Autumn is usually filled with new releases. This October won’t be an exception. Even though there are more there hundreds of books coming out this month, I was very picky and chose my top 5 that I’m the most excited about!
One of them I already started reading, and let me tell you – it’s incredible!
MOST ANTICIPATED YA BOOKS OF OCTOBER 2019
THE FOUNTAINS OF SILENCE BY RUTA SEPETYS
Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming guise of sunshine and wine. Among them is eighteen-year-old Daniel Matheson, the son of a Texas oil tycoon, who arrives in Madrid with his parents hoping to connect with the country of his mother’s birth through the lens of his camera… more
I received the ARC of this book back in August and have been saving it for the colder time of the year, when I can lit up some candles, make myself a huge bucket of tea, and transport myself to Spain during Franco’s dictatorship. I’ve started reading it last night, and even though I’m only 5% in, I’m already getting attached to some of the characters.
the secret commonwealth by philip pullman
It is twenty years since the events of La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One unfolded and saw the baby Lyra Belacqua begin her life-changing journey… more
In an ideal world, I would have read Volume 1 in the Book of Dust series that I got almost two years ago. Since we don’t live in a perfect world, and I tend to read everything EXCEPT the books from my physical TBR, I still haven’t read Vol.1…
MOST ANTICIPATED ADULT BOOKS OF OCTOBER 2019
the ninth house by leigh bardugo
Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school early and into a world of shady drug dealer boyfriends, dead-end jobs, and much, much worse. By age twenty, in fact, she is the sole survivor of a horrific, unsolved multiple homicide. Some might say she’s thrown her life away… more
There has been a lot of hype around the newest book by Leigh Bardugo. I read the Grisha trilogy this summer, and really loved Leigh Bardugo writing, hopefully I won’t be disappointed!
imaginary friend by stephen chbosky
We can swallow our fear or let our fear swallow us.
Single mother Kate Reese is on the run. Determined to improve life for her and her son, Christopher, she flees an abusive relationship in the middle of the night with Christopher at her side. Together, they find themselves drawn to the tight-knit community of Mill Grove, Pennsylvania. It’s as far off the beaten track as they can get. Just one highway in, one highway out… more
Another book that’s been on everyone’s radar! «Imaginary Friend» by Stephen Chbosky sounds like a perfect, spooky read for October!
the burning white by brent weeks
Guile is the Prism, the most powerful man in the world. He is high priest and emperor, a man whose power, wit, and charm are all that preserves a tenuous peace. Yet Prisms never last, and Guile knows exactly how long he has left to live.
When Guile discovers he has a son, born in a far kingdom after the war that put him in power… more