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October ‘17 TBR List

Get the scoop on what we're reading this month!

October ‘17 TBR List

Trick or treat, trick or treat, give me something good to read! Welcome to October, y'all, a month where everything is pumpkin flavored except the books in our grabby little hands (thank god). 

Take a tour of our stacks below, then hit us up with your own TBR list in the comments!


You Bring The Distant Near by Mitali Perkins
Turn-ons: Indian-American multi-generational family drama, strong women, diversity

Far From The Tree by Robin Benway
Turn-ons: Adoption, finding yourself, foster care, families

Squire (Protector Of The Small #3) by Tamora Pierce
Turn-ons: Feminism, strong women, knights, politics

Mandy C.

Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore
Turn-ons: McLemore's magical realism, mysterious amnesiac boy, a society run by women

The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic by Leigh Bardugo
Turn-ons: Revisiting the Grishaverse, new folk tales that feel old, Bardugo's writing

Uncanny by Sarah Fine
Turn-ons: Future tech, mysterious death

All the Wind in the World by Samantha Mabry
Turn-ons: Secret relationship. diverse voices, "a possibly cursed ranch"

The Nowhere Girls by Amy Ryan
Turn-ons: "Three misfits come together to avenge the rape of a fellow classmate and in the process trigger a change in the misogynist culture at their high school transforming the lives of everyone around them"

Rosemarked by Livia Blackburne
Turn-ons: Slow-burning romance, "a high-stakes mission to spy on the capital," magic


The Gatekeepers by Jen Lancaster
Turn-ons: town mysteries, inspired by true events, smart kids

These Things I've Done by Rebecca Phillips
Turn-ons: unbreakable besties, crushing on your best friend's brother

Mandy W.

Pashmina by Nidhi Chanani
Turn-ons: Cute artwork, learning about family history and culture, magic pashmina

A Line in the Dark by Malinda Lo
Turn-ons: NEW MALINDA LO BOOK, queer teenage girl anti-hero, psychological thriller, boarding school (maybe?)


Before the Devil Breaks You by Libba Bray
Turn-ons: LIBBA BRAY!, The Diviners, creepy asylums, Jazz Age hijinks, diversity

All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater
Turn-ons: Miracles, magic, creepy owls

That Inevitable Victorian Thing by E.K. Johnston
Turn-ons: Alt-history, modern Victorian culture, diversity


Devils You Know by M.C. Atwood
Turn-ons: Mysterious museum, everyone has a secret

Strange Lies by Maggie Thrash
Turn-on: Honestly, I disliked the first book so much, I'm hoping this one is better

Posh Deluxe's photo About the Author: Sarah lives in Austin, TX, where she programs films at the Alamo Drafthouse. Sarah enjoys fancy cocktails, dance parties and anything that sparkles (except vampires).