Your Autumn 2016 Reading List

13 September 2016,   By ,  

The weather is starting to get a little cooler and there’s that distinct feel of fall in the air yet again. That could also be the abundance of pumpkin spice everything around, but either way, the signs of fall are definitely here. One of the best things about fall is curling up with a hot drink, wool socks on your feet, and a good book in your hand. We here at Context love books so we’ve rounded up some of the best reads to have on your reading list this autumn!

For your fall reading list:

Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer

His first novel in 11 years, you’ll want to pick up this book if you’re looking for an ambitious read. This book talks about the idea of home and belonging. This novel unfolds over four weeks in Washington and looks at a family in the moment of crisis.

The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

In Emma Donoghue’s latest novel, we follow an English nurse to an Irish village where a girl was found surviving without food for months. This nurse works to save this child’s life and is a gripping look at how two strangers can transform each other’s lives.

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

If you’re looking for a good mystery, get this book in your hands ASAP. A terrible crime is committed while a family is at a dinner party next door and you’ll be breathless until the end of this thrilling book.  

Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

This is a debut novel that you won’t want to miss. It covers many things including class, race, immigration, marriage, and the complications of the American Dream as one couple tries to make it in New York City.

The Hidden Keys by André Alexis

This Giller Prize-winning author has written another great puzzle book. After a wealthy father passes away, his five children are each left with a mysterious object that provide a clue to where their father has hidden their large inheritance. There’s a lot to love about this book from its setting in Toronto, it’s very human characters, and the elegant and clever way that the story is told.

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