October 2018 New Releases

October Adult PicksHere’s our October round-up of 10 forthcoming titles that have caught our eye!

a dream called home A Dream Called Home by Reyna Grande (out 10/2)
The nationally best-selling author of The Distance Between Us describes her harrowing early experiences as a first-generation Latina university student and aspiring writer who navigated racism and poverty to build a life for her family.

always look onAlways Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography by Eric Idle (out 10/2)
Published to commemorate the troupe’s 50th anniversary, the Monty Python founding member and creator of the Tony Award-winning Spamalot shares riotous celebrity and family anecdotes from his boarding-school childhood and landmark career in comedy.

a spark of lightA Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult (out 10/2)
When a deranged gunman forces his way into the Center, a women’s reproductive health services clinic, and takes hostages, the police hostage negotiator discovers his daughter is inside the clinic. The #1 New York Times best-selling author of Small Great Things returns with a powerful and provocative new novel about ordinary lives that intersect during a heart-stopping crisis.

good and madGood and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger by Rebecca Traister (out 10/2)
The New York Times best-selling author of All the Single Ladies explores the transformative power of female anger and its ability to transcend into a political movement.

the lighthouse keepers daughterThe Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter by Hazel Gaynor (out 10/9)
Pregnant and disgraced, a 1938 Irish teen is sent to stay with a lighthouse keeper relative, where she discovers an unfinished portrait and delves into the story of a woman who lived there a hundred years prior.

ruth baderRuth Bader Ginsburg: A Life by Jane Sherron De Hart (out 10/16)
An extensively researched portrait of the 107th Supreme Court justice—written in cooperation with Ginsburg, associates, friends and family members—explores her passionate advocacy of gender equality, role in key historical changes and transformative legal influence.

almost everythingAlmost Everything: Notes on Hope by Anne Lamott (out 10/16)
The New York Times best-selling author of Hallelujah Anyway presents an inspirational guide to the role of hope in everyday life and explores essential truths about how to overcome burnout and suffering by deliberately choosing joy.

mamba mentalityThe Mamba Mentality: How to Play by Kobe Bryant (out 10/23)
In the wake of his retirement from professional basketball, an NBA great nicknamed “The Black Mamba” has decided to share his vast knowledge and understanding of the game to take readers on an unprecedented journey to the core of his legendary “Mamba mentality.”

not quite over youNot Quite Over You by Susan Mallery (out 10/23)
Silver Tesdal has a head for business and a mouth made for kissing, and banker Drew Lovato has his eye on both. But ever since he was dumb enough to let her go, she’s kept him at a distance. A romantic reconciliation is shaped by comedic events and complicated bonds in the small wedding-tourism community of Happily Inc, California.

rediscovering travelRediscovering Travel: A Guide for the Globally Curious by Seth Kugel (out 10/30)
The former New York Times “Frugal Traveler” columnist and host of “Amigo Gringo” challenges the practices of the modern travel industry while sharing stories of memorable discoveries and misadventures that demonstrate how to enjoy a technology-balanced vacation.