Hello everyone! Welcome to another “list” post. Today marks the beginning of October -which means Durga Puja season for us (Bengalis) but Halloween for almost everyone else.
I thought to mix up my blog posts. I will do full length reviews alongside “list” posts like these . If you have a different idea for blog posts,comment below !
In this edition of “list” post, I will recommend five books that I think are perfect for this month. So, watch out for gothic tales, spooky murder mysteries, witches and oh my!
My Five must-read October books are :
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Synopsis: Captivating and boldly imaginative, with a tale of sisterhood at its heart, Rena Rossner’s debut fantasy invites you to enter a world filled with magic, folklore, and the dangers of the woods.
Raised in a small village surrounded by vast forests, Liba and Laya have lived a peaceful sheltered life – even if they’ve heard of troubling times for Jews elsewhere. When their parents travel to visit their dying grandfather, the sisters are left behind in their home in the woods.
But before they leave, Liba discovers the secret that their Tati can transform into a bear, and their Mami into a swan. Perhaps, Liba realizes, the old fairy tales are true. She must guard this secret carefully, even from her beloved sister.
Soon a troupe of mysterious men appears in town, and Laya falls under their spell-despite their mother’s warning to be wary of strangers. And these are not the only dangers lurking in the woods…
The sisters will need each other if they are to become the women they need to be – and save their people from the dark forces that draw closer.
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