Eight incredible books to curl up with this autumn 4 years ago

Eight incredible books to curl up with this autumn

Fall has well and truly arrived.

And as the nights get darker quicker and much, much colder, it's hard to resist the temptation of curling up on the couch with a good book - especially when it goes perfectly with a pumpkin spice latte or hot apple cider.

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From mysteries to fantasy and everything in between, there's been a number of incredible books hitting the shelves this season.

So here's our pick of eight of the best books to enjoy this autumn.

Happy reading!

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

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The long-awaited follow-up to Everything I Never Told You follows a small community in the Midwest in the United States that gets torn apart when a couple adopt a little girl left at a fire station whose mum, a Chinese immigrant, desperately wants her back.

Little Fires Everywhere is available at Easons or Dubray Books

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

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The historical novel is centred around a young woman who runs into mysterious stranger that could hold the key to everything about her father who disappeared years earlier.

Manhattan Beach is available at Easons or Dubray Books

A Legacy of Spies by John le Carré

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The king of spy novels is back with his first George Smiley book in more than 25 years, which sees the retired spies arguing for their own - as well as the Cold War's - relevance in the modern day.

A Legacy of Spies is available at Easons or Dubray Books

Oh My God What a Complete Aisling by Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen

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The novel, based on the Facebook group of the same name, follows Aisling and John as they hit a crossroads in their relationship - and how everything ends up changing for the newly-single Ais after she moves to the big city.

Oh My God What A Complete Aisling is available via Easons and Dubray Books

La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman

The first in The Book of Dust series, the novel re-introduces fans of His Dark Materials to some familiar faces (like a baby Lyra and a younger Lord Asriel) - as well as setting up the adventure for our new hero, Malcom, and his daemon Asta.

La Belle Sauvage is available via Easons and Dubray Books

The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell

Newly widowed Elsie is sent to her late husband's dilapidated country estate, The Bridge, to see out her pregnancy, in a village that is very hostile. But when she finds some silent companions - lifelike wooden figures - in the home, things begin to take a dark and unsettling turn.

The Silent Companions is available from Easons and Dubray Books

Postcards From the Edge by Carrie Fisher

Reissued with a foreword by Stephen Fry, Carrie Fisher's debut novel explores addiction in a dark and occasionally hilarious way as it tells the story of the formerly acclaimed actress Suzanne Vale, who is now in rehab.

Postcards From The Edge is available via Amazon and Dubray Books

Did You See Melody? by Sophie Hannah

Cara Burrows has run away from home, escaping to a hotel nearby and stumbles into the wrong room where a man and a teenage girl are. But the thriller takes a turn when Cara becomes convinced the young girl is actually Melody, the most famous murder victim in the world.

Did You See Melody? is available at Easons and Dubray Books


A good book can do just about anything; from taking you on a wild and fantastical adventure to making you feel like an all-knowing super sleuth (if you figure out the killer twist).

Every week at #Bookmarked, we will be taking you through some of our all-time favourite books - as well as the newest novels hitting shelves in Ireland.