2022 Book Releases
We take a look at the most exciting books being released in early 2022! These are definitely worth noting down on your calendar.
To Paradise - Hanya Yanagihara (11th January)
Yanagihara’s ‘A Little Life’ has become a beloved modern classic and a star of booktok, meaning she has many excited fans waiting for her next offering! Her new book is no less ambitious, spanning three centuries and three different stories. But it remains deeply centered in the human condition, asking questions of wealth vs revolution, family vs nationhood, love vs fear. Unmissable!
Fiona and Jane - Jean Chen Ho (4th January)
A beautiful look at the strength and complexity of female friendship, ‘Fiona and Jane’ spans years in the lives of two best friends. Dealing with grief, romantic relationships and the scars of the past, the two float in and out of each other’s lives but still remain bound by an irreparable bond.
A moving testament to the importance of friendship in our turbulent lives.
Black Cake - Charmaine Wilkerson (3rd February)
In present-day California, Eleanor Bennett’s death leaves behind a puzzling inheritance for her two children, Byron and Benny: a traditional Caribbean black cake, made from a family recipe with a long history, and a voice recording. The recording details a long forgotten murder, secrets her children never could have guessed at, and a lineage they don’t understand.
A beautiful reflection on memories, family and the choices a matriarch must make.
The Paris Apartment - Lucy Foley (22nd February)
Foley’s last offering ‘The Guest List’ was an international bestseller, meaning expectations are high for her next novel!
The Paris Apartment is a new locked room mystery revolving around a group of mysterious residents all with something to hide. Everyone’s a suspect - a delicious thriller!