Take a look ahead at all the upcoming book releases this year. Find out what the most-anticipated upcoming book releases are in the coming months.
What is it about a new book release that gets my heart pumping?
I may have a to-read list as tall as a mountain and a bookshelf already overflowing with books, but I still simply can’t resist upcoming book releases.
Instead of fighting my desire to read all the new books out, I’m embracing my penchant for finding the next great book.
If you love new book releases as much as I do, enjoy this list of all the upcoming book releases that have caught my eye. This upcoming book releases list is constantly updating, so be sure to come back and check again soon.
Every month, I update this list, removing books already published and adding upcoming book releases that catch my eye. Don’t worry, if you are looking for books published earlier this year, I’ve still got you covered.
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January 2022 Upcoming Book Releases
The Maid by Nita Prose
An orderly maid discovers a wealthy guest dead in his hotel bed and must investigate the murder to prove her own innocence.
Greenwich Park by Katherine Faulkner
With a baby on the way, Helen gets thrown for a loop when she befriends a reckless single mother-to-be at a prenatal class whose erratic behavior threatens Helen’s idyllic life.
No Land to Light On by Yara Zgheib
A young Syrian couple living in Boston becomes separated when he is detained at the border after flying home for his father’s funeral.
Reckless Girls by Rachel Hawkins
A woman and her boyfriend are hired to sail two women to a remote Pacific island, where the perfect vacation turns deadly.
A Flicker in the Dark by Stacy Willingham
While a teen, Chloe’s dad was arrested as a serial killer. As her wedding approaches, Chloe fears the past is repeating when teen girls start vanishing.
The Final Case by David Guterson
An aging lawyer takes on the case of a conservative Christan couple who are charged with murder when their adoptive Ethiopian daughter.
To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara
Three stories spanning three centuries about different versions of the American experiment: an alternate version of 1893, 1993 AIDS epidemic in Manhattan, and a totalitarian regime in 2093.
The Last House on the Street by Diane Chamberlain
When her husband dies, an architect is warned against the house they were building because of its haunted past, secrets tied to a neighbor who volunteered to register Black voters in 1965.
Anthem by Noah Hawley
A group of unlikely heroes set out on a quest to rescue a woman being held captive by the Wizard in this modern-day fairy tale.
One Step Too Far by Lisa Gardner
Missing persons investigator Frankie Elkin returns with a case of a young man missing in a national forest, which takes a twist when more people disappear.
The Good Son by Jacquelyn Mitchard
When her son is released from prison, a mother struggles to support her son as he tries to make amends to a community that wants nothing to do with him.
Violeta by Isabel Allende
As she turns one hundred, Violeta Del Valle writes a letter to her true love telling how the upheavals of the last century have shaped her life.
The Magnolia Palace by Fiona Davis
A private secretary to the socilate Helen Frick gets caught up into the family’s drama in the 1920s while a present-day English model finds clue’s in the former Frick mansion.
Her Hidden Genius by Marie Benedict
Based on the life of English chemist Rosalind Franklin, who used x-rays to help unlock the secrets of DNA along with her colleagues Watson, Crick and Wilkins.
February 2022 Upcoming Book Releases
I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys
In 1989, a Romanian teenager turns double agent against the Communist dictatorship, helping the Revolutionaries at great personal cost.
A Taste for Poison by Neil Bradbury
An exploration of eleven deadly poisons, the science of how they affect the body and which infamous killers have used them.
The Power of Regret by Daniel H. Pink
Instead of living with “no regrets,” Pink teaches that by understanding how regrets work, you can make better decisions in the future.
White Lies by A. J. Baime
The biography of Walter White, a mixed-race man who passed as white to investigate racist murders in the South and help build the NAACP.
Yerba Buena by Nina LaCour
A star-crossed lovers story of two women, a bartender and a florist, struggling with their past who meet while working at an upscale L.A. restaurant.
The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley
Looking for a fresh start, a woman moves into her half-brother’s Paris apartment to find him missing and realizes the neighbor’s know more than they are telling.
Mickey7 by Edward Ashton
On the ice planet Niflheim, the expendable human Mickey7 is prematurely replaced by his clone and must hide his existence while learning about the planet’s natives.
House of Sky and Breath by Sarah J. Maas
Crescent City Book 2. Although Crescent City is saved, Bryce and Hunt must decide whether to keep quiet while others are oppressed or join the rebels fighting the Asteri.
One Night on the Island by Josie Silver
A double booking at a remote Irish cabin forces two solo vacationers with opposite personalities to mingle while they wait a week for the next ferry.
What My Bones Know by Stephanie Foo
An emotional memoir of a successful journalist diagnosed with complex PTSD, a little-understood condition caused by years of constant trauma.
The Swimmers by Julie Otsuka
A group of daily swimmers with cracks in their own lives is thrown for a loop when a crack appears in the swimming pool they frequent.
March 2022 Upcoming Book Releases
One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle
A young woman grieving her mother’s death spends a summer exploring the Amalfi coast and magically meets with a younger version of her mother.
All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir
Sal’s desperate attempts to save his family’s motel have unintended consequences for his best friend Noor who is desperate to escape their small town.
Run Rose Run by Dolly Parton and James Patterson
Just as an up-and-coming singer-songwriter begins to find success in Nashville, the past she has been running from comes back to haunt her.
The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
After cheating on her husband, Marisa Bishop tries to save her marriage by turning to a rogue therapist who claims to be able to fix anything in 10 sessions.
The Book of Cold Cases by Simone St. James
A true-crime blogger gets more than she expects when she interviews an eccentric woman who was acquitted of two cold case slayings in the 1970s.
The Next Thing You Know by Jessica Strawser
An end-of-life doula helps an indie favorite singer-songwriter cope with a condition he thinks is worse than death – losing the ability to play the guitar.
French Braid by Anne Tyler
An exploration of how interweaving bonds between the members of the Garrett family affect them throughout their lives, from their first (and last) vacation in 1959 to the present-day pandemic.
The Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn
Based on the true story of Mila Pavlichenko, a librarian turned sniper known as Lady Death, who becomes a national hero during World War II.
The Resting Place by Camilla Sten
A woman with face blindness, who witnessed her grandmother’s murder but can’t identify the killer, inherits her grandmother’s estate and the dark secrets that come with it.
April 2022 Upcoming Book Releases
The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth
Two adult daughters are suspicious when their father wants to divorce their mother with dementia and marry a much younger woman.
Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel
In 1912, a young man hears a violin playing in the Canadian woods and 200 years later, a detective uncovers an anomaly in the woods.
Four Treasures of the Sky by Jenny Tinghui Zhang
Kidnapped and shipped to America, a Chinese woman tries to find her place in the American West when the Chinese Exclusion Act is passed.
The Lifeguards by Amanda Eyre Ward
The friendship between three Austin women is tested the summer their sons serve together as lifeguards and they learn their children aren’t as innocent as they thought.
Bittersweet by Susan Cain
An exploration of what bittersweet feelings of sorrow and longing can teach us about creativity, compassion leadership, and love.
Nowhere for Very Long by Brianna Madia
The memoir of a woman who bought a beat-up orange van and set out to travel the deserts of the American West with two dogs and her husband.
Insomnia by Sarah Pinborough
A successful working mother worries her crippling insomnia is making her lose her mind, just like her own mother did when she was a child.
Bomb Shelter by Mary Laura Philpott
A memoir in essays about what happened when the unexpected throws your life for a loop and your previously sunny disposition turns dark.
The Children on the Hill by Jennifer McMahon
In 1978, a psychiatrist brings home a feral child and her grandchildren teach her about monsters. In the present day, a podcaster investigates a child abduction and monster sighting in a small town.
An Honest Lie by Tarryn Fisher
During a girls’ trip to Vegas, Rainy’s best friend is abducted but Rainy is who they are really after because of a secret from her past.
Such Big Dreams by Reema Patel
A savvy former street kid living in the Mumbai slums is faced with difficult choices when interacting with a privileged intern at a Mumbai law office.
Kaikeyi by Vaishnavi Patel
A reimagining of the life of Kaikeyi, the vilified jealous queen from the Indian epic the Ramayana, who transforms herself from an overlooked princess into a warrior.
The Fervor by Alma Katsu
A supernatural illness spreads through a WWII Japanese internment camp in Idaho linked to a demon from childhood stories.
May 2022 Upcoming Book Releases
Book of Night by Holly Black
A low-level con artist gets dragged into the magical underground market for shadow trading in this new modern dark fantasy series.
Book Lovers by Emily Henry
On a sisters’ trip to North Carolina, cutthroat literary agent Nora Stephens keeps running into a brooding editor from back in the city.
The Book Woman’s Daughter by Kim Michele Richardson
When her mother, the famed blue-skinned Troublesome Creek pack librarian, is imprisoned, Honey Lovett takes up her library route.
The Summer Place by Jennifer Weiner
Family secrets come out when a woman has one last family vacation with her adult children at her summer house on Cape Cod before selling it.
Family of Liars by E. Lockhart
Prequel to We Were Liars telling the story of their parents’ youthful summer of secrets and sorrow on the family’s private island off Massachusetts.
I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey McQuiston
On the eve of winning valedictorian, Chloe finds herself chasing down her rival, Shara Wheeler, and learns there is much more to her small Alabama town, and Shara, than she thought.
This Time Tomorrow by Emma Straub
On the eve of her 40th birthday, Alice wakes up as her 16-year-old self and sees it as an opportunity to connect with her father and correct past mistakes.
City of Orange by David Yoon
A man with amnesia wakes up in a post-apocalyptic world and struggles to survive as his memories return, but not all correctly.
You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty by Akwaeke Emezi
Five years after her love died, a woman reenters the dating scene with a whirlwind romance that gives her everything she thought she wanted.
Tokyo Dreaming by Emiko Jean
Sequel to Tokyo Ever After. Princess Izumi must win the Imperial council’s approval for her parents’ engagement while dealing with her own romantic troubles.
More Upcoming Book Releases 2022
It All Comes Down to This by Therese Anne Fowler
Three sisters must come to terms with their own lives when a stranger appears threatening their inheritance from their dying mother.
The Hotel Nantucket by Elin Hilderbrand
The shenanigans at the recently renovated Hotel Nantucket as manager Lizbet Keaton refuses to let even a ghost hurt the hotel’s reputation.
The Lies I Tell by Julie Clark
When the con artist who upended her life returns, Kat Roberts is determined to expose her secrets, only to find matters much more complicated than she realized.
The House Across the Lake by Riley Sager
A recently widowed actress retreats to her family’s lake house to escape the press and is suspicious when the wife across the lake disappears.
Acts of Violet by Margarita Montimore
A decade after the magician Violet Volk disappeared during a performance, her sister seeks for answers when a podcaster starts to investigate.
Reputation by Sarah Vaughan
A politician lobbying to tighten laws against online bullying must do everything to protect her reputation after a dead body is found in her home.
The It Girl by Ruth Ware
A decade after her best friend’s murder, a woman learns that the recently deceased convicted killer may have been innocent, and the murderer is likely still out there.
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin
Three decades in the friendship of Sam and Sadie, who build a blockbuster video game in college which leads to money, fame, and betrayal.
The Bodyguard by Katherine Center
Because of a middle-aged stalker, a famous actor has his bodyguard pretend to be his girlfriend when visiting his sick mother.
The Retreat by Sarah Pearse
Sequel to The Sanatorium. Detective Elin Warner investigates a string of deaths at an eco-wellness retreat on an island with a haunted past.
The Last to Vanish by Megan Miranda
Even after a decade in her small North Carolina mountain town, Abigail Lovett feels like an outsider as the town closes ranks when a man comes looking for his missing brother.
The Last White Man by Mohsin Hamid
When Anders awakes to find his skin as darkened, a phenomenon happening across the land, his transformation leads to feelings of loss and newfound love.
Listening Well by Heather Morris
A memoir from the bestselling author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz describing her inspiring journey as a writer listening to others’ true stories.
The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell
When her husband is murdered, his wife discounts the police theories and knows the real killer is his ex-wife and will let nothing stop her from proving it.
Stay Awake by Megan Goldin
A woman wakes up in a New York City that is nothing like she remembers, with her hands covered in blood and the message “Stay Awake.”
Nothing More to Tell by Karen M. McManus
An intern at a true-crime show investigates the unsolved murder of one of her high school teachers with the help of her ex-best friend.
What upcoming book releases are you most excited to read?