Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Balzer + Bray; Spiegel & Grau
March 13, 2017 5:29 PM EDT

With a forecast predicting many Americans could find themselves snowed in on Tuesday, what better way to weather the storm than curled up with a good book and a mug of cocoa? From the story of a 39-year-old at odds with her society to a teenager shocked by the death of her friend at the hands of the police, here are five new novels to spend time with, from the moment the flakes start falling until the last snow plow finishes its work. Stop by your local bookstore on your way home Monday night, or download these books to your favorite e-reader.

More Must-Read Stories From TIME

Contact us at letters@time.com.

Read More From TIME