September 2015 Book List

Independent Booksellers

Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz

The Girl in the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz

Purity by Jonathan Franzen

X by Sue Grafton

The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart

The Taming of the Queen by Philippa Gregory

Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg

Aftermath by Chuck Wendig

Everybody Rise by Stephanie Clifford

A Manual for Cleaning Women by Lucia Berlin

A Window Opens by Elisabeth Egan

Fortune Smiles by Adam Johnson

The Cartel by Don Winslow

Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh

We Never Asked for Wings by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Among the Ten Thousand Things by Julia Pierpon

The State We’re In by Anne Beattie


*Fates and Furies: A Novel by Lauren Groff

The Story of the Lost Child by Elena Ferrente, trans. By Ann Goldstein

The Art of Memoire by Mary Karr (NF)

Purity: A Novel by Jonathan Franzen

Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg

A Window Opens: A Novel by Elisabeth Egan

You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine: A Novel by Alexandra Kleeman

Bream Give Me Hiccups by Jesse Eisenberg (short stories)

Under Major Domo Minor: A Novel by Patrick deWitt

*Jade Dragon Mountain: A Novel by Elsa Hart

*Sweet Caress by William Boyd

The Hundred-Year Flood by Matthew Salesses

Amazon Mystery and Thrillers

The Girl on the Spider’s Web by David Lagercrantz

Make Me by Lee Child

X by Sue Grafton

One Year After: A Novel by William R Forstchen

Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart

Mycroft Holmes by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse

Jade Dragon Mountain: A Novel by Elsa Hart

The Gates of Evangeline by Hester Young

Her Final Breath by Robert Dugoni

So You Don’t Get Lost in the Neighborhood by Patrick Modian and Evan Cameron

The Zig Zag Girl (Magic Men Mystery) by Elly Griffiths

The Scribe: A Novel by Matthew Guinn

The Killing Lessons: A Novel by Saul Black

A Poisonous Plot by Susanna Gregory

Those We Left Behind by Stuart Neville

Amazon Science Fiction and Fantasy

The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaimen and Chris Riddell

Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho

Lightless by C. A. Higgins

The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickenson

Supersymmetry by David Walton

Publisher’s Weekly

Liar of Dreams (A Diviners Novel, Sequel to The Diviners) by Libba Bray

The Last Love Song: A Biography of Joan Didion by Tracy Daugherty (NF)

Best Boy by Eli Gottlieb (“autism, fast read, captivating plot”)

You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine by Alexandra Kleeman

The Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell (YA)

Vengeance Road by Erin Bowman (Wild West adventure of a female, Kate Thompson)

Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg

The Story of the Lost Child by Elena Ferrante, trans. From Ital. by Ann Goldstein (4)

Bk. 1 – My Brilliant Friend

Bk. 2 – The Story of a New Name

Bk. 3 – Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

Purity by Jonathan Franzen

Dryland by Sara Joffe (YA)

Infinite in Between by Carolyn Mackler (YA)

Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart

Alexander McQueen: Blood Beneath the Skin by Andrew Wilson (NF)

The Last September by Ninade Gramont

The Point of Vanishing: A Memoir of Two Years in Solitude by Howard Axelrod

Mrs. Engels by Gavin McCrea

The Do-Right by Lisa Sandlin

The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli, trans. By Christina MacSweeney

Calf by Andrea Kleine (“dread stalks every page”)

Little Sister Death by William Gray

The Reflection by Hugo Wilcken

Serpentine by Cindy Pon (new fantasy series inspired by ancient China)

Beauty is a Wound by Eka Kurniawan, trans. By Annie Tucker

Man Tiger by Eka Kurniawan

Katherine Carlyle by Rupert Thomson

Destruction and Sorrow Beneath the Heavens: Reportage by Lázló Krasznahorkai, trans. by Ottilie Mulzet (offers a travel memoir of China at the dawn of the new millennium and the precipice of its emergence as a global power)(NF) (2015 Man Booker International Prize)

9/14 – Best Book Day of 2015

The Suicide of Claire Bishop: A Novel by Carmiel Banasky

The Blue Guitar by John Banville

House of Thieves by Charles Belfoure (Gilded Age Novel)

One by Sarah Crossan (YA) (conjoined twins)

Undermajordomo Minor by Patrick de Witt

Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

The Scribe by Matthew Guinn

The Entrophy of Bones by Ayize Jama-Everett (fantasy)

The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli trans from Span. by Christina McSweeney

Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy (YA)

The Marvels by Brian Selznik (1st 500 pages – pencil art, last 200 – prose)

The Double Life of Liliane by Lily Tuck (history, biography and fiction) (metanarrative)

Shanghai Redemption: An Inspector Chen Novel by Qui Xiaolong

Compiled by Nancy Brisson

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