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My Most Anticipated 2022 Romance New Releases

Updated: Feb 20, 2022

You're not a true book lover if you're able to just read from your TBR. I'm bringing you a selection of 2022 new releases that it I think will be perfect additions to your book shelves.

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Reminders Of Him by Colleen Hoover

Release date: Jan 18th

Pre-order: Amazon & Waterstones

The Queen, aka Colleen Hoover, is back.

After serving five years in prison for a tragic mistake, Kenna Rowan returns to the town where it all went wrong, hoping to reunite with her four-year-old daughter. The only person who hasn’t closed the door on her completely is Ledger Ward, a local bar owner and one of the few remaining links to Kenna’s daughter. The two form a connection despite the pressure surrounding them, but as their romance grows, so does the risk. Kenna must find a way to absolve the mistakes of her past in order to build a future out of hope and healing.

Roughest Draft by Emily Wibberley & Austin Siegemund-Broka

Release date: Jan 27th

Pre-order: Amazon & Waterstones

Three years ago, Katrina Freeling and Nathan Van Huysen were the brightest literary stars on the horizon, their cowritten book topping bestseller lists. But they ended their partnership on bad terms. They haven't spoken since, and never planned to, except they have one final book due on contract. While passion and prose push them closer together in the Florida heat, Katrina and Nathan will learn that relationships, like writing, sometimes take a few rough drafts before they get it right.

Twisted Hate by Ana Huang

Release date: Jan 27th

Pre-order: Amazon (eBook); paperback available on day of release

Gorgeous, cocky, and on his way to becoming a hotshot doctor, Josh Chen has never met a woman he couldn’t charm—except for Jules. When their animosity explodes into one unforgettable night, he proposes a solution that’ll get her out of his system: an enemies with benefits arrangement with simple rules.

Good Girl Complex by Elle Kennedy

Author of The Deal & the Off Campus series

Release date: Feb 1st

"Mac" is a people pleaser. It's exhausting. Mac has had plenty of practice suppressing her wilder impulses, but when she meets local bad boy Cooper Hartley, that ability is suddenly tested. Cooper is rough around the edges. A threat to her ordered existence. Their friendship soon becomes the realest thing in her life.

But as Mac finally starts feeling accepted by Cooper and his friends, the secret he's been keeping from her threatens the only place she's ever felt at home.

Terms And Conditions by Lauren Asher

Author of The Fine Print

Release date: March 17th (earlier in the US)

Pre-order: Amazon

After just finishing The Fine Print it's definitely going to be an instant buy for me. Terms And Conditions is the second book in the Dreamland Billionaires series; following three billionaire brothers.

In order to get his inheritance Declan needs to meet his grandfathers dying wish; get married. It seems impossible until his assistant volunteers for the job.Their marriage was supposed to be the perfect solution to his biggest problem. Caring about Iris was never part of the deal. Especially not when breaking her heart is inevitable.

By Any Other Name by Lauren Kate

Release date: March 1st

Noa Calloway is a bestselling romance author. Love stories that editor Lanie has shaped her life around, who's shocked to learn the beloved, reclusive, author is actually Noah Ross - a distractingly handsome man.

Noah has writer's block. With her job on the line, Lanie has to work with him to spark the crucial inspiration Noah needs to write his next heart-stopping romance. Yet as they show each other all their favourite spots in New York City - Lanie can't help but wonder if the man by her side, and the author that stole her heart, might actually not be so different after all . . .

Four Aunties And A Wedding by Jesse Q Sutanto

Release date: March 29th

Pre-order: Amazon & Waterstones

Instead of having her aunts cater to her wedding, Meddy finds the perfect wedding vendors: a Chinese-Indonesian family-run company just like theirs. She hits it off right away with the wedding photographer, Staphanie.

Later she overhears Staphanie talking about taking out a target. Horrified, Meddy can't believe Staphanie and her family are The Family--actual mafia, and they're using Meddy's wedding as a chance to conduct shady business. Her aunties and mother will do whatever it takes to save her special day, even if it means taking on the mafia.

Second First Impression by Sally Thorne

Author of The Hating Game

Release date: April 7th

Pre-order: Amazon

Ruthie Midona is 24 and fully committed to her job at a luxury retirement village.

Teddy Prescott is practically allergic to a hard day's work. When he rocks up as the retirement village's newest employee, Ruthie is less than impressed. Lucky for Ruthie, her favourite pair of mischievous residents need a new assistant to torture...

Except Teddy may be about to surprise her - not just by surviving the old women's antics, but by charming Ruthie so much, she starts to remember that there's more to life than work... Could Teddy be far more than simply an unwelcome distraction?

Hook, Line, and Sinker by Tessa Bailey

Release date: April 14th

Pre-order: Amazon & Waterstones

King crab fisherman Fox Thornton has a reputation as a sexy, carefree flirt. Hannah Bellinger is immune to his charm and looks. And wants to be friends?

As the line between friendship and flirtation begins to blur, Hannah can't deny she loves everything about Fox.

Living with his best friend should have been easy. Except now Fox is fantasizing about waking up next to her for the rest of his life. He’s fallen for her, hook, line, and sinker. Helping her flirt with another guy is pure torture, but maybe if Fox can tackle his inner demons and show Hannah he’s all in, she'll choose him instead?

Dating Dr. Dil by Nisha Sharma

Release date: April 14th

Pre-order: Amazon

Nisha Sharma’s new romantic comedy features enemies to lovers, a cast of best friends, and a gaggle of aunties determined to make a match.

Kareena dreams of having a perfect love story like her parents did. That’s why on the morning of her thirtieth birthday, she’s decided to suit up and enter the dating arena. When her widowed father announces he’s retiring and selling their home after her sister’s engagement party, Kareena makes a deal with him. If she can find her soulmate by the date of the party, he’ll gift her the house, and she’ll be able to keep her mother’s legacy alive.

Something Wilder by Christina Lauren

Authors of The Unhoneymooners

Release date: May 5th

Pre-order: Amazon & Waterstones

Growing up the daughter of notorious treasure hunter and absentee father Duke Wilder left Lily without much patience for the profession or much money in the bank. Ready to leave the past behind him, Leo wants nothing more than to reconnect with his first and only love. Unfortunately, Lily Wilder is all business, drawing a clear line in the sand: it's never going to happen.

But when the trip goes horribly and hilariously wrong, the group wonders if maybe the legend of the hidden treasure wasn't a gimmick after all.

Leo and Lily must decide whether they'll risk their lives and hearts on the adventure of a lifetime.

Book Lovers by Emily Henry

Author of Beach Read

Release date: May 5th

Pre-order: Amazon & Waterstones

Nora is a cut-throat literary agent at the top of her game. Her whole life is books.

Charlie is an editor with a gift for creating bestsellers. And he's Nora's work nemesis.

Nora has been through enough break-ups to know she's the woman men date before they find their happy-ever-after. That's why Nora's sister has persuaded her to swap her desk in the city for a month's holiday in Sunshine Falls, North Carolina. It's a small town straight out of a romance novel, but instead of meeting sexy lumberjacks, handsome doctors or cute bartenders, Nora keeps bumping into...Charlie.

I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey McQuinston

Release date: May 12th

Pre-order: Amazon & Waterstones

Chloe Green has spent the past four years dodging gossipy, classmates. The thing that’s kept her going: winning valedictorian. Her only rival: prom queen Shara Wheeler, the principal’s perfect daughter. But a month before graduation, Shara kisses Chloe and vanishes.

Chloe discovers she’s not the only one Shara kissed. There’s also Smith and Rory. The three have nothing in common except the cryptic notes Shara left behind, but together they must untangle Shara’s trail of clues and find her.

Seven Days In June by Kelsey Rodkey

Release date: June 7th

Pre-order: Amazon & Waterstones

Hardcover: Amazon & Waterstones

Eva Mercy is a single mother and bestselling erotica writer. Shane Hall is a reclusive, enigmatic, award-winning novelist.

When Shane and Eva meet at a literary event, sparks fly, raising not only their buried traumas, but also the eyebrows of the Black literati. What no one knows is that fifteen years earlier, teenage Eva and Shane spent one crazy, torrid week madly in love. While they may be pretending not to know each other, they can't deny their chemistry - or the fact that they've been secretly writing to each other in their books through the years.

My Killer Vacation by Tessa Bailey

Release date: June 7th

Pre-order: Amazon

It was supposed to be a relaxing vacation in sweet, sunny Cape Cod-just me and my beloved brother-but discovering a corpse in our rental house really throws a wrench into our tanning schedule. Now a rude, crude bounty hunter has arrived on the back of his motorcycle to catch the killer and refuses to believe I can be helpful, despite countless hours of true crime podcast listening. Not to mention a fulfilling teaching career of wrangling second graders. A brash bounty hunter and an energetic elementary schoolteacher: the murder-solving team no one asked for, but thanks to these pesky attempts on my life, we're stuck together, come hell or high tide.

Last Chance Books by Kelsey Rodkey

Release date: August 4th

Pre-order: Amazon & Waterstones

Nothing will stop Madeline Moore from taking over her family’s independent bookstore after college. Nothing, that is—until a chain bookstore called Prologue opens across the street and threatens to shut them down.

Madeline sets out to demolish the competition, but the guy who works over at Prologue seems intent on ruining her life. Not only is he taking her customers, he has the unbelievable audacity to be… extremely cute.

But that doesn’t matter. Jasper is the enemy and he will be destroyed. After all—all’s fair in love and (book) war.

Love in The Time Of Serial Killers by Alicia Thompson

Release date: August 16th

Pre-order: Amazon

PhD candidate Phoebe Walsh has always been obsessed with true crime. She's even analysing the genre in her dissertation. It's hard to find the time while she spends the summer in Florida, cleaning out her childhood home and grappling with the complicated feelings of mourning a father she hadn't had a relationship with for years. It doesn't help that she's low-key convinced that her new neighbor is a serial killer. But it's not long before Phoebe realizes that Sam might be something much scarier--a genuinely nice guy who can pierce her armor to reach her vulnerable heart.

Circling Back To You by Julie Tieu

Release date: August 18th

Pre-order: Amazon

Cadence Lim has transformed from behind-the-scenes number cruncher to an integral part of the sales team at Prism Realty. But despite moving up the corporate ladder, her complicated relationship with her estranged elderly father weighs heavily and she can’t seem to shake the desire for a new beginning.

At least Cadence can always lean on her favorite co-worker, Matt Escanilla. A top broker with an unsuccessful love life.

Their relationship takes a turn when a business trip lands them both in their hometown and Matt enlists Cadence as a pretend girlfriend for a family gathering, forcing the two friends to see each other in a new light.

Love On The Brain by Ali Hazelwood

Release date: August 23rd

Pre-order: Amazon & Waterstones

Bee lives by a simple code: What would Marie Curie do? If NASA offered her the lead on a neuroengineering project - Marie would accept without hesitation. But the mother of modern physics never had to co-lead with Levi Ward.

Sure, Levi is attractive in a tall, dark, and piercing-eyes kind of way. And sure, he caught her in his powerfully corded arms like a romance novel hero when she accidentally damseled in distress on her first day in the lab. But Levi made his feelings toward Bee very clear in grad school-archenemies work best employed in their own galaxies far, far away.

The American Roommate Experiment by Elena Armas

Release date: September 6th

Pre-order: Amazon & Waterstones

From the author of Goodreads Choice Award winner The Spanish Love Deception, the eagerly anticipated follow-up featuring Rosie Graham and Lucas Martín, who are forced to share a New York apartment.

More information coming January 19th!

And finally - The fifth and final instalment in the Heartstopper series scheduled to release in 2022, keep updated on Goodreads!

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