Wednesday, September 26, 2018

4 October Book Releases I Can’t Wait To Read

4 October Book Releases I Can’t Wait To Read

October is my favorite month and it's going to be a wonderful month for new releases! I cannot wait!!

Let's dive in!

4 October Book Releases I Can’t Wait To Read

Soul Shade (Soul Stones, #2) by T.L. Branson
Expected publication date: October 11th, 2018
Genre: Fantasy

Death lies around every corner.

The newly crowned queen of Aralith, Maya Drygo, is reeling from the loss of her father and the destruction of her city. With the threat of war looming beyond the horizon, she must race to rally the kingdom against an unknown threat, but trouble lies closer to home than she realizes.

When Maya’s refusal to forgive Will Sumner for her father’s death leads to a difference of opinion around battle preparations, Will storms off to take matters into his own hands. Now Maya is left to navigate the politics of being queen on her own.

In the cutthroat realm of lords and ladies, Maya learns everything is not as it appears. With no one but a stranger standing beside her, she realizes if she’s to survive she’ll have to give what she never has before: trust.

The kingdom is falling apart, the gods of old are reawakening, and a bloodthirsty enemy stands between her and the peace she’s fought so hard to protect.

NOTE: I've actually already finished this one. It is AMAZING. I cannot wait to share my review! Stay tuned!

A Map of Days by Ransom Riggs 
Expected publication date: October 2, 2018
Genre: YA Fantasy

Having defeated the monstrous threat that nearly destroyed the peculiar world, Jacob Portman is back where his story began, in Florida. Except now Miss Peregrine, Emma, and their peculiar friends are with him, and doing their best to blend in. But carefree days of beach visits and normalling lessons are soon interrupted by a discovery—a subterranean bunker that belonged to Jacob’s grandfather, Abe.

Clues to Abe’s double-life as a peculiar operative start to emerge, secrets long hidden in plain sight. And Jacob begins to learn about the dangerous legacy he has inherited—truths that were part of him long before he walked into Miss Peregrine’s time loop.

Now, the stakes are higher than ever as Jacob and his friends are thrust into the untamed landscape of American peculiardom—a world with few ymbrynes, or rules—that none of them understand. New wonders, and dangers, await in this brilliant next chapter for Miss Peregrine’s peculiar children. Their story is again illustrated throughout by haunting vintage photographs, but with a striking addition for this all-new, multi-era American adventure—full color.

Hark! the Herald Angels Scream by Christopher Golden and various authors
Expected publication date: October 23rd 2018
Genre: Horror Short Stories

That there is darkness at the heart of the Yuletide season should not surprise. Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is filled with scenes that are unsettling. Marley untying the bandage that holds his jaws together. The hideous children--Want and Ignorance--beneath the robe of the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. The heavy ledgers Marley drags by his chains. In the finest versions of this story, the best parts are the terrifying parts.

Aquicorn Cove by Katie O’Neill
Expected publication date: October 16th 2018
Genre: Middle Grade Graphic Novel

When Lana and her father return to their seaside hometown to help clear the debris of a storm, the last thing she expects is to discover a colony of Aquicorns—magical seahorse-like residents of the coral reef. As she explores the damaged town and the fabled undersea palace, Lana learns that while she cannot always count on adults to be the guardians she needs, she herself is capable of finding the strength to protect both the ocean, and her own happiness.

Thanks for reading!
What book releases are you looking forward to in October?


  1. Aww Aquicorn Cove looks cute. And Hark! The Herald Angels scream looks freaky haha!

    1. Right?! I love Katie O’Neill's work and I'm so ready for a scary holiday read!! :)

  2. I had no idea there was another Miss Peregrine novel. I never got into these after the first, but I hope you enjoy!

  3. I can't wait for more Miss Peregrine! Plus, I'm really excited for Hark! The Herald Angels Scream!

  4. October has some great releases -and it's my favorite month too!


  5. Wait! There’s a fourth Peregrine book??? I never made it past the first!!!

  6. I DNFed the first Miss Peregrine book but I might take a look at the film...

  7. Aquicorn Cove was so cute, hope you love it when you get to it!

  8. I finally read the first Miss Peregrine book, still debating if I'm going to continue the series. Hope you enjoy all of these!

  9. September and October seem to be very good months for books. I’m looking forward to a bunch of new releases, too. I hope you love all these!

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

  10. I'm exited for "The Darkest Star" by Jennifer L. Armentrout.

  11. I have Hark the Herald Angels Scream and will probably read it in November. I have a hard time doing Christmas related reads before then. There sure are some great books coming out this month!

  12. October is going to be a great month for books!

  13. The cover to Soul Shade is absolutely beautiful :D I also really need to read the second book in the Ransom Riggs series. And I love the one that combines horror and Christmas :P