You Should Read: Our May most anticipated new releases!


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Hi, Should-Heads! We're here to share our most anticipated May reads and this month is practically guaranteed to be both fantastic and very, very expensive. We also revisit our April most anticipated reads. What books are you excited for? And why are almost all the best ones coming out on May 4th?

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Currently Reading:
Julia: The Galaxy and the Ground Within (Becky Chambers)
Kelly: The Anatomy of Desire (LR Dorn)
Rachael: The Happiest Girl in the World (Alena Dillon), One, Two, Three (Laurie Frankel) and It's Been a Pleasure, Noni Blake (Claire Christian)

Recent Acquisitions:

Julia: One Last Stop (Casey McQuiston), On Juneteenth (Annette Gordon-Reed), Siri, Who Am I (Sam Tschida) and Agatha Arch is Afraid of Everything (Kristin Bair O'Keeffe)

Kelly: Lycanthropy and Other Chronic Illnesses (Kristen O'Neal), The Anatomy of Desire (LR Dorn)

Rachael: The End of Men (Christina Sweeney-Baird), This Time Next Year (Sophie Cousens) and The Anthropocene Reviewed (John Green)

Our most anticipated May reads:

Julia: Project Hail Mary (Andy Weir), This Summer (Jennifer Weiner), While Justice Sleeps (Stacey Abrams), In the Event of Contact (Ethel Rohan) and Tokyo Ever After (Emiko Jean).

Kelly: The Hour of the Witch (Chris Bohjalian), Films of Endearment (Michael Koresky), Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry (Joya Goffney), The Plot (Jean Hanff Korelitz) and Luck of the Titanic (Stacey Lee)

Rachael: Sorrowland (Rivers Solomon), Blade of Secrets (Tricia Levenseller), The Ones We're Meant to Find (Joan He), The Summer of Broken Rules (KL Walther) and Pumpkin (Julie Murphy).

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Don't forget about our next book club! We're discussing Honey Girl by Morgan Rogers on June 8! You won't want to miss it--and one of our favorite guests is coming back to discuss it with us!

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