September is finally upon us and we can’t be more excited for the signifier of the start of autumn. We’re ready for the flurry of autumn books, pumpkin spice lattes and fluffy blankets. As the month kicks off, there are so many anticipated new book releases dropping alongside the autumn leaves. Lit-fic lovers will probably need to clear some room on their bookshelf to accommodate for stacks of books they’ll be bringing home.
Scroll below to see some of the anticipated book releases in September 2022.
The American Roommate Experiment
Made for the hopeless romantic, The American Roommate Experiment will tug all your heartstrings. If you’re a fan of Elena Armas’s first debut novel, The Spanish Love Deception – this follow-up novel will capture your heart. The story follows Rosie Graham who had to move into her best friend Lina’s apartment after her ceiling crumbled on her. But Rosie doesn’t know that Lina has already lent her apartment to her cousin Lucas, who Rosie has been stalking on Instagram for the last few months. They are then forced to share the same apartment and along the way they find themselves unable to resist the attraction. This is a god-tier forced-proximity romance will have you grinning so hard at the pages!
Fans of the legendary Stephen King will enjoy going down the rabbit hole of the author’s imagination in Fairy Tale. This spell-binding novel revolves around a 17-year-old boy who inherits the keys to a parallel world where good and evil are at war. Spectacularly suspenseful, this fantasy novel features horrific plots that will put you on the edge of your seat.
The Depths is a haunting and atmospheric thriller read that will get your hairs rising. Forced to tag along to the remote island on her mother’s honeymoon, Addie isn’t thrilled about being trapped there for two weeks. The island is stunning, with its secluded beaches and forests full of white flowers. But there’s something eerie and unsettling about the place. After Addie meets an enigmatic boy on the beach, everything starts getting weird. And if Addie doesn’t unravel them soon, the island might never let her go.
When In Rome
This is another anticipated romance book that will get you all loved up. From the author of the TikTok sensation, The Cheat Sheet, Sarah Adams turns it up a notch with her newest novel. The story follows a stranded pop star who gets help from the charming and handsome small-town baker, who finds himself falling for the celebrity.
Jacqueline in Paris: A Novel
This historical fiction follows Jacqueline Bouvier’s college year abroad in postwar Paris. Evocative, sensitive, and rich in historical details, Jacqueline in Paris portrays the origin story of an American icon. Ann Mah brilliantly imagines the intellectual and aesthetic awakening of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, and illuminates how France would prove to be her one true love, and one of the greatest influences on her life.
The Killing Code
For fans of A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder, this historical mystery will keep you entertained this Fall 2022. This novel is about a girl who risks everything to track down a vicious serial killer. True crime lovers will have no problem devouring this book within a day.
The Two Lives of Sara
This stunning fiction features charismatic characters that will leave you in awe. The Two Lives of Sara is an emotional and unforgettable story of hope, resilience, and unexpected love. The story follows a young mother who finds refuge and friendship at a boarding house in the 1960s in Memphis, Tennessee. The story unravels when Sara finds herself drawn to Jonas, a local school teacher. Romance blooms between them, but secrets threaten their newfound happiness leading Sara to make decisions that will reshape the rest of their lives.
Killers of a Certain Age
This action-packed mystery thriller is full of plot twists that will give you goosebumps. The story follows Billie, Mary Alice, Helen, and Natalie who have worked for the Museum, an elite network of assassins, for forty years. When the foursome is sent on an all-expenses-paid vacation to mark their retirement, they are targeted by one of their own. Now to get out alive they have to rely on experience and each other to get the job done, knowing that working together is the secret to their survival. They’re about to teach everyone what it means to be a woman and a killer of a certain age.