31 Most Anticipated New September 2022 Book Releases by Genre

September 2022
31 Most Anticipated New September 2022 Book Releases by Genre 34

The September 2022 Book Releases look like they just might be the most anticipated new book release yet. Books for the holiday season are pouring in (and we all know how much Kirsten LOVES a good holiday romance) along with some amazing looking fiction and historical fiction books.

These not your thing? Don’t worry, we’ve got some great YA, thrillers and fantasies on this list as well!

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Most Anticipated September 2022 Fiction Book Releases

The Attic Child and 30 more September 2022 Book Releases

The Attic Child by Lola Jaye

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Two children trapped in the same attic nearly 100 years apart are bound together by the secrets of the attic. In 1900 Celestine was taken from his home in Africa and confined to the attic at all times except when he is serving his master. in 1974 Lower finds herself in the same attic when she finds items left under a floorboard.

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Fortunes of Jaded Women by Carolyn Huynh

Genre: Fiction

Plot: This is a multi-narrative novel about a Vietnamese family. It started with a curse on Oanh who left her marriage for true love. Since then, the women give birth to daughters, not sons and they never know happiness. Now, there is a new prophecy and the family could be reunited.

The Book Haters' Book Club and 30 more September 2022 Book Releases

The Book Haters’ Book Club: A Novel by Gretchen Anthony

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Elliot was a believer that anyone could learn to love books if they found the right one. He was gifted at doing exactly that. When he dies suddenly, his business partners at his beloved bookstore agrees to sell it to a developer who is going to turn it into condos. Now, Irma’s daughters and Elliots partner come together to save their beloved bookstore.

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The Matchmaker’s Gift by Lynda Cohen Loigman

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Sara Gilkman has a gift as a matchmaker but, the field is dominated by devout older men. Two generations later, Abby inherits her grandmother Sara’s handwritten notes. Abby is a successful divorce attorney wonders why her beloved grandmother would leave her these journals and what it means for her future.

The Winners by Fredrik Backman and 30 more September 2022 Book Releases

The Winners: A Novel by Fredrik Backman

Genre: Fiction

Plot:The long-awaited conclusion to the beloved New York Times bestselling and “engrossing” (People) Beartown series—which inspired an HBO series of the same name—follows the small hockey town’s residents as they grapple with change, pain, hope, and redemption.

Less is Lost

Less is Lost by Andrew Sean Greer

Genre: Literary Fiction

Plot:In the follow-up to the “bedazzling, bewitching, and be-wonderful” (NYTBR) best-selling and Pulitzer Prize-winning Less: A Novel, the awkward and lovable Arthur Less returns in an unforgettable road trip across America.

How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water by Angie Cruz

How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water by Angie Cruz

Genre: Literary Fiction

Plot:From the beloved author of Dominicana, a GMA Book Club Pick and Women’s Prize Finalist, an electrifying and indelible new novel about a woman who has lost everything but the chance to finally tell her story.

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All That’s Left Unsaid by Tracey Lien

Genre: Fiction

Plot: For fans of Everything I Never Told You and The Mothers, a deeply moving and unflinching debut following a young Vietnamese-Australian woman who returns home to her family in the wake of her brother’s shocking murder, determined to discover what happened—a dramatic exploration of the intricate bonds and obligations of friendship, family, and community.

September 2022 Historical Fiction Book Releases

Jacqueline in Paris by Ann May and 30 more September 2022 Book Releases

Jacqueline in Paris by Ann Mah

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: The Lost Vintage is one of our favorite books! We have it in our Best Books for Book Clubs and of course, Best Fiction Books about Wine. Now, best settling author, Ann Mah has her next book. This historical fiction is the story of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onasis in postwar Paris in 1949.

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Mother Daughter Traitor Spy by Susan Elia MacNeal

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: This historical fiction is inspired by the real mother daughter team who became spies in Los Angeles during WWII and foiled Nazi plans against the united states.

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An Indiscreet Princess by Georgie Blalock

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: Princess Louise is the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria. She has cultivated a life outside the palace and attended the National Art Training School. Soon Louise finds that she must choose between grieving her first love or fighting for a life unconventional for a princess.

Shrines of Gaiety by Kate Atkinson and 30 more September 2022 Book Releases

Shrines of Gaiety: A Novel by Kate Atkinson

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: The #1 national bestselling, award-winning author of Life after Life transports us to the dazzling London of the Roaring Twenties in a whirlwind tale of corruption, seduction, and debts that have come due.

Opera Sisters

The Opera Sisters by Marianne Monson

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: Based on the true story of the Cook sisters, who smuggled valuables out of 1930s Nazi Germany to finance a daring, secret operation to help Jews find hope for a new life in England

Most Anticipated September 2022 Fantasy/ Sci-fi Book Releases

Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young and 30 more September 2022 Book Releases

Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young

Genre: Magical Realism

Plot: Emery Blackwood had her life change in an instant when her best friend was found dead and the love of her life, August, accused of her murder. Now, 14 years later, August is returning to bury his mother’s ashes. Secrets will be revealed with betrayals and promises.

the Kiss Curse and 30 more September 2022 Book Releases

The Kiss Curse by Erin Sterling

Genre: Fantasy Romance

Plot: The Author of the bestselling books the Ex Hex brings us her follow up book. When a new coven comes to town and Gwyn’s powers start to fade, She must work with Wells to restore her magic/

Most Anticipated Thrillers and Mysteries

The Enigma of Room 622 and 30 more September 2022 Book Releases

The Enigma of Room 622 by Joel Dicker

Genre: Thriller

Plot: When a thriller writer needs inspiration for his next book, he heads to Hotel Verbier, a hotel famous for an unsolved murder in rom 622. This thriller is a layered mystery with a Leo triangle, betrayal and envy all at a Swiss hotel.

Marple: Twelve New Stories and 30 more September 2022 Book Releases

Marple: Twelve New Stories by Multiple Authors

Genre: Mystery

Plot: This is a collection of twelve brand-new Miss Marple short stories written by 12 acclaimed authors who are all skilled in writing murder and mystery. Join Marple as she travels through England solving one murder after another.

Romance Book Releases for September 2022

American Roomate Experiment by Elena Armas

American Roomate Experiment by Elena Armas

Genre: Romance

Plot: Rosie Graham is a romance writer with writer’s block. When her NYC apartment crumbles other, she moves into her best friend’s apartment while she is away. The Catch? Lina has lent the apartment to her cousin Lucas who is coincidentally the man Rose has been stalking on Instagram for months. Now Lucas offers to help Rose with her writers block by going on experimental dates with her.

Lizzie Blake's Best Mistake and 30 more September 2022 Book Releases

Lizzie Blake’s Best Mistake by Mazey Eddings

Genre: Romance

Plot:Mazey Eddings, author of the “witty, fast-paced rom-com”* A Brush with Love, mixes passion and humor to create a luscious love story between two people stumbling through life and learning to open their hearts in Lizzie Blake’s Best Mistake.

Angelika Frankenstein Makes Her Match by Sally Thorne

Angelika Frankenstein Makes Her Match by Sally Thorne

Genre: Historical Rom-Com

Plot:From USA Today bestselling author of The Hating Game Sally Thorne comes something a little unexpected… a historical rom-com that imagines Victor Frankenstein’s sheltered younger sister, and her attempts to create the perfect man.

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The Decoy Girlfriend by Lillie Vale

Genre: Romance

Plot: When Freya discovers that she is a doppelgänger for celebrity it girl Mandi, she agrees to impersonate Mandi and pretend to have a relationship with Actor Taft Bamber. But after a month playing house and faking it, it might just turn into the real thing.

Drunk of Love by Jasmine Guillory and 30 more September 2022 Book Releases

Drunk on Love by Jasmine Guillory

Genre: Romance

Plot: Margot runs the family winery with her brother. When she meets Luke they have the perfect one night stand. That is, until the new hire at the winery comes in and it is Luke. Can they keep their relationship professional?

The Boy with the Bookstore

The Boy With the Bookstore by Sarah Echavarre Smith

Genre: Romance

Plot: Joelle has secretly had a crush on Max, the owner of the neighboring bookstore for a year. She has visions of her bakery and his bookstore together as one. When she meets him, it is a clear example of not jousting a book by its cover. He quickly turns into her nemesis. But soon, they learn the real reason for the renovation in the building they share. they have to come together.

A Merry Little Meet Cute and 30 more September 2022 Book Releases

A Merry Little Meet Cute by Julie Murphy and Sierra Simone

Genre: Romance

Plot: Cowritten by #1 New York Times bestselling author Julie Murphy and USA Today bestselling author Sierra Simone—a steamy plus-size holiday rom-com about an adult film star who is semi-accidentally cast as a lead in a family-friendly Christmas movie, and the former bad-boy pop star she falls in love with

Meet Me Under the Mistletoe

Meet me Under the Mistletoe by Jenny Baliss

Genre: Holiday Romance

Plot: Elinor Noel loves her secondhand bookshop in London. She has come to terms with her working class upbringing compared to her old classmates upper class upbringing at the school she went on scholarship. Now at a holiday reunion, sparks fly between her and her childhood enemy.

The Holiday Trap and 30 more September 2022 Book Releases

The Holiday Trap by Roan Parrish

Genre: Romance

Plot: Greta needs some space from her tight-knit family and her small town. They do not know what it is like to be a lesbian in a small world. Truman has had his heart broken by his boyfriend. When a mutual friend suggests they swap houses, they may each be able to fall in love

For more books like these, check out our Holiday Hub with all things Christmas.

September 2022: Best Non-Fiction Books


Skirts: Fashioning Modern Femininity in the Twentieth Century by Kimberley Chrisman-Campbell

Genre: Non-Fiction

Plot:In a sparkling, beautifully illustrated social history, Skirts traces the shifting roles of women over the twentieth century through the era’s most iconic and influential dresses.

Best YA September 2022 Book Releases

The Ballad of Never After by Stephanie Garber and 30 more September 2022 Book Releases

The Ballad of Never After by Stephanie Garber

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: The Second book in the Once Upon a broken heart series, Evangeline Fox and the Prince of Hearts have to join together to break a murderous spell. Evangeline will have to trust Jacks to fight this deadly kind of magic.

The Golden Enclave by Naomi Novik and 30 more September 2022 Book Releases

The Golden Enclaves:A Novel (Scholomance book #3) by Naomi Novik

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: An enclave war is brewing in this epic conclusion to the Sclolomance series. The graduation plan worked perfectly- if my perfect you mean not turning into a world destroying witch. But not that they are all out, El is going to turn around and go right back in.

Foul Lady Fortune and 30 more September 2022 Book Releases

Foul Lady Fortune by Chloe Gong

Genre: YA Historical Fiction

Plot: A”From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights and Our Violent Ends comes the first book in a captivating new duology following an ill-matched pair of spies posing as a married couple to investigate a series of brutal murders in 1930s Shanghai.

I'm the Girl and 30 more September 2022 Book Releases

I’m the Girl by Courtney Summers

Genre: YA Thriller

Plot: The next searing and groundbreaking queer young adult novel from New York Times bestselling and Edgar-award winning author Courtney Summers, already hailed as…

“A stirring, thought-provoking thriller.”- Ashley Audrain, New York Times bestselling author of The Push

Monsters born and made

Monsters Born and Made by Tanvi Berwah

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: The Landers are the ruling elite in an oceanic world filled with vicious beasts. Koral and her family are low caste who must risk their lives to serve the elite. In order to save her sister’s life, Koral must cheat her way into the Glory Race that will give her riches if she wins and death if she doesn’t.

What is your most anticipated September 2022 book release?

For more new release books like these, check out our July and August 2022 book releases as well

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