USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the most up to date books on sale each and every week.

1. “Sea Prayer” by means of Khaled Hosseini; illustrated by means of Dan Williams (Riverhead, fiction, on sale Sept. 18)

What it’s about: An illustrated poem impressed by means of the tale of Alan Kurdi, the Three-year-old Syrian refugee who drowned looking for shelter in Europe in 2015 and whose photograph turned into well-known international; by means of the writer of “The Kite Runner.”

The thrill: “Hosseini’s tale, aimed toward readers of every age, does now not stay on nightmarish fates; as an alternative, its emotional energy flows from the affection of a father for his son,” says Publishers Weekly in a starred evaluation.

2. Management: In Turbulent Occasions by means of Doris Kearns Goodwin (Simon & Schuster, nonfiction, on sale Sept. 18)

What it’s about: The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian appears to be like on the management qualities of 4 presidents: Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Lyndon B. Johnson.

The thrill: “Superbly written … a powerful and resonant addition to the literature of the presidency,” says Booklist.

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Three. Time’s Convert by means of Deborah Harkness (Viking, fiction, on sale Sept. 18)

What it’s about: Characters from the “All Souls” vampire trilogy go back as Harkness tells the again tales of the de Clermont circle of relatives.

The thrill: Harkness’ “The E book of Existence” hit No. 1 on USA TODAY’s Perfect-Promoting Books checklist in 2014.

four. “The Land of Tales: The Final E book Hugger’s Information” by means of Chris Colfer (Little Brown Books for Younger Readers, fiction, ages Eight-12, on sale Sept. 18)

What it’s about: The “Glee” stars gives a guidebook to his fashionable sequence starring twins Alex and Conner and their adventures with fairy story characters.

The thrill: Colfer wrapped up his best-selling youngsters’ sequence ultimate yr, and now the primary e-book, “The Wishing Spell,” is slated for the flicks.

five. To Obama: With Love, Pleasure, Anger, and Hope by means of Jeanne Marie Laskas (Random Area, nonfiction, on sale Sept. 18)

What it’s about: Tells the tale of the 10 handpicked letters that President Barack Obama won each and every night written by means of peculiar Americans, selected by means of his Place of job of Presidential Correspondence.

The thrill: “A just right e-book for the ones in quest of encouragement that any person in Washington would possibly care,” says Kirkus Evaluations.

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