There is nothing quite like curling up with good books to read as the cooler weather of the autumn season sets in and the nights arrive quicker than your sleep. Whether you’re searching for the newest romance novel, a bit of historical fiction, or looking for a thriller that will keep you enthralled, this book list has all the best books to read. Whether you indulge in one of them or read them all, you’ll be hard pressed to find better things to do in the fall.
No fall book list would be complete without a suspenseful horror story to lose yourself in and this one is one of the best books to read in September, in honor of Mexican Independence Day. The debut novel tells the story of a woman who seeks a renewed life after the Mexican war for Independence, but instead finds herself sequestered in a house that might bring about her demise. With no one to help, she leans on a young priest to rid her home and life of the ghosts that haunt it.
In The Bomber Mafia, Gladwell cleverly weaves together seemingly unrelated stories to help readers better understand the clash between taking the moral high ground and the throes of war. If you haven’t already devoured this thought-provoking account of WWII, you’ll want to add it to your list of nonfiction books to read in the fall.
Released on September 6, 2022, this Stephen King dark fantasy novel is a must read this autumn season. Get lost in the spellbinding and terrifying tale of a teenage boy who passes through a portal to a parallel world where he has to defend himself and our world in ways he never imagined. Recently released, this is sure to be one of the best fall books for those who love Stephen King and even for those who are yet to discover his genius.
One of the best books to read this autumn season, Fortunes of Jaded Women gives insight into the struggles Vietnamese women go through in love, with family, and in their careers, yet they always seem to persevere. Huynh brilliantly teaches us about mourning our loved ones, the importance of family, and the healing that is necessary when things don’t go as we hoped.
No book list would be complete without Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling author of 28 novels, and Jennifer Finley Boylan, bestselling author with more than 12 hits. The two teamed up to write a story that will move your soul and keep you glued to the pages. Just released, this is one of the best fall books if you’re into amazing love stories, murder mysteries, and new beginnings.