Book Club: Reads To Get You In The Mood For Fall

It’s September which means pumpkin spice lattes, leaf lined sidewalks at Utica Square, and cozy days inside reading books and wishing it was a bit cooler outside in the Oklahoma heat. To get in the Autumn mood, here are our Fall book suggestions! From sweet romances to murder mysteries, this list has it all.


The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

Ernt Allbright comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: he will move his family north to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America’s last true frontier.


Possession by A.S. Byatt

This award–winning novel about romance between two literary scholars includes many wonderful tidbits of bookish goodness.


Brontë’s Mistress by Finola Austin

This dazzling debut novel explores the scandalous historical love affair between Branwell Brontë and Lydia Robinson, giving voice to the woman who allegedly corrupted her son’s innocent tutor and brought down the entire Brontë family.


Night Film by Marisha Pessl

On a damp October night, 24-year-old Ashley Cordova is found dead in an abandoned warehouse in lower Manhattan. Though her death is ruled a suicide, veteran investigative journalist Scott McGrath suspects otherwise.


The Secret History by Donna Tartt

An inverted detective story narrated by one of the six students, Richard Papen, who reflects years later upon the situation that led to the murder of their friend Edmund “Bunny” Corcoran – wherein the events leading up to the murder are revealed sequentially.


Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Alcott’s most well-known and loved novel, Little Women pairs heartwarming life lessons with more radical ideas about women’s roles in 19th-century America. Sisters Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy March learn to bear relative poverty following the warm example of their mother, Marmee, while their father is away at war.


Autumn by Ali Smith

Autumn is a post-Brexit novel of love, truth, and time by Ali Smith in which 32-year-old Elisabeth Demand reflects on her almost lifelong romantic-spiritual love affair with 101-year-old Daniel Gluck.