Looking out of your window a month ago would have made it clear that Autumn has begun, if you looked in your diary you may be surprised that today is the Autumnal Equinox. To celebrate, here are a few suggestions of ReaderIReadIt’s favourite Autumn Reads. Now we have the perfect excuse to stay indoors and curl up with a good book in one hand and a hot chocolate in the other.
If you are looking for something published recently to read this Autumn then click on this cover. The Wilding by Maria McCann, opens in Somerset the year is 1672 during the apple harvest for Cider. The story follows a young man who sees his dead Uncle in his sleep realises there is more to his death than his family are letting on. Added to this is the mystery of the mother and daughter, living in the woods, who have their own story to tell. Click on this cover if you want the perfect book to keep you entertained during those long dark nights.
Revisit your childhood and read some of your favourite stories that are perfect for chilly Sunday afternoons. You can’t go wrong with the Hobbit at this time of the year but why not try some of the more unheard of Narnia tales? Forget the Wardrobe for a minute and explore a Forest with pools of water that become gateways to different worlds. The Magician’s Nephew is the first of seven Chronicles of Narnia where we first encounter Aslan but children, Digory Kirke (known later as Professor Kirke in the more famous tale) and friend Polly have to defeat a different Queen in the world they discover. Click on this cover for a trip down memory lane to warm you up.
Add some sparkle into your day with Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Most of you will have seen the film but have you got round to reading the book yet? So Autumn is a perfect time to meet Holly and her friends in their original form. Click on the cover if you believe that diamonds are forever!
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