102 Incredible New Summer 2022 Book Releases

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We have 102 upcoming Summer 2022 book releases from July-September that we cannot wait to red. Even though we know that we cannot read all these books, we would love nothing more than to have to time to try!!!

We organized these by month and release date so will will never miss out. Which summer 2022 book release are you most looking forward to reading?

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Summer 2022 Book Releases

July / August / September

Summer 2022 Book Releases: July

Summer 2022 Book Releases

July 5

In her Boots and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

In her Boots by KJ Dell’Antonia

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Rhett Smith has just turned 40 and has a successful book (written under a pseudonym). Unfortunately, she has also just need a long term relationship and is called home for a family emergency. Now, Rhett must figure out a way to save her family farm and prove to herself and her mother that she can be independent.

The Summer of Christmas and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

The Summer of Christmas by Juliet Giglio and Keith Goglio

Genre: Romance

Plot: Ivy Green is back in her hometown, in the summer, filming a Christmas movie based on her high school sweet heart. Nick is not thrilled to see his ex but, with movie stars in town and the magic of Christmas, will these two rekindle their relationship or have they both moved on?

life ceremony

Life Ceremony by Sayaka Murata

Genre: Short Story Collection

Plot: This is the first short story collection by renowned author Sayaka Murata translated into English. These stories are about what it means to be human. These twelve short stories are described as “humor and horror” to portray out society.life see

Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow: A Novel by Gabriele Zevin

Genre: Fiction

Plot: From the Author of “The Storied Life of A.J Fikry” comes a story that spans thirty years. Sam and Sadie have been friends since childhood. When they reconnect and create a hit video game, their lives change forever. This is a novel that look at what it means to love and be loved.

The Displacements

The Displacements: A Novel by Bruce Holsinger

Genre: Thriller

Plot: The Larson-Hall family seems to have everything until the first category 6 hurricane hits Miami and destroys their lives and they know it. Now, with two family member missing, the family must move into a FEMA mega shelter. This novel looks at what happens when privilege is lost.

Below Zero by Ali HAzelwood and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

Below Zero by Ali Hazelwood

Genre: Romance

Plot: From the best-selling author of The Love Hypothesis comes a steamy novella that will take two scientist to the arctic. Things may be a little hotter than they thought.

The Pallbearers club

The Pallbearers Club: A Novel by Paul Tremblay

Genre: Psychological Thriller

Plot: This is a thriller that will make you question what is fiction and what is a memory. It blurs the lines between supernatural and mundane. Two friends, one cool and one not, one with a knowledge of gothic folklore and one not and one who has strange things happen when she is around.

Dream on and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

Dream on by Angie Hockman

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Plot: When Cassie wakes up from a car accident she has memories of a boyfriend who never existed. A year later, she meets the real Devin in a flower shop and they begin a real-life relationship. D


Reputation by Sarah Vaughn

Genre: Psychological Thriller

Plot: Emma is a politician who has sacrificed everything for her career. When a dead man is found in Emma’s home, she must protect her reputation and protect her family even if the dead man is someone Emma wanted gone.

Acts of Violet and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

Acts of Violet by Margarita Montimore

Genre: Fantasy

Plot:From Margarita Montimore, the author of GMA Book Club pick and national bestseller Oona Out of OrderActs of Violet is a dazzling and twisty new novel about a famous magician who disappears, leaving her sister to figure out what really happened.

Check out the full review of this book in our May Novel ideas and if you love magical realism, you can check out our post and add it to your summer 2022 book releases TBR stack.

July 12

Upgrade and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

Upgrade by Blake Crouch

Genre: Sci-fi

Plot: Logan Ramsay’s genome has been hacked. He reads faster, concentrates better and needs less sleep. He realizes that he is party of a bigger plan and he might have to become someone else in order to win the war for humanity. This book lis on my TBR stack from summer 2022 book releases.

NOthing. but the Truth

Nothing But the Truth by Holly James

Genre: Romance

Plot: This is a debut romance. Lucy green makes a wish on her thirtieth birthday. She learns that you may not get what you want but sometimes you get what you need.

Always be my Duchess and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

Always Be My Duchess by Amalie Howard

Genre: Romance

Plot: This book is described as Pretty Woman meets the Bridgerton. That is all I needed to hear! Lord Blackstone needs to soften his reputation for a business deal and finds a former ballerina who is out of work to act like his fiancé!

The It Girl by Ruth Ware and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

The It Girl by Ruth Ware

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Hannah and April met at Oxford and became part of an inseparable group of friends. Then, April is murdered. Now, ten years later, the man convicted of her murder has died in prison and it turns out that he may have been innocent.

The Italian Ballerina by Kristy Cambron

The Italian Ballerina by Kristy Cambron

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: This World War II novel based on real events is about a ballerina, two American medics and a young Jewish Girl. This is based on the invented Syndrome K sickness and is told in the present as well as Rome 1943.

The School that escaped the NAzis

The School That Escaped the Nazis: The True Story of the Schoolteacher who Defied Hilter by Deborah Cadbury

Genre: Non-Fiction

Plot: This is the True story of a principal names Anna Essinger who, after reading Mein Kampf, knew that in order to save the children in her school she would have to move them to England.

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Agent Josephine: American Beauty, French Hero, British Spy

Genre: Non-Fiction

Plot: Singer. Actress. Beauty. Spy. During WW2, Josephine Baker, the world’s richest and most glamorous entertainer, was an Allied spy in Occupied France. This is the story of her heroic personal resistance to Nazi Germany.

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The Sewing Girl’s Tale: A Story of Crime and Consequences in Revolutionary America by John Wood Sweet

Genre: Non-Fiction

Plot: Renowned historian John Sweet offers a riveting Revolutionary Era drama of the first published rape trial in American history and its long, shattering aftermath, revealing how much has changed over two centuries—and how much has not.

July 19

The Retreat by Sarah Earse and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

The Retreat by Sarah Pearse

Genre: Thriller

Plot: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Sanatorium,a Reese’s Book Club pick, here, Detective Elin Warner uncovers the truth behind the suspicious deaths on a stunning island getaway

Switchboard Soldiers

Switchboard Soldiers by Jennifer Chiaverini

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: From New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini, a bold, revelatory novel about one of the great untold stories of World War I—the women of the U.S. Army Signal Corps, who broke down gender barriers in the military, smashed the workplace glass ceiling, and battled a pandemic as they helped lead the Allies to victory. 

The Bodyguard and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

The Bodyguard: A Novel by Katherine Center

Genre: Romance

Plot: Jack is a superstar who needs a body guard to protect him from a stalker. When he needs to go home to help his sick mom, he doesnt want anyone to know about the stalker so Hannah must pretend to be him girlfriend. What could go wrong?

The Daughter of Dr. Moreu and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

The Daughter of Doctor Moreau by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Genre: Gothic Thriller

Plot: This novel is a reimagining of The Island of Doctor Moreau set against the backdrop of 19th century Mexico.


Things We Do in the Dark by Jennifer Hillier and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

Things We Do in the Dark by Jennifer Hillier

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Things We Do in the Dark is a brilliant new thriller from Jennifer Hillier, the award-winning author of the breakout novels Little Secrets and Jar of Hearts. Paris Peralta is suspected of killing her celebrity husband, and her long-hidden past now threatens to destroy her future.

Daniel Silva's newest release and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Daniel Silva

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Gabriel Allon goes on a hunt across Europe to find out the secret behind a master forgery. The 17th century masterpiece has exchanged hands for millions and fooled all the experts. Now it is up to Allon.

July 21

The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell

Genre: Thriller

Plot: This is a stand-alone thriller that is a sequel to The Family Upstairs. A woman will stop at nothing to find her husband’s murderer. She may be forced to answer questions related to her husband’s past and she does not want to do that.

July 26

Accomplished A Georgie Dacy Novel

Accomplished: A Georgie Darcy Novel by Amanda Quain

Genre: Romance

Plot: Georgiana Darcy gets the Pride & Prejudice retelling she deserves in Amanda Quain’s Accomplished, a sparkling contemporary YA featuring a healthy dose of marching band romance, endless banter, and Charles Bingley as a ripped frat boy.

The Last to Vanish by Megan Miranda

The Last to Vanish by Megan Miranda

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Abigail Lovett works as a resort in North Carolin but when there are a string of disappearances including a journalist who has come to investigate, Abigail realizes she may not know her friends, coworkers and neighbors as well as she thought.

Booked on a Feeling and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

Booked on a Feeling by Jayci Lee

Genre: Romance

Plot: When Lizzy returns to her hometown for three weeks as a brief break from her job as an atoner in LA. She decides to give the local bookstore a re-vamp and needs her best friend Jack to help. Jack has always loved Lizzy. Is there more than friendship in their future?

The Librarian Spy and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

The Librarian Spy: A Novel of World War II by Madeline Martin

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: In World War II, two women find themselves connecting though coded messages between the Library of congress to occupied France with the hope of helping to end the Great War.

In the Middle of Hickory Lane

In the Middle of Hickory Lane by Heather Webber

Genre: Magical Realism

Plot: This is a story about two women who find truths about their past while finding friendship within each other in a magical garden.

Summer 2022 Book Releases: August

Summer 2022 Book Releases

August 2

The Last White Man and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

The Last White Man by Mohsin Hamid

Genre: Literary Fiction

Plot: One morning a man wakes up to find that overnight his skin has turned dark. Soon, reports of this are happening everywhere and nobody can be sure how their friend, family and acquaintances will greet them.

Thank you for Listening by Julia Whelan and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

Thank You For Listening by Julia Whelan

Genre: Fiction

Plot: From the author of My Oxford Year, Julia Whelan’s uplifting novel tells the story of a former actress turned successful audiobook narrator—who has lost sight of her dreams after a tragic accident—and her journey of self-discovery, love, and acceptance when she agrees to narrate one last romance novel.

Husband Material by Alexis Hall and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

Husband Material by Alexis Hall

Genre: LGBTQ Romance

Plot: Luc and Oliver met and while pretending to be in love, actually fell in love. Now, everyone around them is getting married and Luc is feeling pressure to propose and Oliver is definitely perfect husband material.

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The Hookup Plan by Farrah Rochon

Genre: Romance

Plot: In this enemies to lovers romance, London Kelley is a successful surgeon who needs a fun night of no strings. Now, London finds herself sleeping with the millionaire who is the one who decides if her hospital will stay open or close its doors.

Mika in Real Life

Mika in Real LIfe by Emiko Jean

Genre: Women’s Fiction

Plot: Mika is Thirty-five and her life is a mess. She has been fired and her love life is a mess. When 16 year old Penny, the daughter she put up for adoption, calls her, everything changes. She wants to be successful in the eyes of her daughter and must face the question of who she is and who she wants to be.

My Imaginary Mary and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

My Imaginary Mary by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton and Jodi Meadows

Genre: YA Historical Fantasy

Plot: This is the story of Mary Shelley and only the Authors of My Lady Jane could tell it. This is perfect for fans of Frankenstein. As Mary tired to bring PAN (Practical Automaton Number One) to life, she discovers that she is Fae.

The Magic of Lemon Drop Pie and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

The Magic of Lemon Drop Pie by Rachel Linden

Genre: Magical Realism

Plot: Lolly has lived a life filled with regret. For her thirty-third birthday, her aunt gives her a magical gift. She receives three lemon drops and each one will allow her to live a single day in the life that might have been. Can Lolly let go of her past and have the courage to embrace her future?

The Many Daughters of Afong Moy

The Many Daughters of Afong Moy by Jamie Ford

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: The New York Times bestselling author of the “mesmerizing and evocative” (Sara Gruen, author of Water for ElephantsHotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet returns with a powerful exploration of the love that binds one family across the generations.

mademoiselle Revolution

Mademoiselle Revolution by Zoe Sivak

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: Sylvie de Rosiers is the daughter of a planter and an enslaved woman. when the Haitian revolution begins, she escapes to Paris. She becomes enamored with the revolution and one of the revolutionaries who sees an chance to use Sylvie for his own causes.

August 9

Mad About You

Mad About You by Mhairi McFarlane

Genre: Romance

Plot: International bestseller Mhairi McFarlane delivers a sharp, emotional new novel about a woman who calls off her engagement to “the perfect man” and moves in with a charming stranger who makes her question everything about her life, her past, and the secrets she’s kept for far too long…

Mr Perfect on Paper

Mr. Perfect on Paper by Jean Meltzer

Genre: Romance

Plot: Dara Rabinowitz is the creator and CEO of the popular Jewish dating too Jate-Mate. She knows what the perfect Jewish husband should be, but her love life is no existent. When She meets a non-Jewish, single dad who is going to turn Dara’s research into a television show, sparks fly and Dara questions whether perfect on paper is actually perfect.

Bend toward the Sun

Bend Toward the Sun by Jen Devon

Genre: Romantic fiction

Plot: Rowan has a PhD in botany and enough wounds in her past that she decided to help restore an abandoned winery. Harry is an OB who is struggling after the loss of his patient. When the two meet there is instant connection and both must move on from their past if they want a future.

The War Librarian

The War Librarian by Addison Armstrong

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: The Paris Library meets The Flight Girls in this captivating historical novel about the sacrifice and courage necessary to live a life of honor, inspired by the first female volunteer librarians during World War I and the first women accepted into the U.S. Naval Academy

Youre Invited by Amanda Jayatissa

You’re Invited by Amanda Jayatissa

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Nothing could be worse then you ex-boyfriend getting married to your childhood best friend, right? Think again, because you could also be accused of murder. This Lavish Sri Lankan wedding is full of guests who all have their own secrets and their own reasons for stopping the wedding.

A Map for the Missing

A Map for the Missing by Belinda Huijuan Tang

Genre: Fiction

Plot: This debut novel takes place in a post-Cultural Revolution China. Tang Yitian has been living in America for almost ten years when he gets a phone call that his father has disappeared. Yitian embarks with his friend through bureaucracy to see if he can find out what happened to his father.

August 16

Sophie Go's Lonely Hearts Club and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

Sophie Go’s Lonley Hearts Club by Roselle Lim

Genre: Magical Realism

Plot: Sophie has turned back to Toronto to be a matchmaker, but she has failed out of matchmaking school and is revealed as a fraud. Now, she convinces seven septuagenarian men in her condo complex to hire her as a matchmaker. She must overcome a lifetime of loneliness and heartbreak by finding them love.

Manhattan Girls

The Manhattan Girls: A Novel of Dorthy Parker and her Friends by Gill Paul

Genre: Biographical Historical Fiction

Plot: New York, 1921: Dorothy Parker and her three best friends start a bridge group and become so much more. This is the 1920’s version of Sex and the City.

The Blame Game by Sandy Jones

The Blame Game by Sophie Jones

Genre: Thriller

Plot: From bestselling author of The Other Woman, a Reese Book Club Pick, comes this psychological thriller. Naomi is a psychologist specializing in domestic abuse. When one of her clients goes missing, Naomi’s dark past comes to light and her clients may not be the only ones in danger.

One Night With the Duke by Jodi Ellen Malpas

One Night With the Duke by Jodi Ellen Malpas

Genre: Regency Romance

Plot: Eliza has a thirst for knowledge and adventure. The last thing she wasn’t is to be launched into London society with the expectation of finding a husband. But, when she meets the Duke of Chester, he might be impossible to resist. This book is perfect for fans of Bridgerton

August 18

A twist of the Knife by Anthony Horowitz and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

The Twist of the Knife by Anthony Horowitz

Genre: Mystery

Plot: Anthony has been arrested by an old enemy, Detective Inspector Cara Grunshaw. She is bitter and upset after she failed to solve a murder and now, she is out for revenge. Anthony is a prime murder suspect and there is only one person who can help him. Will ex-detective Daniel Hawthorne take his call?

August 23

The witches of moonshyne manor

Witches of Moonshyne Manor by Bianca Marais

Genre: Fantasy

Plot: When a mob threatens to tear down their house, five octogenarian witches must wait for the return of Ruby who is their last hope for saving everything. In this touching and humorous fantasy that is Golden Girls meets The House on the Cerulean Sea , this novel explores the bonds of family and friendship that will leave you feeling empowered and uplifted.

You can check out our review of this book in our List of 27 Books About Witches and don’t forget to add it to your summer 2022 book releases TBR stack.

Find Good Habits

Find Good Habits by Jamie Zuckerman, Psy. D

Genre: Non-Fiction

Plot: Psychologist Dr. Jamie Zuckerman is back with a new book geared toward creating good habits.  This workbook offers ways to establish new, healthier patterns and habits.

This is the follow-up to her book about anxiety.


Belladonna by Adalyn Grace

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: In this is a gothic-infused romantic YA Fantasy, Signa Farrow was orphaned as a baby and raised by guardians who are only interested in her money. When she moves in with her last remaining relatives, Signs must partner with death to solve a murder and save herself


Haven by Emma Donoghue

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: Three men vow to leave the world behind them. They set out in a small boat for an island their leader has seen in a dream, with only faith to guide them. What they find is the extraordinary island now known as Skellig Michael. Haven has Emma Donoghue’s trademark world-building and psychological intensity—but this story is like nothing she has ever written before

Love on the Brain by Ali Hazelwood and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

Love on the Brain by Ali Hazelwood

Genre: Romance

Plot: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Love Hypothesis comes a new STEMinist rom-com in which a scientist is forced to work on a project with her nemesis—with explosive results.

The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches

The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna

Genre: Magical Realism

Plot: Mika Moon is one of only a few witches in Britain and knows to hide her magic. When she has a change for a new and quirky family of her choosing, she must defend them when danger comes knocking at the door. And through it all, she may find love as well.

Girl, Forgoten by Karin Slaughter and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

Girl, Forgotten by Karin Slaughter

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Who Killed Emily Vaughn? Forty years later and her murder is still unsolved. Now, there is one final chance to find the killeer. US Marshal Andrea Oliver os on her first assignment. She must find the killer and uncover the truth before she is the one that is silenced for good.

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On the Subject of Unmentionable Things by Julia Walton

Genre: YA Fiction

Plot: Phoebe gets A’s and writes for her school newspaper. Everyone that knows her thinks she is a rule follower. They don’t know that she is also the person behind writing an anonymous blog that is rewriting sex education. When the blog is attacked as an “assault on morality”, Phoebe must decide which is more important- her anonymity or the truth.

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Please Join Us by Catherine McKenzie

Genre: Thriller

Plot: This thriller will take you deep into the world of secret organizations and the lengths that one woman will go to reclaim her life. But, can she get out before it’s too late or is she in too deep.

August 30

Daisy Darker by Alice Feeney and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

Daisy Darker by Alice Feeney

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Daisy Darker’s entire family are meeting for Nana’s 80th birthday party on an Island that will cut them off from the world for 8 hours when the tide comes in. At midnight, Nana is found dead followed by another family member one hour later.

All of Our Demise and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

All of Our Demise by Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn Herman

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: The epic conclusion to the all of Us Villains duology. The tournament is breaking for the first time since its inception. The surviving champions are faced with the choice to fight to the death or dismantle the tournament. All of Us Villains was included in our books to read if you loved the Hunger Games and we cannot wait to see how this one ends.

Three Kisses One midnight

Three Kisses, One Midnight by Roshani Chokshi, Evelyn Skye, and Sandhya Menon

Genre: YA Romance

Plot: New York Times bestselling authors Roshani Chokshi, Evelyn Skye, and Sankhya Menon craft a spellbinding novel featuring a teenage trio who discover the magic of true love on a fateful Halloween night in Three Kisses, One Midnight.

The Ink Black Heart

The Ink Black Heart by Robert Galbraith

Genre: Mystery

Plot: The latest installment in the highly acclaimed, internationally bestselling Strike series finds Cormoran and Robin ensnared in another winding, wicked case.

Carrie Soto is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid and 100+ more Summer 2022 Book Releases

Carrie Soto is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Carrie Soto retired from tennis as the top player in the world. Now, 6 years later, Carrie is coming out of retirement to attempt too reclaim her records. The Media has never supported her, her body is slower and she must swallow her pride to train with the one man who could stomp her heart.

THE HOUSE OF fortune

The House of Fortune by Jessie Burton

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: From the bestselling author of the Miniaturist comes a story in 18th century Amsterdam. This is a novel about Love and loyalty, family and obsession and the power of secrets.

Nothing more to tell

Nothing More to Tell by Karen M McManus

Genre: YA Thriller

Plot: Four Years ago, Brynn left Saint Ambrose school after her favorite teacher was murdered. Now, as Brynn digs into the past, she uncovers secrets that change everything. People are lying, someone got away with murder and her ex-best friend may be a part of the murder.

In the Event of Love

In the Event of Love by Courtney Kae

Genre: LGBTQ Romance

Plot: This second-change, friends to lovers romance is a Buzzfeed most anticipated! Morgan is returning home after her career took a nose-dive. Now she needs to help her one-time best friend turned crush save her farm to save the town. Will sparks fly or sizzle out before they even begin. If you are in the mood for some more feel-good holiday books, you can check out our holiday hub.

Summer 2022 Book Releases: September

100+ Summer 2022 Book Releases

September 6

The Attic Child

The Attic Child by Lola Jaye

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Two children trapped in the same attic nearly 100 years apart are bound together by the secrets of the attic. In 1900 Celestine was taken from his home in Africa and confined to the attic at all times except when he is serving his master. in 1974 Lower finds herself in the same attic when she finds items left under a floorboard.

Fortunes of jaded women

Fortunes of Jaded Women by Carolyn Huynh

Genre: Fiction

Plot: This is a multi-narrative novel about a Vietnamese family. It started with a curse on Oanh who left her marriage for true love. Since then, the women give birth to daughters, not sons and they never know happiness. Now, there is a new prophecy and the family could be reunited.

American Roomate Experiment by Elena Armas

American Roomate Experiment by Elena Armas

Genre: Romance

Plot: Rosie Graham is a romance writer with writer’s block. When her NYC apartment crumbles other, she moves into her best friend’s apartment while she is away. The Catch? Lina has lent the apartment to her cousin Lucas who is coincidentally the man Rose has been stalking on Instagram for months. Now Lucas offers to help Rose with her writers block by going on experimental dates with her.

Lizzie Blakes Best Mistake

Lizzie Blake’s Best Mistake by Mazey Eddings

Genre: Romance

Plot:Mazey Eddings, author of the “witty, fast-paced rom-com”* A Brush with Love, mixes passion and humor to create a luscious love story between two people stumbling through life and learning to open their hearts in Lizzie Blake’s Best Mistake.


Skirts: Fashioning Modern Femininity in the Twentieth Century by Kimberley Chrisman-Campbell

Genre: Non-Fiction

Plot:In a sparkling, beautifully illustrated social history, Skirts traces the shifting roles of women over the twentieth century through the era’s most iconic and influential dresses.

Angelika Frankenstein Makes Her Match by Sally Thorne

Angelika Frankenstein Makes Her Match by Sally Thorne

Genre: Historical Rom-Com

Plot:From USA Today bestselling author of The Hating Game Sally Thorne comes something a little unexpected… a historical rom-com that imagines Victor Frankenstein’s sheltered younger sister, and her attempts to create the perfect man.

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The Decoy Girlfriend by Lillie Vale

Genre: Romance

Plot: When Freya discovers that she is a doppelgänger for celebrity it girl Mandi, she agrees to impersonate Mandi and pretend to have a relationship with Actor Taft Bamber. But after a month playing house and faking it, it might just turn into the real thing.

Opera Sisters

The Opera Sisters by Marianne Monson

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: Based on the true story of the Cook sisters, who smuggled valuables out of 1930s Nazi Germany to finance a daring, secret operation to help Jews find hope for a new life in England

The Boy with the Bookstore

The Boy With the Bookstore by Sarah Echavarre Smith

Genre: Romance

Plot: Joelle has secretly had a crush on Max, the owner of the neighboring bookstore for a year. She has visions of her bakery and his bookstore together as one. When she meets him, it is a clear example of not jousting a book by its cover. He quickly turns into her nemesis. But soon, they learn the real reason for the renovation in the building they share. they have to come together.

Two Lives of Sara

The Two Lives of Sara by Catherine Adel West

Genre: Literary Fiction

Plot:“An utterly absorbing and dazzling novel about the stories we tell to stay alive and the secrets we keep to protect ourselves.” —Nancy Jooyoun Kim, New York Times Bestselling author of The Last Story of Mina Lee

A young mother finds refuge and friendship at a boardinghouse in 1960s Memphis, Tennessee, where family encompasses more than just blood and hidden truths can bury you or set you free.

The Holiday Trap

The Holiday Trap by Roan Parrish

Genre: Romance

Plot: Greta needs some space from her tight-knit family and her small town. They do not know what it is like to be a lesbian in a small world. Truman has had his heart broken by his boyfriend. When a mutual friend suggests they swap houses, they may each be able to fall in love

Monsters born and made

Monsters Born and Made by Tanvi Berwah

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: The Landers are the ruling elite in an oceanic world filled with vicious beasts. Koral and her family are low caste who must risk their lives to serve the elite. In order to save her sister’s life, Koral must cheat her way into the Glory Race that will give her riches if she wins and death if she doesn’t.

September 13

Ballad of Ever After

The Ballad of Never After by Stephanie Garber

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: The Second book in the Once Upon a broken heart series, Evangeline Fox and the Prince of Hearts have to join together to break a murderous spell. Evangeline will have to trust Jacks to fight this deadly kind of magic.

The book haters book club

The Book Haters’ Book Club: A Novel by Gretchen Anthony

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Elliot was a believer that anyone could learn to love books if they found the right one. He was gifted at doing exactly that. When he dies suddenly, his business partners at his beloved bookstore agrees to sell it to a developer who is going to turn it into condos. Now, Irma’s daughters and Elliots partner come together to save their beloved bookstore.

Marple Twelve New Stories by Multiple Authors

Marple: Twelve New Stories by Multiple Authors

Genre: Mystery

Plot: This is a collection of twelve brand-new Miss Marple short stories written by 12 acclaimed authors who are all skilled in writing murder and mystery. Join Marple as she travels through England solving one murder after another.

How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water by Angie Cruz

How Not to Drown in a Glass of Water by Angie Cruz

Genre: Literary Fiction

Plot:From the beloved author of Dominicana, a GMA Book Club Pick and Women’s Prize Finalist, an electrifying and indelible new novel about a woman who has lost everything but the chance to finally tell her story.

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All That’s Left Unsaid by Tracey Lien

Genre: Fiction

Plot: For fans of Everything I Never Told You and The Mothers, a deeply moving and unflinching debut following a young Vietnamese-Australian woman who returns home to her family in the wake of her brother’s shocking murder, determined to discover what happened—a dramatic exploration of the intricate bonds and obligations of friendship, family, and community.

Enigma of Room 622

The Enigma of Room 622 by Joel Dicker

Genre: Thriller

Plot: When a thriller writer needs inspiration for his next book, he heads to Hotel Verbier, a hotel famous for an unsolved murder in rom 622. This thriller is a layered mystery with a Leo triangle, betrayal and envy all at a Swiss hotel. As thrillers go, this one looks like it will keep me on my toes and is definitely on my list of books to read from the summer 2022 book releases.

im the girl

I’m the Girl by Courtney Summers

Genre: YA Thriller

Plot: The next searing and groundbreaking queer young adult novel from New York Times bestselling and Edgar-award winning author Courtney Summers, already hailed as…

“A stirring, thought-provoking thriller.”- Ashley Audrain, New York Times bestselling author of The Push

September 20

Less is Lost

Less is Lost by Andrew Sean Greer

Genre: Literary Fiction

Plot:In the follow-up to the “bedazzling, bewitching, and be-wonderful” (NYTBR) best-selling and Pulitzer Prize-winning Less: A Novel, the awkward and lovable Arthur Less returns in an unforgettable road trip across America.

Matchmakers gift

The Matchmaker’s Gift by Lynda Cohen Loigman

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Sara Gilkman has a gift as a matchmaker but, the field is dominated by devout older men. Two generations later, Abby inherits her grandmother Sara’s handwritten notes. Abby is a successful divorce attorney wonders why her beloved grandmother would leave her these journals and what it means for her future.

merry little meet cute

A Merry Little Meet Cute by Julie Murphy and Sierra Simone

Genre: Romance

Plot: Cowritten by #1 New York Times bestselling author Julie Murphy and USA Today bestselling author Sierra Simone—a steamy plus-size holiday rom-com about an adult film star who is semi-accidentally cast as a lead in a family-friendly Christmas movie, and the former bad-boy pop star she falls in love with

Drunk on Love by Jasmine Guillory

Drunk on Love by Jasmine Guillory

Genre: Romance

Plot: Margot runs the family winery with her brother. When she meets Luke they have the perfect one night stand. That is, until the new hire at the winery comes in and it is Luke. Can they keep their relationship professional? This looks like a must read from the summer 2022 book releases and will be perfect to add to our fiction books about wine!

mother daughter traitor spy

Mother Daughter Traitor Spy by Susan Elia MacNeal

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: This historical fiction is inspired by the real mother daughter team who became spies in Los Angeles during WWII and foiled Nazi plans against the united states.

The Kiss Curse

The Kiss Curse by Erin Sterling

Genre: Fantasy Romance

Plot: The Author of the bestselling books the Ex Hex brings us her follow up book. When a new coven comes to town and Gwyn’s powers start to fade, She must work with Wells to restore her magic/

September 27

The Winners

The Winners: A Novel by Fredrik Backman

Genre: Fiction

Plot:The long-awaited conclusion to the beloved New York Times bestselling and “engrossing” (People) Beartown series—which inspired an HBO series of the same name—follows the small hockey town’s residents as they grapple with change, pain, hope, and redemption.

shrines of gaiety

Shrines of Gaiety: A Novel by Kate Atkinson

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: The #1 national bestselling, award-winning author of Life after Life transports us to the dazzling London of the Roaring Twenties in a whirlwind tale of corruption, seduction, and debts that have come due.

indiscreet princess

An Indiscreet Princess by Georgie Blalock

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: Princess Louise is the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria. She has cultivated a life outside the palace and attended the National Art Training School. Soon Louise finds that she must choose between grieving her first love or fighting for a life unconventional for a princess.

Spells for Forgetting

Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young

Genre: Magical Realism

Plot: Emery Blackwood had her life change in an instant when her best friend was found dead and the love of her life, August, accused of her murder. Now, 14 years later, August is returning to bury his mother’s ashes. Secrets will be revealed with betrayals and promises.

The Golden Enclaves

The Golden Enclaves:A Novel (Scholomance book #3) by Naomi Novik

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: An enclave war is brewing in this epic conclusion to the Sclolomance series. The graduation plan worked perfectly- if my perfect you mean not turning into a world destroying witch. But not that they are all out, El is going to turn around and go right back in. I read and loved the first two in this series so this book is already on my TBR from the summer 2022 book releases.

Jacqueline in Paris

Jacqueline in Paris by Ann Mah

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: The Lost Vintage is one of our favorite books! We have it in our Best Books for Book Clubs and of course, Best Fiction Books about Wine. Now, best settling author, Ann Mah has her next book. This historical fiction is the story of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onasis in postwar Paris in 1949.

Meet Me Under the Mistletoe

Meet me Under the Mistletoe by Jenny Baliss

Genre: Holiday Romance

Plot: Elinor Noel loves her secondhand bookshop in London. She has come to terms with her working class upbringing compared to her old classmates upper class upbringing at the school she went on scholarship. Now at a holiday reunion, sparks fly between her and her childhood enemy. This looks like a must read from the summer 2022 book releases.

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Foul Lady Fortune by Chloe Gong

Genre: YA Historical Fiction

Plot:From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights and Our Violent Ends comes the first book in a captivating new duology following an ill-matched pair of spies posing as a married couple to investigate a series of brutal murders in 1930s Shanghai.

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