Bibliophiles everywhere can rejoice in a new month of fresh releases to tuck into. From chick lit to biographies, November delivers plenty of captivating material. We narrowed down the list to three books—all written by females—that are worth picking up at Garden District Book Shop. Happy reading! 


We Met in December by Rosie Curtis (November 5)

If you love holiday rom coms, it will be hard to resist this new read. Twenty-nine-year-old Jess decides to follow her dreams and move to London. She subsequently finds the man of her dreams, who happens to be her flatmate, and is heartbroken to find out that he has started to date Emma, the girl who lives above them. Jess is in for an interesting year of avoiding the lovebirds, who happen to always be in very close proximity. 


Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo (November 5)

This buzzy novel is voiced from 12 central British characters that range in age, status, and sexual orientation, and all intersect in shared aspects of their identities. Girl, Woman, Other won 2019's Booker Prize (the highest literary honor in the English language) and is captivating readers across the globe. 


Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge by Sheila Weller (November 12)

This new release is an in-depth and sympathetic look inside the life of Carrie Fisher, from her Hollywood royalty roots to her sudden death in 2016. The account follows her acting career, relationships, and more, with quotes from friends and colleagues. Written by Sheila Weller, an acclaimed novelist and journalist, Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge is worth picking up ASAP.