New Literature & Fiction Books For Your Reading List | September 2020

03 Sep 2020

New Literature & Fiction Books For Your Reading List | September 2020

Does your library need some new literature & fiction books? You can stop searching because we’ve made a list of some of our favorite new releases from authors June A. Converse, Lori Benton, Mary Ellen Taylor, Asha Lemmie, Peace Adzo Medie, and Nancy Jooyoun Kim. Happy reading!


Journey to Hope

by June A. Converse

Release Date: August 22, 2020

The second book in The Hope Trilogy by June A. Converse… When Matt Nelson found Kathleen on the beach, she had been hiding for three years behind a scarf and sunglasses. But there was one thing she couldn’t hide… her loneliness. When her flashbacks start, they are both unprepared for the repercussions and the depth of her emotional suffering. She agrees to return to intensive trauma recovery, where the sounds and smells and images of that terrible night await her.

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Mountain Laurel

by Lori Benton

Release Date: September 1, 2020

The first book in the Kindred Series by bestselling author Lori Benton… North Carolina, 1793. Ian Cameron has come to Mountain Laurel hoping to remake himself yet again-into his planter uncle’s heir. No matter how uneasily the role of slave owner rests upon his shoulders. Then he meets the beautiful and artistic Seona, who is enslaved to his kin. As his fascination turns to love, he can no longer be the man others wished him to be. The path Ian chooses will set the course for generations of Camerons to come.

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Honeysuckle Season

by Mary Ellen Taylor

Release Date: September 1, 2020

Adrift in the wake of her father’s death, a failed marriage, and multiple miscarriages, Libby McKenzie feels truly alone. Her new life as a wedding photographer provides a semblance of purpose, it’s just a distraction from her profound pain. When asked to photograph a wedding at the historic Woodmont estate, Libby meets the owner, Elaine Grant. Libby is immediately drawn to the old greenhouse shrouded in honeysuckle vines.

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Fifty Words for Rain

by Asha Lemmie

Release Date: September 1, 2020

The debut novel from Asha Lemmie, that Kristin Hannah describes as “a lovely, heartrending story about love and loss, prejudice and pain, and the sometimes dangerous, always durable ties that link a family together.” Fifty Words of Rain spans decades and continents to tell a dazzling epic story about the ties that bind, the ties that give you strength, and what it means to be free.

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His Only Wife

by Peace Adzo Medie

Release Date: September 1, 2020

Afi Tekple is a young seamstress in Ghana that has been convinced by her mother to marry a man she does not know. Of course, Afi knows exactly who he is. Elikem is a wealthy businessman whose mother has chosen Afi in the hopes she will distract him from a relationship with a woman his family claims is inappropriate. But Afi is not ready for the shift her life takes when she is moved from her hometown to live in Accra.

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The Last Story of Mina Lee

by Nancy Jooyoun Kim

Release Date: September 1, 2020

A Reece’s Book Club Pick… Margot Lee’s mother, Mina, isn’t returning her calls. It was a mystery to her until she visits her childhood apartment in Koreatown, LA, and finds that her mother has died suspiciously. This discovery sends Margot digging through the past in efforts to unravel the tenuous invisible strings that helf together her single mother’s life.

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