night sky, the celestial hues of the Aurora Borealis and the quiet warmth of a wintery cabin. Even as we revel in all the holiday bustle, our Holiday Reading List reminds us to take a moment to look up and appreciate the beauty of the cosmos.

 

The Stars: A New Way to See Them, H. A. Rey

 

Written by the creator of Curious George in 1952, this beautifully illustrated guide to the night sky is infused with whimsy, humor and introductory tidbits that areperfect for novice stargazers.

 

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Northern Lights: The Science, Myth and Wonder of Aurora Borealis,Calvin Hall, Daryl Pederson, and George Bryson

 

Throughout history, the Northern Lights have been a source of mystery and wonder to those lucky enough to see them. In this book, you can learn about the history, mythology and science behind the phenomenon while enjoying beautiful photographs of the colorful display.

 

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Snow Country: Mountain Homes and Rustic Retreats, Elizabeth Clair Flood and Peter Woloszynski

 

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What could more romantic than a snow-covered cabin nestled among the mountains of the American West? Enjoy glimpses into cottages, chalets, igloos and other winter retreats in this lovely collection of photographs.

 

To Build a Fire and Other Stories, Jack London

 

“To Build a Fire” is an unforgettable story of one man braving the treacherous Arctic elements. London’s description of the frozen Yukon wilderness will have you reaching for your coziest blanket!