Temperatures may be cooling off, but the fall publishing season is just heating up! Readers everywhere are eagerly awaiting new books from Liane Moriarty, Haruki Murakami, Diane Setterfield, Louise Penny, Kate Morton, and so many other amazing authors. But before I dig into these highly anticipated new novels, I’m revisiting some old favorites.
Kate Atkinson's new novel TRANSCRIPTION is on sale September 25.
Jodi Picoult's new novel A SPARK OF LIGHT is on sale October 2.
Andre Dubus III's new novel GONE SO LONG is on sale October 2.
Read the full review of HOUSE OF SAND AND FOG.
In this masterpiece of American realism and Shakespearean consequence, Andre Dubus III's unforgettable characters—people with ordinary flaws, looking for a small piece of ground to stand on—careen toward inevitable conflict, their tragedy painting a shockingly true picture of the country we live in today.
Leif Enger's new novel VIRGIL WANDER is on sale October 2.
Tana French's new novel THE WITCH ELM is on sale October 9.
Read the full review of THE SECRET PLACE.
A haunting exploration of friendship and loyalty from one of our most talented crime writers. The investigation into a handsome, popular boy's murder has gone cold, but when a clue is found at a girl's boarding school, detectives learn that the world of teenage girls can be more mysterious and dangerous than they imagined.
Claire Fuller's new novel BITTER ORANGE is on sale October 9.
Kate Morton's new novel THE CLOCKMAKER'S DAUGHTER is on sale October 9.
Filled with mystery and spellbinding secrets, this novel is the perfect escape. Alice Edevane is only 16 years old when her 11-month-old brother vanishes from her family’s idyllic lakeside estate. Decades later, a detective stumbles upon the now crumbling estate and uncovers shocking truths about a past long gone ... yet more present than ever.
Haruki Murakami's new novel KILLING COMMENDATORE is on sale October 9.
A young man is haunted by a great loss and journeys into his past in order to finally understand why his closest friends suddenly cast him out years ago. Hint: he was unknowingly betrayed.
Sarah Perry's new novel MELMOTH is on sale October 16.
Therese Anne Fowler's new novel A WELL-BEHAVED WOMAN is on sale October 16.
When beautiful, reckless Southern belle Zelda Sayre meets F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1918, the “ungettable” Zelda falls for him despite his unsuitability: Scott isn’t wealthy or even a Southerner, and he keeps insisting that his writing will bring him both fortune and fame. What comes next, here at the dawn of the Jazz Age, is unimagined success and celebrity that will make Scott and Zelda legends in their own time.
Barbara Kingsolver's new novel UNSHELTERED is on sale October 16.
This family epic set in the Belgian Congo in 1959 is narrated by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, an evangelical Baptist missionary. Told over the course of three decades in postcolonial Africa, it is the story of one family and one nation’s tragic undoing.
Liane Moriarty's new novel NINE PERFECT STRANGERS is on sale November 6.
Louise Penny's new novel KINGDOM OF THE BLIND is on sale November 27.
Diane Setterfield's new novel ONCE UPON A RIVER is on sale December 4.
Watch Stu Smith attempt a 5 second summary of THE THIRTEENTH TALE.
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In this novel, biographer Margaret Lea is approached by a well-loved but gravely ill author with a surprising request: she wants Margaret to capture her life story before it’s too late. Although Margaret has never read the author’s work, she’s intrigued, and soon gets immersed in her strange and troubling history. Now both women will have to confront their pasts—and grapple with the ghosts that still haunt them.