The fall comes to its middle, colouring the trees. But there's still a promise of an Indian Summer with a last glimpse of fading holidays. And a thrilling perspective of an upcoming Halloween with crazy costumes, scary make-ups and horror movies. Still the evenings get darker and colder, making you bundle up in the warm cozy blankets. What a perfect time to start reading a gripping novel. Especially when there are new October releases on the way. Take a look at our October Top 5:
by Brit Bennett
A debut novel by Brit Bennett is about love and a big secret. The plot takes place in the black community in Southern California. During her last high school year a seventeen year old Nadia gets pregnant from pastor's son Luke. The cover-up of this situation has an impact on their future lives. What if they had chosen another possibility? Would this secret shape their lives forever?
by John Grisham
John Grisham fans should clap their hands. A new novel by this famous author is about corruption in the legal world. Lacy Stoltz is an investigator for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct who after nine years with the Board gets a real corruption case, which appears to be not only dangerous but deadly, too. Knowing John Grisham, you'll stay in obscurity until the very last page.
SMALL GREAT THINGS
by Jodi Picoult
This novel is about prejudice, race and justice. Ruth Jefferson is a well experienced labour and delivery nurse reassigned from a newborn whose white parents don't want her to touch it. But the baby goes into cardiac distress while Ruth is alone in the nursery. She hesitates before performing CPR and, as a result, is charged with a serious crime. Told from three different point of views, this story neatly deals with the racism issue in the United States.
A STUDY IN SCARLET WOMEN
by Sherry Thomas
What if Sherlock Holmes was not a man but a woman? Sherry Thomas makes this possible in her new thriller. Charlotte Holmes's father and sister are charged with three unexplained deaths and she is forced to find the culprits herself. But being a lady in Victorian England, she has to be very creative in her investigation and find reliable allies.
BLOOD, BULLETS, AND BONES: THE STORY OF FORENSIC SCIENCE FROM SHERLOCK HOLMES TO DNA
by Bridget Heos
This book is not a fiction but a true study based on real cases. It tells the history of evolution of the forensic science from the first tests of arsenic poisoning in 1700 to fingerprinting and, eventually, DNA. It shows how essential forensics is to the ongoing investigations.