BOOKS TO READ IN SEPTEMBER- PART #1

Here comes September- A month full of new book releases to read & cherish with your favorite cup of Tea/ Coffee…. Yeah coz weather is also getting chilly & cold particularly where I live- South Korea.

Lucky us, as publishers kick things into high gear in September, dishing out slew of excellent releases. Including, a delightfully dark short-story collection penned by the prolific Margaret Atwood and a riveting drama the illuminates the nuances of postwar 1920s London, a post-apocalyptic novel that meditates on art and Shakespeare and a charming, gritty coming-of-age comedy and many more.

Below is the first list of books to gift yourself for reading.

 

1.  THE CHILDREN ACT BY IAN MCEWAN 

Ian McEwan is a much loved British author who is known for his short, literary novels such as Atonement, On Chesil Beach and Solar.  In his latest novel, McEwan tells the story of a family court judge in London. While her marriage crumbles, she immerses herself in the case of a seventeen year old whose parents won’t allow a blood transfusion because of their religion.

2. LOVE ME BACK BY MERRITT TIERCE

Maybe you think you know everything about the life of a waitress — running tables, fixing drinks, wearing non-slip shoes, right? Hold that thought. Love Me Back is the story of twentysomething mother Marie who spends nearly all of her waking hours in various food service jobs — and what happens both in the restaurants and outside is anything but what you’d expect. Maybe you think you know everything about the life of a waitress — running tables, fixing drinks, wearing non-slip shoes, right? Hold that thought. Love Me Back is the story of twentysomething mother Marie who spends nearly all of her waking hours in various food service jobs — and what happens both in the restaurants and outside is anything but what you’d expect.

3. THE BONE CLOCKS BY DAVID MITCHELL

David Mitchell is best known for Cloud Atlas. In The Bone Clocks, he once again creates a tale with many interconnected stories. The main character is a teenage girl with psychic powers. When she catches the attention of a group of dangerous mystics, her whole life and everyone she loves will be changed. At 640 pages, this is another large tale from a big author.

4.  ‘The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Stories’

The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Stories - Henry Holt & Co.

Hilary Mantel is the two time winner of the Man Booker Prize. In The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, Mantel explores life in modern England through a series of short stories that touch on family, sex, gender, class…and vampires. Short stories are a great way to sample this much-talked about author’s work.

5. STATION ELEVEN BY EMILY ST. JOHN MANDEL

Station Eleven starts with a Hollywood actor dying onstage while he plays King Lear. The novel moves back an forth between the actor’s early life and the years after his death, when the world falls apart and a theater troupe roams the wasteland.

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