September’s 2019 Debut Releases to be Added to Your TBR

Happy September, everyone! Today, I’m bringing you a selection of my most anticipated debut releases for this month, all ready to be added to your TBR! Our list for today is dominated with YA books, specifically everything fantasy and magical! From characters who confused about their superpowers to the ones who created a secret coven, or the ones who embarked a magical journey, and of course we don’t want to miss out on the one who’s willing to wake up the dragons to save her kingdom!

Dear Haiti, Love Alaine by Maika Moulite & Maritza Moulite
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This is a story of Alaine Beauparlant and her journey in Tahiti, where she got send there for a volunteering project because she accidentally messed up a school presentation. What she didn’t expect was how this journey turns into a good one, where she met a cute intern and discover about her family secrets.

Have a Little Faith in Me by Sonia Hartl
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Have a Little Faith in Me is a novel from debut author Sonia Hartl, about CeCe and her goal to get her ex-boyfriend back after she previously gets dumped right after they had sex. During this journey, she accompanied by her best friend, Paul. What she discovered along the way, might surprise her, because maybe her ex-boyfriend isn’t that nice and maybe, just maybe, she started growing feelings toward Paul.

Frankly in Love by David Yoon
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When Frank Li stucked in his parents’ strict rule to date Korean only, he met Joy Song who apparently facing the very same problem as his. Making a pact to fake dating and thinking it as a perfect plan to trick his parents, soon the relationship started to change into something else. Frankly in Love explores the culture in the Korean community, self-identity, and conflicts within families.

The Infinite Noise by Lauren Shippen
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Based on her award-winning podcast, The Bright Sessions, Lauren Shippen’s debut, The Infinite Noise, is a story of atypical Caleb Michaels that has a power of sensing someone’s feelings. His life is getting way more complicated when he met Adam with his big and all-consuming feeling. His therapist suggested him to explore his connection with Adam, and as Caleb learned his ability, he also started to realize how dangerous an atypical can be.

The Babysitters Coven by Kate Williams
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When Esme Pearl, a proud babysitter’s club owner met Cassandra Heaven, an attractive and stylish rebel, she didn’t expect that she will have so much in common with her. Together, they’re solving the mysterious note from Cassandra’s mom and what it truly means to become a babysitter.

SLAY by Brittney Morris
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Seventeen-year-old Kiera Johnson is an honor student by day and a game developer by night. But when the game she developed caused a murder case, Kiera must preserve her secret identity and harness what it means to be unapologetically Black in a world intimidated by Blackness. Can she protect her game without losing herself in the process?

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow
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In the early 1900s, January Scaller discovered a strange book, that has scent of other worlds and tells a tale of secret doors, of love, adventure, and danger. Each page turn reveals impossible truths about the world and January discovers a story increasingly entwined with her own.

The Tenth Girl by Sara Faring
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In this gothic psychological thriller debut, Mavi escaped to an isolated school at the very southern tip of South America. Mavi tried to embrace the strangeness of the place, but when one of the students is missing and the others behaved like they’re possessed, Mavi can’t ignore it any longer. In order to survive, she must solve a cosmic mystery—and then fight for her life.

Kingdom of Souls by Rena Barron
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Arrah, a descendant from a long line of the most powerful witch doctors in the land, failed at magic and couldn’t even cast a simple spell, she can’t help but feel disappointed at herself. When children in the kingdom begin to disappear, Arrah undergoes the dangerous and scorned process of selling years of her life for magic, but this borrowed magic is far more dark and dangerous than she could ever imagine.

Serpent & Dove by Shelby Mahurin
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The witch, Louise le Blanc and the Chasseur, Reid Diggory were never meant to meet each other. But a wicked stunt forces them into an impossible union. Unable to ignore her growing feelings, yet powerless to change what she is, a choice must be made.

There Will Come a Darkness by Katy Rose Pool
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For generations, the Seven Prophets guided humanity. Using their visions of the future, they ended wars and united nations―until the day, one hundred years ago, when the Prophets disappeared. All they left behind was one final, secret prophecy, foretelling an Age of Darkness and the birth of a new Prophet who could be the world’s salvation… or the cause of its destruction. A prince, a ruthless killer, a once-faithful leader, a reckless gambler, and a dying girl are set on a collision course. Will they save the world or will they destroy it?

Stormrise by Jillian Boehme
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Disappointing at her colorless future because of her gender, Rain took a chance by disguising as a boy when an army of nomads invades her kingdom, and a draft forces every household to send one man to fight. As war looms and Rain is enlisted into an elite, she begins to realize this dragon tincture may hold the key to her kingdom’s victory.



  1. this list is 👌👌 i pretty much want to read every book you mentioned but i’m absolutely so excited for ‘serpent and dove’ bc i’ve heard nothing but the best praise for it. ‘slay’ also sounds so interesting and the ‘ten thousand doors of january’ is just gorgeous


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