Fall Fiction for a Cozy Night In

Colder weather is approaching, but we’re anything but mad about it. Dropping temperatures just give us an excuse to stay indoors with a good book! Check out some of our top picks below.

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Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple

If you’ve read and enjoyed Semple’s Where’d You Go, Bernadette, this should be your next pick. Today Will Be Different is a hilarious read about a woman named Eleanor’s attempt to face her family’s drama.

 

Moonglow by Michael Chabon

Part fiction, part memoir. Moonglow encompasses a multitude of stories about war, prison, historical secrets and more – and it’s all told from the deathbed of Chabon’s grandfather.

 

Swing Time by Zadie Smith

A story of love, friendship, and music – Swing Time delves into the broken relationships of two friends that share a dream.

 

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Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien

A powerful story that follows two generations of a Chinese family during and after Mao’s Cultural Revolution. You’ll get a glimpse into the every day life of the average family in that era, but you’ll find that it’s still relatable.

 

Faithful by Alice Hoffman

This emotional read is about a young woman’s personal journey of self discovery after experiencing guilt from a bad accident that altered the life of a close friend.

 

Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

From bestselling author Jodi Picoult, Small Great Things tackles racism when a labor and delivery nurse is charged with murder after attempting to save the life of a baby – after she was ordered away from the child because of her skin color.

 

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The Spy by Paulo Coelho

Coelho captures his readers with this rags-to-riches tale told by a woman accused of espionage during a war in France.

 

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

Forced to live in the attic of a luxury hotel after getting sentenced to house arrest for life, Count Alexander Rostov begins living a life of discovery as years of intense Russian history unfolds outside his walls.

 

The Nix by Nathan Hill

Imagine going years without seeing your own mother, only for her to re-emerge in national headlines after committing a preposterous crime. Well, that’s exactly what happens in this gripping tale!

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Are you reading any of these books? Let’s discuss! Share your feedback in the comments below.

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