New Book Releases September 2020

It’s almost time for autumn leaves and pumpkin spice, which means we have another batch of fabulous new books to read! Here are some of my most anticipated new book releases for September 2020.

In this list, I’m focusing on fiction books only. (Sorry non-fiction lovers!)

New Book Releases September 2020 - fiction books

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September 2020 New Book Releases

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When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole

Genre: Thriller

From Goodreads: “Rear Window meets Get Out in this gripping thriller from a critically acclaimed and New York Times Notable author, in which the gentrification of a Brooklyn neighborhood takes on a sinister new meaning.”

You can read my full review here.

Release date: September 1st

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The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Genre: YA Mystery

Knives Out meets The Westing Game/One of Us Is Lying. Avery Grambs is just a normal teenage girl…until she finds out billionaire Tobias Hawthorne has left her his entire inheritance of 42 billion dollars. But the Hawthorne family is used to a life of luxury, and they aren’t too thrilled to be disinherited.

Read my full review here!

Release date: September 1st

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The Unraveling of Cassidy Holmes by Elissa R. Sloan

Genre: General Fiction

From Goodreads: “In vein of Daisy Jones & The Six and Everything I Never Told You, this debut novel probes the dark side of fame after a former pop star ends her own life.”

Release date: September 1st

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Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

Genre: General Fiction

A group of strangers become trapped at an open house when a bank robber holds them hostage. But as they start to open up, the strangers find out they have more in common than they know. (From the author of Beartown and A Man Called Ove.)

Read my full review here.

Release date: September 8th

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It Will Just Be Us by Jo Kaplan

Genre: Literary Horror

Sam Wakefield lives with her mother in their family home, an old decaying mansion that sits on the edge of a marsh. But this isn’t an ordinary place. It has more rooms than you can count, with one room that always stays locked. And phantom echoes of people from the past – which can be seen and heard – occur throughout the house at any given time.

When Sam’s pregnant sister moves home, Sam begins to see a new phantom in the house: a malevolent, faceless boy. Can Sam figure out the house’s secrets – and the history behind the locked door – before it’s too late?

You can read my full review here.

Release date: September 8th

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Don’t Look for Me by Wendy Walker

Genre: Thriller

Molly Clarke walked away from her family one night, leaving a note and and abandoning her car at a motel. It seems she doesn’t want to be found. But is that what really happened?

Release date: September 15th

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Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson

Genre: YA Contemporary/Thriller

From Goodreads: “When Enchanted Jones wakes with blood on her hands and zero memory of the previous night, no one—the police and Korey’s fans included—has more questions than she does. All she really knows is that this isn’t how things are supposed to be. Korey was Enchanted’s ticket to stardom.”

Release date: September 15th

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Hench by Natalie Zina Walschots

Genre: Sci Fi/Fantasy

This story turns the superhero/supervillain genre on its head, instead focusing on a villain’s underling office worker as she attempts to find her own form of heroism.

Release date: September 22nd

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A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

Genre: YA Fantasy

From Goodreads: “A Deadly Education is set at Scholomance, a school for the magically gifted where failure means certain death (for real) — until one girl, El, begins to unlock its many secrets.”

Release date: September 29th

Click here to view my full list of September 2020 new releases.

I hope this list has helped you narrow down which new book releases you’re most excited about this month! Stay safe and keep on reading, friends.

If you’re looking for more awesome books to read, check out my list of the best thriller books of 2020 (so far)!

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