Upcoming September Reads

September is bringing around a lot of new book releases, all of which will be available to you with your Livingston Library Card. Many of these authors are well known for previous works and these titles are going to be big releases with lots of promotion, but you heard it here first! Here is a selection of September book releases. Anxious People by Fredrik Backman Contemporary Fiction September 8, 2020 From the author of A Man Called Ove. A bank robber on the run locks himself in with a dysfunctional group of people only to let them all go. Now the police are interviewing each person trying to figure out what happened and where the robber went. One by One by Ruth Ware  Mystery & Thriller September 8, 2020 An exclusive Alpine ski resort. The offer of a billion-dollar sale of their tech company. Would one of the shareholders or directors be willing to resort to murder to get their way? A new book from the author of The Woman in Cabin 10, known for her can’t put down thrillers. Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi Contemporary Fiction September 8, 2020 In her fifth year studying neuroscience at Stanford, Gifty is determined to find the cause of suffering, studying depression and addiction in mice. The further she dives into science, the more her childhood faith seems to call to her. Gyasi’s debut novel Homegoing was met with massive praise. To Sleep in a Sea of Stars by Christopher Paolini  Science Fiction September 15, 2020 While surveying an uncolonized planet, xenobiologist Kira Navárez discovers a relic that thrusts her into first contact with an alien race and changes the course of history. The teen author of Eragon is now all grown up and still writing.   The Evening and the Morning by Ken Follett  Historical Fiction September 15, 2020 Prequel to his popular series, The Pillars of the Earth. At the end of the Dark Ages, the lives of a boatbuilder, a noblewoman and a monk intertwine in unexpected ways.   Troubled Blood by Robert Galbraith Mystery & Thriller September 15, 2020 The fifth installment in the Cormoran Strike series. While Robin is going through a messy divorce, Cormoran Strike takes a new case – a forty year old cold case of a mother who disappeared. From author J.K. Rowling. The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult  Contemporary Fiction September 22, 2020 When Dawn Edelstein is in a plane crash, her last thoughts are not of her husband, but of a man she hasn’t seen in fifteen years. When she miraculously survives, Dawn begins to rethink her life’s choices. Picoult is known for her other tearjerkers such as My Sister’s Keeper. I hope this list inspires you to check some of these titles out, and if you do, don’t forget to let us know what you think! -Katie Neylan, Head of Adult Services & Acquisitions