My Fall Reading List

It’s almost fall, and I am looking forward to curling up on the sofa with a fall must-read, a hot cup of coffee and a delicious piece of apple pie. From new book releases to drama-filled novels are all the books that are currently on my fall reading list.

Book: American Royals by Katharine McGee


Imagine if, after the Revolutionary War, George Washington became the king and not the president. And then, fast forward to modern-day and write a book about the teenagers set to rule the palace. There’s Princess Beatrice (the heir), and her twin brother and sister Jefferson and Samantha. Samantha is the wild child, Jefferson is the dreamy prince that every girl wants. We also get to know the two girls vying for Jefferson’s heart: manipulative Daphne, and down to earth Nina.

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Vivian Forest has been out of the country a grand total of one time, so when she gets the chance to tag along on her daughter Maddie’s work trip to England to style a royal family member, she can’t refuse. She’s excited to spend the holidays taking in the magnificent British sights, but what she doesn’t expect is to become instantly attracted to a certain private secretary, his charming accent, and unyielding formality.

Malcolm Hudson has worked for the Queen for years and has never given a personal, private tour—until now. He is intrigued by Vivian the moment he meets her and finds himself making excuses just to spend time with her. When flirtatious banter turns into a kiss under the mistletoe, things snowball into a full-on fling.

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Book: Royal Holiday by Jasmine Guillory

Book: The Thousand Floor by Katharine McGee


This book is a part of a trilogy, and it is described as a futuristic Gossip Girl. It is the story of five teens in a futuristic world (Manhattan, 2118) where there is now a giant tower spanning nearly the entirety of the city (42nd street upward through Harlem). The thousand-floor tower spans 2.5 miles, with the most expensive, exclusive apartments being on the higher floors.

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Sex and the City meet Catch Me if You Can in the astonishing true story of Anna Delvey, a young con artist posing as a German heiress in New York City—as told by the former Vanity Fair photo editor who got seduced by her friendship and then scammed out of more than $62,000. It details everything – from how they met to how Anna eventually scammed Rachel… the rise and fall of their friendship. Fancy lunches and dinners at Le Coucou, her time at 11 Howard, a crazy adventure to Morocco (where Rachel was forced to pay the huge bill). Rachel learned that Anna had left a trail of deceit—and unpaid bills—wherever she’d been. Mortified, Rachel contacted the district attorney, and in a stunning turn of events, found herself helping to bring down one of the city’s most notorious con artists.

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Book: My Friend Anna by Rachel Deloache Williams

Book: Circe by Madeline Miller


This is the story of the goddess Circe, Helios’ daughter. Growing up, she is the least favorite daughter. No one really knows what to do with her. She ends up getting in trouble with the higher gods and finds herself banished to a solitary island. From there, she realizes what she truly is – a witch! The book is an epic saga and introduces us to many of our favorite characters from Greek mythology – Hermes, Athena, Daedalus, Odysseus… even monsters like The Minotaur and Scylla.

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10 years ago, Rachael and her boyfriend broke up so that she could leave school to take care of her beloved mother who had MS. Flash forward to present day and Rachael’s ex-boyfriend is now getting married… and she is invited. Not just invited, but invited with a +1 – all expenses paid. She goes, drama ensues, she makes some unlikely friendships and learns a lot about herself and what she wants next in the process.

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Book: The Paris Wedding by Charlotte Nash

Book: How Could She by Lauren Mechling


Geraldine (living in Toronto and reeling after the end of her engagement) and her two friends Rachel and Sunny, who live in New York. Rachel is drawn to New York after seeing how perfect her friends’ lives look… Rachel is a writer and Sunny is an artist/columnist and decides to move there. But when she gets there nothing is quite as shiny as it appears. The magazine where Rachel + Sunny work at is on the verge of folding, Sunny’s life is falling apart, and Rachel is struggling to make ends meet. Meanwhile, Geraldine can’t seem to find a job to save her life.

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Alicia Berenson has a perfect life. She’s a beautiful artist, married to a fashion photographer, living the life in London. One night she shoots her husband, Gabriel, five times in the face, and decides never to speak again. She is institutionalized. Both her and her deceased husband’s artwork sky-rockets in value. Years later though, she still refuses to speak. The book is told from the perspective of criminal psychotherapist Theo Faber, who is fascinated (maybe to a fault) by Alicia. He becomes obsessed with treating her and is led down a very dark path as he discovers the truth.

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Book: The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

Book: The Mother-In-Law by Sally Hepworth


Lucy marries Ollie and all she wants is to have a close relationship with her mother-in-law, Diana. But Diana is hard to crack. She’s polite and friendly but not warm and fuzzy, and she definitely has more of a tough-love approach with her kids. Fast forward years later and the mother-in-law is dead. Alternating between past and present it is the story of Lucy and Diana’s complicated relationship and ultimately a murder!

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Julia Summers is your standard Upper East Side rich lady – she’s a little bit mean and obsessed with social currency, being the person who influences her friends, etc. When she finds herself stuck in the summer for the city, she discovers Flame – the hot new spin studio. She takes sweet Tatum (her instructor) under her wing as her “project,” but things don’t go quite as planned. Tatum isn’t quite who she thought she was, her friends begin to abandon her, and her husband finds himself in hot water at work. She finds herself unable to trust anyone and discovering that the “perfect” life of hers may not even be the life she wanted.

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Book: That's What Frenemies Are For by Sophie Littlefield & Lauren Gershell

Book: The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren


When Olive’s twin sister (and entire wedding party) gets food poisoning, there’s a non-refundable honeymoon up for grabs. The only people that are well enough to go are Olive and her sworn enemy Ethan (the groom’s brother). And so despite hating each other, they head on the romantic trip of a lifetime… to Hawaii. Through a series of semi-predictable events, they fall for each other.

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This book follows four girls (Lainey, Ji Sun, Margaret, and Alice) from day one of college (they’re thrown together as roommates) through adulthood. The girls become the best of friends and the book follows them each as they make the worst mistakes of their lives. The first two mistakes were innocent enough (still bad) but the second two get a bit dark. The characters are complex. The stories are complex. Their mistakes are… intense.

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Book: The Other's Gold by Elizabeth Ames