November's Hottest Books

Posted by Cybil on November 6, 2017
A thriller on the moon, a sweeping drama about a young woman during the Russian Revolution, a nonfiction look at our obsession with hoaxes, and much more! This November, there are plenty of reasons to stock up on new books.

Be sure to add your favorites to your Want to Read shelf and let us know what you're reading and recommending in the comments.


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Andy Weir's first novel, The Martian, was an interstellar stellar hit and was later adapted into a hit movie starring Matt Damon. Weir's followup to that success is this thriller set on the moon.
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The author of White Oleander takes readers inside the St. Petersburg bourgeoisie in this sweeping historical saga of the Russian Revolution.
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The actress, best known from Netflix's Jessica Jones, is now a debut novelist with this thriller about a woman who returns to her hometown and uncovers an old scandal.
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In this dystopian thriller, evolution suddenly stops. Pregnancy and childbearing become issues of state security. For Cedar, this change is deeply personal. She is four months pregnant.
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Young guides readers through a rogue's gallery of hoaxers, plagiarists, forgers, and fakers—from the humbug of P.T. Barnum and Edgar Allan Poe to the unrepentant antics that make today's headlines.
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A.J. Jacobs explores the transformation of the modern family, including the impact of DNA tests, unorthodox arrangements, and the construction of a family tree that will one day connect all 7 billion humans.
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In the first book of this new fantasy series, the future of a kingdom rests in the hands of a young con artist who discovers that magic may be real.




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In this thriller, Quinn's estranged sister has a strange and desperate request: secretly care for an imperiled and mysterious young girl.





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Failing out of grad school, a woman returns to Charleston to continue her mother's research into a failed 1822 slave revolt in this powerful novel.




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What happens after the happy ending? Noah, from the Mara Dyer young adult novels, continues his story in this new series.


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The Microsoft CEO tells us about his journey, how technology is transforming the world, and the power of empathy.





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Peek into an underappreciated power of Queen Victoria: her skill as a successful matchmaking grandmother.




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message 1: by Janice (new)

Janice Bolick Queen Victoria was one of my heroes.


message 2: by Breslin (new)

Breslin White I love thrillers like Little Broken Things


message 3: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer I am so, so excited about Artemis - I've been waiting (not) so patiently for it's release, even if I am a little worried it won't be as amazing as The Martian. I've also got Future Home of the Living God on pre-order. That book is right in my wheelhouse so I have no doubt I will love it.


message 4: by Kitsune (new)

Kitsune Can't wait to get my Bonfire copy! So excited!


message 6: by Ness (last edited Nov 06, 2017 11:59AM) (new)

Ness Jenny wrote: "I am so, so excited about Artemis - I've been waiting (not) so patiently for it's release, even if I am a little worried it won't be as amazing as The Martian. I've also got Future Home of the Livi..."

You should check out book of the month club. Quite often you get early access to books before their public release date. If you'd like I can send you a link to it where you can get a discount as a first time member. This month we had Bonfire, Future Home of the Living God, and Artemis in our selection list. :) I also set up a Goodreads group for the subscription site.


message 7: by Tom (new)

Tom Barrett Are you joking?

Three words: Stormlight Archives: Oathbringer

Biggest fantasy release of the year is finally close!


message 8: by Kelli (new)

Kelli Thompson Tom wrote: "Are you joking?

Three words: Stormlight Archives: Oathbringer

Biggest fantasy release of the year is finally close!"


UM YES!!! THANK YOU! I AM SO EXCITED


message 9: by Jennifer (new)

Jennifer Vanessa wrote: "Jenny wrote: "I am so, so excited about Artemis - I've been waiting (not) so patiently for it's release, even if I am a little worried it won't be as amazing as The Martian. I've also got Future Ho..."

I am waiting for the mailman to drop off my BOTM box as I write this. I love BOTM!


message 10: by Ness (new)

Ness You should join our Goodreads group. It's new so right now there are only three of us and I'm not sure if the other two chose Artemis as this BOTM. It would be great to have someone with that book for the discussion.


message 11: by Majid (new)

Majid Iqbal Best books ever, now its time to add December hottest books. Wish you best of luck.

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