Can you believe it’s already the middle of October, Savvy Readers?! Time truly flies when you have a book in your hand.
With so many incredible books coming out next month, we’ve curated a list of a few of our favourite upcoming releases to put on your #TBR! Read on…
The Girl Who Saved Christmas by Matt Haig
We are so, so excited for Matt Haig’s new Christmas novel The Girl Who Saved Christmas! From the author of A Boy Called Christmas comes another magical story, just in time for the holidays. Amelia is a young girl with an impossible wish. And when the Christmas magic around her starts to fade and Father Christmas has serious problems to worry about, Amelia must help save Christmas from being cancelled.
Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich
A chilling dystopian novel, Future Home of the Living God takes place in a world where evolution has reversed itself. Women begin to give birth to infants that seem to be primitive species of humans. Thirty-two-year-old Cedar Hawk Songmaker, is four months pregnant. As the world falls apart around her, it will take all Cedar has to avoid the prying eyes of potential informants and keep her baby safe.
Hiddensee by Gregory Maguire
From the writer that brought us Wicked comes an imaginative novel that brings another fairy tale to life. Gregory Maguire crafts the origins of the Nutcracker, intertwined with the story of the mysterious toy maker Drosselmeier who carves him. Hiddensee is a rich story revealing how this the Nutcracker came to be carved and how he guided a young girl named Klara through a dreamy paradise on a Christmas Eve.
The Missing by C. L. Taylor
You don’t want to miss this psychological thriller about a missing teenage boy and a mother who must expose the secrets within their own family. The Wilkinsons are a family that’s used to keeping secrets. But when fifteen-year-old Billy Wilkinson goes missing, the family’s secrets will begin to reveal themselves. Billy’s mother Claire is sure that her friends and family had nothing to do with his disappearance. But how can she be so sure?
Breaking Free by Rachel Jeffs
Rachel Jeffs grew up at the center of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the infamous polygamist sect of the Mormon church. In Breaking Free, Rachel shares her story, revealing what it’s like being the daughter of the former President of the FLDS Church, and the true nature of the cult. She shares the truth about what happened not only to her but also to her family and the countless others who remain trapped in the strange world she left behind.
Henry the Queen’s Corgi by Georgie Crawley
Get ready for the cutest book of the season! It’s the story of a little dog on a BIG adventure! During a day trip to London, Henry the Corgi is separated from his human family. Somehow, Henry has been mistaken for one of the Queen’s prized corgis. Swept into Buckingham Palace, Henry is about to discover how the other half of the dog world lives. This delightful story is filled with Henry’s hijinxs and it’s the perfect heartwarming book to curl up with this month.
The City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty
The City of Brass is an imaginative historical fantasy that follow a young con artist in eighteenth century Cairo who discovers she’s the last descendant of a powerful family of djinn healers. With the help of an outcast immortal warrior and a rebellious prince, she must claim her magical birthright in order to prevent a war that threatens to destroy the entire kingdom.
Pretty Fun by Kate Hudson
I adore Kate Hudson, and to say I’m excited for her new book is an understatement. This illustrated lifestyle and entertaining guide shares ways to celebrate all the special moments in your life. Filled with healthy recipes for entertaining and snacking, Pretty Funshows the importance of living happy and healthy and living in the moment.
Kat and Meg Conquer the World by Anna Priemaza
Kat and Meg are two young girls who couldn’t be more different. Kat is anxious and quiet, while Meg hates to be alone. When the two are forced together for a school project, they realize their mutual obsession of the same online gaming star might just be enough to start a friendship – as long as they don’t kill each other first. With positive messages about friendship and mental health, Kat and Meg Conquer the World is a hilarious and heartwarming book to read this season.
So, Savvy Readers, make some room on your bookshelves for these great new November books! Which books are you most excited to read? Let us know in the comments or on Twitter @SavvyReader.
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