Must-have books for the fall and fast-approaching holiday season

Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced the list of must-have books for the fall and fast-approaching holiday season. This year’s list features the biggest recently released and upcoming books by customer-favorite authors including David Baldacci, Dan Brown, Lee Child, John Grisham, Bill O’Reilly, James Patterson, Rick Riordan and more. Customers are invited to their local Barnes & Noble store, or they can visit, to purchase and pre-order the latest print and digital titles from their favorite authors.

Following are monthly lists of top adult, kids and teen picks from Barnes & Noble’s booksellers for the fall and holiday season:

This Season’s Biggest Books

On Sale Now

  • What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • A Column of Fire (Kingsbridge Series #3) by Ken Follett
  • The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye (Millennium Series #5) by David Lagercrantz
  • Killing England: The Brutal Struggle for American Independence by Bill O’Reilly, Martin Dugard

Coming Soon

  • Origin by Dan Brown (Release date: October 3)
  • The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur (Release date: October 3)
  • The Ship of the Dead (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard Series #3) by Rick Riordan (Release date: October 3)
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: The Illustrated Edition (Harry Potter Series #3) by J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay (illustrator) (Release date: October 3)
  • Grant by Ron Chernow (Release date: October 10)
  • Turtles All the Way Down by John Green (Release date: October 10)
  • Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson (Release date: October 17)
  • Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery by Scott Kelly (Release date: October 17)
  • Harry Potter: A Journey Through a History of Magic by the British Library (Release date: October 20)
  • The Rooster Bar by John Grisham (Release date: October 24)
  • Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America’s Destiny by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger (Release date: October 24)
  • The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Come and Get It!: Simple, Scrumptious Recipes for Crazy Busy Lives (Barnes & Noble Exclusive Edition) by Ree Drummond (Release date: October 24)
  • Two Kinds of Truth (Harry Bosch Series #20) (Barnes & Noble Exclusive Edition) by Michael Connelly (Release date: October 31)
  • You Can’t Spell America Without Me: The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year as President Donald J. Trump (A So-Called Parody) by Alec Baldwin, Kurt Andersen (Release date: November 7)
  • The Midnight Line (Jack Reacher Series #22) by Lee Child (Release date: November 7)
  • The Getaway (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Series #12) (Barnes & Noble Exclusive Edition) by Jeff Kinney (Release date: November 7)
  • End Game (Will Robie Series #5) (Barnes & Noble Exclusive Edition) by David Baldacci (Release date: November 14)
  • The People vs. Alex Cross (Alex Cross Series #25) (Barnes & Noble Exclusive Edition) by James Patterson (Release date: November 20)
  • Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World by Timothy Ferriss (Release date: November 21)

Customers are invited to browse the fall and holiday book list, as well as all the other great gift items Barnes & Noble has to offer, at any of Barnes & Noble’s 632 stores nationwide or online at And for even greater value, customers are invited to join the Barnes & Noble Member program. Designed for Barnes & Noble’s most loyal customers, the Barnes & Noble Membership program gives Members 40% off all hardcover bestsellers and 10% off virtually everything else in Barnes & Noble stores throughout the year.