Whether you're looking for a juicy new novel, healthy cookbook, or engrossing memoir, these are the must-reads we have on our list for fall 2018.
Alert your book club: Some of the most exciting titles of the year are being released this season. Chrissy Teigen's latest cookbook? Check. Tina Turner's heartfelt memoir? Check. There's also a slew of exciting books for wellness-obsessed readers, from Virginia Sole-Smith's The Eating Instinct (which reexamines our relationship between food and body image), to Gina Homolka's (of Skinnytaste blog fame) collection of healthy, easy-to-whip-up meals. Below, the 12 best books we'll be diving into this fall.
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'In Pieces' by Sally Field
'My Love Story' by Tina Turner
The queen of rock & roll’s memoir is as daring and heartfelt as her music: Deeply personal childhood memories and never-before-heard details about her darkest hours reveal how she rose to fame, disappeared from the music industry altogether, and rebuilt her career and life.
'This Will Only Hurt a Little' By Busy Philipps
You’ll definitely laugh, but you may shed a few tears, too. From mortifying mommy moments to relatable marriage observations, Busy shares the life lessons that have turned the actress into one of Instagram’s biggest stars—with tons of LOL-worthy stories!
'Now & Again' by Julia Turshen
'Cravings: Hungry for More' by Chrissy Teigen
'Skinnytaste: One & Done' by Gina Homolka
'Simple Green Meals' by Jen Hansard
'Hangry: 5 Simple Steps to Balance Your Hormones and Restore Your Joy' by Sarah Fragoso
'The Eating Instinct' by Virginia Sole-Smith
This fascinating book delves into food culture in America with the goal of uncovering ways for us to feel better about food—stories from real women help reshape food-related conversations, such as how we shop for groceries, how we approach body image, and recovering from eating disorders.
'Daughters of the Lake' by Wendy Webb
When narrator Kate Granger encounters a dead body floating in the lake near her parents' house, she's shocked to realize that she's been seeing that same woman in her dreams. Webb's just-released novel follows two women a generation apart, perfect for anyone who loves a good ghost story that bleeds into the present day.
'Bitter Orange' by Claire Fuller
Just because it's autumn doesn't mean that you can't add addicting "beach reads" to your cart. This novel, one of the most highly anticipated of the season, will draw you in with the story of Frances Jellico, whose budding friendship with a next-door couple leads to a shattering conclusion.
'A Spark of Light' by Jodi Piccoult
Fans of Piccoult (who you might remember as the author of the bestselling My Sister's Keeper) will be clamoring for her latest release, which couldn't be more timely: The plot centers around a police hostage negotiator who realizes his daughter is inside the women’s reproductive clinic a gunman has just taken over.