But the screen isn't the only place where narratives come alive. This autumn the literary world has already provided us with a huge number of hotly anticipated page-turners, such as Margaret Atwood's Handmaid's Tale sequel, The Testaments. Other captivating reads include Zadie Smith’s debut short story collection, Grand Union, and New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor's She Said, the tell-all book about the Harvey Weinstein exposé.
If you've already ploughed your way through these titles, you’ll be pleased to hear that we've got a ton of new ones for you this November, too. Whether you're searching for a gripping Nordic noir or a gut-wrenching romance, our list of winter reads will keep you busy throughout hibernation season. So grab a blanket, hot chocolate at the ready, and take a peek at what R29 staff are reading this month.