15 Books Coming Out In 2022 That Will Help You Diversify Your Bookshelf

    My TBR just got a lottttttttt longer (and yours will too)!

    2022 is gearing up to be another year of amazing stories, breakthrough debut novels, relishing in our favorite authors new books and of course discussions from book lovers everywhere. My favorite part of the new year is seeing authors announcing book deals, release dates and synopses of books that will haunt me until my pre-order ships. Check out the list for my most anticipated reads of 2022!

    1. Finding Me by Viola Davis

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    2. Vinyl Moon by Mahogany L. Browne

    3. The Women Could Fly by Megan Giddings

    4. The Merciless Ones by Namina Forna

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    5. The Last Suspicious Hold Out by Ladee Hubbard

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    6. Warrior Princesses Strike Back by Sarah Eagle Heart and Emma Eagle Heart-White

    7. What The Fireflies Knew by Kai Harris

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    8. Transitional: How To Live Your Authentic Life by Munroe Bergdorf

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    9. Tell Me an Ending by Jo Harkin

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    10. Yonder by Jabari Asim

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    11. Black Joy: Stories of Resistance, Resilience, and Restoration by Tracey Lewis-Giggets

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    12. Pay Up: The Future of Women and Work (And Why It's Different Than You Think) by Reshma Saujani

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    13. My Government Means to Kill Me by Rasheed Newson

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    14. Bless the Daughter Raised by a Voice in Her Head by Warson Shire

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    15. When We Were Birds by Ayanna Lloyd Banwo

    What 2022 book are you most excited for? Let us know in the comments!