October....the most basic time of the year.
We've probably all drank our weight in pumpkin spice latte's,
taken a hundred not so impromptu photos in a pumpkin patch,
and stayed awake ALL night after that scary movie marathon...
But have you finished a Halloween themed read?
With November fast approaching there isn't much time left to add a Halloween book to your basic fall to do list.
Don't worry we've got you covered with some great recommendations!
We recommend checking out audiobooks version of these spooky reads, curling up in bed and turning off the lights.
Its going to be a scary good time.
The Diviners by Libba Bray
Evie O’Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and shipped off to the bustling streets of New York City—and she is pos-i-tute-ly ecstatic! It’s 1926, and New York is filled with speakeasies, Ziegfeld girls, and rakish pickpockets. The only catch is that she has to live with her uncle Will and his unhealthy obsession for the occult.
Evie worries he’ll discover her darkest secret: a supernatural power, that was the reason behind her exile from Ohio. But when the police find a murdered girl branded with a cryptic occult symbol, Will is called to the scene and Evie realizes her gift could help catch the serial killer.
The Cheerleaders by Kaza Thomas
There are no more cheerleaders in the town of Sunnybrook. Five years ago there was a car accident—two girls gone missing after hitting a tree on a rainy night. Those two girls were killed by the man next door. The police shot him, so no one will ever know why he did it. Monica’s sister was the last cheerleader to die. After her suicide, Sunnybrook High disbanded the cheer squad.
Five years later the faculty and students at Sunnybrook High want to remember the lost cheerleaders. But for Monica, it’s not that easy. She just wants to forget. Only, Monica’s world is starting to unravel. There are the letters in her stepdad’s desk, an unearthed, years-old cell phone, a strange new friend at school. . . . Whatever happened five years ago isn’t over, and somehow Monica is at the center of it all.
Broken Things by Lauren Oliver
It’s been five years since Summer Marks was brutally murdered in the woods. Everyone thinks Mia and Brynn killed their best friend. That driven by their obsession with a novel called The Way into Lovelorn the three girls had imagined themselves into the magical world where their fantasies became twisted, even deadly.
The only thing is: they didn’t do it.
On the anniversary of Summer’s death, a seemingly insignificant discovery resurrects the mystery and pulls Mia and Brynn back together once again. But as the lines begin to blur between past and present and fiction and reality, the girls must confront what really happened in the woods all those years ago—no matter how monstrous.
Wink Poppy Midnight by April Genevieve Tucholke
Every story needs a secret.
Wink is the odd, mysterious neighbor girl with wild red hair and freckles. Poppy is the blond bully and the beautiful, manipulative high school queen bee. Midnight is the sweet, uncertain boy caught between them. Three separate voices come together to reveal the secrets and mysteries hiding in the woods around their home.
Someone is lying.
Reign of Shadows by Sophie Jordan
Seventeen years ago, an eclipse cloaked the kingdom of Relhok in perpetual darkness. In the chaos, an evil chancellor murdered the king and queen and seized their throne. Luna, Relhok’s lost princess, has been hiding in a tower ever since. Luna’s survival depends on the world believing she is dead.
But that doesn't stop Luna from wanting more. When she meets Fowler, a mysterious archer braving the woods outside her tower, Luna is drawn to him despite the risk. When the tower is attacked, Luna and Fowler escape together. But this world of darkness is more treacherous than Luna ever realized.
The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma
On the inside, within the walls of the Aurora Hills juvenile detention center, there's Amber, locked up for so long she can't imagine freedom
On the outside, there's Violet, an eighteen-year-old dancer days away from the life of her dreams when something threatens to expose the shocking truth of her achievement.
Orianna and Violet are ballet dancers and best friends, but when the ballerinas who have been harassing Violet are murdered, Orianna is accused of the crime and sent to a juvenile detention center where she meets Amber and they experience supernatural events linking the girls together.