Lucy's Top 5 of 2022

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A Caribbean Heiress in Paris: A Historical Romance By Adriana Herrera Cover Image
ISBN: 9781335639844
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Published: Hqn - May 31st, 2022

I was absolutely thrilled with Adriana Herrera's refreshing approach to the historical romance genre! This story features BIPOC characters, adversity in business, a marriage of convenience, and a group of fierce female characters! From the first scene, I was cheering for our love interests' chemistry and banter. This book will appeal to readers looking for a sweet yet steamy romance with a fierce female protagonist.

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How to Be Perfect: The Correct Answer to Every Moral Question By Michael Schur Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982159313
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 25th, 2022

This “primer on moral philosophy” is hilarious, warm, and best of all, accessible to those of us who don’t know very much about moral philosophy! I especially loved the emphasis on it being ok to make mistakes, as doing so can often feel so demoralizing, especially when you’re trying to learn and grow. Schur clearly put an abundance of time and care into HOW TO BE PERFECT, and his doing so has made it a work that I will read again and again!

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Hide By Kiersten White Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593359235
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Published: Del Rey - May 24th, 2022

Get ready for one horrifying game of hide-and-seek… White’s vivid, razor-sharp, and terrifying story will sink its claws into you, and hold on tight. This book is shocking, heart wrenching, and beautiful, and I am now utterly obsessed with it!

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Love & Other Disasters By Anita Kelly Cover Image
ISBN: 9781538754849
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Published: Forever - January 18th, 2022

This queer slow-burning reality cooking show romance is fun and deep and oh so wonderful!!! It’s chock full of delicious emotional AND physical intimacy, and truly full of all the feelings! I frequently found myself hugging this book to my chest because I just wanted to absorb its intoxicating goodness straight into my bones!

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Love in the Time of Serial Killers By Alicia Thompson Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593438657
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Published: Berkley - August 16th, 2022

One of Cosmopolitan's Best Romance Novels Ever

Turns out that reading nothing but true crime isn't exactly conducive to modern dating—and one woman is going to have to learn how to give love a chance when she's used to suspecting the worst.