The Buzziest Books of October | 2017

27 Oct 2017

October was a wonderful month for book lovers with so many new releases to choose from. There were some great books that enthralled us from cover to cover and we couldn’t put them down. If you want to catch up on the books everyone was talking about this month, here are our choices for the buzziest books of October! Happy reading!

The Buzziest Books of October | 2017


Dan Brown

Release Date: October 3, 2017

From the New York Times Bestselling Author of the Da Vinci Code, comes the latest Robert Langdon adventure set in Bilbao, Spain. Langdon finds himself at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, for the announcement of a major scientific discovery from Edmond Kirsch. But the event suddenly errupts into chaos and the discovery may be lost forever. He is forced to flee to Barcelona and embark on a quest to locate a cryptic password that will unlock Kirsch’s secret.

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Turtles All The Way Down

John Green

Release Date: October 10, 2017

Aza never intended to look into the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett. But thanks to her eager and fearless best friend, Daisy, and a hundred-thousand-dollar reward, they decide to investigate. Together they navigate the short distance and broad divides that separate them from Russell Pickett’s son, David.

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Manhattan Beach

Jennifer Egan

Release Date: October 3, 2017

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad, comes Egan’s first foray into historical fiction. Anna Kerrigan, nearly twelve years old, accompanies her father to visit Dexter Styles, a man who, she gleans, is crucial to the survival of her father and her family. She is mesmerized by the sea beyond the house and by the mystery between the two men. Years later her father disappears and the country is at war. When she meets Dexter again, she starts to understand the reasons he might have vanished.

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Deep Freeze

John Sandford

Release Date: October 17, 2017

Virgil Flowers knows the town of Trippton, Minnesota pretty well. A few years back her investigated the corrupt and homicidal local school board, and now it seems there’s more excitement. A woman was found dead, frozen in a block of ice. There’s a chance that it’s somehow connected to a high school class from twenty years ago. With their reunion coming up, Virgil investigates twenty years worth of evidence to try and catch the killer.

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Uncommon Type

Tom Hanks

Release Date: October 17, 2017

Two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks has demonstrated his writing skills with the release of Uncommon Type, a collection of 17 short stories. From an Eastern European Immigrant whose life was torn apart by civil war to a man who bowls the perfect game, over and over again, becoming an overnight celebrity. These plus many more surprising, intelligent and heartwarming tales await.

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The Rooster Bar

John Grisham

Release Date: October 24, 2017

Mark, Todd and Zola are all students at a third-tier, for-profit law school. During their third-year they start to realize something is not right. The school is so mediocre thar graduates rarely pass the bar exam, let alone get jobs. When they discover the school is actually a chain owned by a hedge-fund operator that also owns a bank specializing in student loans, they realize they have been caught up in a scam. 

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The Book of Dust

Philip Pullman

Release Date: October 19, 2017

Malcolm Polstead notices everything but is never noticed himself. It’s no surprise he would become a spy… Malcolm and his daemon, Asta, routinely overhear news, gossip and scandal in the Trout, the inn his parents run. But during a winter of unceasing rain, he catches wind of something new… Intrigue. He finds a secret message about a dangerous substance called Dust – and the spy it was intended for finds him.

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Leonardo Da Vinci

Walter Isaacson

Release Date: October 17, 2017

The author of the acclaimed bestsellers Steve Jobs, Einstein, and Benjamin Franklin, brings us an exciting new biography on Leonardo Da Vinci. Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo’s notebooks, Isaacson creates a narrative connecting his art to his science. He also discusses how Leonardo’s genius was based on skills we can improve in ourselves, such as curiosity, observation and imagination.

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