4 Must-Read Books For Fall
By Christina Ianzito and Caroline Leavitt
Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty
A suburban couple with four grown children seem content until secrets emerge, and the family is shaken to its core. By the author of Big Little Lies.
Velvet Was The Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
This 1970s noirish tale (Moreno-Garcia also wrote Mexican Gothic) focuses on a Mexico City secretary who enters a dangerous world after joining forces with a criminal to find her missing neighbor.
A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins
A page-turner from Hawkins (The Girl on the Train), it begins with a young man found dead on a London houseboat. Several suspects are forced to confront dark events from long ago.
Her Heart For A Compass by Sarah Ferguson
The Duchess of York’s absorbing first novel, rich with Victorian-era historical detail, is centered on the flame-haired daughter of a duke who forges a bold new path after she is cast out for refusing an odious arranged marriage.
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This article originally appeared in Relax & Radiate Crate's mini magazine, The Girlfriend From AARP mini magazine (Volume 2, Fall 2021).