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!
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- 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]
- Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus (April 5) | Amazon | Bookshop.org [7:06]
- Bomb Shelter by Mary Laura Philpott (April 12) | Amazon | Bookshop.org [15:03]
- Take My Hand by Dolen Perkins-Valdez (April 12) | Amazon | Bookshop.org [21:54]
- Unlikely Animals by Annie Hartnett (April 12) | Amazon | Bookshop.org [28:48]
- When We Fell Apart by Soon Wiley (April 26) | Amazon | Bookshop.org [36:24]
- The Candy House by Jennifer Egan (April 5) | Amazon | Bookshop.org [9:54]
- Four Treasures of the Sky by Jenny Tinghui Zhang (April 5) | Amazon | Bookshop.org [19:24]
- An Unlasting Home by Mai Al-Nakib (April 12) | Amazon | Bookshop.org [26:09]
- Dark Circles by Caite Dolan-Leach (May 10*) | Amazon | Bookshop.org [32:15]
- Elektra by Jennifer Saint (May 3) | Amazon | Bookshop.org [38:34]
- Siren Queen by Nghi Vo (May 10) | Amazon | Bookshop.org [43:47]
Other Books Mentioned
- A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan [10:23]
- I Miss You When I Blink by Mary Laura Philpott [15:34]
- The Bohemians by Jasmin Darznik [19:35]
- A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum [28:09]
- Honor by Thrity Umrigar [28:18]
- Rabbit Cake by Annie Hartnett [29:37]
- Dead Letters by Caite Dolan-Leach [33:02]
- The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin [33:35]
- We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter [34:05]
- If I Had Your Face by Frances Cha [38:14]
- Ariadne by Jennifer Saint [38:55]
- The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz [40:57]
- You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz [41:03]
- Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner [43:19]
- The Chosen and the Beautiful by Nghi Vo [44:00]
*Book’s release date changed since the time of recording.
About Catherine Gilmore
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.
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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