2022 book releases we're thankful for

With all of the amazing book releases in 2022, we've certainly got a lot to be thankful for.

From celebrity memoirs to adorable romances, 2022 had the perfect new release for every reader.
From celebrity memoirs to adorable romances, 2022 had the perfect new release for every reader.  © screenshot/Instagram/@ashlynsbookcorner

It's been a busy year for the book world!

New releases from iconic authors like Stephen King and Celeste Ng excited readers everywhere, and debut novels like Lessons in Chemistry drew unexpected acclaim.

Across all genres, there's a fantastic new book release for every reader's tastes.

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In honor of Thanksgiving, TAG24 has put together a list of the 2022 releases that we are thankful for most of all.

Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin

Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow is the latest novel from Gabrielle Zevin, who also wrote The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry.
Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow is the latest novel from Gabrielle Zevin, who also wrote The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry.  © screenshot/Instagram/@sfbookgirl

Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow was the talk of bookstores everywhere when it hit the shelves in July.

This complex novel follows two childhood friends through decade after decade as they confront all that life has to offer, from love to tragedy and everything in between.

An extraordinary tale that proves the boundless value of true friendship, Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow is one of 2022's most emotional reads that you simply cannot afford to miss.

Carrie Soto Is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Carrie Soto Is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid was released in August.
Carrie Soto Is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid was released in August.  © screenshot/Instagram/@tjenkinsreid

BookTok favorite Taylor Jenkins Reid has hit another ace with her latest release, Carrie Soto Is Back.

The novel follows the titular character, who is a fictional tennis player, as she comes out of retirement to overtake the young player who's just beaten her record.

An epic tale of sports glory and overpowering ambition, Reid's newest book proves her impeccable ability to create driven and complex female characters worth rooting for.

I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy

Jennette McCurdy's memoir was so popular that bookshops had a hard time keeping it in stock.
Jennette McCurdy's memoir was so popular that bookshops had a hard time keeping it in stock.  © screenshot/Instagram/@gentlyreads

iCarly star Jennette McCurdy delivers a brutally honest and heart-wrenching story in her recent memoir, I'm Glad My Mom Died.

The book puts McCurdy's unique sense of humor and poignant writing style on full display as she reflects on the abuse she suffered from her mother.

The 30-year-old pulls the curtain back to reveal the harsh truths behind her time as a child star with insightful reflections about the lingering impact of trauma and the complexities of abuse.

Heartstopper Volume 4 by Alice Oseman

Author Alice Oseman (c.) celebrated the release of Heartstopper Volume 4 on the set of the Netflix adaption with stars Joe Locke (l.) and Kit Connor.
Author Alice Oseman (c.) celebrated the release of Heartstopper Volume 4 on the set of the Netflix adaption with stars Joe Locke (l.) and Kit Connor.  © screenshot/Instagram/@aliceoseman

The fourth volume of Alice Oseman's graphic novel series was released in the US early this year.

The latest installment takes the story in a bit of a darker direction as the plot delves deeper into Charlie's experiences with eating disorders and mental illness.

Oseman does an incredible job handling tough topics with immeasurable care and warmth.

Be sure to catch up on the series before season two of the Netflix adaptation drops!

Happy Thanksgiving, readers!

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