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Check out these upcoming books by familiar authors.

Adult Fiction

Picture Books

Adult Nonfiction

These familiar authors haven’t published in a while, but have new releases coming this fall!

Adult Fiction

You might not know about these authors (yet).

Young Adult Fiction

  • The Door of No Return by Kwame Alexander (September Release)
  • Newbery award-winner Kwame tells the story of eleven-year-old Kofi, whose life is upended after a wrestling match where his brother accidentally kills his opponent, the nephew of royalty.
  • The Maze Cutter by James Dashner (October Release)
  • Seventy-three years after the events of The Death Cure, the descendants of Thomas and the other immunes have thrived. Until a boat shows up to the island carrying a woman and dark news of the mainland and everything changes.
  • Bloodmarked by Tracy Deonn (October Release)
  • Coretta Scott King award-winning Deonn’s follow up to Legendborn returns us to Bree and the Legendborn Order.
  • The World We Make by N.K. Jemisin (November Release)
  • Three-time Hugo Award-winning Jemisin returns to New York City, whose six protective avatars must work with the world's other great cities.
  • Nine Liars by Maureen Johnson (December Release)
  • Stevie Bell is back and trying to solve a cold case.
  • The Golden Enclaves by Naomi Novik (October Release)
  • The third book in The Scholomance series.
  • Greywaren by Maggie Stiefvater (October Release)
  • The majestic conclusion to the Dreamer Trilogy is finally here.
  • The Sunbearer Trials by Aiden Thomas (September Release)
  • The author of Cemetery Boys provides another knockout novel.

Adult Fiction

  • Killers of a Certain Age by Deanna Raybourn (September Release)
  • If you liked Victoria in RED, you will enjoy this action-packed romp.
  • Angelika Frankenstein Makes Her Match by Sally Thorne (September Release)
  • The author of The Hating Game, brings her comedic touch to this rom-com riff on Mary Shelly’s classic monster tale.
  • Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng (October Release)
  • From the author of Little Fires Everywhere.

Adult Mysteries

  • The Bullet That Missed by Richard Osman (September Release)
  • The third installment of the Thursday Murder Club.

Biography & Autobiography

Graphic Novels

  • Einstein by Jim Ottaviani and Jerel Dye (November Release)
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