FALL'S HOT TITLES

SWEET TOOTH

by Ian McEwan

In Atonement author McEwan's latest, a brainy British beauty recruited as an MI5 spy finds herself falling for the novelist who's supposed to be her prey. (Nov.)

BACK TO BLOOD

by Tom Wolfe

Wolfe turns his gimlet eye on modern-day Miami and a Cuban-American cop torn between worlds. (Oct.)

FLIGHT BEHAVIOR

by Barbara Kingsolver

Set in the Bible Belt, Kingsolver's eighth novel deals with climate change. Luckily there's romance too. (Nov.)

SUTTON

by J.R. Moehringer

Mixing fact with fantasy, Moehringer (The Tender Bar) imagines it was lost love that drove America's most successful bank robber. (Sept.)

THE END OF YOUR LIFE BOOK CLUB

by Will Schwalbe

How the author and his dying mom found joy and solace in their shared passion for reading. (Oct.)

THE CASUAL VACANCY

by J.K. Rowling

Rowling's first post-Potter effort is a muggles-only affair-a novel (for grown-ups) about a quaint English village jam-packed with secrets. Does she still have the magic touch? Find out on Sept. 27.

DEAR LIFE

by Alice Munro

More indelible stories set in and around the Booker Prize winner's native Huron County, Ont. It's her first collection in three years: reason enough to celebrate. (Nov.)

THE ROUND HOUSE

by Louise Erdrich

Devastated and angry after his mother is sexually assaulted, an Ojibwe teen launches his own investigation. (Oct.)

FAR FROM THE TREE

by Andrew Solomon

For this look at nature versus nurture, Solomon interviewed some 250 families raising kids with "differences." (Nov.)

TIM GUNN'S FASHION BIBLE

by Tim Gunn

Everyone's favorite taskmaster on the history of what's in your closet. ("Now let's talk about panties...") Read and learn. (Sept.)

FRIENDKEEPING

by Julie Klam

"A field guide to the people you love, hate and can't live without," from the author of You Had Me at Woof. (Oct.)

THE MIDDLESTEINS

by Jami Attenberg

Edie Middlestein can't stop eating, and her husband's losing patience. A tragicomedy about a family's unraveling. (Oct.)