35 New March 2022 Book Releases by Genre

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The 35 March 2022 book releases that we chose look so good, it was hard to choose just one that we are excited to read. From romances and fantasy to historical fiction and thrillers, there are some amazing new books coming out.

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March 2022 Historical Fiction Book Releases

The Tobacco Wives by Adele Myers

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: A vibrant historical debut set in 1946 North Carolina following a young female seamstress who uncovers dangerous truths about Big Tobacco.

Until We Meet by Camille Di Maio

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: New York City, 1943: Three women learn that the bonds of friendship is the most important thing. Margaret, Gladys and Dottie are three women whose lives have been changed forever by the war.

A Girl During the War by Anita Abriel

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: Rome 1943: Marina is a University student and on her way home when she finds out that her father has been killed for harboring Jewish artists in their home. Marina fleece to Florence. Marina becomes swept up in a romance. When her boyfriend disappears, she must travel to find him.

Angels of the Pacific by Elisa Hooper

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: If you loved Beantown Girls by Jane Healey and Hazel Gaynor’s When We Were Young & Brave, then you won’t want to miss critically acclaimed author Elise Hooper’s powerful new novel of the Angels of Bataan, nurses held as prisoners during the occupation of the Philippines in World War II.

Peach Blossom Spring by Melissa Fu 

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: A “beautifully rendered” novel about war, migration, and the power of telling our stories, Peach Blossom Spring follows three generations of a Chinese family on their search for a place to call home (Georgia Hunter, New York Times bestselling author of We Were the Lucky Ones).

The Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: The New York Times bestselling author of The Rose Code returns with an unforgettable World War II tale of a quiet librarian who becomes history’s deadliest female sniper. Based on a true story.

The Mozart Code by Rachel McMillan 

Genre: Historical Fiction

Plot: “A damaged post-war city and two damaged post-war hearts collide in Rachel McMillan’s latest gripping romantic drama. Ex-codebreaker Sophie Villiers and her MI-6 marriage-of-convenience husband, Simon Barre, are thrown together in Vienna on the hunt for a double agent, a priceless relic, and just possibly love. Murky espionage and burgeoning passion twine beautifully together in The Mozart Code’s superbly evocative prose—an enchanting read!” —Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Rose Code

March 2022 Book Releases- Romances

Hook, Line and Sinker by Tessa Bailey

Genre: Romance

Plot: In the follow-up to It Happened One Summer, Tessa Bailey delivers another deliciously fun rom-com about a former player who accidentally falls for his best friend while trying to help her land a different man…

By Any Other Name by Lauren Kate

Genre: Romance

Plot: This is an enemies to lovers romance about an editor, her bestselling author, and a huge secret that will change everything. Lane is a successful romance editor who is engaged to a man who checks the right boxes. But, when a chance comes to work with THE Noa Callaway and cure Noa’s writer’s block, she discovers a secret that will change everything

The Suite Spot by Trish Doller

Genre: Romance

Plot: Rachel Beck is at her wits end. She lost her job and has a daughter to support. She decides to take a job at a brewery hotel on an Island in Lake Erie and moves across the country. What she finds is a chance to rebuild her life and a chance at love.

Always Jane by Jenn Bennett 

Genre: Romance

Plot: A chauffer’s daughter finds herself in the middle of a love triangle with the sons of her boss’s wealthy next-door neighbors in this delightfully romantic story from the author of Alex, Approximately, Jenn Bennett.

Miss Butterworth and the Mad Baron by Julia Quinn

Genre: Romance Graphic Novel

Plot: This graphic novel is based on a story told in snippets throughout the bridgerton Novels. Miss Priscilla Butterworth is born into a family torn apart. When she escapes the cruelty of her aunt, she finds the Baron and true love.

Being Mary Bennett by J.C. Peterson

Genre: Romance

Plot: With a hilariously sharp voice, a sweet and fulfilling romance that features a meet-cute in an animal shelter, and a big family that revels in causing big problems, this charming comedy of errors about a girl who resolves to become the main character of her own story (at any and all costs), is perfect for fans of Jenny Han and Becky Albertalli…and Jane Austen, of course

Love Decoded by Jennifer Yen

Genre: YA Romance

Plot: For fans of Jenny Han and Jane Austen, a rom-com that’s equal parts hilarious and heartfelt about the unexpected consequences of one teen’s quest to help her friends find love, from the author of A Taste for Love.

Thrillers: March 2022 Book Releases

The Love of my Life by Rosie Walsh

Genre: Thriller

Plot: Emma loves her husband and daughter and would do anything for them. But, everything she has ever told them about her is a lie. When she becomes ill and her husband starts to research her life, he starts to uncover her lies. She now must tell him about the other love of her life.

The Night Shift by Alex Finlay

Genre: Thriller

Plot: From the author of the breakout thriller Every Last Fear, comes Alex Finlay’s electrifying next novel The Night Shift, about a pair of small-town murders fifteen years apart―and the ties that bind them.

The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

Genre: Thriller

Plot: The Golden Couple is the next electrifying novel from Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen, the #1 New York Times bestselling author duo behind You Are Not Alone, An Anonymous Girl, and The Wife Between Us

The Book of Cold Cases by Simone St. James

Genre: Paranormal Thriller

Plot: A true crime blogger gets more than she bargained for while interviewing the woman acquitted of two cold case slayings in this chilling new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Sun Down Motel..

Nine Lives by Peter Swanson

Genre: Thriller

Plot: If you’re on the list, someone wants you dead.

From the New York Times bestselling author of Eight Perfect Murders comes the heart-pounding story of nine strangers who receive a cryptic list with their names on it—and then begin to die in highly unusual circumstances.

The Match by Harlan Coben

Genre: Thriller

Plot: From the modern master of suspense comes a gripping new thriller in which Wilde follows a tip that may finally reveal the truth behind his abandonment . . . Only to end up in the sights of a ruthless killer.

March 2022 Fiction Book Releases

One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle

Genre: Fiction

Plot: The New York Times bestselling author of the “heartwarming, heartbreaking, and hard to put down” (Laurie Frankel, New York Times bestselling author) modern classic In Five Years returns with a moving and unforgettable exploration of the powerful bond between mother and daughter set on the breathtaking Amalfi Coast.

Four Aunties and a Wedding by Jesse Q. Sutanto

Genre: Humorous Fiction

Plot: A follow up to the amazing book Dial A For Aunties (Check out our Best Books of 2022 ), Meddy Chan is about to marry her college sweetheart Nathan. She has decided to hire wedding planners so that her family can enjoy the wedding as guests before she realizes that the Chinese-Indonesian family she hired is actually the mafia and they are planning to use her wedding to take out some of the guests.

Tell Me an Ending by Jo Harkin

Genre: Dystopian Fiction

Plot: Never Let Me Go meets Black Mirror in this thrilling dystopian debut about a tech company that deletes unwanted memories, the consequences for those forced to contend with what they tried to forget, and the dissenting doctor who seeks to protect her patients from further harm.

Chorus by Rebecca Kauffman

Genre: Fiction

Plot: This novel follows the seven shaw sibling through two life-changing events- their mother’s unexpected death and a teenage pregnancy. It is a story of family, coping and growing together.

Smile and Look Pretty by Amanda Pellegrino

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Four best friends are paying their dues as underpaid assistants but when they are passed over for promotion one too many times, they create an anonymous blog detailing their experiences. Suddenly, others are coming forward with their experiences and they women have to deal with the consequences of speaking out.

Truth and other Lies by Maggie Smith

Genre: Fiction

Plot: This is a fast-paced tale of three women whose lives converge as one fights a devastating accusation, another campaigns for a contested seat in Congress, and one, the young reporter with ties to both, navigates the tricky line between secrets and lies.

The Summer Getaway by Susan Mallery 

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Robyn Caldwell is overwhelmed with her failed marriage, demanding children and friends. She decides to go stay with her great aunt in Santa Barbara for the summer. The more time she spends with her care-free aunt, the more she learns to live her life, take chances and follow her dreams.

Home or Away by Kathleen West 

Genre: Fiction

Plot: Leigh and Suzy are close friends and teammates on the Olympic hockey team but when Leigh’s plan to make the final roster backfires, she must leave and start over. Now, has the choice to come clean about what happened all those years ago and rise her marriage or succumb to the mind games of her former coach.

The Next Thing you Know by Jessica Strawser

Genre: Fiction

Plot: A musician facing the untimely end of his career. An end-of-life doula with everything, and nothing, to lose. A Star Is Born meets Me Before You in this powerful novel by the author of A Million Reasons Why.

French Braid by Anne Tyler

Genre: Fiction

Plot: From the beloved best-selling, Pulitzer Prize–winning author—a funny, joyful, brilliantly perceptive journey deep into one Baltimore family’s foibles, from a boyfriend with a red Chevy in the 1950s up to a longed-for reunion with a grandchild in our pandemic present.

Hammer by Joe Mungo Reed

Genre: Fiction

Plot: An art auction house employee helps a Russian oligarch sell his prized collection, ensnaring himself in a dangerous romance and an even more treacherous political plot.

The Wedding Veil by Kristy Woodson Harvey

Genre: Fiction

Plot: The New York Times bestselling author of Under the Southern Sky and the Peachtree Bluff series brings “her signature wit, charm, and heart” (Woman’s World) to this sweeping new novel following four women across generations, bound by a beautiful wedding veil and a connection to the famous Vanderbilt family.

The Rumor Game by Dhonielle Clayton and Son Charaipotra

Genre: YA Fiction

Plot: Rumors have the power to ruin lives. Bryn is well aware of this as she used to have it all. One mistake took it all aways and now that she is at a new school, will it start all over again?

March 2022 Fantasy Book Releases

Gallant by V.E. Schwab

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: Everything casts a shadow. Even the world we live in. And as with every shadow, there is a place where it must touch. A seam, where the shadow meets its source.

#1 New York Times–bestselling author V. E. Schwab weaves a dark and original tale about the place where the world meets its shadow, and the young woman beckoned by both sides. The Secret Garden meets Crimson Peak in this stand-alone novel perfect for readers of Holly Black and Neil Gaiman.

The League of Gentlewomen Witches by India Holton

Genre: Historical Romance/ Fantasy

Plot: Charlotte Pettifer is in a secret society of women who use witchcraft to improve the world. When a long lost amulet is discovered, Charlotte has to make sure it does not fall into the wrong hands. Enter Alex, the pickpocketing pirate.

What We Harverst by Ann Fraistat

Genre: YA Fantasy

Plot: For fans of Wilder Girls comes a nightmarish debut guaranteed to keep you up through the night, about an idyllic small town poisoned by its past, and one girl who must fight the strange disease that’s slowly claiming everyone she loves.

For new book releases January-March 2022 by date, check out our full post!

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