Podcast Episode 109: Spring 2022 Book Preview with Catherine (@GilmoreGuide)

spring 2022 book preview

Welcome to the Spring 2022 Book Preview with Catherine of Gilmore Guide to Books!

In this episode, Catherine and I share our most anticipated books coming out in April – May 2022.  

Also, stay tuned for my Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2022 blog post, coming out soon. I’ll share some of the books I talked about in this podcast, but also some that I didn’t!

This post contains affiliate links (plus: here’s your Amazon Smile-specific affiliate link), through which I make a small commission when you make a purchase (at no cost to you!).


  • In conjunction with my upcoming 9th annual Summer Reading Guide, I will be releasing a companion for Superstars Patrons ($7/mo)! The companion is called Summer Shelves and will feature backlist reading recommendations from former podcast guests.  Plus, both Catherine and Susie will be contributing book recommendations! Both the 2022 Summer Reading Guide and Summer Shelves will launch on Tuesday, May 17.  Sign up here, and select the Superstars tier to get this guide and more bonus content.
  • Join our Patreon Community ($5/mo) to get our bonus podcast episode series called Book Preview Extras! In these episodes, Catherine and I share at least 4 bonus books we are excited about that we did not share in the big show preview episode. Get more details about all the goodies available to all patrons (Stars and Superstars) and sign up here!


  • Catherine and Sarah share the key to their recent high success rate and try to go in cold to new books.
  • Sarah’s second 5 star book of 2022!
  • Catherine and Sarah share their #1 spring release picks.

Spring 2022 Book Preview [3:34]


Sarah’s Picks:

Catherine’s Picks:


Sarah’s Pick:

Catherine’s Picks:

Other Books Mentioned

*Book’s release date changed since the time of recording.

About Catherine Gilmore

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Catherine started The Gilmore Guide to Books over 6 years ago after wrapping up a career as a corporate librarian. She loves books and reading (surprise!) and currently lives in Ann Arbor, MI.

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In two weeks (April 20), Mary Laura Philpott, author of Bomb Shelter, will join me for a Memoir / Essays 101 deep dive.

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  1. Looking for book recommendation about truck driver. Any hints?

    Posted 4.20.22 Reply

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