'Sadie' By Courtney Summers & 14 Other New Books You Need To Know This Week

Labor Day has come and gone, and the debate over whether it's still summer or finally autumn has commenced. (It's still summer, IMHO.) Regardless of how you feel about the extremely subtle change in temperature, September is the perfect month to sit outdoors in a light sweater with a beverage of your choice and dive into a new book release.

If you love reading thrillers in the fall, you're in luck. This week brings with it more than a few riveting new books, namely Sadie, in which author Courtney Summers interweaves podcast transcripts with first-person narrative to craft a truly stunning story about a girl on the hunt for the man she believes murdered her sister. It's a poignant and intelligent examination of American's collective obsession with true crime and "dead girls" all wrapped up as a twisted thriller novel.

But if mysteries aren't your thing, maybe try a romance novel instead: Christina Lauren's new friends-to-lovers rom-com might just be the book you need to curb your To All The Boys I've Loved Before obsession for a little while.

This week brings with it a slew of intelligent memoirs, essay collections, mysteries, horror novels, and more. Here are the 15 new books you need to know this week: