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10 Witchy Reads for Fall

Paranormal Romance, Romantic Fantasy, and Witchy Urban Fantasy Books for Your Fall TBR List

As an eclectic witch, I find magick in every season, but there’s something extra-special magical about autumn–that season when pumpkins have faces, falling leaves are like nature’s confetti, and when we all believe in ghosts (maybe even the skeptics).

It’s also the season we don our cardigans, break out the fuzzy slippers, and listen to autumn rain fall while we curl up with good books. I’ve put together a selection of witchy reads that seem perfect for brisk autumn afternoons and windy autumn nights.*

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Here are a few witchy reads that are on my TBR list (which, as a proper bookdragon, I must admit is endless!). I hope you’ll find a book or two capable of putting a spell on you, Hocus Pocus style. 😉

10 Witchy Reads for Fall

The Witch’s Key by Sarra Cannon

About this Book:

With three-quarters of a million books sold, Sarra Cannon begins a new “witchy” tale with twists you’ll love…

After the tragic death of her parents, seventeen-year-old witch, Lenora “Lenny” Thorne, is sure life will never be good again. It’s bad enough when The Witch’s Council sends her to live with her ancient Great-Uncle Martin, a man she hardly knows, but they also expect her to attend the local human high school and pretend to be a normal person.

To her surprise, though, Martin is actually amazing, and her first day at Newcastle High is better than she could have imagined. Maybe there’s a future for her here, after all.

But when one of her new friends goes missing, Lenny is pulled into an investigation that even The Council won’t touch. She’s in way over her head, but the lives of five local teens are on the line. She refuses to just let them die.

With the help of a handsome and mysterious new ally named Kai, Lenny vows to find the girls and bring the demon who kidnapped them to justice. Will she save her friend in time, or will she be the demon’s next target?

Buy The Witch’s Key now.

The Witch of Belle Fleur (Destroyer Witch Chronicles Book 1) by Isabelle Hardesty

About this book:

Juliette Fontaine learns her mother was a Destroyer Witch, and her father was a Healer Witch. This teen telenovela actress doesn’t have time for magic, yet magic finds a way into her life.

Juliette must choose between becoming her town’s Lead Witch or just walking away from magic and being a regular human, like her drop-dead gorgeous best friend, Victor Hernandez. She soon finds out that Victor has a few secrets of his own…

Although her instincts tell her to run from magic, magic might be the only way she can save her dying aunt.

She unwittingly brings magic back to all witches in Belle Fleur, including Thane, an ancient evil witch who wants Juliette’s power and soul.

A hot new mysterious guy comes to town and turns up the heat as Juliette sinks deeper and deeper into the new world of magic.

Can Juliette balance her Healer and Destroyer sides while she tries to defeat the evil that hunts her and those she loves?

This story of up and coming telenovela actress Juliette is nice light hearted romp around the magical city of Belle Fleur, Florida. With her friend Victor, she learns about magic and herself in the process as she faces danger, romance and exciting fun. It’s an enjoyable YA read that’s a delight for older readers as well and I can’t wait to see what happens in Juliette’s life in future novels.

Buy The Witch of Belle Fleur now.

The Lost Witch (The Coven: Elemental Magic Book 1) by Chandelle LaVaun

About this book: 

I thought magic was make believe…but I was way wrong.

I was nobody. No matter how hard I tried, I never fit in with anyone at my high school. Now I know why.

Turns out I’m a witch. A scary powerful one, too. Except The Coven that claimed me won’t teach me how to use my magic.

Suddenly, I’m selected by the Goddess to hunt down a mythical locket needed to save the world from destruction. The only person who actually tries to help me is the alarmingly attractive Tennessee. He has immeasurable power and breathtaking mismatched eyes. I’m drawn to him on a level I can’t explain…and he’s forbidden from getting too close to me.

When the quest takes an unexpected dangerous turn, I have to improvise. This supernatural world is unraveling at my fingertips and I need to master my magic fast. If I don’t, I could get everyone I care about killed…

Featuring a kickass heroine, forbidden love, and magic you’ll wish was real, fans of The Mortal Instruments, Twilight, or Harry Potter will love Chandelle LaVaun’s brand new urban fantasy series!

Buy The Lost Witch now.

Witch Forgotten (Witches of Night Meadow Book 1) by V. Vaughn

About this book:

Come to Night Meadow Island, where love is flowing, sisters rule and magic is real.

When Corinne Knight wakes up with amnesia, she doesn’t know how to use the magic her family claims she has. Considering she and her twin run a magical baked goods business, the fact that she can’t remember how to spell the recipes is bothersome. But that’s not her biggest frustration; her attraction to Noah Wilson is. Because even though he seems open to a relationship, Corinne senses something in their past has kept them apart, and she’s afraid it’s so big she’ll regret letting him into her heart again.

Noah Wilson isn’t sure what the Knight women are thinking when they push Corinne at him knowing she can’t remember their tumultuous relationship that crashed and burned. He knows going along with their plan to minimize the problems he and Corinne had is like making a deal with the devil, but he can’t help hoping that it’s a chance for the woman he’s always loved to realize her true feelings too… Before her memory comes back to ruin it all.

Buy Witch Forgotten Now.

Elementals 1: The Prophecy of Shadows by Michelle Madow

About this book:

Nicole Cassidy is a witch descended from the Greek gods… but she doesn’t know it until she moves to a new town and discovers a dangerous world of magic and monsters that she never knew existed.

When the Olympian Comet shoots through the sky for the first time in three thousand years, Nicole and four others — including mysterious bad-boy Blake — are gifted with elemental powers. But the comet has another effect — it opens the portal to another dimension that has imprisoned the Titans for centuries. After an ancient monster escapes, it’s up to Nicole and the others to follow a cryptic prophecy in time to save the town… and possibly the world.

Buy Elementals 1: The Prophecy of Shadows now.

Once Blessed, Thrice Cursed (A Sister Witches Urban Fantasy #1) by Coralie Moss

About this book:

Clementine Brodeur must untangle her dead mother’s legacy
before the clock runs out.

My name is Clementine and my magic is making me lose sleep.

My two sisters and I have forty-eight hours to find someone our talented mother could not. If we don’t succeed, someone will die. 

My magic allows me to see memories the dead leave behind–which forces me to relive the moment my mother was attacked by fae. 

I must tell my sisters what I’ve seen, because I know what we need to do. 

Except I’m afraid they’re done with my “leap now, look later” escapades.
They’ve had my back for over twenty years. Why wouldn’t they have it now?

Buy Once Blessed, Thrice Cursed now.

Legacy of Magick (Legacy of Magick Book One) by Ellen Dugan

About this book:

So it turns out Magick runs in the family…
Autumn Bishop was just your average grad student…who happens to be a Seer. When she moves in with her long lost aunt and cousins, they look like a relatively normal family from the outside, however they turn out to be so much more.
When ancient traditions, longstanding magickal feuds, ghostly visitors, and Witches with malicious intentions start coming out of the woodwork, Autumn finds herself smack in the middle of the action as everything she thought she knew is turned upside down.
Drawn, as if by fate, into her family’s legacy of magick, a new world unfolds for her, as her old one is left irretrievably behind.

Buy Legacy of Magick now.

Truthsight (An Outcast Mage Novel) by Miriam Greystone

About this book:

Meet Amy. Mage. Healer. Outcast.

Amy has a gift for healing supernatural creatures. But the one person she can’t save is herself.

Forced to abandon her magic and live in hiding, Amy spends her days working in the ER and her nights running a secret clinic for supernatural creatures.

But everything changes on the night that she comes to the aid of a centaur infant and its mother.

When Amy’s medical skills alone aren’t enough to save their lives, she is forced to use her magic, revealing her identity to the mages who want her dead.

Fleeing for her life, Amy’s only hope for survival may lie with a mysterious being named Rowan, who has a hidden agenda of his own.

Now Amy must join forces with the creatures who were once her patients and fight to uncover the one secret that may be powerful enough to save them all.

Buy Truthsight now.

Born Wicked (The Cahill Witch Chronicles Book 1) by Jessica Spotswood

About this book:

Everybody thinks Cate Cahill and her sisters are eccentric. Too pretty, too reclusive, and far too educated for their own good. But the truth is even worse: they’re witches. And if their secret is discovered by the priests of the Brotherhood, it would mean an asylum, a prison ship–or an early grave.

Then Cate finds her mother’s diary, and uncovers a secret that could spell her family’s destruction. Desperate to find alternatives to their fate, Cate starts scouring banned books and questioning rebellious new friends, all while juggling tea parties, shocking marriage proposals, and a forbidden romance with the completely unsuitable Finn Belastra.

But if what her mother wrote is true, the Cahill girls aren’t safe–not even from each other.

Buy Born Wicked now.

Wytchfae – Runes by Flossie Benton Rogers

About this book:

Wytchfae #1. Each book in the Wytchfae series is a standalone work with different main characters and storylines. The books are connected by the magical worlds of the Wytchfae universe.Wytchfae Kelly O’Day’s job is to transition ghosts to the afterlife. The last thing she expects is to fall for one of them — sexy Viking Ingvar Hrothson.

Cursed to roam the earth as a restless spirit, Ingvar is hell bent to destroy the sorceress responsible. His war plan doesn’t include spending time with a bewitching flesh and blood woman like Kelly.

With their attraction approaching supernova, the couple must battle sinister forces and master manipulators of the unholy dark arts. More than lives are at stake. Will hell give them a chance?

Buy Wytchfae – Runes now.


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And remember, fellow book dragons: magick awaits!

Fantasy & paranormal romance author. Witch. Tarot reader. Possibly a woodland faerie. Witches, magic, & romance await in the pages of my stories.