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5 Captivating November Reads For Literary Lovers

Love the classics? Or maybe you're looking to finally move on from those light and fluffy beach reads to something a bit more thought-provoking. Either way, you definitely need to check out these five buzzed-about November releases, full of shout outs to our favorite literary classics and deep examinations of life that are sure to get you thinking this fall.

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Hindsight by Mindy Tarquini

Eugenia Panisporchi has hindsight, or the ability to remember all of her past lives. Born this time around into an Italian-American family in South Philly, Hindsight follows Eugenia on her journey to overcome the obstacles of this life in the hopes of a better future. Witty and thought-provoking, Mindy Tarquini’s debut is a must-read for lovers of Chaucer, magical realism and literary ingenuity.

The Madwoman Upstairs by Catherine Lowell

After her father’s untimely death, Samantha Whipple is the only remaining descendent of the illustrious literary-gifted Brontë family. The presumed heir to a hidden family fortune, Samantha has to uncover the clues within the Brontës’ works to find the treasure. A riveting debut novel, The Madwoman Upstairs offers fans of the Brontë sisters an utterly perfect and satisfying literary puzzle to solve.

Swing Time by Zadie Smith

Award-winning author Zadie Smith returns with a novel about a woman's journey from London to West Africa and the music that connects us all. Praised by Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, and more, Swing Time is a necessary read this fall.

Moonglow by Michael Chabon

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon is a force to be reckoned with in the literary world, and his latest novel is no different. Revisiting an entire era through the eyes of one, Moonglow is an enchantingly well-written tale full of adventure.

I'll Take You There by Wally Lamb

Felix is a film scholar working a Monday night vaudeville theater. During one of his shifts he is confronted by the ghost of a trailblazing motion picture director who over the course of the evening helps Felix gain enlightenment about the women in his life.

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