Eight incredible books to curl up with this autumn
Fall has well and truly arrived.
And as the nights get darker quicker and much, much colder, it's hard to resist the temptation of curling up on the couch with a good book - especially when it goes perfectly with a pumpkin spice latte or hot apple cider.
From mysteries to fantasy and everything in between, there's been a number of incredible books hitting the shelves this season.
So here's our pick of eight of the best books to enjoy this autumn.
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
The long-awaited follow-up to Everything I Never Told You follows a small community in the Midwest in the United States that gets torn apart when a couple adopt a little girl left at a fire station whose mum, a Chinese immigrant, desperately wants her back.
Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
The historical novel is centred around a young woman who runs into mysterious stranger that could hold the key to everything about her father who disappeared years earlier.
A Legacy of Spies by John le Carré
The king of spy novels is back with his first George Smiley book in more than 25 years, which sees the retired spies arguing for their own - as well as the Cold War's - relevance in the modern day.
Oh My God What a Complete Aisling by Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen
The novel, based on the Facebook group of the same name, follows Aisling and John as they hit a crossroads in their relationship - and how everything ends up changing for the newly-single Ais after she moves to the big city.
La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman
The first in The Book of Dust series, the novel re-introduces fans of His Dark Materials to some familiar faces (like a baby Lyra and a younger Lord Asriel) - as well as setting up the adventure for our new hero, Malcom, and his daemon Asta.
The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell
Newly widowed Elsie is sent to her late husband's dilapidated country estate, The Bridge, to see out her pregnancy, in a village that is very hostile. But when she finds some silent companions - lifelike wooden figures - in the home, things begin to take a dark and unsettling turn.
Postcards From the Edge by Carrie Fisher
Reissued with a foreword by Stephen Fry, Carrie Fisher's debut novel explores addiction in a dark and occasionally hilarious way as it tells the story of the formerly acclaimed actress Suzanne Vale, who is now in rehab.
Did You See Melody? by Sophie Hannah
Cara Burrows has run away from home, escaping to a hotel nearby and stumbles into the wrong room where a man and a teenage girl are. But the thriller takes a turn when Cara becomes convinced the young girl is actually Melody, the most famous murder victim in the world.