In need of a new tome to dive into this month? Read on for our edit of the best new book releases coming out this month, from Stephen King’s winding fairy tale to Edward Enninful’s memoir delving into his groundbreaking career.
The Bullet That Missed – Richard Osman
This month sees bestselling author Richard Osman return with the third book in the Thursday Murder Club series. Expect his beloved characters to return as a local news icon is on the hunt for the next big headline. Along the way, a new enemy arrives and she’s left wondering whether to kill or be killed…
Release Date: 15.09.2022 | £15.99
Fairy Tale – Stephen King
Another literary icon returns this month with a new narrative that’s set to encase you in its worries, woes and upheaval. Stephen King’s new release, Fairy Tale, follows a teenage boy who finds himself at the centre of it all, inheriting keys to a parallel world. Both good and evil are at war against one another, and the stakes couldn’t be higher.
Release Date: 06.09.2022 | £11
Marple: Twelve New Stories
Lovers of Agatha Christie, Marple: Twelve New Stories is a series of twelve short stories penned by some of the best contemporary writers and bestselling authors of our generation.
The collection, available from September 15th, sees each author delve into the world of legendary detective Jane Marple. Each story stays true to the traditional hallmarks of mystery, but reimagines Christie’s iconic character through each author’s own voice.
The short stories will be written by Naomi Alderman; Leigh Bardugo; Alyssa Cole; Lucy Foley; Elly Griffiths; Natalie Haynes; Jean Kwok; Val McDermid; Karen M. McManus; Dreda Say Mitchell; Kate Mosse; and Ruth Ware.
Release Date: 15.09.2022 | £17.99
Colleen Hoover – Verity
Colleen Hoover, author of It Ends With Us, returns with another page turner. Titled Verity, the narrative follows a struggling writer who comes to accept her dream job. She’s hired by the husband of a bestselling author to help finish the world-famous series following his wife’s injuries. Quickly into her role, she realises that what she’s forced to write is in fact an autobiography that was never destined to be read.
Release date: 27.09.2022 | £16.99
Edward Enninful – A Visible Man
The man that helped redefine the fashion industry, Edward Enninful’s memoir follows his groundbreaking career, becoming the first Black editor-in-chief of British Vogue. A Visible Man sets out to look back at his journey into the exclusive industry, sharing how he a Black, gay, working-class refugee forged his way to success. Read Enninful’s life-changing and trailblazing story.
Release Date: 06.09.2022 | £21.99
Katy Hessel – The Story of Art Without Men
Katy Hessel’s The Story of Art Without Men takes a look back in art history, a record that’s historically almost exclusively driven by men. Hessel delves into the works of women artists, uncovering the hidden stories of success that aren’t taught in school or told in mainstream media, from the Dutch Golden Age to the women artists defining art in the 2020s.
Release Date: 08.09.2022 | £30
Michelle Tea – Knocking Myself Up
Follow Michelle Tea’s journey into pregnancy and eventual motherhood as a 40 year-old, queer, uninsured woman. Knocking Myself Up sees Tea as she goes from attempting to get pregnant with black market fertility meds to entering the complex world of the American fertility industry.
Release Date: 01.09.2022 | £20
Adam Kay – Undoctored
Adam Kay, bestselling author of This is Going to Hurt, returns with a follow-up that’s just as gritty, funny and painfully realistic depiction of what it’s like working on the NHS frontline. Through his own experiences, Kay looks back on his time since leaving the medical profession, packed with bruises, horror stories and light at the end of the tunnel.
Release Date: 15.09.2022 | £18.99