New Book Releases in January 2022!

Bookworms have a wonderful New Year! Fingers crossed that 2022 continues to produce because, at least in the literary world, we’re off to a fantastic start! In addition, January is a strong month for debut authors like Xochitl Gonzalez, Nikki May, and Mark Prins, whose outstanding debuts will have you wanting more. There will also be a flurry of intriguing new book releases from various authors. Moreover, it also brings the most popular novels to the notice of the general population. In addition, new titles in young adult fiction, fantasy, nonfiction, business, travel, exam aids, and other genres will be plentiful!

This month, we’ll also be dazzled and delighted by a swarm of new novels. Furthermore, many well-known authors are releasing new novels and rookie authors releasing their first books. As a result, the goal of this post is to tell readers about the novels or books that will be released in January 2022. In addition, Data was also gathered from Amazon and Goodreads. Thus to some extent, books may be missing from this list. As a result, here’s a list of the most current new books released in January 2022. 

Moreover, these books will range from mysteries to romance to social-political exposés, and they will be stimulating, fascinating, and even terrifying. It just shows that no matter how advanced technology develops, nothing surpasses a good book when it comes to pure reading pleasure! So, let’s look at the new book releases in January 2022.

1. Anthem (B&N Exclusive Edition) by Noah Hawley

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The new book release in January 2022 is Anthem by Noah Hawley. It is an expedition that discovers unquenchable lights in gloomy nooks. It is a Grimm’s fairy tale with unforgettable characters and a plot as rapid and dazzling as mainstream cinema collide. It’s a brave, literary dive into the irregular pulse of the American heart, written with the boldness, academic strength, and furious insight that have made Hawley one of our most important writers. Moreover, this is a novel that is both bold and fascinating. It’s the sound of a nervous breakdown in America. Through this, 2022 Fiction gets off to a wonderful start.

2. To Paradise: A Novel by Hanya Yanagihara

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To Paradise: A Novel by Hanya Yanagihara is another top and new book release in January 2022. Since its publication in 2015, Hanya Yanagihara’s A Little Life has remained a customer and everyone’s favorite, and it is going quicker now than it has ever been. Moreover, Yanagihara’s latest, To Paradise, is a modern classic, and we’re thrilled to share it with you. As with all modern classics, the writing will make your heartache and head spin.

3. Olga Dies Dreaming: A Novel by Xochitl Gonzalez

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Author Xochitl Gonzalez addresses elitism, racism, and the perils of ambition with a startlingly personal brushstroke in his new book release in January 2022 Olga Dies Dreaming. He is also drawing on her own experience in high-pressure venues in New York City. This must-read debut follows wedding designer Olga and her hunt for a fairytale ending, including family drama, politics, long-buried secrets, and romance. In the months leading up to the most devastating hurricane in Puerto Rico’s history, Olga Dies Dreaming is a drama. It ultimately tackles the reality (and hardship) of the American dream.

4. Violeta [English Edition]: A Novel by Isabel Allende

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Isabel Allende is a Chilean author, and her new book release in January 2022 is Violeta. We’re confident that the combination of those two names will make your literary heart skip a beat. Allende is a legend, and her work is something to be proud of. Moreover, this month will also see the release of this amazing Spanish Edition, and Isabel Allende will be featured on Poured Over The B&N Podcast.

5. Joan Is Okay: A Novel by Weike Wang

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Since Weike Wang’s debut, Chemistry, in 2018, we’ve been waiting for a new novel from her. And in January 2022, his new book release is Joan is Okay. The story goes around the urgency of a doctor in distress drawn in right away. As you read about Joan’s voyage, you eagerly flipped the pages. Joan may or may not be “OKAY.” This book is right on the money.

6. Wahala: A Novel by Nikki May

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Trouble comes in many forms, and in this case, it comes in the guise of Isobel, a new, horrifically affluent acquaintance. She infiltrates the lives of the inseparable London three Ronke, Simi, and Boo in the new book release in January 2022 by Nikki May. The ramifications of each friend’s life choices are both endlessly hilarious and deeply thought-provoking. Wahala is a character-driven thriller that will appeal to Liane Moriarty fans. It is taut with feeling and heartbreak, and it is undeniably a page-turning, unputdownable novel.

7. The Latinist: A Novel by Mark Prins

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The Latinist by Mark Prins addresses the hazards of tremendous ambition, intense desire, and fierce devotion in a modern version of the ageless and terrible Daphne and Apollo myth. The story follows Tessa and her complicated relationship with her charismatic and enigmatic classics professor, Chris. A relationship builds to an explosive conclusion with a moody backdrop of Oxford academia and a propulsive mystery threaded throughout. Moreover, it is a debut that reads as it came from a seasoned novelist and an irresistibly twisting way to kick off your reading list for the year.

8. Something to Hide: A Lynley Novel by Elizabeth George

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Something to Hide: A Lynley Novel by Elizabeth George is another new book release in January 2022. Moreover, Elizabeth George has been too long since we spent any time with Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley. (Specifically, since The Punishment She Deserved in 2018.) So, we thanked her for returning. She was sorely missed, and we hope you enjoyed the book.

9. When You Are Mine: A Novel by Michael Robotham

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When You Are Mine introduces us to Philomena McCarthy, a new character in Michael Robotham’s repertoire. His first novel, She Was Good, was a Barnes & Noble Monthly Pick for Mystery & Thriller. We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: Robotham takes the police procedure to new heights. In a Robotham story, characters don’t always disclose their actual nature right away. And that’s exactly what we enjoy: being kept on our toes throughout the entire tense journey. And his new book release in January 2022 probably brings out the same for the readers.

10. A Thousand Steps by T. Jefferson Parker

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Our next book release in January 2022 is A Thousand Steps by T. Jefferson Parker. Since his Charlie Hood series, T. Jefferson Parker has been a favorite of ours. Parker transports us to a country and a period as surreal as the stunning cover – 1968 Southern California. “Turn on, and in, drop out,” Timothy Leary once stated. So, you did like to add one more thing: read this book and enjoy it!

11. Electric Idol by Katee Robert

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If you’ve read Katee Robert’s Neon Gods from last year, you’re already familiar with the great opening to the Dark Olympus trilogy. And if you haven’t, you’re in luck because there are now TWO novels available for your reading enjoyment. So, Start with Electric Idol if you want. You’ll be happy, and you’ll be able to read Neon Gods while you wait for the third novel, Wicked. You can acquire the book from Amazon for the complete story. 

12. Antoinette’s Sister by Diana Giovinazzo

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Antoinette’s Sister by Diana Giovinazzo is a lovely and fascinating tale that reminds me of Philippa Gregory’s work. Your interest and imagination are piqued by novels about women who have been forgotten by history. It’s a terrific way to kick out the new year and your reading list with intrigue, adventure, and romance. Moreover, Antoinette’s Sister is a sweeping tale of power, love, and family bonds. Giovinazzo has woven intriguing and rich details throughout the story. In Maria Carolina Charlotte, she has created an endearing yet strong protagonist who must learn the expectations of a queen to save her kingdom from disaster. 

13. The Siren of Sussex by Mimi Matthews

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We’ve been reading a lot of excellent mash-ups of historical and rom-com romance novels lately. In this mash-up of two popular romance genres with a dash of foreign flair, The Siren of Sussex wins, place, and show. It was a lot of fun!  Moreover, his last book, Evelyn and Ahmad’s universe, is masterfully constructed, rich with sophisticated social perceptions and characters who winnow heart-deep. Hence, the Siren of Sussex is sure to amaze Evie Dunmore and Harper St. George readers, at once passionately brilliant and painfully sensitive.

14. Daughter of the Moon Goddess: A Novel by Sue Lynn Tan

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Daughter of the Moon Goddess pen down by Sue Lynn Tan is an enthralling tale that combines old Chinese mythology into a grand adventure filled with immortals and magic. This premiere is the first of a love duology inspired by the mythology of Change, the Chinese moon goddess. The book depicts the story of love, sacrifice, and honor is already at the top of all fantasy must-read lists because of its beautiful world-building, strong female protagonist, and vibrant characters.

15. The Starless Crown by James Rollins

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The Starless Crown by James Rollins is the first action-packed adventure in a new series from thrill-seeker and blockbuster novelist James Rollins. The story goes around a bunch that must band together to defend their world and learn to trust one another. Fans of The Awakening, House of Earth and Blood, and To Sleep in a Sea of Stars will enjoy this novel.

16. Reminders of him by Colleen Hoover

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Reminders of him by Colleen Hoover is another new book release in January 2022. It depicts the story of a distraught young mother who longs for a second chance. Kenna Rowan returns to the town where it all went wrong after serving five years in jail for a horrible mistake, seeking to reconcile with her four-year-old daughter. However, the bridges Kenna destroyed are proving to be impossible to replace. No matter how hard Kenna tries to prove herself, everyone in her daughter’s life tries to keep her out.

17. Mating Monsters (I.S.S.) by M. Sinclair

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Mating Monsters by M. Sinclair is a stand-alone reverse harem story about possessive, territorial, and crazy monsters who would depart to any length to protect their mate, even if it means seeking her halfway around the world. Furthermore, this tale is chock-full of monster steam, terrible animals with a soft spot for their lady, and a guaranteed happy ending. Moreover, this book contains violence, parental physical and verbal abuse, PTSD flashbacks of the abuse mentioned above, profanity, and sexual content for anyone above 18.

18. The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by Elizabeth O’Roark

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The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea pen down by Elizabeth O’Roark is a story of Six’s elder brother. Joshua (the first one) is a hot-nerd doctor who has despised Drew since the first time they met and once implied she would take the family silver. Moreover, Drew is dead set on winning the Baileys’ trust and giving this thing with Six a fair chance. Joshua, on the other hand, is making it difficult. Not only because he gets in her way at every step, but also because, as one tropical adventure leads to another, she’s starting to wonder if rude, repulsive Joshua is the brother she belongs with.

19. The Red Palace by June Hur

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The Red Palace by June Hur is a crime thriller story. When four women are murdered in one night, Hyeon, the story’s main character, is thrust into the dark and precarious world of court politics. The prime suspect is Hyeon’s closest friend and mentor. Moreover, Hyeon conducts her covert inquiry to verify her favorite teacher’s innocence.

In her pursuit for the truth, she meets Eojin, a young police investigator who is also on the lookout for the killer. When evidence points to the Crown Prince as the murderer, Hyeon and Eojin must team together to seek the palace’s deepest depths for the sinister truths that lie underneath the bloodshed.

20. Inbetweeners (Lost and Found) by Barbara Elsborg

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Inbetweeners (Lost and Found) by Barbara Elsborg revolves around a devil and an angel entering a tavern. It should be the beginning of a joke, but Emmett and Phoenix hate each other from the moment they meet. Moreover, they may be hesitant and mismatched partners, but they’ve been assigned a task on Earth: encourage the newly deceased to pass on to the next realm.

Furthermore, All the deceased should need is a nice word here and a nudge there—but mysterious dark powers are conspiring against the pair, and the quest takes a dangerous turn.

21. The Family You Make by Jill Shalvis

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With a joyful story of found family and love, beloved New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis launches a new series, Sunrise Cove, located near picturesque Lake Tahoe.

The story goes around Levi Cutler. He is caught on a ski lift with a lovely stranger named Jane during the century’s worst snowstorm. Moreover, Levi contacts his parents to prepare them for the worst after powerful winds smash the gondola in the forefront of them into the ground, but he can’t bring himself to say goodbye. Instead, to grant his mother’s longtime goal, he tells her he’s happy, and Jane is his girlfriend—right before his phone dies, and the story continues.

22. New Year Hearts by Josie Riviera

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The main plot of New Year Hearts by Josie Riviera goes around when a disillusioned landscaper, a millionaire toy store owner, and a grandma secretly wished for them to rekindle their romance. To enjoy true love, you may need to take a step back from a relationship.

This sweet, clean small-town contemporary holiday romance with a guaranteed Happily-Ever-After. A wonderful interracial relationship. Moreover, Josie Riviera’s romance bundle is the ideal gift for yourself at any time of year if you enjoy binge-watching a certain wholesome holiday movie channel.

23. Weather Girl by Rachel Lynn Solomon

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Weather Girl by Rachel Lynn Solomon’s story goes around Ari Abrams. She has always been captivated by the weather, and she adores her job as a television meteorologist. Torrance Hale, the famed Seattle weatherwoman, is too preoccupied with her tumultuous relationship with her ex-husband, the station’s news director, to provide Ari with the mentorship she seeks. Moreover, Ari, who thrives on positivity and brightness, is losing words. Russell Barringer, a lovely but guarded sports reporter, appears to be the only one who understands how she feels.

24. Running Wild by K.A. Tucker

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Running Wild is the story of a woman. She is at a crossroads in her life, torn between the safe path and the one that will only lead to further tragedy, from the internationally bestselling author of The Simple Wild.

Furthermore, Marie Lehr, a veterinarian, is all too familiar with unrequited love after longing for her closest friend only to see him marry another woman. It’s a mistake she won’t repeat, especially now that she can almost hear the clock ticking on her reproductive years.

The problem is that she can’t seem to find somebody who appeals to her in the same way that a burly bush pilot did. Tyler Brady, a competitive musher, doesn’t think so, especially after the violent confrontation with the attractive but arrogant, spiteful man.

25. When the Heart Ignites by E.J. Everette

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When the Heart Ignites by E.J. Everette plot goes around Mitch, Chance, Rip, Reid, and Dean. As the men who have chosen to be guards rise to the challenge of protecting their fate at all costs, secrets are uncovered, relationships are challenged, and alliances are forged. On the outskirts of their home, a war is raging, and the only way to survive is to make sure their princess is battle-ready. Furthermore, It’s fortunate that Mitch, Chance, Rip, Reid, and Dean are among the most well-trained warriors in the world. The lads understand there is one struggle they may lose as their relationships beg to be strengthened. 


Reading is one of the most gratifying activities that humans can engage in. Books should be shared and appreciated instead of being tucked away on shelves. Over time, they’ll collect dust, never revealing their true truths to the rest of the world. Furthermore, getting your favorite book out there in the world requires a lot of hard work, imagination, and bravery on the author’s side.

As a result, we’ve compiled this list, as mentioned above, of New Book Releases for January 2022 for our readers. Please tell your chums about it if you enjoy it!

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