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02 Oct 2018

Your Apple Books Reading List For October

Need some new novels for your October reading list? There are so many amazing new releases on Apple Books this month from bestselling authors John Grisham, Jodi Picoult, Michael Connelly, and more! Whether you’re searching for a thrilling mystery, an intriguing literary read, or an inspiring young adult story, there’s a little something for everyone here. Happy reading!

The Reckoning

by John Grisham

Release Date: October 23, 2018

John Grisham returns with his signature writing of legal suspense combined with Southern Gothic storytelling… Pete Banning was a decorated World War II hero, a father, farmer, and a faithful member of his church. He was Clanton, Mississippi’s favorite son. Then one day he calmly walked into the church and murdered his friend and pastor, Reverend Dexter Bell. His only statement about the shooting? “I have nothing to say.”

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A Spark of Light

by Jodi Picoult

Release Date: October 2, 2018

It was just an ordinary day at the Center, a women’s reproductive health services clinic. That was until a gunman burst through the doors and took everyone hostage… Picoult tells the story of these unforgettable characters via a unique narrative structure that counts backwards through the hours of the standoff. It is a novel that traces its way back to what brought each person to the same place on the same day.

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Dark Sacred Night

by Michael Connelly

Release Date: October 30, 2018

The latest novel in the New York Times Bestselling Ballard and Bosh series by Michael Connelly… In Dark Sacred Night, Detective Renee Ballard encounters an intruder on her return to the station after a long night shift. It turns out the stranger is actually retired detective Harry Bosch. It seems a cold case has gotten under his skin. She won’t let him go through the records, but instead starts to look into it herself. Ballard has never been one to leave the job behind at the end of her shift.

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Dear Evan Hansen

by Val Emmich, Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek, and Justin Paul

Release Date: October 9, 2018

Inspired by the hit broadway show and written by the creators, Dear Evan Hansen is a young adult novel not to miss… This letter was never meant to be seen by anyone. But suddenly a little lie has drawn high school senior Evan Hansen into a family’s grief over the loss of their son. Evan finally has the chance to belong. He just has to stick to his lie that he and the troubled Connor Murphy were secret best friends.

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Bridge of Clay

by Markus Zusak

Release Date: October 9, 2018

Bridge of Clay is a story about five brothers. These brothers bring each other up in a world run by their own rules. As they learn to reckon with the adult world, they make a discovery about their father’s disappearance. Clay is at the center of the Dunbar family. He is a boy who will build a bridge for his family and his past. But how far is Clay willing to go?

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