November 2021 Most Anticipated New Book Releases

 November 2021 books new release most anticipated upcoming titles to read

Notable upcoming books to be published in November 2021, limited to hardcover new releases. Here are the most anticipated titles for the month:

These Precious Days
Ann Patchett

What It's About: The beloved New York Times bestselling author reflects on home, family, friendships and writing in this deeply personal collection of essays.  

“Any story that starts will also end.” As a writer, Ann Patchett knows what the outcome of her fiction will be. Life, however, often takes turns we do not see coming...

Publication Date: November 23, 2021
non fiction essays memoir

Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone (Outlander #9)
Diana Gabaldon

What It's About: The past may seem the safest place to be . . . but it is the most dangerous time to be alive. . . .

Jamie Fraser and Claire Randall were torn apart by the Jacobite Rising in 1743, and it took them twenty years to find each other again. Now the American Revolution threatens to do the same...

Publication Date: November 23, 2021
historical fiction fantasy romance

The Nobleman's Guide to Scandal and Shipwrecks (Montague Siblings #3)
Mackenzi Lee

What It's About: Return to the enchanting world of the Montague siblings in the finale to the New York Times bestselling and Stonewall Honor-winning series, featuring a teenage Adrian Montague as he desperately seeks the now adult Monty and Felicity—the older siblings he never knew he had.

Adrian Montague has a bright future...

Publication Date: November 16, 2021
young adult historical fantasy

Wish You Were Here
Jodi Picoult

What It's About: A deeply moving novel about the resilience of the human spirit in a moment of crisis.

Diana O'Toole is perfectly on track. She will be married by thirty, done having kids by thirty-five, and move out to the New York City suburbs, all while climbing the professional ladder in the cutthroat art auction world...

Publication Date: November 30, 2021
contemporary audiobook book club

You'll Be the Death of Me
Karen M. McManus

What It's About: Ivy, Mateo, and Cal used to be close. Now all they have in common is Carlton High and the beginning of a very bad day.

Type A Ivy lost a student council election to the class clown, and now she has to face the school, humiliated. Heartthrob Mateo is burned out--he's been working two jobs since his family's business failed...

Publication Date: November 30, 2021
mystery young adult physical tbr

Our Country Friends
Gary Shteyngart

What It's About: Eight friends, one country house, four romances, and six months in isolation -- a powerful, emotionally rich novel about love, friendship, and betrayal, a book that reads like a great Russian novel, or Chekhov on the Hudson, by a novelist The New York Times calls "one of his generation's most original and exhilarating writers"...

Publication Date: November 2, 2021
dnf did not finish contemporary

Nnedi Okorafor

What It's About: From Africanfuturist luminary Okorafor comes a new science fiction novel of intense action and thoughtful rumination on biotechnology, destiny, and humanity in a near-future Nigeria.

Anwuli Okwudili prefers to be called AO. To her, these initials have always stood for Artificial Organism. AO has never really felt...

Publication Date: November 16, 2021
sci fi fantasy scifi

Termination Shock
Neal Stephenson

What It's About: A visionary technothriller about climate change.

Neal Stephenson's sweeping, prescient new novel transports readers to a near-future world where the greenhouse effect has inexorably resulted in a whirling-dervish troposphere of superstorms, rising sea levels, global flooding, merciless heat waves, and virulent, deadly pandemics...

Publication Date: October 27, 2021
science fiction sci fi scifi

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