Sunday, September 01, 2013

Fall In! Football, Falling Leaves, and Authors You Love...

Fall Forecast? Looking Good!
Though it is still officially summer, summer reading season may very well be in your rear view mirror. We therefore offer a very quick look ahead at fall titles by your favorite authors. Expect fiction sequels and standalone wonders as well as new entries from admired and award-winning non-fiction authors. Place your reserves...

Never Go Back by Lee Child
The latest in the Jack Reacher series. Due out September 3.

MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood
The third in the author's post-apocalyptic, speculative fiction series. Due out September 3, the book follows Oryx & Crake and The Year of the Flood.

Who Asked You? by Terry McMillan
The title responds to the opinionated masses, "because people are always voicing their opinions when nobody asked for it," McMillan says. "It's millions of them out there. And most of them are in your family." Due out September 17.

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
He-e-e-e-r-e's Danny! Whatever happened to Danny Torrance, the boy from the author's 1977 novel, The Shining, and who wouldn't be curious to find out? Due out September 24.

Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon
A taut mystery-thriller set in the New York days before and after 9/11. Due out September 17.

The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
A novel by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the short story collection, Interpreter of Maladies. Due out September 24.

The October List by Jeffrey Deaver
A standalone from a Thriller Award-winning novelist. Early buzz has it Deaver's clever story is similar in flavor to the film Memento... but with pages. Due out October 1.

Thankless in Death by J.D. Robb
The 38th full-length Lt. Eve Dallas mystery from Robb's "in death" series. Follows 2013's Calculated in Death and 2012's Delusion in Death. Due out September 17.

David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell
How do people adapt and overcome their weaknesses? Gladwell explores the topic in his latest book, due out October 1. Watch an author interview on CSPAN2's BookTV.

Thank You for Your Service by David Finkel
In this sequel to 2009's The Good Soldiers, the author, who was embedded with the 2-16 Infantry Battalion in Iraq, follows the stories of several of the 2-16's soldiers as they took on the process of reintegrating into American society. Due out October 1. Finkel's first book will be the subject of an upcoming library book discussion.