Fall Books to Read in 2021

Credit: David Levithan and Jennifier Niven

By Olivia Deebel ’23

Take Me With You When You Go

By David Levithan and Jennifer Niven

Take Me With You When You Go is a book that centers around two siblings in a not-so-great household. One sees an opportunity, and takes it, leaving the other alone. The other sibling must figure out how to journey through this new chapter in their life.

Dark and Shallow Lies

By Ginny Myers Sain

Dark and Shallow Lies is a mystery about a girl whose best friend went missing. She focuses all of her attention on trying to find her. But, as she starts to find out what actually happened, she starts to realize everybody she thought she knew was hiding something.

You’d Be Home Now

By Kathleen Glasgow

You’d Be Home Now is about a girl who seems to have it all. But after a tragic accident is pushed past her breaking point, and knows that it is time for a change. So, she starts too.

Skin of the Sea

By Natasha Bowen

Skin of the Sea is inspired by West African mythology. It is about a young mermaid who is facing consequences for saving someone’s life. As the book unravels you see many different sides to the story, and start to truly understand what it means to serve the gods.

Other books to consider reading

  • Call Us What We Carry by Amanda Gorman out 12/7/2021
  • The Righteous by Renée Ahdieh
  • The Falling Girls by Hayley Krischer
  • When We Make It by Elizabet Velasquez
  • Both Sides Now by Peyton Thomas

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