October 2017 Reading Guide: What to Read

A new month means new reads. Find out which books made it into the October 2017 Reading Guide.

 

I don’t know what it is about this last quarter but some hot book releases are about to hit the shelves. We’ve got mythology, fantasy, science fiction, thrillers, and poetry in the mix. So many books, so little time, indeed. What are you waiting for then? Get cracking and get these 10 lit books into your life!

October 2017 Reading Guide: What to Read

Akata Warrior (Akata Witch #2)

A new month means new reads. I've got books ranging from science fiction to poetry in the October 2017 Reading Guide. And they're lit!

Akata Warrior blends mythology, fantasy, history and magic into a compelling tale that will keep readers spellbound.”

An Unkindness of Ghosts

A new month means new reads. I've got books ranging from science fiction to poetry in the October 2017 Reading Guide. And they're lit!

“Infused with the spirit of Octavia Butler and loaded with meaning for the present day, An Unkindness of Ghosts will appeal to a wide variety of readers.”

The Sun and Her Flowers

A new month means new reads. I've got books ranging from science fiction to poetry in the October 2017 Reading Guide. And they're lit!

“… the sun and her flowers is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising, and blooming. A celebration of love in all its forms.”

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter

A new month means new reads. I've got books ranging from science fiction to poetry in the October 2017 Reading Guide. And they're lit!

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian meets Jane the Virgin in this poignant but often laugh-out-loud funny contemporary YA about losing a sister and finding yourself amid the pressures.”

Calling My Name

A new month means new reads. I've got books ranging from science fiction to poetry in the October 2017 Reading Guide. And they're lit!

“… a striking, luminous, and literary exploration of family, spirituality, and self.”

Bluebird, Bluebird

A new month means new reads. I've got books ranging from science fiction to poetry in the October 2017 Reading Guide. And they're lit!

“A powerful thriller about the explosive intersection of love, race, and justice from a writer and producer of the Emmy-winning Fox TV show Empire.”

The Child Finder

A new month means new reads. I've got books ranging from science fiction to poetry in the October 2017 Reading Guide. And they're lit!

“A darkly luminous story of resilience and the deeply human instinct for survival, for love.”

Sisters

A new month means new reads. I've got books ranging from science fiction to poetry in the October 2017 Reading Guide. And they're lit!

“… a subversive short novel of jealousy and desire that tells the story of a new marriage from its surprising inception.”

Autonomous

A new month means new reads. I've got books ranging from science fiction to poetry in the October 2017 Reading Guide. And they're lit!

“… a highly anticipated science fiction debut! Autonomous will pull listeners into a dark and dirty world that feels, at times, a bit too familiar.”

Sleeping Beauties

A new month means new reads. I've got books ranging from science fiction to poetry in the October 2017 Reading Guide. And they're lit!

“In this spectacular father-son collaboration, Stephen King and Owen King tell the highest of high-stakes stories: what might happen if women disappeared from the world of men?”

 

Which of these books grabbed your attention? I love to hear from readers. Share your thoughts in the comments.

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