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Many college students think that summer is the prime time for reading.  However, I argue that fall reading is superior. Holding a steaming cup of coffee, snuggling under layers of blankets while rain falls outside creates a reader’s haven. The one necessity missing is the perfect book. The University News is here to help college students pick their newest fall read. We have the hottest list of books coming out Fall 2019 for ALL readers.

 

For the one who loves The Handmaid’s Tale:

THE TESTAMENTS

By: Magaret Atwood

Expected on: September 10th 

Thirty-four years after The Handmaid’s Tale was released, Margaret Atwood returns with The Testaments, a sequel to her best-selling book. The Testaments begins fifteen years after readers last visited Offred. 

 

For those looking for a bird’s eye view:

HOLLOW KINGDOM

By: Kira Jane Buxton

Published on: August 6th

This book follows an intelligent crow who fights to save humankind from the apocalypse. Hollow Kingdom transcends genres;it is a dark, twisted, humorous treat of a book.

 

For the graduate student who yearns for magic:

THE STARLESS SEA

By: Erin Morgenstern

Expected on: November 5th

Every reader I have known wishes to walk into a magical world that borders the real world. This dream comes true for Zachary Ezra Rawlins, who opens a book and discovers his own story, complete with clues and sidekicks. 

 

For the one who will change the world:

INCOSPICUOUS CONSUMPTION: THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT YOU DON’T KNOW YOU HAVE

By: Tatiana Schlossberg

Published on: August 27th

Tatiana Schlossberg is a New York Times science writer who researched how decisions consumers make impact the environment. For any student who wants to work to stop climate change, read this. 

 

For the one who reminisces the past:

THE DUTCH HOUSE

By: Ann Patchett

Expected on: September 24th

This novel follows two siblings who hark back to the time they spent at the Dutch House, their childhood home. For students moving to campus for the first time or returning, strings tie them to their past, just like the characters in the The Dutch House.