10 New Book Releases To Add To Your TBR Pile
Cosy up with these new reads!
Is there anything better than cosying up with a good book in the Autumn time? We think not. Sure, there’s little else to do at the minute anyway! To keep yourself entertained these dark nights, STELLAR is rounding up 10 of the best A/W new releases to get stuck into. From fiction to non-fiction, there’s a book for every person and taste – no all that’s left to do is get the kettle on asap!
After The Silence by Louise O’Neil
The celebrated Irish author’s fifth novel sees her tackle the thriller, in what she describes as “The Virgin Suicides meets Big Little Lies with Making a Murderer thrown in for good measure”. Set on the fictional island of Inisrun, After The Silence delves into the fallout from the murder of local beauty Nessa Crowley, and its impact on the wealthy Kinsella family.
Home Strech by Graham Norton
Charming the celebs on chat shows, making great wines, penning bestselling books – is there anything out Graham can’t do? Home Stretch centres on Connor, a young man from a small town in 1980s Ireland, who is living with the grief and shame of surviving a crash that killed three of his friends. He emigrates to forge a new life, but before long, he will have to confront his past.
The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
Everyone’s favourite gameshow host Richard Osman’s debut novel (and first in a promised series) follows a group of friends in a peaceful retirement village who meet up every week to investigate unsolved killings. But when a murder takes place on their very doorstep, the Thursday Murder Club gets their first live case.
Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi
Yaa Gyasi’s follow-up to her acclaimed bestseller Homegoing is a powerful, intimate portrait of a Ghanaian family in Alabama. Gifty is a neuroscience student at Stanford, studying addiction after the death of her brother to a heroin overdose. But even as she returns to science to unlock the mystery of her family’s loss, she feels the call of her faith and the evangelical church in which she was raised.
Ghosts by Dolly Alderton
Writer and podcaster Dolly’s memoir, Everything I Know About Love, became a handbook for living for women worldwide after its release in 2018. Her fiction debut tells the story of Nina Dean, a successful food writer grappling with the realities of life in her 30s, with opportunities dwindling, friendships fading, and family crises cropping up by the bucketload.
Fattily Ever After by Stephanie Yeboah
Blogger Stephanie Yeboah has experienced racism and fatphobia throughout her life, from bullying at school to humiliation on the dating scene. Her response? To change the narrative around body image and what we see as beautiful. In her debut book, Stephanie speaks openly about her experience as a fat black woman, hoping to inspire other women to live unapologetically.
Life In Pieces by Dawn O’Porter
Like many of us, Dawn O’Porter has been doing a lot of thinking while in lockdown. She has collected those thoughts and feelings into this diary-like book of essays examining the major and miniature aspects of her life, from the death of her friend Caroline Flack to parenting under pressure to witnessing racial conflict on the streets outside her home in Los Angeles.
The Skin Nerd Philosophy: Your Expert Guide To Skin Health
If skin guru Jennifer Rock’s first book was an intro to skincare, her second is about really getting to know your skin. The Skin Nerd Philosophy delves into the skin positivity movement, discusses the link between skin and mental health, and provides rundowns on specific ingredients and products for different skin concerns.
This Is Me by Mrs. Hinch
Instagram cleaning sensation Mrs. Hinch has a few books to her name, but this memoir goes beyond the immaculately clean, Zoflora-ed surface to show us the real Sophie Huncliffe. She spills the beans on her rise to stardom and the highs and lows of life as a social media personality and gets honest about her darkest challenges.
Life’s What You Make It by Philip Schofield
Philip Schofield says he has long wanted to write his memoirs, but he know that to do so, he’d have to confront a painful truth. Now, having come out as gay at the age of 58, he feels ready to tell his story. Life’s What You Make It charts his life and varied career, from his musical theatre days to cracking up with Holly Willoughby on This Morning.
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