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5 Books With All the Cabin Vibes

There’s nothing like losing yourself in a good book when you’re away for the weekend. And how about a title that brings all the cabin vibes to your getaway? We’ve curated five picks with cabins at the heart of the story for your next cabin adventure.

Where The Crawdads Sing

By Delia Owens

Set in the marshlands of the North Carolina coast in the 1950s, this coming-of-age book tells the story of Kya, an abandoned young girl who raises herself in a shoddy cabin at the edge of the coast. Without parents or anyone to model connection, nature is her only true friend. Hard lessons follow.

Cabin Porn: Inspiration For Your Quiet Place Somewhere

By Zach Klein and Steven Leckart

This beautiful coffee table book was sparked by a group of friends who collected inspiration for their building projects into a scrapbook. That collection grew into a successful blog named Cabin Porn, which then became this book. It features stunning photographs of cabins throughout the world and inspires readers to find their own cabin style and reasons for appreciating the outdoors.

Woman In The Polar Night

By Christiane Ritter

In this memoir, author and painter Christiane Ritter chronicles her adventure moving to the Arctic on a small isle off the Norwegian coast in the 1930s. She shares reflections of this time in her life with her husband living in a hut in solitude, describing the stark beauty and landscape. Her writings show the struggle and the joys of living in a harsh environment. 

Where The Forest Meets the Stars

By Glendy Vanderah

At a cabin in rural Illinois, main character Joanna Teele finds her life disrupted by a mysterious child who shows up in the middle of the night battered and bruised. After reluctantly taking the child in, Jo and her neighbor try to solve the mystery of where the child came from. 

Campfire Stories: Tales From America’s National Parks

Edited By Dave Kyu and Ilyssa Kyu

Campfire Stories brings together tales about national parks sourced from public libraries, interviews with park rangers, historians, artists, and local residents. Stories are focused on six national parks including Acadia National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Zion. 

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