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Top Books of Fall 2017

So it’s the end of the fall and soon the winter will be in full swing. Or perhaps it already arrived with the freezing temperatures. During the fall I read many books that I really enjoyed and in this post, I will be looking back at some of my favorites.

BOOK 1: The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding

This was a book I read in October and really didn’t think I would enjoy it as much as I did. This is like now one of my all-time favs and one that I will be adding to my spooky reads because it’s quite spooky. This book is about a boy named Prosper, who finds out he has a demon living inside him and seeking revenge on his family after his ancestor broke a pact with the demon. During the book, Prosper must find a way to break the curse before his birthday before the demon comes out and gets his revenge.

BOOK 2: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

This was one of the books that were on my most anticipated lists of this year. In fact, I was excited about John Green’s book coming out and new I had to pick it up. I really enjoyed this book and way it puts you in the perspective of someone dealing with a mental illness. Turtles All the Way Down is about a girl named Aza and her friend trying to find out what happened to a billionaire who ends up going missing in order to get the prize money. During the book, both Aza and her friend must find clues while getting close to the billionaire’s son Davis.

BOOK 3: Warcross by Marie Lu

This book was loads of fun and if you are looking for a gaming thriller to read this is one to check out. I picked this up after seeing her at the National Book Festival in D.C. This book is about a hacker named Emika who gets hacks into the game Warcross and than gets caught. Soon she gets hired by the CEO who created the game and is tasked with going undercover inside the game itself to find an evil hacker who wants to destroy the game.

Book 4: The Magicians by Lev Grossman

This was another book I picked up after seeing Lev Grossman speak at a book festival near me. I was really inspired and wanted to dive into the fantasy world of The Magicians. I found myself enjoying the story so much I didn’t want it to end. This book is about a boy who goes to a college for magicians and learns to be a magician. He also learns about what magic is about and how it affects the world.

BOOK 5: Ash and Quill by Rachel Caine

This is one of the books I been excited about since the last book Paper and Fire. If you have read any of the books from The Great Library do check out Ink and Bone. The series is about a boy named Jess who lives in a dystopian world that is run by libraries. The Great Library is the main keepers of knowledge and books. Jess goes to the academy school in Alexandria to be a scholar as a way to find secrets about the institution and how it works. During this time he meets other friends and learns that The Great Library has secrets that they are hiding.

BOOK 6: The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell

The Last Magician caught my eye with its cool cover. I thought the concept itself fascinating and wanted to read it. I actually really enjoyed this book. This book is a combination of The Prestige and time-travel along with fantasy elements. This book is about a thief named Etsa who go on a mission to travel into the past to steal a book from an evil society that wants to destroy those with magic. Etsa ends up getting stuck in the past and must navigate the dangerous past in the early 1900s.

Book 7: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas

And finally to finish this list is A Court of Wings and Ruin. I have been watching my library and wait for it to be available to be picked up so I can binge read it. I am a big fan of the A Court of Thorns and Roses world and wanted more fae. If you haven’t picked up this book yet or haven’t read the series I totally recommend checking out.

So that is it for my top fall favs. Let me know in the comments below what your favorite books of the fall were. And let me know if you read any of the books mentioned so far. And until my next post keep on reading.

Links:

The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding
A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas
Ash and Quill by Rachel Caine
The Magicians by Lev Grossman
Warcross by Marie Lu
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell

Fall Book Recommendations

It’s fall and it’s the season of pumpkin lattes. And I don’t know about you but this fall is going to be awesome and I can’t read some fall favorites. In this post, I am going to talk about books that are for the fall. This book has a mixture of spooky, dark fantasy, thriller or just anything that I thought was great for the fall. I will add in some lighter books for those that want to be part of the season but aren’t looking to get scared.

BOOK 1: Book of Shadows by Cate Tiernan

This is one of my all-time favorite series. If you are looking for books about witches this is a series to check out. This book is about a girl discovers she is a witch and learns more about where she comes from, learns how to use magic and also tries a live a normal life while avoiding the dangers that make lurk behind.

BOOK 2: Glass Houses by Rachel Caine

If you looking for something with vampires well The Morganville Vampires series is going to give you that. It has great characters, and vampires. This series is about a girl named Claire who goes to college in a small town in Texas called Morganville. Claire soon moves into a house with three roommates and learns as well that the town has a secret. And that secret is that the town is run by vicious vampires.

BOOK 3: Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter

Here a series that you should check out if you are looking for something with vampires. I was sucked in from the first book and couldn’t stop reading it. The series is about a girl who loses her parents in a tragic car accident and then moves in with her grandparents. Soon, she ends up meeting a boy named Cal who ends up knowing more about the story behind Allie’s parent’s parents. Eventually, Allie finds out that Cal is zombie slayers and their vicious zombies and Allie ends seeking to avenge her parents.

BOOK 4: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Here is a classic to fill your shelves. I know this book is already well-known but I decided this list needs this book. I figured Frankenstein is great for Halloween if you want something with a monster type of books along with a crazy scientist. When I read it I thought it was way different from the movies.

Book 5: Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

My last book is one of my all-time favorites and it’s Neverwhere. This is one of the best Neil Gaiman books that recently got a new cover edition. This book takes place in London and centers around a guy named Richard. Richard has a great life and everything was going great until he runs into a wounded girl on the streets. He tries to help her out but it leads him into more trouble than he expected. The next day she disappears and Richard ends up being invisible. Richard must find a way to get back his life by finding the girl and avoiding those that want her. This also soon becomes an even more twisted dark story.

So that is it for my list of fall favorites. Let me know in the comments below what are your favorites. I am also on social media if you have more you wish to add to the list. Until next time keep on reading.

Links:

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter
Glass Houses by Rachel Caine
Book of Shadows by Cate Tiernan