Anticipated Books Coming May 2022

Hello everyone, welcome to May! I can’t believe the weather is only just starting to warm-up, yet here we are. We have a huge list for you this month, there are just so many good books coming! As usual, I’ve linked the goodreads link for your convenience. Check them all out!

May 3

Book of Night by Holly Black
The Noh Family by Grace K. Shim
The Agathas by Kathleen Glasgow & Liz Lawson
Bravely by Maggie Stiefvater
See You Yesterday by Rachel Lynn Solomon
An Unreliable Magic by Rin Chupeco

May 10

A Show for Two by Tashie Bhuiyan
The Ghosts of Rose Hill by R. M. Romero
Breathe and Count Back from Ten by Natalia Sylvester

May 17

We Were Dreamers by Simu Liu
Once Upon a K-Prom by Kat Cho
Twin Crowns by Katherine Webber & Catherine Doyle

May 31

Private Label by Kelly Yang
The Counselors by Jessica Goodman
The Merciless Ones (The Gilded Ones #2) by Namina Forna
Rivals (American Royals #3) by Katharine McGee
Postcards from Summer by Cynthia Platt
Tokyo Dreaming by Emiko Jean
Places We’ve Never Been by Kasie West
My Mechanical Romance by Alexene Farol Follmuth
Love Radio by Ebony LaDelle

What are you most looking forward to this month? Let us know in the comments below!

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Poetry Appreciation Month

I read somewhere that April is poetry appreciation month. Whether or not that is fully true, I wanted to take the time to highlight poetry on this blog. Now, I don’t read as much poetry as I would like to, but for a little while, I was so immersed in poems. It was a weird transitional period in my life, and I found that the emotions and feelings invoked by poets just reached into my heart like they could see how I felt.

So I wanted to take this time to collate the poetry books I read and loved, as well as those on my TBR. Perhaps you may find that they will touch you too in a way you’re needing right now. Or maybe they’ll introduce you to something you never knew you wanted to read until now.

And if you have any recommendations for other poetry books, I’m all ears because I want to dive back into that genre with the perspective I now bring.

The Last Time I’ll Write About You by Dawn Lanuza

For more of my thoughts on this book – click here

I love how this book touches on heartbreak and seeing the world around you with reminders of your first love. I hated that it made so much sense to me, even after so many years since such heartbreak. Why couldn’t I just let go? But Dawn’s words helped me heal in some ways I never got to – where closure was never truly formed. Where it previously made sense to just forget the pain, shove it to the farthest corner and move on, perhaps years later I come to realize I hadn’t exactly moved past that dark corner I never looked at.

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Anticipated Books Coming April 2022

Hello everyone, and welcome to April! As usual we’ve got another collection of books coming out in April that we’re excited to get our hands on. I’ve linked the goodreads link for your convenience as well. Looks like there’s some good ones coming so we can’t wait. Without further ado, let’s look at the line up!

April 5

Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li
Hotel Magnifique by Emily J. Taylor
Sense & Second-Degree Murder by Tirzah Price

April 12

An Arrow to the Moon by Emily X.R. Pan
This May End Badly by Samantha Markum
Blaine for the Win by Robbie Couch

April 19

With and Without You by Emily Wibberley & Austin Siegemund-Broka
Queen of the Tiles by Hanna Alkaf
Flirting with Fate by J.C. Cervantes, Jennifer Cervantes

April 26

Chasing After Knight by Heather Buchta
Some Mistakes Were Made by Kristin Dwyer
Someday We’ll Find It by Jennifer Wilson

And that’s a wrap! Definitely some interesting ones in here. Let us know if there’s anything we’ve missed, or if there’s something you’re also really looking forward to! Another question, would it be more helpful to give little blurbs about each book for your reference? Or are the goodreads links convenient enough? Let us know!