Wednesday Wisdom: 5 Autumn reads!

Wednesday Wisdom: 5 Autumn reads!
Wednesday Wisdom: 5 Autumn reads!

For this week, we bring you a list of five fall books to read. Enjoy these cozy books that will make you want to just sit in a cozy sweater and drink tea next to a window while reveling in the beauty that is autumn.

NOS4A2 by Joe Hill 

The mastermind of supernatural suspense, Joe Hill has written this book a supernatural and Christmas fear story. The story of Victoria, a young girl with passion and talent for finding things with a bridge and some elements that take her anywhere she needs to be. Thus she came across Charlie Manx, who lures kids Christmasland, a place of horror. Victoria is the only child who escaped. Many years later, Charlie picked Victoria’s son to take revenge. 

Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell

If you’re looking for a book to read this Halloween but nothing horror “Pumpkinheads” is the right fit for you. This is a cherished graphic novel about two best friends who work together every fall at a pumpkin patch. The story is based on how they are discovering the essence of life and how they leave behind places and people without any regrets.

Beauty is a Wound by Eka Kurniawan

The thriving essence of the book has clearly stated by the first line of the book, “One afternoon on a weekend in May, Dewi Ayu rose from her grave after being dead for twenty-one years…”. The story is of  Dewi Ayu, a beautiful Indo prostitute, and her four daughters, how they are beset by incest, murder, bestiality, rape, insanity, monstrosity, and the often vengeful undead.

My Heart is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones

My Heart Is a Chainsaw is Jade Daniels’s story, her homage to horror and revenge and triumph. How she escaped and think of life as a horror movie. Whenever something horrible happens around her, she tries to save others with her filmy knowledge yet no one wants to be around her.

The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo

The Ghost Bride is about a girl who becomes betrothed to a family’s dead son, thus becoming a ‘ghost bride’. This story is a fascinating blend of historical, paranormal, romance, and mystery, and even includes a trip to the Plans of the Dead.