All the Most Exciting New September 2022 Book Releases

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What new releases are coming out in 2022? Take a look at all the most anticipated September 2022 Book Releases!

This Month's Most Recommended

Starting a new month is always exciting, especially when we get to arrange our reading schedule as well!

With great upcoming books, be ready to wander from romance book releases to the next New York Times Best Selling authors to a coming of age story or a most anticipated historical fiction novel that will keep you glued to your seat.

Being quite an eclectic reader, I bet you’ll find a feel-good read on this list, and I’m so excited to spread the word about all of these new book releases.

If you’re new to Comet Readings, thanks for being here! Every month I’ll share the hottest upcoming releases to put on your radar.

I know that sometimes choosing between new releases is overwhelming. I’ve tried my best to read and include a variety of genres, famous and debut authors to make your reading experience the best and as diverse as possible.

Happy Reading!


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Best 2022 Upcoming Releases

Best September 2022 Book Releases

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The American Roommate Experiment

by Elena Armas

On Sale: September 6, 2022

The eagerly anticipated follow-up to Elena Armas’s The Spanish Love Deception. This sequel follows Rosie Graham and Lucas Martín as they are forced to share a New York apartment after Rosie’s ceiling collapses. As Rosie begins to get over her writer’s block with the help of Lucas’s outrageous dating experiment, she starts to realize that her feelings for him may be more than just a silly online crush. But with Lucas’s time in New York coming to an end, will six weeks be enough for them to explore their potential relationship?

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The Fortunes of Jaded Women

by Carolyn Huynh

Contemporary Fiction
On Sale: September 6, 2022

A multi-narrative novel about the Duong sisters, who are cursed so that they will never find love or happiness and will only give birth to daughters. The story follows Mai Nguyen, who is divorced and estranged from her younger sisters. When she consults a psychic for guidance, she is told that this year, her family will witness a marriage, a funeral, and the birth of a son. This prophecy will reunite estranged mothers, daughters, aunts, and cousins—for better or for worse.

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by Nicholas Sparks

On Sale: September 20, 2022

A moving story about the power of love and the strength of the human spirit by bestselling author Nicholas Sparks. Told over a single week, Dreamland tells the story of Colby Mills, a small-town farmer who falls for Morgan Lee, a talented musician. As they begin to fall in love, Beverly, fleeing an abusive husband, makes a decision that will change all of their lives forever. And fate will draw all three people together in a web of life-altering connections.

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Lucy by the Sea

Lucy by the Sea

by Elizabeth Strout

Literary Fiction
On Sale:
September 20, 2022

Uprooted from her life in Manhattan, Lucy Barton is taken to a small town in Maine by her ex-husband and on-again, off-again friend William during the early days of the pandemic. At first, Lucy is terrified of the virus and spends her days in isolation, locked away in her room. However, as she begins to explore the small town and spend more time with William, Lucy starts to see the beauty in the simplicity of life and the hope that can come from being isolated. While she still feels the pain of her daughter’s suffering and the emptiness from the death of a loved one, Lucy also finds comfort in the old, enduring love between her and William.

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The Winners

 by Fredrik Bakman

Contemporary Fiction
On Sale: September 27, 2022

A heart-wrenching and powerful conclusion to Fredrik Backman’s Beartown Series. The novel picks up two years after the events of Us Against You, with the residents of Beartown still struggling to grapple with the aftermath of what happened. As they try to move on, new challenges and changes threaten to tear the town apart. Can the residents of Beartown come together to protect their home? Or will the town be destroyed by the secrets and hatred that still linger beneath the surface?

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Save for Later

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Enola Holmes and the Elegant Escapade

 by Nancy Springer

Young Adult Fiction
On Sale: September 6, 2022

In this second book, Sherlock’s younger sister, Enola, must find her friend Lady Cecily Alastair, who has run away from home to escape her father’s devious schemes. But finding Lady Cecily is only half the battle, as she has dual personalities – one of which is meek and mild, and the other independent and competent. Once again, the game is afoot for Enola Holmes.

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Top Thrillers September 2022

All That's Left Unsaid

All That’s Left Unsaid

by Tracey Lien

On Sale: September 13, 2022

This powerful debut novel explores family, identity, and the cost of survival. Ky Tran returns to her hometown of Cabramatta for her younger brother Denny’s funeral. Denny was brutally murdered inside a busy restaurant in Cabramatta, and the case stumps the police. Ky sets out to track down the witnesses herself, hoping to understand what happened and ease her own guilt. With each encounter, she peels back another layer of the place that shaped her and Denny, exposing the violence that was seeded by colonialism, the war in Vietnam, and the choices made to survive. 

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The Enigma of Room 622

by Joël Dicker

On Sale: September 13, 2022

Joël, a Switzerland writer, tries to uncover the mystery behind a long-unsolved murder that took place in room 622 of the Hôtel de Verbier, a luxury resort in the Swiss Alps. Together with fellow guest Scarlett, they discover a web of intrigue involving the succession of Switzerland’s largest private bank, a mysterious counterintelligence operation called P-30, and a most disreputable sabotage of hotel hospitality. As they get closer to the truth, they realize they may be in their heads.

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The Party Guest

 by Amanda Robson

On Sale: September 29, 2022

Ralph is throwing a big birthday party at a villa on the Amalfi coast, and he’s invited his ex-wife Sarah and her new partner Jack. Ralph is also seeing Gemma, who he plans to propose to at the party. When two people are found dead during the course of a big birthday party, everyone becomes a suspect. And as secrets and lies are revealed, it becomes clear that nobody is safe.

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Top Historical Fiction September 2022

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The Ways We Hide

by Kristina McMorris

On Sale: September 6, 2022

Fenna Vos is a talented young woman with a gift for escape artistry. She uses her skills to perform onstage as the assistant to an unruly escape artist, but behind the curtain, she is the mastermind of their act. When British military intelligence recruits her to design escape aids to thwart the Germans, she reluctantly joins their team. But when a test of her loyalty draws her deep into the fray, she discovers that no mission is more treacherous than escaping one’s past.

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The Winter Orphans

by Kristin Beck

On Sale: September 13, 2022

Based on true events, the novel follows Ella Rosenthal and her sister Hanni, two Jewish refugees who are forced to flee Nazi Germany to refuge in southern France in a derelict castle with other young refugees. However, when Germany invades south France, the sisters must embark on a journey to escape the Nazis and find safety. The novel is a moving story of courage and hope and an inspiring tale of human resilience in the face of adversity.

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The Matchmaker's Gift

The Matchmaker’s Gift

by Lynda Cohen Loigman

On Sale: September 20, 2022

Sara Glikman is a talented matchmaker living on the Lower East Side of New York in 1910. Despite her gift, she is not respected by her community because she is a woman. After making matches in secret for years, Sara must fight to take her rightful place among her peers and demand the recognition she deserves. Two generations later, Abby Glikman is a successful Manhattan divorce attorney. When her grandmother dies, Abby inherits a collection of journals recording the details of Sara’s matches. As Abby reads her grandmother’s story, she begins to question her own life choices and wonders if there is such a thing as love at first sight.

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Mother Daughter Traitor Spy

 by Susan Elia MacNeal

On Sale: September 20, 2022

As the war in Europe rages on, Veronica Grace and her mother Violet find themselves caught up in the conflict after moving to Los Angeles. Uncovering a Nazi plot to recruit Americans, the pair go undercover to gather information. But as the war reaches the US, they realize that the stakes are much higher than they thought and they must take great risks to ensure the safety of their country. Inspired by the true story of a mother-daughter spy duo, this is a thrilling tale of family, duty, and deception that will leave readers questioning what it means to have courage in the face of terror.

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Most anticipated September 2022 New Books

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The Decoy Girlfriend

by Lillie Vale

On Sale: September 6, 2022

A hilarious and heartwarming rom-com about a struggling writer who finds herself in the role of her celebrity doppelganger’s fake girlfriend. Freya Lal is a dead ringer for It-girl actress Mandi Roy, and she’s been using her likeness to score free drinks and get into VIP clubs for years. But when her latest impersonation of Mandi goes viral thanks to Taft Bamber’s accidental interference, the rumors of a breakup threaten Hollywood’s golden couple. As Freya and Taft play house to squish the rumors, they might just find that their instant chemistry is the real deal.

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The Last Girl To Die

The Last Girl To Die

by Helen Fields

On Sale: September 1, 2022

A gripping thriller that follows the search for a missing teenager on the remote Isle of Mull. With hostile locals and an indifferent police force, private investigator Sadie Levesque is the only hope for Adriana Clark’s desperate parents. But when Sadie finds Adriana’s body in a cliffside cave, she knows she’s dealing with something she’s never encountered before. But to catch the killer, Sadie must unravel the island’s dark history and uncover its deadly secret before anyone else falls victim.

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When in Rome

by Sarah Adams

On Sale: September 20, 2022

A charming story of two people from very different worlds who find common ground and love in an unlikely place. Rae Rose, a world-famous pop star, is burned out and looking for a break. When she ends up in Rome, Kentucky, she meets Noah Walker, a small-town guy who is not thrilled to find a celebrity on his doorstep. But as they get to know each other, they start to see the best in each other and fall in love. However, with Rae’s career and Noah’s life in Kentucky, can their relationship survive when she has to leave?

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Spells for Lost Things

Spells for Lost Things

by Jenna Evans Welch

Young Adult Fiction
On Sale: September 27, 2022

Fourteen-year-old Willow Jeffries has never felt like she belonged anywhere. But then her mother drags her to Salem, Massachusetts, to wrap up the affairs of an aunt Willow didn’t even know she had. An aunt who may or may not have been a witch. In Salem, Willow meets Mason, a loner who has been in and out of foster homes his entire life. Naturally pulled to one another, Willow and Mason set out across Salem to discover the secret past of Willow’s mother, her aunt, and the ambiguous history of her family.

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Reese's Book Club Pick September 2022

Reese’s Book Club is a book club founded by Reese Witherspoon. The club reads one book a month and then discusses it online. All the books are chosen with a wide range of readers in mind. Reese’s Book Club is a great way to get recommendations for books to read and to connect with other readers. Here you’ll find the updated list and know about my favorite picks.

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On the Rooftop

by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

Women’s Fiction
On Sale: September 6, 2022

A novel about family, ambition, and music set in San Francisco during the Jazz Age. The Salvations are a jazz band made up of three sisters: Ruth, Esther, and Chloe. They are driven to success by their mother, Vivian, who is determined to make them famous. When they receive an offer from a talent manager, Vivian knows this is their big break. However, as the girls grow up and start to imagine a life beyond their mother’s reach, Vivian’s hold on her family begins to weaken. And with her own family falling apart, Vivian must confront the changes happening all around her.

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Read With Jenna Book Club Pick September 2022

The Read with Jenna Book club is a great way for fans of Jenna Bush Hager to connect with each other and discuss their favorite books. It’s also a great way to discover new authors and learn more about the reading experience. If you’re looking for a way to get more out of your reading, be sure to check out the Read with Jenna Book Club. You won’t regret it!

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by Javier Zamora

On Sale: September 6, 2022

Javier Zamora’s memoir tells the story of his harrowing journey from El Salvador to the United States at the age of nine. Zamora details the perils he faced during his migration, including treacherous boat trips, relentless desert treks, and encounters with armed men. Despite the dangers he faced, Zamora was determined to reunite with his mother, who had left for the United States four years earlier. Solito is a moving account of one child’s journey to find his family and a testament to the strength of the human spirit.

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Book of the Month September 2022

Book of the Month is perfect if you’re looking for a subscription that will keep you entertained and engaged. They carefully select books from well-known authors and new releases to send to their subscribers. You’re guaranteed to find a great book each month.

So if you’re looking for a great way to get new books each month, Book of the Month is a great option. Try it out today!

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Other Birds

by Sarah Addison Allen

Love on the Brain

Love on the Brain

by Ali Hazelwood

Killers of a Certain...

by Deanna Raybourn

The Attic Child

by Lola Jaye

The Fortunes of....

by Carolyn Huynh

These are the best new books of September 2022. Let me know if you find something interesting or have already read and enjoyed any of these new releases.

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