The Coshocton County Beacon September 24, 2020 - Page 21

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Cozy up with a book that makes it feel like autumn

By Jenn Williams
As the temperature drops and daylight hours decrease , the season of fall is the perfect time to snuggle down with a warm blanket and a good book . Whether you are in the mood for something cozy or creepy this autumn , the following books will provide the escape you desire . Copies of each book are available at the Coshocton Public Library . Digital copies are available through the Ohio Digital Library .
Cozy : “ Marilla of Green Gables ” by Sarah McCoy
“ I ’ m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers ” (“ Anne of Green Gables ” by L . M .
Montgomery ). Return to the world of Green Gables with this entertaining and historical novel set in Prince Edward Island prior to the arrival of Anne Shirley . Explore the young life of spinster Marilla Cuthbert and the choices that will open her life to the possibility of heartbreak — and unimaginable greatness .
Creepy : “ The Sun Down Motel ” by Simone St . James
Carly Kirk has never been able to let go of the story of her aunt Viv , who mysteriously disappeared from the Sun Down Motel before she was born . She decides to move to Fell , New York
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As the temperature drops and daylight hours decrease , the season of fall is the perfect time to snuggle down with a warm blanket and a good book . and visit the motel , where she quickly learns nothing has changed since 1982 . She soon finds herself ensnared in the same mysteries that claimed her aunt .
Cozy ( mystery ): “ Candy Corn Murder ” by Leslie Meier
Halloween is coming to Tinker ’ s Cove , Maine , and local reporter Lucy Stone is covering the town ’ s annual Giant Pumpkin Fest . There ’ s the pumpkin-boat regatta , the children ’ s Halloween party , the pumpkin weigh-in … even a contest where home-built catapults hurl pumpkins at an old Dodge ! But not everything goes quite as planned .
Creepy : “ The Thirteenth Tale ” by Diane Setterfield
Reclusive author Vida Winter , famous for her collection of 12 enchanting stories , has spent the past six decades penning a series of alternate lives for herself . Now old and ailing , she is ready to reveal the truth about her extraordinary existence and the violent and tragic past she has kept secret for so long . Vida and a young biographer , Margaret Lea , confront the ghosts that have haunted them while becoming transformed by the truth themselves .

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Cozy : “ First Frost ” by Sarah Addison Allen
It ’ s October in Bascom , North Carolina , and autumn will not go quietly . As temperatures drop and leaves begin to turn , the Waverley women are made restless by the whims of their mischievous apple tree ... and all the magic that swirls around it . But this year , first frost has much more in store .
Creepy : “ The Haunting of Hill House ” by Shirley Jackson
First published in 1959 , Shirley Jackson ’ s “ The Haunting of Hill House ” has been hailed as a perfect work of unnerving terror . It is the story of four seekers who arrive at a notoriously unfriendly pile called Hill House . At first , their stay seems destined to be merely a spooky encounter with inexplicable phenomena . But Hill House is gathering its powers , and soon it will choose one of them to make its own .
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