9 new books to read this fall
Grab your library list—these are the new fall books we're most excited about.
A book by the author of The Invention of Hugo Cabret is an event, and Selznick’s latest—a story of an 18th century shipwreck, told mostly in pictures, twined with a seemingly unrelated tale of late 20th century London, told mostly in prose—is worth the hype.
He’s explored Greek and Egyptian mythology; now the Percy Jackson author turns his attention to Norse myths.
Leo knows he’d make a wonderful friend, if only he could find someone who doesn’t immediately race off in terror when he bids a ghostly “hello.”
Beard’s sprawling, bawdy history of the Roman empire features the usual suspects (Caesar, Nero) as well as a host of ordinary folks that don't always show up in history, including bakers, jokers, and women.
Following up on the success of Fangirl, Rowell returns to the world of Simon Snow, this time in a story focused on the boy wizard himself.
The Pigeon creator heads to Paris with his first chapter book about a homebody dog who meets a wandering cat and finds true friendship.
What is life like for the teenagers who aren’t the ones destined to battle evil forces? Ness’s protagonists have bigger problems than preventing the end of the world or falling in love with vampires—problems like getting a date for prom and passing biology.
A little boy makes two friends to help him cope with his fears about his new house in this delightfully illustrated picture book.
Riggs wraps up the quirky trilogy that started with Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.