december 2021 books new release most anticipated upcoming titles to read coming soon

Notable upcoming books to be published in December 2021, limited to hardcover new releases. Here are the most anticipated books releases for the month:

Here's to Us (What If It's Us #2)
Becky Albertalli

What It's About: Ben has spent his first year of college working on his fantasy manuscript with his writing partner Mario, who is a great Spanish tutor, and an even better kisser. So why can’t he stop thinking about the fact that Arthur’s back in town two years after they called it quits?

Arthur is in New York for a dream internship on Broadway, with a boyfriend back at home that he couldn't be happier with...

Publication Date: December 28, 2021
  
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Call Us What We Carry: Poems
Amanda Gorman

What It's About: Formerly titled The Hill We Climb and Other Poems, Amanda Gorman’s remarkable new collection reveals an energizing and unforgettable voice in American poetry. Call Us What We Carry is Gorman at her finest. Including “The Hill We Climb,” the stirring poem read at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, and bursting with musical language and exploring themes of identity, grief, and memory, this lyric of hope and healing captures an important moment in our country’s consciousness while being utterly timeless...

Publication Date: December 7, 2021
  
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Beasts of a Little Land
Juhea Kim

What It's About: An epic story of love, war, and redemption set against the backdrop of the Korean independence movement, following the intertwined fates of a young girl sold to a courtesan school and the penniless son of a hunter

In 1917, deep in the snowy mountains of occupied Korea, an impoverished local hunter on the brink of starvation saves a young Japanese officer from an attacking tiger...

Publication Date: December 7, 2021
  
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The Righteous (The Beautiful #3)
Renée Ahdieh

What It's About: In this latest installment of The New York Times bestselling series that began with The Beautiful, Pippa journeys to the treacherous and beguiling world of the fey in search of answers only to fall in love.

Following the explosive events of The Damned, Odette faces a vampire's final death...

Publication Date: December 7, 2021
  
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Homecoming King (Three Kings #1)
Penny Reid

What It's About: Rex "TW" McMurtry’s perpetual single-hood wouldn't bother him so much if all his ex-girlfriends didn't keep marrying the very next person they dated, especially when so many of those grooms are his closest friends. He may be a pro-football defensive end for the Chicago Squalls, but the press only wants to talk about how he's always a groomsman and never a groom...

Publication Date: December 14, 2021
  
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january 2022 books new release most anticipated upcoming titles to read coming soon

Notable upcoming books to be published in January 2022, limited to hardcover new releases. Here are the most anticipated books releases for the month:

The Maid
Nita Prose

What It's About: Molly Gray is not like everyone else. She struggles with social skills and misreads the intentions of others. Her gran used to interpret the world for her, codifying it into simple rules that Molly could live by.

Since Gran died a few months ago, twenty-five-year-old Molly has been navigating life’s complexities all by herself...

Publication Date: January 4, 2022
  
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Reminders of Him
Colleen Hoover

What It's About: A troubled young mother yearns for a shot at redemption in this heartbreaking yet hopeful story from #1 New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover.

After serving five years in prison for a tragic mistake, Kenna Rowan returns to the town where it all went wrong, hoping to reunite with her four-year-old daughter...

Publication Date: January 18, 2022
  
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Violeta
Isabel Allende

What It's About: This sweeping novel from the New York Times bestselling author of A Long Petal of the Sea tells the epic story of Violeta del Valle, a woman whose life spans one hundred years and bears witness to the greatest upheavals of the twentieth century.

Violeta comes into the world on a stormy day in 1920, the first girl in a family of five boisterous sons...

Publication Date: January 25, 2022
  
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Reckless Girls
Rachel Hawkins

What It's About: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Wife Upstairs comes a deliciously wicked gothic suspense, set on an isolated Pacific island with a dark history, for fans of Lucy Foley and Ruth Ware.

When Lux McAllister and her boyfriend, Nico, are hired to sail two women to a remote island in the South Pacific, it seems like the opportunity of a lifetime...

Publication Date: January 4, 2022
  
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A Deadly Affair: Unexpected Love Stories from the Queen of Mystery
Agatha Christie

What It's About: From the Queen of Mystery—this all-new collection of stories about love gone horribly wrong will get your heart racing.

Love can propel us to our greatest heights . . . and darkest depths. In this new collection of Agatha Christie short stories, witness the dark side of love—crimes of passion, games of the heart, and deadly affairs...

Publication Date: January 4, 2022
  
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A Flicker in the Dark
Stacy Willingham

What It's About: From debut author Stacy Willingham comes a masterfully done, lyrical thriller, certain to be the launch of an amazing career. A Flicker in the Dark is eerily compelling to the very last page.

When Chloe Davis was twelve, six teenage girls went missing in her small Louisiana town. By the end of the summer, Chloe’s father had been arrested as a serial killer and promptly put in prison...

Publication Date: January 11, 2022
  
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Miss Butterworth and the Mad Baron
Julia Quinn

What It's About: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn comes this irresistible treat, a charming and jaunty graphic novel, based on story snippets peppered throughout a number of her books. Originally mentioned in It’s in His Kiss—one of the Bridgerton novels which inspired the smash Netflix series, Bridgerton—Miss Butterworth and the Mad Baron is finally told here in its entirety for the first time...

Publication Date: March 22, 2022
  
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End of Days (Pike Logan #16)
Brad Taylor

What It's About: Pike Logan must stop a deranged killer hell-bent on igniting an international conflagration in this explosive, action-packed thriller from New York Times bestselling author and former special forces officer, Brad Taylor.

When a paragliding trip over the picturesque mountains of Switzerland results in the brutal murder of the former head of Israeli intelligence, Mossad brings in terrorist hunters Aaron and Shoshana to investigate...

Publication Date: January 11, 2022
  
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Her Hidden Genius
Marie Benedict

What It's About: From the New York Times bestselling author of The Mystery of Mrs. Christie and The Only Woman in the Room.

Rosalind Franklin has always been an outsider―brilliant, but different. Whether working at the laboratory she adored in Paris or toiling at a university in London, she feels closest to the science, those unchanging laws of physics and chemistry that guide her experiments...

Publication Date: January 25, 2022
  
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The Magnolia Palace
Fiona Davis

What It's About: Fiona Davis, New York Times bestselling author of The Lions of Fifth Avenue, returns with a tantalizing novel about the secrets, betrayal, and murder within one of New York City’s most impressive Gilded Age mansions.

Eight months since losing her mother in the Spanish flu outbreak of 1919, twenty-one-year-old Lillian Carter’s life has completely fallen apart...

Publication Date: January 25, 2022
  
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Daughter of the Moon Goddess (The Celestial Kingdom Duology #1)
Sue Lynn Tan

What It's About: A captivating debut fantasy inspired by the legend of Chang'e, the Chinese moon goddess, in which a young woman’s quest to free her mother pits her against the most powerful immortal in the realm.

Growing up on the moon, Xingyin is accustomed to solitude, unaware that she is being hidden from the feared Celestial Emperor who exiled her mother for stealing his elixir of immortality...

Publication Date: January 11, 2022
  
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The Accomplice
Lisa Lutz

What It's About: Everyone has the same questions about best friends Owen and Luna: What binds them together so tightly? Why weren't they ever a couple? And why do people around them keep turning up dead? In this riveting novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Passenger, every answer raises a new, more chilling question...

Publication Date: January 25, 2022
  
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The Last House on the Street
Diane Chamberlain

What It's About: From bestselling author Diane Chamberlain comes an irresistible new novel that perfectly interweaves history, mystery, and social justice.

When Kayla Carter's husband dies in an accident while building their dream house, she knows she has to stay strong for their four-year-old daughter. But the trophy home in Shadow Ridge Estates, a new development in sleepy Round Hill, North Carolina, will always hold tragic memories...

Publication Date: January 11, 2022
  
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february 2022 books new release most anticipated upcoming titles to read coming soon

Notable upcoming books to be published in February 2022, limited to hardcover new releases. Here are the most anticipated books releases for the month:

The Paris Apartment
Lucy Foley

What It's About: Jess needs a fresh start. She’s broke and alone, and she’s just left her job under less than ideal circumstances. Her half-brother Ben didn’t sound thrilled when she asked if she could crash with him for a bit, but he didn’t say no, and surely everything will look better from Paris. Only when she shows up – to find a very nice apartment, could Ben really have afforded this? – he’s not there...

Publication Date: February 22, 2022
  
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The Christie Affair
Nina de Gramont

What It's About: A stunning new novel that reimagines the unexplained 11-day disappearance of Agatha Christie that captivated the world.

"A long time ago, in another country, I nearly killed a woman. It's a particular feeling, the urge to murder. First comes rage, larger than any you've ever imagined. It takes over your body so completely, it's like a divine force, grabbing hold of your will, your limbs, your psyche...

Publication Date: February 1, 2022
  
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Lockdown on London Lane
Beth Reekles

What It's About: For the inhabitants of London Lane, a simple slip of paper underneath each of their doors is about to change their lives in a hundred different ways.

URGENT!!! Due to the current situation, building management has decided to impose a seven-day quarantine on all apartment buildings on London Lane...

Publication Date: February 1, 2022
  
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House of Sky and Breath (Crescent City #2)
Sarah J. Maas

What It's About: Bryce Quinlan and Hunt Athalar are trying to get back to normal―they may have saved Crescent City, but with so much upheaval in their lives lately, they mostly want a chance to relax. Slow down. Figure out what the future holds.

The Asteri have kept their word so far, leaving Bryce and Hunt alone...

Publication Date: February 15, 2022
  
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Black Cake
Charmaine Wilkerson

What It's About: 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.

"At turns delightfully juicy and then stunningly wise, Black Cake is a winner...

Publication Date: February 1, 2022
  
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The Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post
Allison Pataki

What It's About: "This marvelous novel kept me up way past my bedtime. I just had to be there with the Post cereal heiress through every twist and turn."--Martha Hall Kelly, New York Times bestselling author of Lilac Girls

"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...

Publication Date: February 15, 2022
  
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Good Girl Complex
Elle Kennedy

What It's About: She does everything right. So what could go wrong?

Mackenzie "Mac" Cabot is a people pleaser. Her demanding parents. Her prep school friends. Her long-time boyfriend. It's exhausting, really, always following the rules. Unlike most twenty-year-olds, all she really wants to do is focus on growing her internet business, but first she must get a college degree at her parents' insistence...

Publication Date: February 1, 2022
  
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Court (Crave #4)
Tracy Wolff

What It's About: The fourth book in the smash hit Crave series will not disappoint—full of shocking twists, high-stakes romance, and deep fantasy lore, it’ll be a must-have for die-hard series fans and new readers alike.

Publication Date: February 1, 2022
  
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Finlay Donovan Knocks 'Em Dead
Elle Cosimano

What It's About: From Edgar-Award nominee Elle Cosimano, comes Finlay Donovan Knocks 'Em Dead—the hilarious and heart-pounding follow-up to Finlay Donovan is Killing It.

"A funny and smart, twisty and surprising series."—Megan Miranda

Finlay Donovan is—once again—struggling to finish her next novel and keep her head above water as a single mother of two...

Publication Date: February 1, 2022
  
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I Must Betray You
Ruta Sepetys

What It's About: Romania, 1989. Communist regimes are crumbling across Europe. Seventeen-year-old Cristian Florescu dreams of becoming a writer, but Romanians aren’t free to dream; they are bound by rules and force.

Amidst the tyrannical dictatorship of Nicolae Ceaușescu in a country governed by isolation and fear, Cristian is blackmailed by the secret police to become an informer...

Publication Date: February 1, 2022
  
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Count Your Lucky Stars
Alexandria Bellefleur

What It's About: Following Written in the Stars and Hang the Moon, national bestselling author Alexandria Bellefleur pens another steamy queer rom-com about former best friends who might be each other's second chance at love…

Margot Cooper doesn’t do relationships. She tried and it blew up in her face, so she’ll stick with casual hookups, thank you very much...

Publication Date: February 1, 2022
  
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This Woven Kingdom
Tahereh Mafi

What It's About: 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.

To all the world, Alizeh is a disposable servant, not the long-lost heir to an ancient Jinn kingdom forced to hide in plain sight...

Publication Date: February 1, 2022
  
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 March 2022 books new release most anticipated upcoming titles to read coming soon

Notable upcoming books to be published in March 2022, limited to hardcover new releases. Here are the most anticipated books releases for the month:

The Golden Couple
Greer Hendricks

What It's About: If Avery Chambers can’t fix you in 10 sessions, she won’t take you on as a client. Her successes are phenomenal--she helps people overcome everything from domineering parents to assault--and almost absorb the emptiness she sometimes feels since her husband’s death.

Marissa and Mathew Bishop seem like the golden couple--until Marissa cheats...

Publication Date: March 8, 2022
  
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The Book of Cold Cases
Simone St. James

What It's About: 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.

In 1977, Claire Lake, Oregon, was shaken by the Lady Killer Murders: Two men, seemingly randomly, were murdered with the same gun, with strange notes left behind...

Publication Date: March 15, 2022
  
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Gallant
V. E. Schwab

What It's About: 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 Victoria Schwab weaves a dark and original tale about the place where the world meets its shadow, and the young woman beckoned by both sides...

Publication Date: March 1, 2022
  
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The Diamond Eye
Kate Quinn

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

In the snowbound city of Kiev, wry and bookish history student Mila Pavlichenko organizes her life around her library job and her young son--but Hitler's invasion of Russia sends her on a different path...

Publication Date: March 29, 2022
  
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One Italian Summer
Rebecca Serle

What It's About: When Katy’s mother dies, she is left reeling. Carol wasn’t just Katy’s mom, but her best friend and first phone call. She had all the answers and now, when Katy needs her the most, she is gone. To make matters worse, their planned mother-daughter trip of a lifetime looms: two weeks in Positano, the magical town Carol spent the summer right before she met Katy’s father...

Publication Date: March 1, 2022
  
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Hook, Line, and Sinker (Bellinger Sisters #2)
Tessa Bailey

What It's About: King crab fisherman Fox Thornton has a reputation as a sexy, carefree flirt. Everyone knows he's a guaranteed good time--in bed and out--and that's exactly how he prefers it. Until he meets Hannah Bellinger. She's immune to his charm and looks, but she seems to enjoy his... personality? And wants to be friends? Bizarre...

Publication Date: March 1, 2022
  
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The War of Two Queens (Blood and Ash #4)
Jennifer L. Armentrout

What It's About: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout comes book four in her Blood and Ash series.

War is only the beginning…

Publication Date: March 15, 2022
  
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The Night Shift
Alex Finlay

What It's About: It’s New Year’s Eve 1999. Y2K is expected to end in chaos: planes falling from the sky, elevators plunging to earth, world markets collapsing. A digital apocalypse. None of that happens. But at a Blockbuster Video in Linden, New Jersey, four teenage girls working the night shift are attacked. Only one survives...

Publication Date: March 1, 2022
  
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Nine Lives
Peter Swanson

What It's About: 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.

Nine strangers receive a list with their names on it in the mail...

Publication Date: March 15, 2022
  
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What Happened to the Bennetts
Lisa Scottoline

What It's About: From #1 bestselling author Lisa Scottoline comes a pulse-pounding new novel.

Your family has been attacked, never again to be the same.
Now you have to choose between law…and justice.

Jason Bennett is a suburban dad who owns a court-reporting business, but one night, his life takes a horrific turn...

Publication Date: March 29, 2022
  
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The Match (Wilde #2)
Harlan Coben

What It's About: 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.
 
After months away, Wilde has returned to the Ramapo Mountains in the wake of a failed bid at domesticity that confirms what he’s known all along: He belongs on his own, free from the comforts and constraints of modern life...

Publication Date: March 15, 2022
  
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The Tobacco Wives
Adele Myers

What It's About: For the audience of Fiona Davis and Lisa Wingate, a vibrant historical debut set in 1946 North Carolina following a young female seamstress who uncovers dangerous truths about the Big Tobacco empire ruling the American South.

“Myers brilliantly seduces us with her setting—a North Carolina town of beautiful socialites, opulent dresses, and elegant soirees—before revealing a terrible secret that threatens the entire community...

Publication Date: March 1, 2022
  
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All My Rage
Sabaa Tahir

What It's About: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sabaa Tahir comes a brilliant, unforgettable, and heart-wrenching contemporary YA novel about family and forgiveness, love and loss, in a sweeping story that crosses generations and continents.

Lahore, Pakistan. Then.
Misbah is a dreamer and storyteller, newly married to Toufiq in an arranged match...

Publication Date: March 1, 2022
  
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Woman on Fire
Lisa Barr

What It's About: From the author of the award-winning Fugitive Colors and The Unbreakables, a gripping tale of a young, ambitious journalist embroiled in an international art art scandal centered around a Nazi-looted masterpiece--forcing the ultimate showdown between passion and possession, lovers and liars, history and truth...

Publication Date: March 1, 2022
  
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Wild Irish Rose (Molly Murphy #18)
Rhys Bowen

What It's About: New York Times bestselling author Rhys Bowen, now writing in partnership with her daughter, Clare Broyles, transports and enthralls readers through the incomparable Molly Murphy Sullivan. A brand new novel in this beloved mystery series is cause for celebration for readers and critics alike.

New York, 1907: Now that she’s no longer a private detective—at least not officially—Molly Murphy Sullivan is looking forward to a time of settled tranquility with friends and family...

Publication Date: March 1, 2022
  
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The Heights
Louise Candlish

What It's About: The Heights is a tall, slender apartment building among warehouses in London. Its roof terrace is so discreet, you wouldn’t know it existed if you weren’t standing at the window of the flat directly opposite. But you are. And that’s when you see a man up there—a man you’d recognize anywhere...

Publication Date: August 5, 2021
  
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