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Wondering what to read this fall? Check out this list for the *perfect* spooky suggestions

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Is there *anything* better than curling up with a good book on a fall day? The only problem? Deciding what to read. Choose one of these haunting books, and get reading, GL girl!

A WICKED MAGIC by Sasha Laurens

The Black Book granted Dan and Liss the power to preform spells--leading to all types of witchy fun. That is, until a spell goes wrong, leaving Liss' BF, Johnny, missing. Their friendship ruined, Dan and Liss abandon their witchy ways—until new girl Alexa arrives, who also has experience with dark magic. 

DAUGHTERS OF JUBILATION by Kara Lee Corthron

Controlling her superpowers isn't 16 year old Evvie's biggest strength, but she must learn to contain her genetic gift so she can fight agaisnt the evil that is coming for her African-American family in the 1960s Jim Crow South. 

CITY OF SECRETS by Victoria Ying

Ever is an orphan assigned to a secret in a complicated puzzle in a building. Hannah is the daughter of the building's rich owner who just wants to explore and befriend Ever. But someone killed Ever's father...and Ever's next.

CLOWN IN A CORNFIELD by Adam Cesare

Quinn moves to Kettle Springs and befriends the cool kids. But soon there's trouble--and the adults are quick to blame Quinn and crew for everything wrong in this sleepy, creepy town. At the Founder's Day celebration (which they were warned to avoid), Quinn and his friends discover bloodshed and one very disturbed, murderous clown.

A GOOD GIRL'S GUIDE TO MURDER by Holly Jackson

Clever Pip becomes obsessed with solving the 5-year-old murder of popular girl Andie Bell. Allegedly Andie's boyfriend committed the murder—then killed himself. But Pip has a hunch that someone guilty is still out there.

ALL YOUR TWISTED SECRETS by Diana Urban

A musical genius, a popular athlete, a drug dealer, a queen bee, an outcast and an enterprising geek all get invited to dinner. Turns out it's a ploy by a mysterious "master" who locks them all in a room with a literal ticking time bomb. And unless they choose on teen to die, they'll all be dead... in an hour.

EMBASSY OF THE DEAD by Will Mabbitt, illustrated by Taryn Knight

When Jake Green opens a box containing a severed finger, he accidentally calls on a grim reaper intent on dragging Jake into the Eternal. With a warrant on his life from The Embassy of the Dead, Jake and his ghost friend, Cora, work to get him out of this precarious pickle. 

GHOST WOOD SONG by Erica Waters

Shady Grove is no stranger to ghosts, having inherited her father's talent of calling them from beyond the grave with his fiddle. When her brother, Jesse, is accused of murdering their father, Shady knows she needs to finally embrace the music of the dead to clear Jesse's name. 

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What books will end up on your fall to-read list? Let us know on Twitter @girlslifemag!

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by GL | 10/21/2020
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