Best Book Releases To Read In September 2018

Top New Books in September 2018

The fall is a busy time for many industries, but between your work commitments make time for these top new books to read in September. From intriguing personal stories to trending business strategies, these books all hold our interest.

Top New Books to Read in September 2018

Small Fry
Release date: September 4, 2018

Small Fry by Lisa Brennan-JobsA writer, journalist and the daughter of renowned Apple founder Steve Jobs, Lisa Brennan-Jobs publicly shares the story of her complicated relationship with her father for the first time in her memoir Small Fry. Jobs at first denied his relationship to Brennan-Jobs, even after a paternity test and legal case. It was only after many years and his success with Apple that the two began to get to know each other. Small Fry describes the contrasting worlds of Brennan-Jobs’ parents, and her place in the middle.

Rather than a celebrity tell-all, however, Kirkus Reviews describes Brennan-Jobs’ work as “a stunningly beautiful study of parenting that just so happens to include the co-founder of Apple.”


Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities
Release date: September 10, 2018

Our Higher Calling by Holden ThorpHolden Thorp is the provost of Washington University in St. Louis, a chemist, and an entrepreneur. Buck Goldstein is a Professor of Economics and Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

In Our Higher Calling, Thorp and Goldstein examine the changing attitudes towards higher education in America. Despite a more businesslike model in colleges today, where graduation and alumni employment rates are placed above all, they argue that the relationship between America and its schools has become increasingly strained. Our Higher Calling poses possibilities for rebuilding trust between citizens and higher education.



Dear Founder: Letters of Advice for Anyone Who Leads, Manages, or Wants to Start a Business
Release date: September 11, 2018

Dear Founder by Maynard WebbIn Dear Founder, Maynard Webb writes letters offering advice to leaders of companies – from startups to corporations. The former CEO of LiveOps and COO of Ebay, Webb is now an angel investor focusing on building companies in the world of Silicon Valley. The book’s foreword is written by Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks.

Webb addresses the entire process of building a start-up into a successful company, from finding investors to managing employees. The book includes over eighty letters in total, all aimed at providing practical information for founders in every sort of industry.



In Pieces
Release date: September 18, 2018

In Pieces by Sally FieldAcademy Award-winning actress Sally Field opens up about her personal story from childhood to fame in her new memoir In Pieces. Known for films such as Norma Rae, Forrest Gump, and Places in the Heart, as well as several Emmy Award-winning television roles, Field has established a prominent place for herself in the entertainment world. After being diagnosed with osteoporosis in 2005, Field became an activist and spokesperson for others with the disease.

Field has kept her personal life relatively quiet throughout her Hollywood career, and she spent over five years writing In Pieces. 




Sell It Like Serhant: How to Sell More, Earn More, and Become the Ultimate Sales Machine
Release date: September 18, 2018

Sell it Like Serhant by Ryan SerhantOne of the world’s top realtors and the star of Bravo’s Sell It Like Serhant and Million Dollar Listing New York, Ryan Serhant offers his top sales advice in his new book. No matter what the industry, Serhant’s tips promise to increase sales revenue and please clients.

Serhant explains that genuine connections and understanding emotions are key to getting more deals. The book also offers a practical guide to creating a successful sales pitch.





Other top new books coming out in September 2018:

  • Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness
    written by Ingrid Fetell Lee, Designer and Founder of The Aesthetics of Joy
    September 4, 2018
  • On The Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope
    written by DeRay McKesson, Civil Rights Activist and Host of “Pod Save the People”
    September 4, 2018
  • My Mother. Barack Obama. Donald Trump. And the Last Stand of the Angry White Man
    written by Kevin Powell, Humanitarian and President of BK Nation
    September 4, 2018
  • Time to Parent: Organizing Your Life to Bring Out the Best in Your Child and You
    written by Julie Morgenstern, Time Management Expert and Bestselling Author
    September 4, 2018
  • Live Long And…: What I Learned Along The Way
    written by William Shatner, Actor and Director
    September 4, 2018
  • Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most
    written by Steven Johnson, Bestselling Author
    September 4, 2018
  • If You Love Me: A Mother’s Journey Through Her Daughter’s Opioid Addiction
    written by Maureen Cavanagh, Founder of Magnolia New Beginnings
    September 4, 2018
  • The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias
    written by Dolly Chugh, Professor at NYU Stern School of Business
    September 4, 2018
  • Bottom of the Pot: Persian Recipes and Stories
    written by Naz Deravian, Award-Winning Culinary Blogger Behind “Bottom of the Pot”
    September 18, 2018
  • My Own Devices
    written by Dessa, Rapper and Spoken Word Artist
    September 18, 2018
  • Sea Prayer
    written by Khaled Hosseini, Bestselling Author of The Kite Runner
    September 18, 2018
  • Dear America
    written by Jose Antonio Vargas, Journalist and Founder & CEO of Define American
    September 18, 2018
  • Imagine It Forward: Courage, Creativity, and the Power of Change
    written by Beth Comstock, Former Vice Chair of GE
    September 18, 2018
  • Play by Play
    written by Verne Lundquist, Sportscaster and Media Personality
    September 18, 2018
  • The Revolution Generation 
    written by Josh Tickell, Filmmaker and Activist
    September 18, 2018
  • How to Stay Alive: The Ultimate Survival Guide for Any Situation
    written by Bear Grylls, Host of “Man Vs. Wild”
    September 25, 2018
  • Quantum Success 
    written by Christy Whitman, CEO and Life Coach
    September 25, 2018
  • Rap Dad: A Story of Family and the Subculture That Shaped a Generation
    written by Juan Vidal, Writer and Cultural Critic for NPR
    September 25, 2018
  • Gordon Ramsay’s Healthy, Lean & Fit: Mouthwatering Recipes to Fuel You for Life
    written by Gordon Ramsay, Celebrity Chef
    September 25, 2018
  • The Poison Squad: One Chemist’s Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
    written by Deborah Blum, Pulitzer Prize Winning Author
    September 25, 2018
  • How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals 
    written by Sy Montgomery, Naturalist and Nonfiction Writer
    September 25, 2018
  • The Cash and Carter Family Cookbook: Recipes and Recollections from Johnny and June’s Table 
    written by John Carter Cash, Music Producer and Son of Johnny Cash
    September 25, 2018


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