Celebrate The New Year With These Page Turners

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If you're looking for a reason to broaden your reading horizons, this is it! We've compiled an exciting list of new books for you, with a range of genres that has something for everyone. Dive into some stunning historical fiction, riveting mystery, sweet romance, and many an inspirational memoir with these titles in 2022!

Fiction Titles

The London House by Katherine Reay

When Caroline finds out from a historian friend that her great-aunt betrayed her family and country to marry her German lover during World War II, she's determined to uncover the full story. She goes to the family's London house and digs up letters between her great-aunt and grandmother, which reveal that maybe her great-aunt wasn't a traitor and Nazi collaborator after all. 

The Cartographer's Secret by Tea Cooper

At the family estate, hoping to escape her own problems, Letitia Rawlings discovers a beautiful map created by her aunt, Evie Ludgrove, who disappeared 30 years ago while searching for a famous Australian explorer. As she digs through the family artifacts, she realizes she may be able to solve the family mystery of what happened to Evie. But, of course, nothing is ever as it seems. 

Without a Hitch by Mary Hollis Huddleston and Asher Fogle Paul

As a boutique wedding planner for the most affluent Southern families, Lottie Jones has seen it all, from parachute landings to unlimited budgets. But when she has to plan her ex-boyfriend's wedding, she has to face her fears and realize that life can't always be planned to the minute like a wedding ceremony. 

Plot Twist by Bethany Turner

Olivia Ross has a dream of writing a screenplay. So when she and a handsome actor have a meet-cute at a coffee shop, they make a pact to reconvene in ten years and make a movie together. They never got each other's names, but every February 4, she thinks of him and their plan, even as her own romcom life is playing out. 

This Time Around by Denise Hunter, Melissa Ferguson, and Kathleen Fuller

Fill up your short story cup with this collection, which features three lovely romance stories: "A Summer Detour," about a free spirit who has to spend time with the former boy-next-door who broke her heart; "Pining for You," about a ritzy Christmas tree farm owner who has to pony up to win back the heart of his childhood best friend; and "He Loves Me; He Loves Me Not," about a busy flower shop owner who finds herself with not one, but two handsome men at her feet. 

Nonfiction Titles

Made for This Moment by Madison Prewett

Madison Prewett went on The Bachelor looking for love, of course, but what she got instead was a truckload of courage. As she made her way through the show, she was criticized for her personal choices. Made for This Moment is her memoir about how she came to accept her truth and not let others get into her head—and how you can, too. 

Words from the Window Seat by Taylor Tippett

Amid a rough season of life, flight attendant Taylor Tippett wrote a sweet note to strangers—"be kind to yourself"—and hung it on an airplane window, launching a movement of kindness. Words from the Window Seat is her memoir about travel, life, and relationships, each story connected to a note she's left on a passenger's window. 

1% Better by Chris Nikic, Nik Nikic, and Don Yaeger

Chris Nikic is the first person with Down syndrome to compete in an Ironman triathlon, and now he and his father, Nik, are sharing his story. Chris's goal was simple: get 1% better every day. This book will teach you how to overcome the mental hurdles of pain and form a lifelong habit of success, among other tips.


Not So Black and White by Reggie Dabbs and John Driver

Longtime friends Reggie Dabbs and John Driver, a Black man and a white man, respectively, come together with this conversation about racism in America. With a focus on how Christians can come together to fight racism in the world and their churches, Not So Black and White is a thought-provoking work of anti-racism. 

The Lighthouse Effect by Steve Pemberton

Being a lighthouse for others is simple: be a safe space and light a new path. Steve Pemberton's lighthouse is his former high school counselor, who helped him get out of an abusive foster home. In The Lighthouse Effect, he shares the inspirational stories of other people who act as lighthouses for people in their lives. 

Now go forth and read, read, read! 

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