October is another month chock-full of new releases, from big names to debuts. As always, inclusion here isn’t an endorsement and books may be available on different dates in different territories/formats (and sometimes they just change). Dates stated are generally for the UK print edition unless otherwise noted.

1st

Monstress: The Chosen by Marjorie Liu + Sana Takeda
The Monster of Elendhaven by Jennifer Giesbrecht (US)
The Good Luck Girls by Charlotte Nicole Davis
We Speak in Storms by Natalie Lund (US)
Poisoner in Chief by Stephen Kinzer (US)
The Tenth Girl by Sara Faring (US)
Crier’s War by Nina Varela (US)

2nd

In Pain by Travis Rieder

3rd

The Secret Commonwealth by Philip Pullman
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
The Body by Bill Bryson
The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys
Scars Like Wings by Erin Stewart
The Divers’ Game by Jesse Ball
SLAY by Brittney Morris
Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell
The Places I’ve Cried in Public by Holly Bourne


8th

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo
The Beautiful by RenΓ©e Ahdieh

10th

The Grace Year by Kim Liggett

15th

Ormeshadow by Priya Sharma
Soon by Lois Murphy

17th

The Rosewater Redemption by Tade Thompson
Impossible Causes by Julie Mayhew
The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman
Doing Time by Jodi Taylor
Stillicide by Cynan Jones
Angel Mage by Garth Nix

22nd

Life Is Strange: Waves by Emma Vieceli, Claudia Leonardi;Andrea Izzo
Supernova Era by Cixin Liu

24th

The Future of Another Timeline by Annalee Newitz
I Carried a Watermelon by Katy Brand

28th

The Sea Inside Me by Sarah Dobbs

29th

Sisters of the Vast Black by Lina Rather (US)

31st

The End of the Ocean by Maja Lunde
The End is Always Near by Dan Carlin
So Lucky by Dawn O’Porter
Full Disclosure by Camryn Garrett
Love, Secret Santa by S.A. Domingo


(US) = no official UK release scheduled but US edition readily available
(e) = UK ebook release