Welcome to the Summer 2021 Book Preview with Catherine of Gilmore Guide to Books!
Catherine and I share our most anticipated books coming out June – July 2021.
Also, stay tuned for my Most Anticipated Books of Summer 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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- Sarah’s and Catherine’s #1 Summer book picks.
Summer 2021 Book Preview [5:57]
- Ace of Spades by Faridah Abike Iyimide (June 1) | Buy from Amazon | Buy from Bookshop.org [7:17]
- One Last Stopby Casey McQuiston (June 1) | Buy from Amazon | Buy from Bookshop.org [13:12]
- One, Two, Threeby Laurie Frankel (June 8) | Buy from Amazon | Buy from Bookshop.org [10:12]
- God Spare the Girls by Kelsey McKinney (June 22) | Buy from Amazon | Buy from Bookshop.org [16:42]
- The Secret Keeper of Jaipur by Alka Joshi (June 22) | Buy from Amazon | Buy from Bookshop.org [23:23]
- Falling by T.J. Newman (July 6) | Buy from Amazon | Buy from Bookshop.org [19:43]
- Embassy Wife by Katie Crouch (July 13) | Buy from Amazon | Buy from Bookshop.org [27:17]
- Intimacies by Katie Kitamura (July 20) | Buy from Amazon | Buy from Bookshop.org [33:16]
- The Second Season by Emily Adrian (July 27) | Buy from Amazon | Buy from Bookshop.org [40:58]
- The Husbands by Chandler Baker (August 3 – NEW PUBLICATION DATE) | Buy from Amazon | Buy from Bookshop.org [30:29]
- Dear Miss Metropolitan by Carolyn Ferrell (July 6) | Buy from Amazon | Buy from Bookshop.org [36:27]
- The Startup Wife by Thamima Anam (July 13) | Buy from Amazon | Buy from Bookshop.org [45:00]
Other Books Mentioned
- Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid | Buy from Amazon [6:42]
- Seven Days in June by Tia Williams | Buy from Amazon [6:42]
- The Takedown by Corrie Wang | Buy from Amazon [9:12]
- All Girls by Emily Layden | Buy from Amazon [9:17]
- This is How it Always Is by Laurie Frankel (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [10:15]
- Red, White, and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston | Buy from Amazon [13:39]
- The Book of Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [18:07]
- Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson | Buy from Amazon [19:19]
- The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi | Buy from Amazon [23:44]
- Girls in Trucks by Katie Crouch | Buy from Amazon [27:50]
- What Could Be Saved by Liese O’Halloran Schwarz (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [28:39]
- The Expatriates by Janice Y.K. Lee (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [28:39]
- Abroad by Katie Crouch | Buy from Amazon [29:36]
- Whisper Network by Chandler Baker | Buy from Amazon [31:56]
- A Separation by Katie Kitamura (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [34:14]
- Room by Emma Donoghue | Buy from Amazon [39:27]
- The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [39:27]
- An Untamed State by Roxane Gay (My Review) | Buy from Amazon [39:54]
- Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win by Jo Piazza | Buy from Amazon [44:27]
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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