Books to Read for Fall 2018

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September 22, this Saturday will be the first day of Fall. Temperatures are starting to get a little cooler, well in some places, and it’s time to find some new books to read. Found this article titled The Top 20 Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2018, written by Ashley Johnson for Parade and there a few books I want to get. Take a look at this list of those books that are getting some attention.

Parade’s pick of Anticipated books for Fall 2018

Credit source: Ashley Johnson for Parade 

As the season begins to change and the temperatures cool down, a new season of books comes with it. From dark and magical YA novels to sweet romance and everything in between, these are the most anticipated books of fall.

The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle

Sabrina’s 30th birthday is surely cause for celebration in this new novel. Surrounded by her best friend, a few people from her past and, surprisingly, Audrey Hepburn, Sabrina is unsure of what to think of this seemingly magical dinner. As the six begin to mingle, they’ll find they were brought together for a bigger reason.

The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory

When Nikole agreed to attend a baseball game with her boyfriend of five months and his friends, she never expected she’d be proposed to in front of the entire stadium. Saving her from the disastrous event, a new man enters Nikole’s life and brings with him a new kind of romance.

When Elephants Fly by Nancy Richardson Fischer

When Lily was a young girl, her mother, suffering from schizophrenia, tried to kill her. Now interning for a newspaper, she learns of an elephant who tried to kill her baby which starts Lily’s mission to save the young elephant’s life, learning new and shocking things about herself along the way.

Becoming by Michelle Obama

The first African American first lady, Michelle Obama, gives readers an exclusive look into her private life in Becoming. From growing up in Chicago to her corporate experience, motherhood and becoming Mrs. Barack Obama, this book celebrates her life and achievements as both a woman and a leader.

Two Dark Reigns by Kendare Blake

In the new installation in Blake’s best-selling series, Katharine has beaten out her sisters for the crown and has taken her place on the throne. Much to Katharine’s surprise, her sisters have survived and have teamed up with an unlikely ally to dethrone their reigning sister and take back the crown.

Splitsville by Howard Akler

Hal Sachs is having a hard time running his failed bookstore in Toronto in 1971, but when he meets activist Lily, the two immediately connect. But then Hal disappears and almost 50 years later, his nephew is doing his best to piece together what really happened to his lost uncle.

A Year of Extraordinary Moments by Bette Lee Crosby

Working mother Tracy finally feels like her life is getting back on track, but when her ex-shows up and begs her to take him back, she’ll be faced with tough decisions. Figuring out how to juggle her new romance, the family business, and her son, she’ll have to confront difficulties from her past.

French Exit by Patrick deWitt

Frances Price is having a hard time dealing with scandal, bankruptcy and the loss of her husband on the Upper East Side. Deciding to leave it all behind, she and her son journey to France where they’ll begin a new life with an intriguing cast of characters and one playful cat.

The Library Book by Susan Orlean

In 1986, a library in Los Angeles burned to the ground taking with it over 400,000 books. Decades later, the mystery of how the fire got started remains unsolved causing Susan Orlean to take matters into her own hands and find out what really happened on that fateful morning.

Bitter Orange by Claire Fuller

Frances Jellico was mesmerized by Cara and Peter from the first time she saw them. Getting herself intertwined in their lives, the three becomes fast friends, spending their days together. But when Frances finds cracks in the couple’s exterior, an atrocious crime will take place, changing their lives forever.

In Pieces by Sally Field

Sally Field is a household name we all know and love but in her new memoir, she opens up about the most difficult parts of her life. This in-depth memoir documents her failures and successes in Hollywood and explores her most complicated relationships—including her struggles with her mother.

The Air You Breathe by Frances de Pontes Peebles

Dores and Graça grew up in Brazil together during the 1930s, bonding over their love for music and their need to escape their lives. Moving through time and into adulthood, the two will find that only one of them is truly destined for stardom, altering their resilient friendship forever.

Vox by Christina Dalcher

In Christina Dalcher’s Vox, women are no longer educated or allowed to hold jobs and have been limited to speaking only 100 words per day. Amidst these new rules, Dr. Jean McClellan is determined to carve out a better world for not only herself, but also her daughter.

Elevation by Stephen King

Scott Carey doesn’t understand why he’s rapidly losing weight and why he weighs the same with and without clothes. Trusting a Castle Rock doctor to help him, he puts his faith in Bob Ellis. Simultaneously, he forms a strange bond with a couple next door, beginning his road to bettering himself.

The Golden State by Lydia Kiesling 

Young single mother Daphne picks up her life and moves to Altavista from San Francisco only to find that life in a small town isn’t any easier. After a course of erratic behavior, she meets fellow women she can relate to but when things go sour, she must learn to be happy with herself.

Nell and Lady by Ashley Farley

Growing up as close as sisters, Nell and Lady never thought anything would get between them until one night changed everything. Years later, Lady’s mother is dying and requests one thing of her daughter: to reunite with Nell. Now, the two girls must reconcile their differences and rebuild their friendship.

Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren

Josh and Hazel have known one another since college but never thought to date one another. Ten years later, they’ve reconnected after rocky breakups and love that went wrong. But will the two finally realize they were meant to be or will they push off the potential romance again?

The Winters by Lisa Gabriele

Max Winter is a successful politician with a complicated past. Moving his new fiancée into his expansive home in Long Island, the woman is suddenly faced with the problems of his ex-wife and difficult teenage daughter. As the four spend more time together, they’ll find the true, and even deadly, consequences of their relationship.

Every Breath by Nicholas Sparks

Hope Anderson has faith that a week at her family’s cottage in North Carolina is what she needs to get her life on track. Meanwhile, safari guide Tru Wells is traveling to the area in search of his father. When their paths cross, they’ll find that maybe what they both needed was each other.

Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits by Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon was brought up in the South and brings traditions of her hometown with her everywhere she goes. From her best-fried chicken recipe to how she uses hot-rollers and prepares her home for the holidays, this book is an all-access pass to Reese’s sweet Southern life.

Great books to read and read again. Enjoy the rest of your Thursday, be blessed!

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