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Books To Look Forward To In The “Ber” Months

Books To Look Forward To In The “Ber” Months

This is a guest post written by Kristine Ramos.


Do you have problems deciding what to read after you are done with your current book? Or are  you wondering what to read next before the years ends? Don’t worry. The year won't end without some smashing new reads to celebrate the “Ber” months (months that end with “ber”).

Upcoming books are one of the few things that make you want to wish for time to go faster. Not only do books make you want to anticipate the coming days, they also kick start those creative juices flowing to your brain.

Bookmark These Reads With September’s Fall Leaves

Literary Fiction:

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

After writing Salvage the Bones, Jesmyn Ward pens another epic tale of hope and struggle between love, race, and family. Sing, Unburied, Sing grapples with the ugly truths at the heart of the American story as well as the power and limitations of family bonds.

Publish Date: September 5.

Sisters by Lily Tuck

From the author of I Married You for Happiness, Lily Tuck writes another tale that gives a different portrait of marital life. Sisters is a book exposing the intricacies and scandal of a new marriage sprung from betrayal.

Publish Date: September 5


Play On (Play On #1) by Samantha Young

Nora O’Brien aimed high and chased a dream only to fall flat on the ground with guilt and regret. Finding hope and solace beside Aidan Lennox, both shared the strength to move forward until life gave them a test. Play On is a passionate and evocative romance about love, loss, and surviving both.

Publish Date: September 12

My Image of You by Melanie Moreland

In Melanie Moreland’s My Image Of You, Adam Kincaid, a freelance photographer, tells his tale of loss, loneliness, and a love that never fades away. The romance, penned from the point of view of a man, holds true despite the adversities that comes their way.

Publish Date: September 19


White Bodies by Jane Robins

White Bodies is a chilling psychological suspense novel that explores the dark side of love and the unbreakable ties that bind two sisters together. This page-turning work of suspense will change the way you think about obsession, love, and violence.

Publish Date: September 19

Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King, Owen King

In this father-son collaboration, Sleeping Beauties is set in a future where the women suddenly went to sleep and become feral when disturbed. The men are left to their own devices along with a mysterious woman who seems to be immune from the sleeping disease.

Publish Date: September 26

Have Your Own Oktoberfest With These Books And Some Beer!


I Am Watching You by Teresa Driscoll

I Am Watching You is a suspenseful, page-turning thriller that tells the story of four people surrounding the mysterious disappearance of a teenage girl. Ella became a witness to the case and was guilty of ignoring her instinct to intervene. She made a mistake. But someone wants her to pay.

Publish Date: October 1

Origin (Robert Langdon #5) by Dan Brown

Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology attends an event that announces a discovery that “will change the face of science forever”. However, chaos erupts and it’s up to him and Ambra Vidal, a museum director, to find the elusive truth.

Publish Date: October 3


Without Merit by Colleen Hoover

In Colleen Hoover’s Without Meri, a young woman decides to reveal the dark secrets of her seemingly happy family before she leaves them behind. But when her escape plan fails, she must deal with the staggering consequences of telling the truth.

Publish Date: October 3

At The Heart of It by Tawna Fenske

A funny and witty novel from Tawna Fenske where love doesn’t stick to the script, At The Heart of It features a very awkward love triangle with a few funny scenes, a sprinkle of touching moments, and a hefty dose of drama that will leave you satisfied.

Publish Date: October 3

Literary Fiction:

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

In Brooklyn, during the Great Depression, a father struggles to support his family. When he disappears, it is up to Anna to fill her father’s shoes to take care of her mother and severely disabled sister. Manhattan Beach is a moving novel that moves from violence to deep tenderness.

Publish Date: October 3

The Rules of Magic (Practical Magic 0) by Alice Hoffman

Franny and Jet grow up to be the revered and feared aunts in Practical Magic, while Vincent leaves an unexpected legacy. The Rules of Magic tells the story of the Owens’ family curse and the journey Franny, Jet, and Vincent have to embark on to escape that family legacy.

Publish Date: October 10

Escape The November Rain While Reading These Picks

Science Fiction:

Artemis by Andy Weir

From the author of The Martian, Andy Weir has crafted Artemis. Follow the story of Jazz Bashara, a smuggler, who lives in the Moon’s only city, Artemis. When given the chance to commit the perfect crime, Jazz finds herself stepping into a bigger struggle for control of the city.

Publish Date: November 14

Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich

An ending world, an evolution in reverse, and laws where pregnant women are confined. This chilling dystopian novel Future Home of the Living God portrays the relationship of a woman and her unborn child as she struggles to keep her baby safe from the chaos around her.

Publish Date: November 14


Bonfire by Krysten Ritter

Actress, producer, and writer Krysten Ritter pens a psychological suspense novel about a woman forced to confront her past in the wake of small-town corruption. Bonfire offers readers a gritty, fast-paced, and character driven story that explores what happens when past and present collide.

Publish Date: November 7

Little Broken Things by Nicole Baart

Quinn and Nora are estranged sisters. However, when Nora suddenly drops off a little girl to Quinn and she disappears, things get mysterious. Little Broken Things is a thriller based around a shattered family filled with secrets.

Publish Date: November 21


Sweet Tea and Sympathy (Southern Eclectic #1) by Molly Harper

After an epic fail, event planner, Margot Cary needed a fresh start and found herself in a small town where she meets Kyle Archer. Sweet Tea and Sympathy is a story of a big-city planner finding true love in a small town.

Publish Date: November 21

Run Away With Me (Come Back To Me #3) by Mila Gray

Run Away With Me tells the story of a budding romance between Emerson and Jake. However, a terrible event puts it to an end. They part and, years later, Jake returns determined to win back Emerson’s friendship and love as they confront a past most people wanted buried.

Publish Date: November 28

Ward Off The Winter Chills With These December Books


Year One (Chronicles of The One #1) by Nora Roberts

This new Nora Roberts book, Year One is an apocalyptic tale with a magical twist and characters readers will love. When a sudden and deadly sickness spreads, Lana and Max need to escape and journey on to new beginnings.

Publish Date: December 5

Roomies by Christina Lauren

Because of a heroic “save”, Holland and Calvin find themselves married for convenience. Roomies is a sweet romance portraying a relationship that evolves from awkward roommates to besotted lovers. However, what will it take for them to realize that the feelings they have for each other are real?

Publish Date: December 5


The Only Girl in the World by Maude Julien, Adriana Hunter

The Only Girl in the World is a memoir written by Maude Julien, who experienced a loveless and lonely childhood. After enduring the outrageous experiments her father put her through to raise a perfect “super-human” being, Julien shares that it is possible to overcome trauma.

Publish Date: December 12


Anatomy of a Scandal by Sarah Vaughan

Anatomy of a Scandal features an accused politician, a dependable wife, and a tough lawyer. This book is an astonishingly incisive and suspenseful novel that revolves around marriage, deception, and revenge.

Publish Date: December 5

The Vanishing Season by Joanna Schaffhausen

Ellery Hathaway was once a the victim of a violent crime. When people suddenly begin disappearing around her birthday every year, she fears that someone knows about it. Asking the help of the one who saved her, Agent Reed Markham, returns her to the past to face a killer who can’t let go.

Publish Date: December 5

The Last Suppers by Mandy Mikulencak

The Last Suppers is a novel about a woman whose quest is to provide meals for death row prisoners. Ginny Polk never saw the prisoners as monsters but when she stumbles upon a prisoner convicted for killing her father, Ginny is led to a series of dark and painful revelations.

Publish Date: December 26

Ready? Get Set. Read!

The year 2017 is almost at an end. Almost. The days are slowly turning colder and nothing is more pleasurable than tucking yourself into bed with a ton of blankets, a hot cocoa on your bedside table, and a pile of awesome books waiting to be read! Be sure to put up a rocking book wall to display your book collection.

So did you find anything you like to add to your reading list?

Author’s Bio: Kristine Ramos is an editor at She has been reading books and began writing at an early age. She is very passionate in writing and is very ardent in reading books(prefers real books than Ebooks). If she is not reading or writing, she draws or plays video games. But she mostly spends time with her pets, with a book in hand… or in both hands.

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