YA Contemporary Fantasy, 512 pages
In Tracy Deonn's debut novel, 16-year-old Bree Matthews heads to a residential program for bright high schoolers at UNC-Chapel Hill after her mother dies in an accident. It seems like the perfect getaway - Bree wants nothing to do with her childhood home and the family memories who live there - until she discovers the magic and secret societies that live at the school.
Out Sept. 15 via Pantheon (Penguin Random House)
Two years after the passing of Stephen Hawking, Leonard Mlodinow looks back on his decades-long friendship with the influential physicist for an intimate exploration of the complex man who's groundbreaking work in physics and cosmology left its mark on the science world and beyond.
Out Sept. 8 via Atria Books (Simon & Schuster)
Literary Fiction, 352 pages
Out Sept. 1 via Swoon Reads (Macmillian)
YA LGBTG Fantasy, 352 pages
Thriller/Mystery, 368 pages
Known for writing romance novels, Alyssa Cole ventures into the thriller genre for this story that tackles gentrification in Brooklyn with a Get Out premise.
Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson
Out Sept. 15 via Katherine Tegen Books (HarperCollins)
YA Thriller, 384 pages
Out Sept. 1 via Alfred A. Knopf (Penguin Random House)
Literary Fiction, 288 pages
A follow-up to Yaa Gyasi's national bestseller, Homegoing, Transcendent Kingdom is an intimate portrait of a family of Ghanain immigrants who struggle with addiction, depression, and grief.
Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam
Out Sept. 1 via Balzer + Bray (HarperCollins)
YA Novel in Verse, 400 pages
A collaboration between award-winning author Ibi Zoboi and Exonerated Five member, Yusef Salaam, this novel-in-verse follows Amal, a teenage boy who has been wrongfully convicted of a crime.
Thriller/Mystery, 384 pages
Grayson Sykes is reluctant to track down Isabel Lincoln. Lincoln is gone, but she may not be missing, and she may not want to be found.
All This Time by Mikki Daughtry and Rachael Lippincott
Out Sept. 29 via Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers (Simon & Schuster)
YA Romance, 336 pages
From the team behind the 2018 hit, Five Feet Apart, comes this story of loss and healing between two teens.
One by One by Ruth Ware
Out Sept. 8 via Scout Press (Simon & Schuster)
Thriller, 384 pages