Anticipated Reads for May 2022

“It’s gonna be MAY!”

It's gonna be May Justin Timberlake meme

Happy May! May is Mental Health Awareness month and Asian American and Pacific Islander Month! Keep an eye out for a list of books I recommend 😜

In the meantime, here are so many good books coming out this month 🌼

SOCIAL JUSTICE BOOKS

I’ve Got Your Back: The Indispensable Guide to Stopping Harassment When You See It

by Jorge Arteaga and Emily May

Released May 10th

The organization Hollaback (now Right to Be) has great trainings around bystander intervention. Now they have a book!

I've Got Your Back: The Indispensable Guide to Stopping Harassment When You See It

Burn Down, Rise Up

by Vincent Tirado

Released May 3rd

Burn Down, Rise Up

YA BOOKS

Inheritance: A Visual Poem

by Elizabeth Acevedo

Released May 3rd

All Signs Point to Yes

edited by Cam Montgomery, g. haron davis, and Adrianne White

Released May 31st

A collection of astrology shorts? My astrology nerd heart sings!

All Signs Point to Yes

Finding Jupiter

by Kelis Rowe

Released May 31st

Finding Jupiter

LGBTQIA+ READS

Historical Fiction

The Hacienda

by Isabel Cañas

Released May 3rd

The Hacienda

Our Last Days in Barcelona

by Chanel Cleeton

Released May 24th

I read Next Year in Havana years ago and fell in love with Cleeton’s writing

General Fiction

By the Book

by Jasmine Guillory

Released May 3rd

I’m a Jasmine Guillory stand, even though I have feelings about the way she write interracial romances. This one is Black love, though!

Patience Is a Subtle Thief

by Abi Ishola-Ayodeji

Released May 3rd

Patience Is a Subtle Thief
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