Just as summer might require light, superficial reading, winter can offer the opportunity to get lost in books that transport you to another world, time or place. No Twighlight-esque frippery will do when you're hunkering down to wait out the blizzard of 2013. You've got candles, a flashlight and some serious time on your hands, what do you do? You reach for one of the books mentioned below and lose yourself in a world created by some of today's (and yesterday's) most creative storytellers. If you've thought about creating a Saturday Brunch book club, here are six reasons to get started. From science fiction to historical dramas, this is stick-to-your-ribs food — for your brain.