Welcome to the Spring 2021 Book Preview with Catherine of Gilmore Guide to Books!
Catherine and I share our most anticipated books coming out April – May 2021 (plus, 2 June 1 releases!).
Also, stay tuned for my Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2021 blog post, which is 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 I’s prediction that books about the Roaring 20’s will make a comeback (due to a similar feeling once COVID-19 dissipates a bit).
- Sarah’s and Catherine’s #1 Spring book picks.
Spring 2021 Book Preview [5:49]
- What Comes After by JoAnne Tompkins (April 13) | Buy from Amazon [5:49]
- When the Stars Go Darkby Paula McLain (April 13) | Buy from Amazon [13:43]
- Sure, I’ll Be Your Black Friend by Ben Phillipe (April 27) | Buy from Amazon [22:08]
- The Bohemiansby Jasmin Darznik (April 6) | Buy from Amazon [10:04]
- Good Company by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney (April 6) | Buy from Amazon [20:25]
- Early Morning Riser by Katherine Heiny (April 13) | Buy from Amazon [24:21]
- Ariadne by Jennifer Saint (May 4) | Buy from Amazon [32:27]
- The First Day of Spring by Nancy Tucker (May 18) | Buy from Amazon [42:21]
- Where the Grass is Green and the Girls are Pretty by Lauren Weisberger (May 18) | Buy from Amazon [48:39]
- Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid (June 1) | Buy from Amazon [34:51]
- Seven Days in June by Tia Williams (June 1) | Buy from Amazon [45:49]
Other Books Mentioned
- Song of a Captive Birdby Jasmin Darznik | Buy from Amazon [10:10]
- A Good Marriageby Kimberly McCreight (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [14:14]
- Long Bright River by Liz Moore (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [14:14]
- The Current by Tim Johnston (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [14:14]
- The Paris Wifeby Paula McClain | Buy from Amazon[15:40]
- Circling the Sunby Paula McClain (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [15:40]
- The Body Keeps the Scoreby Dr. Bessel van der Kolk | Buy from Amazon [18:25]
- The Nestby Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [21:17]
- Field Guide to the North American Teenagerby Ben Phillipe | Buy from Amazon [22:23]
- I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [22:36]
- Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [24:27]
- All Adults Here by Emma Straub | Buy from Amazon [26:07]
- The Vacationers by Emma Straub | Buy from Amazon [26:31]
- The Big Rich by Bryan Burrough | Buy from Amazon [29:41]
- The Pushby Ashley Audrain (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [42:26]
- Dark Horses by Susan Mihalic | Buy from Amazon [42:26]
- The Time in Between by Nancy Tucker | Buy from Amazon [43:44]
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.
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