Reading in the fall is like jumping in leaves. Totally fun and relieves stress. Reading is a favorite pastime of many people across the world. Reading not only broadens your horizons, it can also transport you to different worlds and time periods. Fall is the perfect time to go outside and read a book.
Here are some books to read while you spend some time in the great outdoors this autumn:
1.The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee
The Thousandth Floor is a mix of future technology and Gossip Girl. It centers around five teens in a futuristic New York City. They all live in a thousand floor tower where the story takes place. Each character has their own plot twist and drama ensues!
2. Any Harry Potter novel by J. K. Rowling
No matter if it will be the first time or the hundredth time you've read this series, Harry Potter is a must-read series. The magic alone makes this list fun and easy to read. The storyline just adds to the imagination and adventure of the story.
3. In Dubious Battle by John Steinbeck
In Dubious Battle is set in the California apple country, where a strike by migrant workers against rapacious landowners spirals out of control, as a principled defiance metamorphoses into blind fanaticism. Caught in the upheaval is Jim Nolan, a once aimless man who find himself in the course of the strike, briefly becomes its leader, and is ultimately crushed in its service.- B&N
P.S. This book is soon to be a major motion picture!
(This is on my reading list too!)
4. To all the boys I've ever loved before by Jenny Han
Lara Jean's life takes an unexpected turn when her younger sister mails a box of letters addressed to all of her former crushes. Lara Jean then takes a crazy adventure to find all the letters and make sure the boys don't think she's crazy. She also discovers more about herself and the people around her along the way.
5. With Malice by Eileen Cook
With Malice takes place in Italy and the United States as authorities try to figure out who killed Jill Charron's best friend, Simone McIvory . All evidence points to Jill as the investigation starts, but as the examination continues, more proof comes to light that could put others in jail. The best part? Jill has amnesia, so no one close to the accident knows what actually happened.
6. A Study in Charlotte by Brittaney Cavallaro
The newest generation of Sherlock Holmes and John Watson join forces to figure out who has been murdering people at a Connecticut boarding school. Each murder has been perfectly tailored to look like a murder from a Sherlock Holmes book. On top of that, the pair has been framed for every murder. Can they get out of this mess?!?!?!?!?!
7. Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
When Jacob goes off to see the coast on an adventure, he travels to a mysterious island where he meets a girl who takes him to Miss Peregrine's, a home for children who aren't quite like anyone else. Each child has their own peculiarity they use to function in their special world. While the children live, there are creatures hunting them down who believe the children were more than just peculiar, they were dangerous.
P.S. This book is also going to be coming into theaters on September 30th!
8. The Summer I Turned Pretty trilogy by Jenny Han
Isabel Conklin has been going to the same beach house every summer since before she was even born. As she got older she seemed to realize the boys she hangs out with every summer appear to have more than friends feelings towards her. The next couple summers are tricky as Isabel tries to figure out where she stands between the two boys.
9. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
Clary Fray is introduced to the magical world of the Shadowhunters as she about a life she never knew. With her best friend and the cute guy who she saw at a club, she realizes she has a past she needed to discover. While she does this, she also learns how to fight bad guys and the creatures lurking in the dark.
P.S. This book has already been turned into a movie with the same name as the book as well as a T.V. series called Shadowhunters!
10. Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
Mare Barrow who has lowly peasant Red blood is discovered to have the abilities of a royal Silver blood. She is taken into hiding under the guise of being the long-lost daughter of a fallen comrade. She has to fall in line with the court before someone figures out her secret.
11. Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick
Britt Pheiffer and her best friend take an adventure in the Tetons when it takes a deadly turn. Both girls get taken as hostages after finding a cabin in the woods during a blizzard that belonged to fugitives. Britt has to guide the men down the mountain during the storm and find someone to help her away. What were the men charged for you ask? Murder.
12. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
Paris in any season can be romantic. Anna Oliphant learns this when her father ships her off to boarding school in "the city of love". She meets her friend group, among them being Étienne St. Clair, and a relationship ensues. Anna has to learn to balance all her relationship problems as well as living in a foreign country.
Books come in all shapes and sizes and there is always something for everyone. So put down this article and get to reading!