9 of the Best Books Releasing in September

I don’t think any month this year has had a line up of new book releases that had me nearly as excited as I am for September. Some of these releases have been on my TBR pile for months, needless to say I am overrun with utter joy that September is fast approaching – I’m ready to escape to the Renaissance Fair, a Chalet amongst snow covered mountains and French inspired fantasy worlds.

Blood & Honey by Shelby Mahurin

📚  This is the sequel to: Serpent & Dove

New Adult Fantasy
September 1st, 2020

To elude the scores of witches and throngs of chasseurs at their heels, Lou and Reid need allies. Strong ones. But protection comes at a price, and the group is forced to embark on separate quests to build their forces. As Lou and Reid try to close the widening rift between them, the dastardly Morgane baits them in a lethal game of cat and mouse that threatens to destroy something worth more than any coven. Goodreads.

The Traitor Queen by Danielle L. Jensen

📚  This is the sequel to: The Bridge Kingdom

New Adult Fantasy
September 1st, 2020

A queen now in exile as a traitor, Lara has watched Ithicana be conquered by her own father, helpless to do anything to stop the destruction. But when she learns her husband, Aren, has been captured in battle, Lara knows there is only one reason her father is keeping him alive: as bait for his traitorous daughter. And it is bait she fully intends to take. Goodreads.

When No One Is Watching by Alyssa Cole

Adult Thriller/Mystery
September 1st, 2020

Sydney Green is Brooklyn born and raised, but her beloved neighbourhood seems to change every time she blinks. Condos are sprouting like weeds, FOR SALE signs are popping up overnight, and the neighbours she’s known all her life are disappearing.

Her neighbour Theo helps her on her deep dive into her communities past and present, but it quickly becomes a dizzying descent into paranoia and fear. Their neighbors may not have moved to the suburbs after all, and the push to revitalize the community may be more deadly than advertised. Goodreads.

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All Stirred Up by Brianne Moore

Contemporary Romance
September 8th, 2020

Susan Napier’s family once lived on the success of the high-end restaurants founded by her late grandfather. But bad luck and worse management has brought the business to the edge of financial ruin. Now it’s up to Susan to save the last remaining restaurant: Elliot’s, the flagship in Edinburgh.

But what awaits Susan in the charming city of Auld Reekie is more than she bargained for. Chris Baker, her grandfather’s former protégé–and her ex-boyfriend. Can Susan and Chris reclaim their lost love, or will the tangled past ruin their last hope for happiness? Goodreads.

One by One by Ruth Ware

Adult Thriller/Mystery
September 8th, 2020

Getting snowed in at a beautiful, rustic mountain chalet doesn’t sound like the worst problem in the world, but what happens when your company is eight of your coworkers…and you can’t trust any of them?

When an off-site company retreat meant to promote mindfulness and collaboration goes utterly wrong when an avalanche hits, the corporate food chain becomes irrelevant and survival trumps togetherness. Come Monday morning, how many members short will the team be? Goodreads.

The Roommate by Rosie Danan

Contemporary Romance
September 15th, 2020

Clara was born into one of the east coasts most elite families, known for their lack of impulse control. Except for her. She’s the consummate socialite: over-achieving, well-mannered, predictable.

Clara finds herself sharing a lease with a charming stranger. Josh might be a bit too perceptive—not to mention handsome—for comfort, but there’s a good chance he and Clara could have survived sharing a summer sublet if she hadn’t looked him up on the Internet… Once she learns how Josh has made a name for himself, Clara realizes living with him might make her the Wheaton’s most scandalous story yet. Goodreads.

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Smash It! by Francina Simone

YA Contemporary
September 22nd, 2020

Olivia “Liv” James is done with letting her insecurities get the best of her. So she does what any self-respecting hot mess of a girl who wants to SMASH junior year does… she decides to set aside her wack AF ways. She makes a list–a F*ck-It list.

She kicks it off by trying out for the school musical, saying yes to a date and making new friends. Life is great when you stop punking yourself! However, with change comes a lot of missteps, and being bold means following her heart. So what happens when Liv’s heart is interested in three different guys–and two of them are her best friends. Goodreads.

Well Played by Jen DeLuca

📚  This is the companion novel to: Well Met

Contemporary Romance
September 22nd, 2020

Stacey knew she was putting her life on hold when she stayed in Willow Creek to care for her sick mother, but it’s been years now, and she vows to have her life figured out by Faire next summer. Maybe she’ll even find The One.

When Stacey imagined “The One,” it never occurred to her that her summertime Faire fling, Dex MacLean, might fit the bill. When she receives a tender email from the typically monosyllabic hunk, she’s not sure what to make of it. But when Faire returns to Willow Creek, and Stacey comes face-to-face with the man with whom she’s exchanged hundreds of online messages over the past nine months. To Stacey’s shock, it isn’t Dex—she’s been falling in love with a man she barely knows. Goodreads.

A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

YA Fantasy
September 29th, 2020

Set at Scholomance, a school for the magically gifted where failure means certain death (for real) — until one girl, El, begins to unlock its many secrets. There are no teachers, no holidays, and no friendships, save strategic ones. Survival is more important than any letter grade, for the school won’t allow its students to leave until they graduate… or die!

The rules are deceptively simple: Don’t walk the halls alone. And beware of the monsters who lurk everywhere. El is uniquely prepared for the school’s dangers. She may be without allies, but she possesses a dark power strong enough to level mountains and wipe out millions. It would be easy enough for El to defeat the monsters that prowl the school. The problem? Her powerful dark magic might also kill all the other students. Goodreads. Goodreads.

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What book releases are on your radar this September? I’d love to hear if we’re interested in any of the same books!

– Carly | Readingismykindofthing

 

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