Like your favorite fall drink, a good book is always there for you when you need it most. Whether you’re craving something calming and warm or cool and caffeinated, we have the perfect YA pick to suit your taste buds! Which book and fall drink pairing should you order next?
If your fall drink is black coffee, read The Society for Soulless Girls by Laura Steven
This sapphic enemies-to-lovers retelling of Jekyll & Hyde is unapologetically dark and may just keep you up at night, just like a cup of coffee! This dark academia thriller follows two roommates who must solve an infamous cold case of serial murders on their campus after an arcane ritual gone wrong prompts another death. The story explores possession and ambition, lust and bloodlust, femininity and violence.
If your fall drink is a pumpkin spice latte, read: Fake Dates and Mooncakes by Sher Lee
This feel-good romance is pumpkin spice and everything nice, just like your favorite PSL. Heartstopper meets Crazy Rich Asians in this heartfelt, joyful paperback original rom-com that follows an aspiring chef who discovers the recipe for love is more complicated than it seems when he starts fake-dating a handsome new customer.
If your fall drink is hot chocolate, read The Borrow a Boyfriend Club by Page Powars
There’s nothing like a cozy hot chocolate to warm you up when the weather starts turning cold. This romance is sure to give you that same warm-fuzzy feeling. It’s a coming-of-age rom-com from debut author Page Powars that follows a trans teen who joins a boyfriend borrowing service masquerading as an Italian Club to prove that he’s one of the guys, especially to its frustratingly handsome leader.
If your fall drink is apple cider, read: Sinner’s Isle by Angela Montoya
Like a warm mug of apple cider, this book is full of heat and spice to keep you turning the pages! It’s a spellbinding romantic fantasy about a powerful witch who will do anything to escape the remote island she’s being held captive on, including blackmail a notorious, charming pirate who washes up on shore, from debut author Angela Montoya.
If your fall drink is cranberry juice, read Her Radiant Curse by Elizabeth Lim
If you like blood-red, tart cranberry juice, you’ll be captivated by the drama that unfolds in this YA fantasy. From the critically acclaimed author of Six Crimson Cranes comes a fantasy tale of two sisters—one as beautiful as the other is monstrous—who must fight to save each other when a betrothal contest gone wrong unleashes an evil that could sever their bond forever! One sister must fall for the other to rise.
If your fall drink is an Americano, read American Royals IV: Reign by Katharine McGee
With all the excitement and royal intrigue, this conclusion to the American Royals series will give you a jolt of energy like an Americano! A queen’s life hangs in the balance, and her siblings’ decisions—about what to do, and most of all, who to love—could change the course of history. Romance. Duty. Power . . . only one can triumph in this stunning conclusion to the New York Times bestselling American Royals series.