It’s Fall y’all! The wind is a-blowin’ and the leaves are a-changin’. This year for a fall book List, I was inspired by covers, hence the tittle. LOL. So, while these books may not take place in the Fall. They sure do represent its gorgeous colors.
Me Before You
Author: Jojo Moyer
They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose . . .
Lou lived an ordinary life until she met Will. Working as his caretaker has worked her over, pushing her to her limits. He’s bossy and often times rude, but as the two spend more time together, she begins to have feelings for him. However, when she discovers shocking plans he has for himself, she is determined to show him that life has a lot ot offer.
Author: Stephen King
A true classic in horror. A young girl, Carrie, is the center of bullying. Her mother believes she’s the devil’s spawn. But, when she discovers her telekinetic powers, she won’t take it anymore.
Author: Neal Shusterman
Thous shalt kill.
In a world where humanity has conquered everything including death, those only known as scythes kill. And they do, but only when told to in order ot keep population down. When two teens are chosen to apprentice as scythes, neither want to, but they don’t get the choice. Now, they’ll learn a deadly art. How to end a life.
Author: Sally Green
Wanted by no one. Hunted by everyone.
Kept in a cage like an animal, a boy must break free and track down one of the most deadly witches, his own father, in hopes of gaining his own magical powers. However, nobody seems to know where the powerful witch is.
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
Author: Becky Albertalli
When an email threatens to out a boy, he’s worried about becoming the gossip of the school. He prefers to keep his business out of the spotlight, but he may not get the chance. Then he begins to notice his tight-knit group of friends may not be as tight-knit as he though and his online relations with the anonymous Blue continues to shift into something flirtatious.
Author: Amie Kaufman
Space invasion on a planet that’s barely a speck at the edge of the universe has two teens going on the run with a warship on their tail. But, that’s only just the beginning. A plague and a dangerous AI threatened to tear the ship apart too. The teens will discover what’s really going and find that they’re the only ones they can count on, which sucks for them since they just broke up.
Author: Madeline Miller
The rich tale of Circe, born in the house of the sun god and powerful titan, Helios, and gifted with witchcraft. Her journey is a deadly yet mystifying one as she has the abilities to turn men into beast and get them to do her bidding. A real force that threatens the gods who exile her to a desert where she comes in contact with other myths and legends of Greek Mythology as she hones her occult powers.
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
The last surviving member of a cult will tell his life-story as he cruises 39,000 feet up in the air and his plane is coming crashing down.
I Am Number Four
Author: Pittacus Lore
They look like us but they aren’t like us. With powers we could only dream of, they’re being hunted by them, dark and deadly creatures. One was hunted down in Malaysia. Two in England. Three in Kenya. Now, they’ve come for Number Four.
White Hot Kiss
Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
Before Storm and Fury (review here), there was White Hot Kiss. Layla, half-demon and half-gargoyle, has cared and crushed on Zayne forever, but he’s never looked past seeing her as a sister. Or has he? But, because of what she is, kissing her means death, losing your soul.
Then she meets Roth. He’s bad news. He claims to know her secrets and understand them. Plus, the whole no-kissing isn’t an issue with him. Will she ruin her chances with Zayne because Roth?
The Past and Other Things That Should Stay Buried
Author: Shaun David Hutchinson
A good friend will bury your body, a best friend will dig you back up.
Dino doesn’t mind spending time around the dead. His parents own a funeral home, but he doesn’t want to take on the family business. When his ex-best friend, July, dies and then suddenly comes back to life, he’s determined to figure out what the hell is going on. The two also confront their own feelings and how it was that they drifted so far apart. (review here)
Author: Jason Reynolds
Ghost is fast. Really fast. He’s always loved running, but never for the track team. No, he does it for ball. When he challenges an elite sprinter to a race and wins his life takes a change. An Olympic coach catches his talent, but Ghost’s anger and difficult past might keep him from these dreams if he isn’t careful.
Author: Alan Moore
On the eve of the Cold War, this follows the fall of a group of superheroes plagued by failures and regret. The concept of hero is stalked by an assassin out to kill them one by one.
There you have it. The red, orange and yellow. Happy Fall!
More to come soon.
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