Did someone say new Free Reads? Yes, that’s right, we did! And we are so excited for the free reads this October. This month you can read some eerie reads that fit the season, all the way until Halloween! Grab your favorite mug, light a fall-scented candle, and settle in to read these books for free.
Every Book That You Can Read FOR FREE on RivetedLit.com in October 2021
1. Winterwood by Shea Ernshaw
From New York Times bestselling author of The Wicked Deep comes a haunting romance perfect for fans of Practical Magic, where dark fairy tales and enchanted folklore collide after a boy, believed to be missing, emerges from the magical woods—and falls in love with the witch determined to unravel his secrets.
2. Secret Admirer by R.L. Stine
A young actress draws a sinister spotlight in this spooky installment in R.L. Stine’s bestselling Fear Street series—now with a fresh new look!
3. Magic Dark and Strange by Kelly Powell
The Bone Witch meets Sherlock Holmes in this thrilling historical fantasy about a girl with the ability to raise the dead who must delve into her city’s dangerous magical underworld to stop a series of murders.
4. Night World by L.J. Smith
The pain was something Poppy couldn’t ignore. The diagnosis was death. There was no hope—until James appeared in the darkened hospital room.
5. Lies Like Poison by Chelsea Pitcher
Riverdale meets Kara Thomas’s The Cheerleaders in this electrifying, twisted thriller about estranged friends who reunite when someone commits the murder they’d planned—but didn’t go through with—and leaves one of their own to take the fall.
1. Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Saenz
The highly anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed, multiple award-winning novel Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe is an achingly romantic, tender tale sure to captivate fans of Adam Silvera and Mary H.K. Choi.
2. Vespertine by Margaret Rogerson
From the New York Times bestselling author of Sorcery of Thorns and An Enchantment of Ravens comes a thrilling new YA fantasy about a teen girl with mythic abilities who must defend her world against restless spirits of the dead.
3. The Witch Haven by Sasha Peyton Smith
The Last Magician meets The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy in this thrilling and atmospheric historical fantasy following a young woman who discovers she has magical powers and is thrust into a battle between witches and wizards.
4. Unwind by Neal Shusterman
Three teens fight for their lives and each other in this breathtakingly suspenseful first book in the twisted, New York Times bestselling Unwind Dystology series by Neal Shusterman. Now repackaged with new covers!
5. For All Time by Shanna Miles
The Sun Is Also a Star meets Outlander in this vivid, utterly romantic debut novel about two teens who relive their tragic love story over and over until they uncover what they must do to change their fate.
6. Drawn That Way by Elissa Sussman
Moxie meets the world of animation in this fresh, unputdownable novel about a teen girl determined to prove herself in the boys’ club of her dream industry no matter what it takes.
7. Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of All the Light We Cannot See, perhaps the most bestselling and beloved literary fiction of our time, comes the highly anticipated Cloud Cuckoo Land.
8. Blood Like Magic by Liselle Sambury
A rich, dark urban fantasy debut following a teen witch who is given a horrifying task: sacrificing her first love to save her family’s magic. The problem is, she’s never been in love—she’ll have to find the perfect guy before she can kill him.
1. The Eid Gift by S.K. Ali
The Eid Gift is a companion short story to Love from A to Z. Adam and Zayneb —engaged but continents apart for so long— are finally in the same city!
2. Love at First Fight by Sandhya Menon
Join Dimple and Rishi as they do an escape room in this exclusive short story from Sandhya Menon! You’ll also see how Pinky and Samir met for the first time before you can read about them in 10 Things I Hate About Pinky.
3. As Kismet Would Have It by Sandhya Menon
Will Dimple and Rishi find their happily ever after? Find out in this funny, romantic, endlessly charming e-novella sequel to When Dimple Met Rishi!
4. The Thief by Jessica Brody and Joanne Rendell
A short story prequel to Sky Without Stars about the origins of fan-favorite character, Chatine!
5. These Precious Scars by Emily Suvada
A haunting short story prequel to the Mortal Coil series.