From new debuts to book-to-film adaptations (and manga, of course), January is packed with new titles that will fit perfectly on your bookshelves. Check out the eight most exciting book releases in January you should not miss out on reading on the blog.
This year’s release slate is brimming with promising titles across a variety of genres as they make their way through the book-to-screen pipeline. Flip the pages first before it hits the theaters. Read more on the blog.
Sequoia Nagamatsu is at his best when he paints the quiet devastation of everyday moments, particularly when he zooms in on how family members deal with grief in their own ways—one might isolate himself in shame, while another lashes out in anger. Read Jean's review on the blog.
Shit Cassandra Saw is bursting with ideas and commentary about the female condition. As a collection of ideas and emotions and concepts, it’s an excellent book. Read Jed's review on the blog.
For those interested in training montages, the classic friends-to-lovers trope, and a story packed with drama, tea, and dragons, you might want to give this book a shot. Read Jody's review on the blog.
The idea of To Paradise started after the publication of A Little Life, which makes her stories prescient—it is a massive undertaking and a brilliant demonstration of her skill, talent, and ambition. Read Jowana's review on the blog.
A Deadly Affair is a collection of previously-published short stories written by Agatha Christie, but with a twist: they’re love stories. Or stories that involve romance, at least: more Harley Quin, less Harlequin. Read Clifford's review on the blog.
To know more about books coming out next year, tune in to Bond Over Books: Most Anticipated Reads in 2022 on December 8, 5pm via Fully Booked Instagram Live. Here are some of the most anticipated reads to hit the shelves you should definitely check out soon.
Version Zero is a scorchingly observant thriller that follows the story of Max, a data whiz. Now, he and his friends are on a mission to reboot the internet and save everyone else from the real perils of the virtual world. In Fully Booked Chats with David Yoon, the author talked about what it was like to write his first adult novel. Read snippets of the interview here.