95 Fantastic New Winter 2022 Book Releases

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We have 95 Winter 2022 Book Releases from January to March. We organized the books by date and there are so many that we cannot wait to get our hands on.

There are new books from favorite authors as well as authors who are brand new to us. Which books are you most looking forward to reading?

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Winter 2022 Book Releases- January

January 1

Reckless Girl

Reckless Girls by Rachel Hawkins

Genre: Gothic Suspense

Plot: Six Twenty-somethings on a journey to a beautiful and desolate island. When one goes missing and another is dead, the rest of the group wonders what other dark secrets are hidden away. This winter 2022 book release is at the top of Kirsten’s list for January.

The Girl Who Knew Too much

The Girl Who Knew Too Much by Tiffany Brooks

Genre: YA Thriller

Plot: Riley is dropped onto a deserted island with 19 other teens in search for a millions dollar treasure rumored to be on the island. Six people have dies in the past, who will be number 7?

January 4

The Maid by Nita Prose and 90+ other Winter 2022 Book Releases

The Maid by Nita Prose

Genre: Detective Mystery

Plot: Molly Gray is a hotel maid who struggles with social skills. When he discovers a guest murdered in his bed, she becomes the suspect and her life is turned upside-down as she searches for the killer. Jackie cannot wait to read this winter 2022 book release!

Beautiful little fools

Beautiful Little Fools by Jillian Cantor

Genre: Classic Retelling

Plot: This classic re-telling of The Great Gatsby is told from a Women’s perspective.

Anthem

Anthem by Noah Hawley

Genre: Literary Thriller

Plot: A band of unlikely heroes set out to find a man known as The Wizard to save an innocent woman who is being held captive. The journey is a look at America as it is now.

The School for Good Mothers

The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan

Genre: Dystopian Fiction

Plot: Frida Liu is struggling with her family and marriage. The one thing she has is her daughter. When Frida makes one mistake, she is sent to a government reform program where she has to prove her devotion as a mother.

Olga Dies dreaming by Xóchitl Gonzales and more Winter 2022 Book Releases

Olga Dies Dreaming by Xóchitl González 

Genre: Family Drama

Plot: This is a family drama in which a status-driven wedding planner must juggle her social ambitions, absent mother and her Puerto Rican roots. Set in NYC in the wake of Hurricane Maria, this book looks at what it means to weather a storm.

No land to light on

No Land to Light on by Yara Zgheib

Genre: Literary Fiction

Plot: A young Syrian couple living in Boston are torn apart when Hadi needs to fly to Jordan the night before his visa Hearing. When he doesn’t get off the plane to come home, Sama tries desperately to find a way back to the man she loves.

January 11

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Weather Girl by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Genre: Romance

Plot: A TV meteorologist and a sports reporter scheme to reunite their divorced bosses with unforecasted results in this electrifying romance. From the Author of the Ex Talk.

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Our Kind of People by Carol Wallace

Genre: Historical fiction

Plot: Set in the Gilded age of NYC, this books is about one family’s journey from riches to ruin as one mother tires to launch her daughters into society.

The Paris Bookseller

The Paris Bookseller by Kerri Maher

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: A young American Woman names Sylvia Beach opens Shakespeare and Company in Paris in 1919. When James Joyce’s novel Ulysses is banned, Beach publishes it under the Shakespeare and Company name at a steep cost. Will it ruin her?

The Last house om the street

The Last House on the Street by Diane Chamberlain

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Two women, a generation apart, find themselves unexpectedly bound together from the tragedy of an unsolved, mystery.

To PAradise

To Paradise by Hanya Yangihara

Genre: Literary Fiction

Plot: Spanning three centuries, this is a story set in 1893, 1993 and 2093 that examines love, family and the promise of a Utopia.

A Flicker in the dark

A Flicker in the Dark by Stacy Willingham

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Chloe is a psychologist who is preparing for her wedding when girls from her town start to go missing. Chloe starts to see parallels to twenty years ago when six girls went missing and her father has confessed to the crimes.

Daughter of the Momn Godess

Daughter of the Moon Goddess by Sue Lynn Tan

Genre: Fantasy

Plot: A fantasy inspired by the legend of the Chinese moon goddess, Chang’e , in which a young woman’s quest to free her mother pits her against the most powerful immortal in the realm and sets her on a dangerous path—where choices come with deadly consequences, and she risks losing more than her heart. This is one of the winter 2022 book releases we are most looking forward to reading.

All I want by Darcy Bell and more Winter 2022 Book Releases

All I Want by Darcey Bell

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Emma and Ben decide to leave their one bedroom apartment in NYC and move to large, Victorian, fixer-upper in upstate New York. With a baby on the way it seems like the perfect choice until their disintegrating marriage and dark history of the house takes its toll.

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Cold the Night, Fast the Wolves by Meg Long

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: Sena must flea with her prize fighting wolf, Iska. In order to flee her frozen planet, she must win the sled race that killed her mother.

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Bad Luck Bridesmaid by Alison Rose Greenberg

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Plot: Zoey has been a bridesmaid three times and each time, the wedding never happened. When her best friend gets engaged and informs Zoey that she will be bridesmaid, Zoey begins to wonder how to secure her own happiness.

January 18

Anatomy A Love story by Dana Schwartz

Anatomy: A Love story by Dana Schwartz

Genre: YA Historical Fiction/ Romance

Plot: Hazel wants to be a surgeon but is kicked out of lectures for being the wrong gender. Jack is a man who digs up bodies for a living. The two of them must work together to uncover secrets buried deep in Edinburgh society. This is one of the winter 2022 book releases we that is highlighted in the magazine.

How to love your neighbor by Sophie Sullivan and 94 more Winter 2022 Book Releases

How to Love your Neighbor by Sophie Sullivan

Genre: Romance

Plot: Enemies-to-lovers meets HGTV in this frothy, effervescent romantic comedy from Sophie Sullivan, author of Ten Rules for Faking It. We both cannot wait to read this winter 2022 book release.

Reminders of him

Reminders of Him by Colleen Hoover

Genre: Women’s Fiction

Plot: After serving five years in prison, Kenna returns home hoping to reunite with her daughter. But after years of burning bridges, Kenna is having a hard time building a future and healing.

The Good Son by Jacquelyn Mitchard

The Good Son by Jacquelyn Mitchard

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Thea’s son has just been released from prison after murdering his girlfriend. Now, he is released into a society in which he is the symbol for white privilege but, is there more going on? Thea suspects she has never truly known her son.

Lisa Gardner's new thriller One Step Too Far and 94 Winter 2022 Book Releases!

One Step Too Far by Lisa Gardner

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Frankie Elkin, a missing person expert is sent to look for a young man who disappeared without a trace. Soon, her own survival is threatened.

January 25

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Greenwich park by Katherine Faulkner

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Helen and her handsome architect husband live in the idyllic Greennwich Park. With a baby on the way it all seems perfect until Helen befriends Rachel and Rachel threatens to expose old secrets.

The Roughest Draft

The Roughest Draft by Emily Wibberley

Genre: Romance

Plot: Katrina and Nathan were literary cowriting stars until they ended the partnership on bad terms and have not spoken since. Now, they have been forced to partner for one last book to fulfill their contract. Stuck together while writing a romance isn’t easy when you are not talking to each other.

The Department of Rare Books

The Department of Rare Books and Special Collections by Eva Jurczy

Genre: Mystery

Plot: “Anxious People meets the delights of bookish fiction in a stunning debut following a librarian whose quiet life is turned upside down when a priceless manuscript goes missing. Soon she has to ask: what holds more secrets in the library―the ancient books shelved in the stacks, or the people who preserve them?”

Magnolia Palace by Fiona Davis

Magnolia Palace by Fiona Davis

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: A story about murder, secrets and betrayal in one of NYC’s Gilded age mansions. Lillian, a former model, takes a job at Frick mansion as a personal secretary. Fifty years later, a model Named Veronica stumbles upon information that may solve a decades-old murder.

Her Hidden Genius by Marie Benedict and 94 more Winter 2022 Book Releases!

Her Hidden Genius by Marie Benedict

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: “Marie Benedict’s powerful new novel shines a light on a woman who sacrificed her life to discover the nature of our very DNA, a woman whose world-changing contributions were hidden by the men around her but whose relentless drive advanced our understanding of humankind.” This is one of the winter 2022 book releases we are most looking forward to reading.

Violetta by Isabel Allende

Violetta by Isabel Allende

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: This sweeping historical fiction tells the story of the life of Violeta, a woman whose life spans 100 years and told in the form of a letter to a loved one.

A letter to three witches by Elizabeth Bass

A letter to three witches by Elizabeth Bass

Genre: Magical Realism

Plot: Gwen’s family has been forbidden from doing witchcraft for a century because of an errant spell. Now, Gewn’s sister has cast a spell and cousin Trudy is so stressed, she accidentally enchants her cupcakes. Can the family take control of their powers? Can Gwen determine if her feelings for Jeremy are real or a result of the cupcakes?

Good Rich People

Good Rich People by Eliza Jane Brazier

Genre: Thriller

Plot: A wealthy couple invites self-made success stories to live in their guesthouse so they can ruin in their lives in a sick and twisted game. Demi decides to take over someones life as a last stitch survival effort and winds up at the guest house. She will not go down without a fight.

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Winter 2022 Book Releases for February

February 1

Circus of Wonder by Elizabeth MacNeal

Circus of Wonder by Elizabeth MacNeal

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: Nell’s Life is Changed forever when she is sold to Jasper Juniper’s Circus of Wonders as a “leopard-girl” because of her birth marks. Before long, Nell’s fame begins to spread beyond Jasper’s own fame and nell will learn to fight for her place in the world. Jackie cannot wait to read this winter 2022 book release! It is at the top of her list for February! To see more of our picks, be sure to subscribe to the newsletter and the get the quarterly magazine.

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Good Girl Complex by Elle Kennedy

Genre: Romance

Plot: Mackenzie “Mac” Cabot has always been a people pleaser. She has put her own goals aside for to please her parents. When she meets a local bad boy, their friendship suddenly becomes the most authentic thing in Mac’s life. He has been keeping secrets that could destroy their friendship and much more.

White Lies

White Lies: The Double Life of Water F. White and America’s Darkest Secret by A.J Baime

Genre: Non-Fiction

Plot: A riveting biography of Walter F. White, a little-known Black civil rights leader who passed for white in order to investigate racist murders, help put the NAACP on the map, and change the racial identity of America forever

the christie affair

The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont 

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: “Nina de Gramont’s The Christie Affair is a beguiling novel of star-crossed lovers, heartbreak, revenge, and murder―and a brilliant re-imagination of one of the most talked-about unsolved mysteries of the twentieth century.”

This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi

This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi

Genre: Fantasy

Plot: “Clashing empires, forbidden romance, and a long-forgotten queen destined to save her people—bestselling author Tahereh Mafi’s first in an epic, romantic trilogy inspired by Persian mythology”

The Family Chao by Lan Samantha Chang

The Family Chao by Lan Samantha Chang 

Genre: Fiction

Plot: The Choa family are the owners of a Americanized Chinese food restaurant in a Haven, Wisconsin. The residents have ignored the rumors about the family until the patriarch is found dead- presumed murdered. The trial brings to light the motives for all three sons. This is a story filled with heartbreak and comedy,

Black Cake

Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson

Genre: Fiction

Plot: “In this moving debut novel, two estranged siblings must set aside their differences to deal with their mother’s death and her hidden past—a journey of discovery that takes them from the Caribbean to London to California and ends with her famous black cake.”

What the fireflies knew

What the fireflies Knew by Kai Harris

Genre: Literary Fiction

Plot: “In the vein of Jesmyn Ward’s Salvage the Bones and Sue Monk Kidd’s The Secret Life of Bees, a coming-of-age novel told by almost-eleven-year-old Kenyatta Bernice (KB), as she and her sister try to make sense of their new life with their estranged grandfather in the wake of their father’s death and their mother’s disappearance.”

The Liz Taylor Ring by Brenda Janowitz

The Liz Taylor Ring by Brenda Janowitz

Genre: Fiction

Plot: in 1978 Lizzie Morgan and Richard Schneider start a romance that has many ups and downs. After a 9 month separation, Richard gives Lizzie and 11 carat diamond ring like Liz Taylors. The ring remains a symbol of their love until it disappears. Decades later, when the ring resurfaces, it brings with it secrets and answers that can break the family apart or bring them together.

February 8

The Last Grand Duchess

The Last Grand Duchess by Bryn Turnbull

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: This is a story about dynast, duty and love. It is also a story of a family who would choose devotion to each other over everything else. Grand Duchess Olga Romano is content to live in her sheltered life but, as war approaches, she and her sisters trade gowns for nursing outfits to help tend to military officers. as tensions grow, this may be the end of the Romanov empire. This is one of the winter 2022 book releases that we highlighted in the magazine and this is right up Kirsten’s alley. You know how she loves a great Royal Read!

Homicide and Halo Halo

Homicide and Halo Halo by Mia P. Manansala

Genre: Mystery

Plot: This cozy mystery once again finds us in Tita Rosie’s Kitchen. When someone turns up dead at the town beauty pageant, Lila finds herself stuck in the middle of the investigation it brings back some unpleasant memories.

Finding her edge

Finding Her Edge by Jennifer Iacopelli

Genre: YA Romance

Plot: Ice dancer Adriana Russo has gold-medalist parents and a sister headed to the olympics. This means she has large skates to fill and there are huge expectations. Suddenly, in order to save her family’s legacy, she finds herself in a fake relationship with her new dance partner for ratings and sponsorships. To complicate matters, it starts to feel real except that her old partner and crush is training in the same ice.

With Love from London by Sarah Jio and 94 more Adult New Releases for Winter 2022

With Love from London by Sarah Jio

Genre: Fiction

Plot: When Val was eleven years old, her mother, Eloise, left and moved back to her native London. Decades later, she received word that her mother has died and left her a bookstore. Val sets off to London to try and piece together her mother’s life and gain an understanding of the woman she never knew. Val finds herself with the possiblity of new love as well as new understanding as she learns secrets buried long ago.

Shadows of Pelican Holllow

Shadows of Pecan Hollow by Caroline Frost

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Set in Texas in the 1970s and 90s, Shadows of Pecan Hollow is a literary debut about a fierce woman and the partner-in-crime she can’t escape, perfect for readers of Where the Crawdads Sing and Valentine.

February 15

The House of Sky and Breath by Sarah J Maas and so many more amazing Adult New Releases for Winter 2022

The House of Sky and Breath by Sarah J Maas

Genre: Fantasy

Plot: The Sequel to Cresent City. Bryce and Hunt are trying to get back to a normal life. The Asteri have kept their word and have left them along but, the threats are growing. Bryce and Hunt mist choose to stay silent or fight. We LOVED the first book in this series so much, this might be the most anticipated of all the winter 2022 book releases on this list. And you can always check out our post on Books Like ACOTAR while you are waiting for this to hit the shelves!

The Magnificent Life of Marjorie Post by Allison Pataki

The Magnificent Life of Marjorie Post by Allison Pataki

Genre: Biographical Fiction

Plot: “Allison Pataki takes the reader on a luxurious ride filled with jet-setting locales and opulent mansions, while deftly revealing how Marjorie Post’s humble beginnings fed her desire to become a new kind of heiress, forging her own way through the world and keenly aware of her legacy.”—Fiona Davis, New York Timesbestselling author of The Lions of Fifth Avenue

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Meet Me in the Margins by Melissa Ferguson

Genre: Romance

Plot: Savannah works as an editor at a publishing house and has secretly been writing a romance novel. Her publishing house does not look highly upon romances. When Savannah accidentally reveals her other past time while at work, she discovers that someone has edited her work. She now has only weeks to re-write her manuscripts and submit it to one of the most successful romance imprints in the country. But who is her mystery editor?

Our American Friend by Anna Pitoniak

Our American Friend by Anna Pitoniak 

Genre: Thriller

Plot: For fans of The Secrets We Kept and American WifeOur American Friend is a propulsive Cold War-era spy thriller crossed with a fictional biography of a First Lady. Spanning from the 1970s to the present day, traveling from Moscow and Paris to Washington and New York, this novel is a gripping page-turner—and a devastating love story—about power and complicity and how sometimes, the fate of the world is in the hands of the people you’d never expect.

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A River Enchanted by Rebecca Ross

Genre: Fiction

Plot: House of Earth and Blood meets The Witch’s Heart in Rebecca Ross’s brilliant first adult fantasy, set on the magical isle of Cadence where two childhood enemies must team up to discover why girls are going missing from their clan.

one night on the Island by Josie Silver and 94 more winter 2022 book releases

One Night on the Island by Josie Silver

Genre: Romance

Plot: From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of One Day in December . . . When a double-booking at a remote one-room cabin accidentally throws two solace seekers together, it feels like a cruel twist of fate. But what if it’s fate of a different kind? This is one of the winter 2022 book releases we are most looking forward to reading.

Bright Ruined things

Bright Ruined Things by Samantha Cohoe 

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: “A deftly-plotted tale about ambition and belonging, Bright Ruined Things takes Shakespeare’s The Tempest and brilliantly reimagines its themes of family and love. Cohoe writes with a magic that dazzles and cuts right to the core.” – Chloe Gong, New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights

February 22

The Pairs apartment by Lucy Foley and more amazing winter 2022 book releases!

The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley

Genre: Mystery

Plot: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Guest List comes a new locked room mystery, set in a Paris apartment building in which every resident has something to hide…  We loved the Guest List and cannot wait to read this winter 2022 book release.

This Might Hurt by Stephanie Wrobel

This Might Hurt by Stephanie Wrobel

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Welcome to Wisewood where guests commit to a six month stay and they must stay completely off the grid. When Natalie’s sister commits herself to going, Natalie thinks it is not a good idea. When she receives an email from Wisewood six months later threatening to disclose secrets to her sister, she heads to Wisewood to bring her sister home but it will not be as easy as she thinks.

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The School of Mirrors by Eva Stachniak

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: A scintillating, gorgeously written historical novel about a mother and a daughter in eighteenth-century France, beginning with decadence and palace intrigue at Versailles and ending in an explosive new era of revolution.

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The Swimmers by Julie Otsuka

Genre: Fiction

Plot: From the best-selling, award-winning author of The Buddha in the Attic and When the Emperor Was Divine comes a novel about what happens to a group of obsessed recreational swimmers when a crack appears at the bottom of their local pool—a tour de force of economy, precision, and emotional power.

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Funny Farm by Laurie Zaleski

Genre: Memoir

Plot: Laurie’s mom had a dream to run an animal rescue and Laurie was determined to help make that dream a reality even after her mother passed away. This is the the story of a life with 600 rescue animals and making dreams come true.fu

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Float by Kate Marchant

Genre: YA Fiction

Plot: Waverly Lyons has been caught in the middle of her parents divorce so when she decides to spend the summer wit her aunt, it is the reprieve that she needs. Spending the summer down in Florida is just what she needs and the cute boy who lives next door doesn’t hurt either.

What my bones know

What my Bones Know: A Memoir of Healing from Complex Trauma by Stephanie Foo

Genre: Memoir

Plot: On paper Stephanie seemed to have a wonderful life but behind closed doors, she was having panic attacks and depression. She was diagnosed with complex PTSD. This memoir interviews psychologists, and specialists and looks into her past to learn how to move on from trauma.

Daughters of a Dead Empire by Carolyn Tara ONeil

Daughters of a Dead Empire by Carolyn Tara O’Neil

Genre: YA Thriller

Plot: This is a historical thriller set in an alternate history during the Russian revolution. Anna tries to escape the massacre by offering a peasant girl a diamond in exchange for passage south. Anna finds herself on the wrong side of the war.

Think of Me by Frances Liardet

Think of Me by Frances Liardet

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: From the New York Times bestselling author of We Must Be Brave comes a new sweeping historical novel about one couple’s journey through war, love, and loss, and how the people we love never really leave us.

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March Winter 2022 Book Releases

March 1

Rebecca Serle's newest books One Italian Summer and more adult new releases for winter 2022

One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle

Genre: Fiction

Plot: The New York Times bestselling author of the “heartwarming, heartbreaking, and hard to put down” (Laurie Frankel, New York Times bestselling author) modern classic In Five Years returns with a moving and unforgettable exploration of the powerful bond between mother and daughter set on the breathtaking Amalfi Coast. We absolutely LOVED In Five Years ( We have the complete list of GMA book club picks ranked) and this is Jackie’s top pick for March of all the winter 2022 book releases!

Gallant

Gallant by V.E. Schwab

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: Everything casts a shadow. Even the world we live in. And as with every shadow, there is a place where it must touch. A seam, where the shadow meets its source.

#1 New York Times–bestselling author V. E. Schwab weaves a dark and original tale about the place where the world meets its shadow, and the young woman beckoned by both sides. The Secret Garden meets Crimson Peak in this stand-alone novel perfect for readers of Holly Black and Neil Gaiman.

Tell Me an Ending by Jo Harkin

Tell Me an Ending by Jo Harkin

Genre: Dystopian Fiction

Plot: Never Let Me Go meets Black Mirror in this thrilling dystopian debut about a tech company that deletes unwanted memories, the consequences for those forced to contend with what they tried to forget, and the dissenting doctor who seeks to protect her patients from further harm.

Hook Line and Sinker by Tessa Bailey

Hook Line and Sinker by Tessa Bailey

Genre: Romance

Plot: In the follow-up to It Happened One Summer, Tessa Bailey delivers another deliciously fun rom-com about a former player who accidentally falls for his best friend while trying to help her land a different man… This is one romance from the winter 2022 book release we cannot wait to read!

By Any Other name by Lauren Kate

By Any Other name by Lauren Kate

Genre: Romance

Plot: This is an enemies to lovers romance about an editor, her bestselling author, and a huge secret that will change everything. Lane is a successful romance editor who is engaged to a man who checks the right boxes. But, when a chance comes to work with THE Noa Callaway and cure Noa’s writer’s block, she discovers a secret that will change everything. Jackie has this book in her list of winter 2022 book releases and cannot wait to start it.

The Tobacco wives

The Tobacco Wives by Adele Myers

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: A vibrant historical debut set in 1946 North Carolina following a young female seamstress who uncovers dangerous truths about Big Tobacco.

The Rumor Game

The Rumor Game by Dhonielle Clayton and Son Charaipotra

Genre: YA Fiction

Plot: Rumors have the power to ruin lives. Bryn is well aware of this as she used to have it all. One mistake took it all aways and now that she is at a new school, will it start all over again?

The Love of my Life by Rosie Walsh

The Love of my Life by Rosie Walsh

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Emma loves her husband and daughter and would do anything for them. But, everything she has ever told them about her is a lie. When she becomes ill and her husband starts to research her life, he starts to uncover her lies. She now must tell him about the other love of her life.

Chorus by Rebecca Kauffman

Chorus by Rebecca Kauffman

Genre: Fiction

Plot: This novel follows the seven shaw sibling through two life-changing events- their mother’s unexpected death and a teenage pregnancy. It is a story of family, coping and growing together.

The Night Shift by Alex Finlay

The Night Shift by Alex Finlay

Genre: Thriller

Plot: From the author of the breakout thriller Every Last Fear, comes Alex Finlay’s electrifying next novel The Night Shift, about a pair of small-town murders fifteen years apart―and the ties that bind them.

Until We Meet by Camille Di Maio

Until We Meet by Camille Di Maio

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: New York City, 1943: Three women learn that the bonds of friendship is the most important thing. Margaret, Gladys and Dottie are three women whose lives have been changed forever by the war.

March 8

Love Decoded by Jennifer Yen and more YA romances for winter 2022

Love Decoded by Jennifer Yen

Genre: YA Romance

Plot: For fans of Jenny Han and Jane Austen, a rom-com that’s equal parts hilarious and heartfelt about the unexpected consequences of one teen’s quest to help her friends find love, from the author of A Taste for Love.

A Girl during the war by Anita Abriel and more winter 2022 book releases

A Girl During the War by Anita Abriel

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: Rome 1943: Marina is a University student and on her way home when she finds out that her father has been killed for harboring Jewish artists in their home. Marina fleece to Florence. Marina becomes swept up in a romance. When her boyfriend disappears, she must travel to find him.

The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

Genre: Thriller

Plot: The Golden Couple is the next electrifying novel from Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, the #1 New York Times bestselling author duo behind You Are Not Alone, An Anonymous Girl, and The Wife Between Us. This is Kirsten’s most anticipated winter 2022 book release for March.

Truth and other Lies by Maggie Smith

Truth and other Lies by Maggie Smith

Genre: Fiction

Plot: This is a fast-paced tale of three women whose lives converge as one fights a devastating accusation, another campaigns for a contested seat in Congress, and one, the young reporter with ties to both, navigates the tricky line between secrets and lies.

Smile and Look Pretty

Smile and Look Pretty by Amanda Pellegrino

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Four best friends are paying their dues as underpaid assistants but when they are passed over for promotion one too many times, they create an anonymous blog detailing their experiences. Suddenly, others are coming forward with their experiences and they women have to deal with the consequences of speaking out.

Angels of the Pacific by Elisa Hooper

Angels of the Pacific by Elisa Hooper

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: If you loved Beantown Girls by Jane Healey and Hazel Gaynor’s When We Were Young & Brave, then you won’t want to miss critically acclaimed author Elise Hooper’s powerful new novel of the Angels of Bataan, nurses held as prisoners during the occupation of the Philippines in World War II.

The Suite Spot by Trish Doller

The Suite Spot by Trish Doller

Genre: Romance

Plot: Rachel Beck is at her wits end. She lost her job and has a daughter to support. She decides to take a job at a brewery hotel on an Island in Lake Erie and moves across the country. What she finds is a chance to rebuild her life and a chance at love.

March 15

LEague of gentlewomen witches

The League of Gentlewomen Witches by India Holton

Genre: Historical Romance/ Fantasy

Plot: Charlotte Pettifer is in a secret society of women who use witchcraft to improve the world. When a long lost amulet is discovered, Charlotte has to make sure it does not fall into the wrong hands. Enter Alex, the pickpocketing pirate.

The Book of Cold Cases by Simone St. James and more winter 2022 book releases

The Book of Cold Cases by Simone St. James

Genre: Paranormal Thriller

Plot: A true crime blogger gets more than she bargained for while interviewing the woman acquitted of two cold case slayings in this chilling new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Sun Down Motel..

The Match by Harlan Coben

The Match by Harlan Coben

Genre: Thriller

Plot: From the modern master of suspense comes a gripping new thriller in which Wilde follows a tip that may finally reveal the truth behind his abandonment . . . Only to end up in the sights of a ruthless killer.

 

Being Mary Bennett by J.C. Peterson

Being Mary Bennett by J.C. Peterson

Genre: Romance

Plot: With a hilariously sharp voice, a sweet and fulfilling romance that features a meet-cute in an animal shelter, and a big family that revels in causing big problems, this charming comedy of errors about a girl who resolves to become the main character of her own story (at any and all costs), is perfect for fans of Jenny Han and Becky Albertalli…and Jane Austen, of course

Peach Blossom Spring by Melissa Fu

Peach Blossom Spring by Melissa Fu 

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: A “beautifully rendered” novel about war, migration, and the power of telling our stories, Peach Blossom Spring follows three generations of a Chinese family on their search for a place to call home (Georgia Hunter, New York Times bestselling author of We Were the Lucky Ones).

The Mozart Code by Rachel McMillan

The Mozart Code by Rachel McMillan 

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: “A damaged post-war city and two damaged post-war hearts collide in Rachel McMillan’s latest gripping romantic drama. Ex-codebreaker Sophie Villiers and her MI-6 marriage-of-convenience husband, Simon Barre, are thrown together in Vienna on the hunt for a double agent, a priceless relic, and just possibly love. Murky espionage and burgeoning passion twine beautifully together in The Mozart Code’s superbly evocative prose—an enchanting read!” —Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Rose Code

The Summer Getaway by Susan Mallery

The Summer Getaway by Susan Mallery 

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Robyn Caldwell is overwhelmed with her failed marriage, demanding children and friends. She decides to go stay with her great aunt in Santa Barbara for the summer. The more time she spends with her care-free aunt, the more she learns to live her life, take chances and follow her dreams.

Nine Lives by Peter Swanson

Nine Lives by Peter Swanson

Genre: Thriller

Plot: If you’re on the list, someone wants you dead.

From the New York Times bestselling author of Eight Perfect Murders comes the heart-pounding story of nine strangers who receive a cryptic list with their names on it—and then begin to die in highly unusual circumstances.

March 22

The Next Thing you Know by Jessica Strawser

The Next Thing you Know by Jessica Strawser

Genre: Fiction

Plot: A musician facing the untimely end of his career. An end-of-life doula with everything, and nothing, to lose. A Star Is Born meets Me Before You in this powerful novel by the author of A Million Reasons Why.

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French Braid by Anne Tyler

Genre: Fiction

Plot: From the beloved best-selling, Pulitzer Prize–winning author—a funny, joyful, brilliantly perceptive journey deep into one Baltimore family’s foibles, from a boyfriend with a red Chevy in the 1950s up to a longed-for reunion with a grandchild in our pandemic present.

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Hammer by Joe Mungo Reed

Genre: Fiction

Plot: An art auction house employee helps a Russian oligarch sell his prized collection, ensnaring himself in a dangerous romance and an even more treacherous political plot.

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What We Harverst by Ann Fraistat

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: For fans of Wilder Girls comes a nightmarish debut guaranteed to keep you up through the night, about an idyllic small town poisoned by its past, and one girl who must fight the strange disease that’s slowly claiming everyone she loves.

Miss Butterworth and the Mad Baron by Julia Quinn

Miss Butterworth and the Mad Baron by Julia Quinn

Genre: Romance Graphic Novel

Plot: This graphic novel is based on a story told in snippets throughout the bridgerton Novels. Miss Priscilla Butterworth is born into a family torn apart. When she escapes the cruelty of her aunt, she finds the Baron and true love.

March 29

The Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn and more winter 2022 book releases

The Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: The New York Times bestselling author of The Rose Code returns with an unforgettable World War II tale of a quiet librarian who becomes history’s deadliest female sniper. Based on a true story.

The Wedding Veil by Kristy Woodson Harvey

The Wedding Veil by Kristy Woodson Harvey

Genre: Fiction

Plot: The New York Times bestselling author of Under the Southern Sky and the Peachtree Bluff series brings “her signature wit, charm, and heart” (Woman’s World) to this sweeping new novel following four women across generations, bound by a beautiful wedding veil and a connection to the famous Vanderbilt family.

Four Aunties and a Wedding by Jesse Q. Sutanto

Four Aunties and a Wedding by Jesse Q. Sutanto

Genre: Humorous Fiction

Plot: A follow up to the amazing book Dial A For Aunties (Check out our Best Books of 2022 ), Meddy Chan is about to marry her college sweetheart Nathan. She has decided to hire wedding planners so that her family can enjoy the wedding as guests before she realizes that the Chinese-Indonesian family she hired is actually the mafia and they are planning to use her wedding to take out some of the guests.

Home or Away by Kathleen West

Home or Away by Kathleen West 

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Leigh and Suzy are close friends and teammates on the Olympic hockey team but when Leigh’s plan to make the final roster backfires, she must leave and start over. Now, has the choice to come clean about what happened all those years ago and rise her marriage or succumb to the mind games of her former coach.

Always Jane by Jenn Bennett

Always Jane by Jenn Bennett 

Genre: Romance

Plot: A chauffer’s daughter finds herself in the middle of a love triangle with the sons of her boss’s wealthy next-door neighbors in this delightfully romantic story from the author of Alex, Approximately, Jenn Bennett.

We have March 2022 new releases by genre

Which winter 2022 book release are you most excited about?