My Most Anticipated Releases of 2022!

Hi everyone! Here are my most anticipated releases of 2022! There are so many new releases I’m excited for, so it was difficult to narrow the list down to just twenty. Anyways, let’s get into it!

(PS: Click on the book covers for the Goodreads links.)

1. Golden Girls by Reem Faruqi

Golden Girl by Reem Faruqi

If there’s any indication as to how I look like in real life, it’s the girl on the cover; Aafiyah! Well, at least they look like me as a kid. πŸ˜†

Publication Date: February 22nd, 2022

2. Queen of the Tiles by Hanna Alkaf

I’ve actually been in Scrabble competitions before, and adore the game. So when I found out there’d be a Scrabble mystery with a Muslim MC coming out this year, I was extremely excited!

Publication Date: April 19th, 2022

3. Salaam, with Love by Sara Sharaf Beg

I’ve been in a big book hangover since SK Ali’s Love From A to Z. It was just too good! So I’m hoping this’ll be as amazing too.

Publication Date: January 4th, 2022

4. Squire by Sara Alfageeh and Nadia Shammas

I’ve been anticipating Squire for over a year now, so I can’t wait for it’s release! It’s also a graphic novel, which makes me even more excited!

Publication Date: March 8th, 2022

5. So This Is Ever After by F. T. Lukens

After loving the author’s book In Deeper Waters, I was incredibly happy to know that F.T. Lukens would be releasing a new book. The cover is giving me major Merlin vibes, and I’m loving it! I also interviewed the author, you can find that post here!

Publication Date: March 29th, 2022

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6. Beauty and the Besharam by Lillie Vale

Beauty and the Beast is one of my favorite fairy tales, so I’m beyond excited for this YA retelling of it! Not to mention that it also had desi representation too!

Publication Date: May 10th, 2022

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7. Confessions of an Alleged Good Girl by Joya Goffney

Last year I read Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry by the author, and I can’t wait for this one as well. Also, isn’t Joya Goffney the queen of book titles?

Publication Date: May 3rd, 2022

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8. You, Me, and Our Heartstrings by Melissa See

This book has disabled representation, which is something don’t see very often in YA novels. I know I say this with every book on this list, but I am so excited for this!!

Publication Date: May 31st, 2022

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9. As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow by Zoulfa Katouh

This seems like such a heartbreaking book. I just know I’m going to love it!

Publication Date: September 2022

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10. Booked on a Feeling by Jayci Lee

I mean, who doesn’t love books about books?

Publication Date: July 26th, 2022

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11. Valiant Ladies by Melissa Grey

Ahhh this looks amazing! We love seeing powerful women!!

Publication Date: June 14th, 2022

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12. You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty by Akwaeke Emezi

This sounds so heartwrenching. Akwaeke Emezi is such a unique writer, I can’t wait to read this one!

Publication Date: May 24th, 2022

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13. Circling Back to You by Julie Tieu

This cover is everything to me! I’m always a sucker for a good contemporary, and this seems right up my alley.

Publication Date: July 12th, 2022

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14. One for All by Lillie Lainoff

The Three Musketeers was my favorite story as a child, so I cannot wait to read this one! Also, just look at that stunning cover!

Publication Date: March 8th, 2022

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15. Survive the Dome by Kosoko Jackson

Last year, I read Yesterday is History by Kosoko Jackson, and I still think it today. It was such an amazing book, so naturally I’m interested in this one too!

Publication Date: March 29th, 2022

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16. Below Zero by Ali Hazelwood

I adore books set in winter, and this one seems perfectly winter-y~.

Publication Date: July 5th, 2022

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17. The Girl in White by Lindsay Currie

I’ve read two books by Lindsay Currie now, so of course I have to read this one too! I adore their writing style, it’s so amazingly eerie.

Publication Date: September 2022

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18. An Arrow to the Moon by Emily X.R. Pan

 

Retellings are my thing! So I can’t wait for this Romeo and Juliet retelling! Also, I’ve been wanting to get into different types of mythologies. So when I found out this book was inspired by Chinese Mythology, I was so excited!

Publication Date: April 12th, 2022

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19. Sunny G’s Series of Rash Decisions by Navdeep Singh Dhillon

Any book with Sunny in the title catches my attention instantly. πŸ˜† I mean, my nickname is Sunny — it’s also part of my blog name. Jokes aside, I’ve been warning to read more books with desi representation, and this one seems really fun!

Publication Date: February 8th, 2022

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20. The Maid by Nita Prose

The Maid by Nita Prose

Mysteries and thrillers are one of my favorite genres, and The Maid just looks so intriguing. I also adore this cover! It’s so simplistic yet eye-catching.

Publication Date: January 4th, 2022

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Alrighty folks, those are my most anticipated releases of the year! If you want to buddy read any of these, do let me know! Buddy reads are always so fun.

What are your most anticipated reads of 2022? Let me know in the comments! Have a fabulous day!

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32 Comments

  1. Posts like these are life-savers for lazy bookworms (hint:me) 😝
    I’m looking forward to Beauty and the Besharam. Enemies-to-lovers, Indian protagonist and rom-com? Irresistible.
    Loved the post, Saniya!

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    1. Aw thank you so much! It means a lot. I’m glad it was helpful ❀ Ahh me too! Doesn't it sound amazing? I love a good pride and prejudice retelling hehe

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  2. Amazing list! They all sound interesting.

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    1. Thank you! I’m glad they all keen your interest ❀

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  3. these covers😍😍😍😍

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    1. Ahh i know right, they’re stunning! πŸ˜€

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  4. I’m excited for One For All!

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    1. same! it looks so unique and amazing πŸ˜€

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  5. itsKoo says:

    Such a good list! I hope you get to read some of them soon.

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    1. thank you koo! I hope you get to your most anticipated releases too ❀

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  6. Such a great list of books! I have almost all of these on my TBR as well but I’ll definitely be adding a few more onto my list now… Why are there so many amazing books coming out? I want them all πŸ₯²

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    1. thank you, i’m so glad you found some amazing books! and tell me about it lol. I have to refrain from adding books to my tbr all the time. I mean, just narrowing this list down to 20 releases was hard haha

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  7. I’m currently in the middle of One For All and loving it!

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    1. i’m so glad, this makes me even more excited for it now!

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  8. Suhani says:

    Ahhh I hope you enjoy all of these!! I’m so excited to get to one for all when it releases, the synopsis has me hooked!!

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    1. same!! i can’t wait too. and thank you so much, I hope your anticipated releases don’t disappoint either ❀

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  9. i got an arc for one for all and it’s so good!!!

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    1. i’m so glad, i can’t wait to read it too πŸ˜€

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  10. also loved this list, added a bunch of books to my tbr

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    1. thank you! i hope you love them ❀

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  11. Ahh.. so many amazing books and I love how many new books you have brought to my attention! I am really intrigued by Queen of the Tiles! Squire looks so interesting as well. And don’t get me started on the beauty of So This Is Ever After. I hope you end up loving all of these books. πŸ’•

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    1. thank you so much sophie, i’m glad you discovered some new books. Yes! I just got an arc for queen of the tiles, and could not be more happy! Squire looks so unique too. Ahh right! FT Lukens is such a comfort author. ❀

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  12. Karla says:

    So amazing books; thank you for this wonderful list and for putting so many of these on my radar! πŸ₯°

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    1. thank you karla! i’m glad you found some new books! ❀ ❀

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  13. I’m also hyped for so many releases! Queen of the Tiles, Confessions of an Alleged Good Girl and One for All are on the top of my list πŸ₯° The Girl in White looks really promising, I love spooky books!

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    1. Yes yes and yes!! I cant wait for all of these too! ❀

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  14. So many of these sound so good! I’m particularly excited about Queen of the Tiles, a few of my friends got ARCs and really liked it!

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    1. Ahh yes, Queen of the Tiles looks awesome! I hope you love it!

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  15. LY Jimenez says:

    “You Make a Fool of Death with Your Beauty” is such a bangin’ title that I now need to check it out

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    1. Right, that’s why I had to add it to my tbr!

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