Bookish Happenings in September 2018

Here are bookish happenings for September! I’ll share with you exciting bookish events such as new releases, movie releases related to books, holidays, conferences, and others. I can’t get everything, but hopefully you enjoy the information I have provided. 🙂

Release dates are for the book/movie in the United States, so it may not be accurate if you’re living in another country.

Links to Amazon are affiliate links, other links are just for your convenience. 🙂

Movie Releases

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September 14 – A Simple Favor
September 13 – Unbroken: Path to Redemption
September 14 – The Children Act
September 14 – Bel Canto
September 21 – The House with a Clock in Its Walls
September 19 in France – The Sisters Brothers
September 28 – Small Foot
September 28 – Little Women

Book Releases

September 4

A Christmas by the Sea by Melody Carlson
The Great Shelby Holmes and the Coldest Case by Elizabeth Fulberg (Book 3 in The Great Shelby Holmes series)
Happy Thanksgiving Snoopy! by Charles Schulz
Hidden Among the Stars by Melody Dobson
I’d Rather Be Reading by Anne Bogel (preorder swag details here)
Ignite the Stars by Maura Milan (preorder swag details here)
A Spark of White Fire by Sangu Mandanna (preorder swag details here)
The Third Mushroom by Jennifer Holm (sequel to The Fourteenth Goldfish)

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September 11

As She Ascends by Jodi Meadows (preorder swag details here)
The Golden Tower
 by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare (Book 5 in the Magisterium series)
Impostors by Scott Westerfeld

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September 18

Escaping from Houdini by Kerri Maniscalo (Book 3 in the Jack the Ripper series) (preorder swag details here and here)
House of Snakes by Jennifer Kelly (preorder swag details here)
What the Woods Keep by Katya de Becerra (preorder swag details here)
Why Not Tonight by Susan Mallery (Book 3 in the Happily, Inc. series)
Wildcard by Marie Lu (Book 2 in the Warcross series)

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September 25

The Caged Queen by Kristen Ciccarelli (preorder swag details here)
For a Muse of Fire
 by Heidi Heilig (preorder swag details here)
Give the Dark My Love by Beth Revis (Book 1 in the Give the Dark My Love series)
The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare by Shannon Hale (Book 6 in The Princess in Black series)
Sadie by Sarah Price (Book 3 in the An Amish Fairytale series)
Unleashed by Donna Kauffman (Book 1 in the Hamilton Christmas series)
Unstoppable Moses by Tyler Smith
Vengeful by V.E. Schwab (preorder swag details here)

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(And holy crap, there are a lot of events this month!!)

All Month – Library Card Sign Up Month
September 1 – Library of Congress Book Festival
September 1-2 – Middle Earth Festival (Birmingham, United Kingdom)
September 5-9 – Open Book (Cape Town, South Africa)
September 5-9 – Festivaletteratura (Mantua, Italy)
September 6 – Read a Book Day
September 6-9 – BoucherCon (Mystery convention) (St. Petersburg, FL)
September 6-9 – Carolina Mountains Literary Festival (Burnsville, NC)
September 8 – Kansas Book Festival (Topeka, KS)
September 8 – International Literacy Day
September 8 – Beaver County Book Fest (Beaver, PA)
September 14-15 – Allegheny Regional Festival of Books (Bedford, PA)
September 15 – Bookicon (Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria)
September 20 – Shortlist for Man Booker Prize
September 20-22 – PennedCon (St. Louis, MO)
September 20-23 – South Dakota Festival of Books (Brookings and Sioux Falls, SD)
September 21-22 – Fall Into Fiction (Long Beach, CA)
September 22 – Hobbit Day
September 22 – Dear Diary Day
September 22 – Boston Teen Author Festival (Cambridge, MA)
September 23-29 – Banned Books Week
September 26-30 – Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (Albuquerque, NM)
September 26-30 – Kingston WritersFest (Kingston, Ontario, Canada)
September 27-30 – Montana Book Festival (Missoula, MT)
September 28-30 – Baltimore Book Festival (Baltimore, MD)
September 29 – Independent Authors Book Festival (Roselle, NJ)
September 29-30 – RoberCon (Binghampton, NY)

Let me know if you go to any of these events, I’d love to hear about them! What bookish happenings are you most looking forward to?

❤ Annette

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