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The Best New Books To Read In September 2022

The Best New Books To Read In September 2022

The best new books to read in September 2022 include new books by bestselling and Noble Prize winning authors, plus timely contemporary fiction, Greek mythology retellings, historical fiction, a new romance book from Nicholas Sparks, and a novel about magic and an unsolved murder to lead us into October and the spooky season. Enjoy the end of summer and the start of fall with these 10 new highly anticipated September books. Available to purchase now or preorder, these are the most anticipated books of September 2022.

The Best New Books To Read In September 2022

1. Afterlives: A Novel by Abdulrazak Gurnah

Release Date: September 3

About the book: From the winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature, a sweeping, multi-generational saga of displacement, loss, and love, set against the brutal colonization of east Africa.

Available at Amazon


2. Fairy Tale by Stephen King

Release Date: September 6

About the book: Legendary storyteller Stephen King goes into the deepest well of his imagination in this spellbinding novel about a seventeen-year-old boy who inherits the keys to a parallel world where good and evil are at war, and the stakes could not be higher—for that world or ours.

Available at Amazon


3. Ithaca by Claire North

Release Date: September 6

About the book: From the multi-award-winning author Claire North comes a daring reimagining that breathes life into ancient myth and gives voice to the women who stand defiant in a world ruled by ruthless men. It’s time for the women of Ithaca to tell their tale . . . .

Available at Amazon

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4. The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell

Release Date: September 6

About the book: The author of HamnetNew York Times best seller and National Book Critics Circle Award winner—brings the world of Renaissance Italy to jewel-bright life in this unforgettable fictional portrait of the captivating young duchess Lucrezia de’ Medici as she makes her way in a troubled court.

Available at Amazon


5. The Unfolding: A Novel by A.M. Homes

Release Date: September 6

About the book: From the writer who is always “razor sharp and furiously good” (Zadie Smith), a darkly comic political parable braided with a Bildungsroman that takes us inside the heart of a divided country.

Available at Amazon


6. Lessons by Ian McEwan

Release Date: September 13

About the book: From the best-selling author of Atonement and Saturday comes the epic and intimate story of one man’s life across generations and historical upheavals. From the Suez Crisis to the Cuban Missile Crisis, the fall of the Berlin Wall to the current pandemic, Roland Baines sometimes rides with the tide of history, but more often struggles against it.

Available at Amazon


7. Dreamland by Nicholas Sparks

Release Date: September 20

About the book: From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Wish comes a poignant love story about risking everything for a dream—and whether it’s possible to leave the past behind.

Available at Amazon


8. Shrines of Gaiety by Kate Atkinson

Release Date: September 27

About the book: The #1 national bestselling, award-winning author of Life after Life transports us to a restless London in the wake of the Great War—a city fizzing with money, glamour, and corruption—in this spellbinding tale of seduction and betrayal.

Available at Amazon


9. The Winners: A Novel (Beartown Series) by Fredrik Backman

Release Date: September 27

About the book: A breathtaking new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Anxious People and A Man Called Ove, The Winners returns to the close-knit, resilient community of Beartown for a story about first loves, second chances, and last goodbyes.

Available at Amazon


10. Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young

Release Date: September 27

About the book: From New York Times bestselling author Adrienne Young comes a deeply atmospheric story about ancestral magic, an unsolved murder, and a second chance at true love.

Available at Amazon

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