My Fall Reading List 2015

A new Fall season is almost here.. can you believe it? I think Fall is my favorite time of the year and I wanted to share with you all what books I'm planning to get my hands on! Here are my top 10 books for Fall.

1. The Girl On the Train by Paula Hawkins

After reading Gone Girl and seeing the movie (loved it) I've wanted to read something else with a similar style and have already gone through some of, not all, Gillian Flynn's books and was left craving more. I decided to go through Barnes & Noble's current Top 100 Book List and this one came up. Janet Maslin from the New York Times said, "The Girl on the Train has more fun with unreliable narration than any chiller since Gone Girl" so of course, it caught my attention. This book is a psychological thriller that takes place in London.

"Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. “Jess and Jason,” she calls them. Their life—as she sees it—is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost.
And then she sees something shocking. It’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. Now everything’s changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel offers what she knows to the police, and becomes inextricably entwined in what happens next, as well as in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good?
Compulsively readable, The Girl on the Train is an emotionally immersive, Hitchcockian thriller and an electrifying debut." - Overview taken from cover

You can also read the first 35 pages here. I'm already thrilled... and giddy.

One of my favorite Youtubers recently published her first book! Jenn McAllister, or better known as JennXPenn online, is smart, hilarious and her videos are always very entertaining. I'm excited to see her top ten lists, read about her start online and tips for a successful Youtube channel. I can't wait to pick this up from the bookstore! Watch Jenn's video about her book here.

3. Go Set A Watchmen by Harper Lee

By now I'm sure you all know about or have already read this book which takes place around 20 years after To Kill A Mockingbird. I actually want to re-read To Kill a Mockingbird then start on this. Let me know if you guys have already read it in the comments! 

“Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children is a wonderfully original and inventive book with colorful characters, a mysterious tale woven together with threads of historical relevance, and incorporating unforgettable vintage photographs which bring the story to life.”—Geeks of Doom

I would love to start on this trilogy soon! Sounds very interesting and I've heard good things from friends who have already read them - EXCITE!

5. The Girl in The Spider's Web by David Lagercrantz

I hate to say that I still have not read the Girl With the Dragon Tattoo series and after the buzz from this book I've remembered how much I've really wanted to start reading them! The Girl in the Spider's Web is the next book in the series and it has gotten a lot of controversy from the fans. This is because, of course, it's not the coming from the same author who wrote the first three books. Once I read the series I'm sure I'll love that there's more to the story so I'm excited to start on it!
I also haven't seen any of the movies... so a reading and movie weekend is in line.

6. The Maze Runner by James Dasher

I have to admit, I've seen the movie already and it sparked my interest to start on this series! Especially after seeing the trailer for The Scorch Trials which comes out September 18th. 

"If you ain’t scared, you ain’t human.

When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his name. He’s surrounded by strangers—boys whose memories are also gone.

Nice to meet ya, shank. Welcome to the Glade.

Outside the towering stone walls that surround the Glade is a limitless, ever-changing maze. It’s the only way out—and no one’s ever made it through alive.

Everything is going to change.

Then a girl arrives. The first girl ever. And the message she delivers is terrifying.

Remember. Survive. Run." - Taken from the cover

I guess I'm just late to see/read anything these days! This has been on my list for a few months now and no, still haven't seen the movie! I've read a couple of books from John Green and am a HUGE fan (The Fault in Our Stars & Looking For Alaska) as well as watching him and his brother, Hank in their Youtube videos.

"When Margo Roth Spiegelman beckons Quentin Jacobsen in the middle of the night—dressed like a ninja and plotting an ingenious campaign of revenge—he follows her. Margo’s always planned extravagantly, and, until now, she’s always planned solo. After a lifetime of loving Margo from afar, things are finally looking up for Q . . . until day breaks and she has vanished. Always an enigma, Margo has now become a mystery. But there are clues. And they’re for Q." - Taken from cover

Your best friend on the internet is releasing his first book October 20th! I've mentioned a few Youtubers in this Fall reading list and Tyler Oakley is probably my favorite person ever =) I've never met the guy but he seems like the most charming, like-able, funny, down-to-earth person.. how could you not like him? Check out Tyler's video for his book release here and you'll see what I mean. 

9. The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells

I want to get back into reading the classics! I used to be good about picking a few up and reading them along with my other book lists and somewhere along the way, I stopped doing this. I recently dropped by my library and browsed the classics section. War of the Worlds stood out to me then, mostly because I'm already a big fan of the story. I've never read the book but have seen the movies and also love hearing the story online when people thought what was said on the radio was true and actually happening. 

I've saved in my opinion, the best for last. I cannot put into words how much I love Stephen King's stories and I'm most excited about his new collection of short stories coming out this November! Pre-ordering NOW! I love this article from the guardian.com

Hope you guys liked my list! Let me know in the comments what you're reading or what you're most excited to read this Fall! Also, I'm currently reading The Girl With All the Gifts by M.R. Carey and I love it! Definitely check it out if you haven't! Until tomorrow... happy reading =)

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