May is the kickoff of summer reading in my opinion and the beginning of some of my favorite releases every year – and 2022 is looking to be exactly that way! Here are eleven books that I am looking forward to reading!

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I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey McQuiston

Genre: YA LGBTQ romance
Pub day: May 3rd 2022

The author of Red, White, & Royal blue is back with a young adult debut! Part romance, part mystery, this one will have you turning the pages fast.

See You Yesterday by Rachel Lynn Solomon

Genre: YA romance
Pub day: May 3rd 2022

Rachel Lynn Solomon brings back her classic Seattle setting with her young adult Groundhog Day themed novel about two college students stuck in a time loop. Book Lovers by Emily Henry

Genre: Adult romance
Pub day: May 3rd, 2022

You know and love Emily Henry as the author of Beach Read and People We Meet on Vacation. Her newest title, Book Lovers, has excellent early reviews!

The Unplanned Life of Josie Hale by Stephanie Eding

Genre: Adult romance
Pub day: May 3, 2022

A second chance romance that promises found family and fried food, this story should be full of banter, heart, and LOL moments.

The Wedding Season by Katy Birchall

Genre: Adult romance
Pub day: May 3, 2022

Described as Four Weddings and a Funeral meets The Wedding Party, this book sounds like so much fun! It releases May 3, 2022.

Every Summer After by Carley Fortune

Genre: Women’s fiction
Pub day: May 10, 2022

A women’s fiction debut described by Emily Henry as “radiant”, this story is told over the course of six summers and one weekend.

Mustique Island by Sarah McCoy

Genre: Adult historical fiction
Pub day: May 10, 2022

Set in the 1970’s on Mustique, the world’s most exclusive private island, this story focuses on a divorcee and her two daughters.

Something Wilder by Christina Lauren

Genre: Adult romance
Pub day: May 10, 2022

Notes on Your Sudden Disappearance by Alison Espach

Genre: Adult romance
Pub day: May 17, 2022

A coming of age story that is surely heartbreaking and beautiful, written as letters from one best friend to another.

City of Orange by David Yoon

Genre: Adult sci fi
Pub day: May 24, 2022

From the author of Frankly in Love, this sci fi novel focuses on a man who wakes up in an apocalyptic landscape alone.

Love Radio by Ebony LaDelle

Genre: YA romance
Pub day: May 31, 2022

Described as Hitch meets The Sun is Also a Star, this witty YA romance is sure to capture your heart! The author is a marketing and publishing professional that is finally publishing her own book!

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