49 Exemplary Titles | Starred Reviews, September 2019

Essential titles reviewed in our September 2019 print issue, spanning fiction, nonfiction, and media.

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Mystery & Suspense

Archer, Jeffrey. Nothing Ventured. St. Martin’s.
Barclay, Linwood. Elevator Pitch. Harper.
Johnson, Sara E. Molten Mud Murder. Poisoned Pen: Sourcebooks.
Steiner, Peter. The Good Cop. Severn House.
Sveistrup, Søren. The Chestnut Man. Harper.
Tracy, P.J. Ice Cold Heart. Crooked Lane.

Science Fiction/Fantasy

Cole, Myke. The Killing Light. Tor.com.
Doore, K.A. The Impossible Contract. Tor.
Lyons, Jenn. The Name of All Things. Tor.
Mihalik, Jessie. Aurora Blazing. Harper Voyager.
Solomon, Rivers & others. The Deep. Saga: S. & S.

Romance

Dunmore, Evie. Bringing Down the Duke. Berkley.
Guillory, Jasmine. Royal Holiday. Berkley.

Fiction

Cullen, Lynn. The Sisters of Summit Avenue. Gallery.
Morgenstern, Erin. The Starless Sea. Doubleday.
Moyes, Jojo. The Giver of Stars. Pamela Dorman: Viking.
Russell, Kate Elizabeth. My Dark Vanessa. Morrow.
Strout, Elizabeth. Olive, Again. Random.
Winterson, Jeanette. Frankissstein: A Love Story. Grove.

Arts & Humanities

Basinger, Jeanine. The Movie Musical! Knopf.

Social Sciences

Morris, Edmund. Edison. Random.
Perry, Imani. Breathe: A Letter to My Sons. Beacon.
Roundtree, Dovey Johnson & Katie McCabe. Mighty Justice: My Life in Civil Rights. Algonquin.

Reference

Audio

Baker, Chandler. Whisper Network. Macmillan Audio.
Cary, Lorene. Ladysitting: My Year with Nana at the End of Her Century. HighBridge Audio.
Cobbs, Elizabeth. The Tubman Command. Brilliance Audio.

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