Top 5 Upcoming Book Releases For The Month of September

From The Handmaid's Tale famed Margaret Atwood to the 'King of Horror' Stephen King's much-anticipated book, here's a list of the top 5 book which are to release in September.

Top 5 Upcoming Book Releases For The Month of September

The month of September is much-awaited for any bookworm as it witnesses the releases of many distinguished writers from India as well as across the globe. From The Handmaid's Tale famed Margaret Atwood to the 'King of Horror' Stephen King's much-anticipated book, here's a list of the top upcoming book releases for September. 

1. Loki: Where Mischief Lies by Mackenzi Lee

We can all agree with the fact that the character and persona of Loki was much more intriguing than the protagonist Thor himself. This is the first of three young adult novels from New York Times best-selling author Mackenzi Lee that explores the untapped potential and duality of the heroism of popular characters in the Marvel Universe.

When Asgardian magic is detected in relation to a string of mysterious murders on Earth, Odin sends Loki to investigate. As he descends upon nineteenth-century London, Loki embarks on a journey that leads him to more than just a murder suspect, putting him on a path to discover the source of his power-and who he's meant to be.  

Publisher - Marvel Press

Genre - Fantasy

Release Date - September 3

Hardcover- 416 pages

2. My Life My Mission by Swami Ramdev

'A lot has been written about me by other people. Now I will share with you the story of my life in my own words.'

Fearless, driven and with a penchant for being outspoken, Swami Ramdev-for the first time-addresses the major controversies, turning points and achievements of his life. An autobiographical account, the book is written with senior journalist Uday Mahurkar and captures the seer's journey from a small village in Haryana to the international stage. As we uncover the trials, tribulations and triumphs of his life, we realize that there is more to the ascetic than often meets the eye. The book provides insights into his childhood, his passion for yoga and good health, his friends and foes, and the Swadeshi campaign he has spearheaded. In 2006, the globally popular yoga teacher known for his work in Ayurveda, health and social issues founded the Patanjali Group of Institutions that is now a major FMCG company with a turnover of about ₹12,000 crore. 

Publisher - Penguin

Genre - Biography

Release Date - September 2

Hardcover- 288 pages

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3. The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

In this brilliant sequel to The Handmaid's Tale, acclaimed author Margaret Atwood answers the questions that have tantalized readers for decades.

When the van door slammed on Offred's future at the end of The Handmaid's Tale, readers had no way of telling what lay ahead for her—freedom, prison or death. 

With The Testaments, the wait is over. 

Margaret Atwood's sequel picks up the story fifteen years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead. Talking about the same Margaret Atwood had said, "Dear Readers: Everything you've ever asked me about Gilead and its inner workings is the inspiration for this book. Well, almost everything! The other inspiration is the world we've been living in."

Publisher - Nan A. Talese

Genre - Science Fiction, Dystopia 

Release Date - September 10

Hardcover- 432 pages

4. The Institute by Stephen King

From the author of the blockbuster 'IT' here comes another unputdownable book. 

In the middle of the night, in a house on a quiet street in suburban Minneapolis, intruders silently murder Luke Ellis’s parents and load him into a black SUV. The operation takes less than two minutes. Luke will wake up at The Institute, in a room that looks just like his own, except there’s no window. And outside his door are other doors, behind which are other kids with special talents—telekinesis and telepathy—who got to this place the same way Luke did: Kalisha, Nick, George, Iris, and ten-year-old Avery Dixon. They are all in Front Half. Others, Luke learns, graduated to Back Half, “like the roach motel,” Kalisha says. “You check-in, but you don’t check out.”

In this most sinister of institutions, the director, Mrs. Sigsby, and her staff are ruthlessly dedicated to extracting from these children the force of their extranormal gifts. There are no scruples here. If you go along, you get tokens for the vending machines. If you don’t, punishment is brutal. As each new victim disappears to Back Half, Luke becomes more and more desperate to get out and get help. But no one has ever escaped from the Institute.

As psychically terrifying as Firestarter, and with the spectacular kid power of ItThe Institute is Stephen King’s gut-wrenchingly dramatic story of good vs. evil in a world where the good guys don’t always win.

Publisher - Scribner

Genre - Horror

Release Date -September 10

Hardcover- 576 pages

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5. Wish I Could Tell You by Durjoy Datta 

Can you find yourself after you have lost that special someone? 
A disillusioned and heartbroken Anusha finds herself in the small world of Struggling to cope with her feelings and the job of raising money for charity, she reluctantly searches for a worthwhile cause to support.
For Ananth, who has been on the opposite side, no life is less worthy, no cause too small to support. 
Behind them are teams for whom going to extraordinary lengths to save lives is more than a full-time occupation. In front of them is the virtual world of social media-watching, interacting, judging, making choices, and sometimes, saving lives. 
From the virtual to the real, their lives and that of their families, entangled in a way that moving together is the only solution. They can't escape each other. 
In this world of complicated relationships, should love be such a difficult ride?

Publisher - Penguin

Genre - Young Adult 

Release Date - September 29

Paperback - 288

From one of the most popular Indian authors to a book that had been longlisted for the Booker Prize 2019, these September To Be Read (TBR) should be a must in anyone's bookshelf. 

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