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92 new eBooks and audiobooks coming out October 3 – 16, 2023

By Kobo • October 03, 2023New eBooks and Audiobooks

This week we’re covering two weeks of big book releases! Here are some of the most anticipated books coming out October 3 – 16, 2023

Some hard-headed self-help from movie star and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on How to be Useful, feminist scholar Sara Ahmed on how to be the best Feminist Killjoy you can be, and attorney Rebecca Zung on negotiating with narcissists.

Some big ideas about current-day political conservatism from former Republican strategist Stuart Stevens on The Conspiracy to End America and conservatism of the past in a new edition of Russell Kirk’s classic The Politics of Prudence.

True tales of ambition, power, and hubris, in Michael Lewis’ Going Infinite: The Rise and Fall of a New Tycoon, MCU: The Reign of Marvel Studios, Unruly: The Ridiculous History of England’s Kings and Queens by (the comedian, not the novelist) David Mitchell, and Stephen Brown’s history of Canada’s railway.

Memoirs from icons Patrick Stewart and Reba McEntire. And personal stories of adversity and triumph from poet Safiya Sinclair, comedian Sarah Cooper, and Indigenous NHL player turned coach, then outcast, then once again coach Ted Nolan.

New looks at history from a secret service agent with a unique perspective on the assassination of JFK, and a history of Indigenous men and women in the US armed forces.

Danielle Steel tells the story of a romance between a movie executive and a writer, which presently feels no more firmly rooted in the real world as Christine Feehan’s 37th installment in her Carpathian series. Whereas Sophie Kinsella’s The Burnout, about two burnt out professionals trying to restore their spirits at a seaside resort, seems like the story of now.

Astronaut Chris Hadfield returns with the next book in his Apollo Murders series, and Bernard Cornwell brings back Major Sharpe.

Novelist Bryan Washington brings us another aching story of intimacy between wounded characters. Waubgeshig Rice’s sequel to Moon of the Turning Leaves is a sequel coming just five years after its predecessor, but it takes place 12 years after its conclusion. Dutch-born Chilean novelist (and international literary sensation of 2020) Benjamin Labatut has a new novel too.

Brandon Sanderson’s 4th book in his “secret projects” series is another novel in his Cosmere universe. Samit Basu’s The Jinn-Bot of Shantiport is being hailed as a Murderbot/Aladdin mash-up, but we’re getting more of a P Djèlí Clark impression. Speaking of Clark, he’s got a new story in the horror anthology Out There Screaming, edited by sketch comedian turned horror auteur, Jordan Peele.

More books coming out this week

✍🏼 Poetry

The Way Forward by Yung Pueblo

🧰 Help and How-to

Be Useful: Seven Tools for Life by Arnold Schwarzenegger

Clear Thinking: Turning Ordinary Moments into Extraordinary Results by Shane Parrish

Mind Shift: It Doesn't Take a Genius to Think Like One by Erwin Raphael McManus

Natasha's Kitchen: 100+ Easy Family-Favorite Recipes You'll Make Again and Again by Natasha Kravchuk

The Feminist Killjoy Handbook: The Radical Potential of Getting in the Way by Sara Ahmed

SLAY the Bully: How to Negotiate with a Narcissist and Win by Rebecca Zung Esq.

Tiny Humans, Big Emotions: How to Navigate Tantrums, Meltdowns, and Defiance to Raise Emotionally Intelligent Children by Lauren Elizabeth Stauble

Activate Your Greatness by Alex Toussaint

💡 Big Ideas

Extremely Online: The Untold Story of Fame, Influence, and Power on the Internet by Taylor Lorenz

The Great Disappearance: 31 Ways to be Rapture Ready by Dr. David Jeremiah

What's So Amazing About Grace? Revised and Updated by Philip Yancey

The Blue Machine: How the Ocean Works by Helen Czerski

You’re Gonna Die Alone (& Other Excellent News) by Devrie Brynn Donalson

The Politics of Prudence by Russell Kirk

Old Town Road by Chris Molanphy

The Conspiracy to End America: Five Ways My Old Party Is Driving Our Democracy to Autocracy by Stuart Stevens

🗣 True Stories

Making It So: A Memoir by Patrick Stewart

Where the Falcon Flies: A 3,400 Kilometre Odyssey From My Doorstep to the Arctic by Adam Shoalts

The Final Witness: A Kennedy Secret Service Agent Breaks His Silence After Sixty Years by Paul Landis

Grimoire Girl: A Memoir of Magic and Mischief by Hilarie Burton Morgan

Not That Fancy: Simple Lessons on Living, Loving, Eating, and Dusting Off Your Boots by Reba McEntire

MCU: The Reign of Marvel Studios by Gavin Edwards

Going Infinite: The Rise and Fall of a New Tycoon by Michael Lewis

Dominion: The Railway and the Rise of Canada by Stephen Bown

Unruly: The Ridiculous History of England's Kings and Queens by David Mitchell

Life in Two Worlds: A Coach's Journey from the Reserve to the NHL and Back by Ted Nolan

Foolish: Tales of Assimilation, Determination, and Humiliation by Sarah Cooper

How to Say Babylon: A Memoir by Safiya Sinclair

Why We Serve: Native Americans in the United States Armed Forces by NMAI, Kevin Gover and Debra A. Haaland

💘 Romance

Second Act by Danielle Steel

Searching for Finley by Susan Stoker

Dark Memory by Christine Feehan

Warrior's Hope by Rebecca Zanetti

Cinder by Chelle Bliss

I'm Your Guy by Sarina Bowen

Single Dad in a Kilt by Kait Nolan

The Burnout by Sophie Kinsella

Sunshine Avenue by Jan Moran

The Hurricane Wars by Thea Guanzon

Stars in Your Eyes by Kacen Callender

The Holiday Mix-Up by Ginny Baird

The Mis-Arrangement of Sana Saeed by Noreen Mughees

🗡️ Action, Crime, and Mystery

Judgment Prey by John Sandford

Where Hidden Souls Lie by D.K. Hood

Simon Says... Forgive by Dale Mayer

The Defector by Chris Hadfield

Obsession by Stuart Woods

Let It Crow! Let It Crow! Let It Crow! by Donna Andrews

Sharpe's Command by Bernard Cornwell

A Cold Highland Wind by Tasha Alexander

The Mystery of the Missing Heiress by Patricia Rice

A Frightfully Fatal Affair by Hannah Hendy

The Honeymoon Heist by Brad Taylor

🖊️ Literary & Contemporary Fiction

Moon of the Turning Leaves by Waubgeshig Rice

The Leftover Woman by Jean Kwok

Becoming the Boogeyman by Richard Chizmar

The MANIAC by Benjamin Labatut

The List by Yomi Adegoke

The Blackwoods by Brandy Colbert

Bloom by Delilah S. Dawson

Roman Stories by Jhumpa Lahiri

Mister, Mister by Guy Gunaratne

Family Meal by Bryan Washington

What We Kept to Ourselves by Nancy Jooyoun Kim

✨ Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, and Speculative Fiction

The Sunlit Man: Secret Projects Book 4 by Brandon Sanderson

Sword Catcher by Cassandra Clare

The Gates of Time by Kyle West

Princess of Dune by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson

Long Past Dues by James J. Butcher

The Jinn-Bot of Shantiport by Samit Basu

The Night House by Jo Nesbo

Curious Tides by Pascale Lacelle

An Inheritance of Magic by Benedict Jacka

The Quiet Room by Terry Miles

The Dead Take the A Train by Richard Kadrey and Cassandra Khaw

Menewood by Nicola Griffith

What Hides in the Cellar by Graham Masterton

A Past Unearthed by Jin Yong

Out There Screaming: An Anthology of New Black Horror by Jordan Peele

The Autobiography of Benjamin Sisko by Derek Tyler Attico

Replika: Terra Firma by Hugo Bernard

The Iron Hammer Series Boxed Set by Cameron Cooper

🗯 Manga & Graphic Novels

Chainsaw Man, Vol. 12 by Tatsuki Fujimoto

Komi Can’t Communicate, Vol. 27 by Tomohito Oda

My Love Mix-Up!, Vol. 9 by Wataru Hinekure

Kaiju No. 8, Vol. 8 by Naoya Matsumoto

My Isekai Life 09 by Shinkoshoto

Given, Vol. 8 (Yaoi Manga) by Natsuki Kizu

Hunter x Hunter, Vol. 37 by Yoshihiro Togashi

The King’s Beast, Vol. 11 by Rei Toma

Moriarty the Patriot, Vol. 13 by Ryosuke Takeuchi

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