Here are some of the most exciting (and hopefully good) books of September 2017. Add your own oooh shinies to our Goodreads list and let us know in the comments which book you look forward to reading the most!


Genuine Fraud
E. Lockhart

The story of a young woman whose diabolical smarts are her ticket into a charmed life. But how many times can someone reinvent themselves?


Little Fires Everywhere
Celeste Ng

Elena is a suburban mother who plays by the rules, until Mia comes to town. This artist and single mom shakes things up a little too much, and Elena is determined to find out her secrets.


They Both Die at the End
Adam Silvera

Two boys get called by death and find each other on their last night on an app called the Last Friend.


Landscape with Invisible Hand
M.T. Anderson

An alien invasion gives us so much technology, that all Adam has left to survive are his creative skills. Trying to create short films for the aliens as currency, he begins to hate the actress he’s working with more and more.


Robin Sloan

A software engineer turns baker when her brothers are sent out of the country. Their last request is for Lois to learn how to make sourdough bread, after which she takes the baking world by storm.


Dinner at the Center of the Earth
Nathan Englander

A political thriller that unfolds in the highly charged territory of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and pivots on the complex relationship between a secret prisoner and his guard.


Marie Lu

A digital bounty hunter finds herself entrenched in the glamorous world of Warcross and needs to help uncover a sinister plot.


There’s Someone Inside Your House
Stephanie Perkins

One-by-one, the students of Osborne High are dying in a series of gruesome murders. As the terror grows closer and the hunt intensifies for the killer, the dark secrets among them must finally be confronted.


The Glass Town Game
Catherynne M. Valente

Charlotte and Emily Brontë must enter a fantasy world that they invented in order to rescue their siblings.


Before the Devil Breaks You
Libba Bray

The Diviners are back to fight ghosts in a mental hospital and a creepy man in a stovepipe hat called the King of Crows.


The Golden House
Salman Rushdie

A real-estate tycoon emigrates to the States under suspicious circumstances. Together with his three sons, they quickly establish themselves at the apex of New York society.


Five-Carat Soul
James McBride

A surprising, perceptive, and evocative collection of stories that is also a moving exploration of our human condition.


Girls Made of Snow and Glass
Melissa Bashardoust

Frozen meets The Bloody Chamber in this feminist fantasy reimagining of the Snow White fairytale


Feral Youth
Shaun David Hutcherson

Inspired by The Canterbury Tales, eleven YA authors write from the perspective of several troubled kids sent to an outdoor education program.


Jennifer Mathieu

An unlikely teenager starts a feminist revolution at a small-town Texan high school.


Ryan Graudin

Born outside of time, all Farway wants to do is travel through history and see it for himself. But failing his final time-travel exam, he takes a position on the black market and gets involved with a girl who always seems a step ahead of him.


Sing, Unburied, Sing
Jesmyn Ward

An epochal story, a journey through Mississippi’s past and present that is both an intimate portrait of a family and an epic tale of hope and struggle.


Lily Tuck

An unnamed narrator is obsessed with the ghostly presence of her husband’s first wife.


Ann Leckie

A power-driven young woman has just one chance to secure the status she craves and regain priceless lost artifacts prized by her people. She must free their thief from a prison planet from which no one has ever returned.


Tales of Falling and Flying
Ben Loory

A collection of timeless tales, inviting us to enter his worlds of whimsical fantasy, deep empathy, and playful humor, in the signature voice that drew readers to his highly praised first collection.


The Child Finder
Rene Denfield

Naomi has the uncanny talent for finding the lost and missing. When young Madison disappears, she’s called upon and finds that the investigation might explain something about her own disappearing when she was just a young girl.


You Bring the Distant Near
Mitali Perkins

This elegant novel captures the immigrant experience for one Indian-American family with humor and heart. Told in alternating teen voices across three generations, it explores sisterhood, first loves, friendship, and the inheritance of culture, for better or worse.


A Short History of the Girl Next Door
Jared Reck

Matt is in love with his best friend Tabby, but can’t quite figure out how to tell her, not even when she starts to date the nicest and most popular guy in school.


The Dollmaker of Krakow
R.M. Romero

Karolina is a living doll whose king and queen have been overthrown. But when a strange wind spirits her away from the Land of the Dolls, she finds herself in Krakow, Poland, in the company of the Dollmaker, a man with an unusual power and a marked past.


Tower of Dawn
Sarah J. Maas

The next installment in the Throne of Glass series, this time focusing on Chaol on his sweeping journey to a distant empire.


Forest Dark
Nicole Krauss

Both Jules and Nicole find their way to Tel Aviv and get involved in a mystery that will alter their lives in ways unimaginable.


Bluebird, Bluebird
Attica Locke

A powerful thriller about the explosive intersection of love, race, and justice from a writer and producer of the Emmy winning Fox TV show Empire.

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Bored to Death book club is set up by two sisters who love to read and have nothing better to do than to start a book club.

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