Podcast Episode 80: Spring 2021 Book Preview (with @gilmoreguide)

Spring 2021 Book Preview

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!

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!).


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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]


Sarah’s Picks:

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June 1

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Other Books Mentioned

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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  1. Shona wrote:

    I highly reccomend the book Learning to See by Elise Hooper. It’s Historical Fiction based on Dorothea Lange. It was soo good. It’s about her work during the depression and her marriage.

    Posted 4.30.21 Reply

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