Tag Archives: October 2015 Book List

October, 2015 Book List

Publisher’s Weekly – most up-to-date list of new publications but I did not get all my Tip Sheets this month or perhaps I deleted some by mistake.

A Song for Ella Grey by David Almond

Twain’s End by Lynn Cullen

Calf by Andrea Kleine

Man Tiger by Eka Kurniawan

Thirteen Ways of Looking by Colum McCann (Connected stories)

Mrs. Engels by Gavin McCrea

Find me unafraid: Love, loss, and hope in an African Slum by Kennedy Odede and Jessica Posner (NF)

MARtians by Blythe Woolston

The Arab of the Future: A Graphic Memoir by Riad Sattouf (Memoir)

The Emperor of Any Place by Tim Wynne-Jones

Independent Booksellers– these picks tell what readers are buying at the Independent bookshops who are members of the ABA. Sometimes older books are mixed in on these list because they are still selling.

After You by Jojo Moyes

The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood

Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-eight Nights by Salman Rushdie

X by Sue Grafton

The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher

A Sudden Light by Garth Stein

Family Furnishings by Alice Munro

Room by Emma Donoghue

Eve by William Paul Young

The Occupation Trilogy by Patrick Modiano

Come Rain or Come Shine by Jan Karon

Secondhand Souls by Christopher Moore

Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter

The Visiting Privilege by Joy Williams

Gold Fame Citrus by Claire Vaye Watkins

Armada by Ernest Cline

Who Do You Love by Jennifer Weiner

Sweet Caress by William Boyd

This is Your Life, Harriet Chance! By Jonathan Evison

The Blue Guitar by John Banville

Patriot by Ted Bell

Above the Waterfall by Ron Rash

Fear of Dying by Erica Jong

Aftermath by Chuck Wendig

The Company She Kept by Archer Mayor

So You Don’t Get Lost in the Neighborhood by Patrick Modiano

A Window Opens by Elisabeth Egan

Amazon – Amazon performs a service for readers (and for itself) by giving us lists of new books each month, divided by genre. I’m sure Barnes and Noble does the same. Which service you use depends on which electronic reader you have – Kindle is Amazon; Barnes and Nobles is Nook. So unless you read paper books still or own both a Kindle and a Nook you have perhaps voted for a bookstore chain when you purchased your reader. I hope we don’t lose either of the big two that remain.

Pretty Girls: A Novel by Karin Slaughter

*City on Fire: A Novel by Garth Risk Halberg (highly rec. by all)(70’s NYC mystery and more)

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Lafayette in the Somewhat United States by Sarah Vowell

Mrs. Engels: A Novel by Gavin McCrea

The Secret Chord: A Novel by Geraldine Brooks (King David)

*The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood

*A Strangeness in My Mind: A Novel by Orhan Pamuk, Ekin Oklap

A Gap of Times: A Novel by Jeanette Winterson

Death by Water by Kenzaburo Oe

Katherine Carlyle by Rupert Thomson

Mysteries and Thrillers

The Survivor by Vince Flynn

Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham

Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith

Pretty Girls by Karen Slaughter

Saturn Run by John Sanford, Ctein

Foreign Affairs (Stone Barrington) by Stuart Woods

Fear of the Dark: A Bishop/SCU Novel by Kay Hooper

Icarus by Deon Meyer

The Dead Student by John Katzenbach

The Tears of Dark Water by Corban Addison

Biographies and Memoirs

M Train by Patti Smith

Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter by Kate Clifford Larson

Unfaithful Music by Elvis Costello

My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes that Saved My Life by Ruth Reichl

In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl’s Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park

Empire of Self – A Life of Gore Vidal by Jay Parini

Find a Way by Diana Nyad

The Outsider: My Life in Intrigue by Frederick Forsyth

Becoming Nicole: the Transformation of an American Family by Amy Ellis Nutt

Autobiography of Mark Twain, Vol. 3 by Mark Twain and Harriet E Smith

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits: A Novel by David Wong

Compiled by Nancy Brisson