Colleen Hoover's 'Reminders of Him' and Other New Novels Hitting Shelves This Week

Nicholas Barron

New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover is out this week with her latest book, Reminders of Him.

Hoover is a young-adult romance writer whose titles include 2013’s Hopeless and 2020’s Heart Bones. A summary of Reminders of Him is below.

Also out on Jan. 18, 2022, is a new Bob Lee Swagger novel by Stephen Hunter. The first Lee Swagger book, Point of Impact, was made into a 2006 film titled Shooter starring Mark Wahlberg.

Other new novels hitting shelves this week include titles by thriller author Lisa Gardner and a debut from Lizzie Damilola Blackburn.

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Four new books publishing on Jan. 18, 2022

Reminders of Him by Colleen Hoover

Hoover’s 23rd published novel, Reminders of Him, finds Kenna Rowan heading back to her hometown after doing a five-year prison stint.

Kenna tries to build a relationship with her four-year-old daughter, but everyone seems determined to keep that from happening. Except for Ledger Ward.

Ledger tries to help Kenna connect with her daughter, while a romantic relationship between him and Kenna blossoms. But, unfortunately, that romance threatens everything to which they’re working.

From the publisher: A troubled young mother yearns for a shot at redemption in this heartbreaking yet hopeful story from #1 New York Times bestselling author Colleen Hoover.

Get the book: Amazon | Bookshop

Targeted by Stephen Hunter

Bob Lee Swagger takes out a terrorist, only to get summoned before a Congressional committee led by an anti-gun congresswoman. Things take a turn when a violent group attacks the meeting room, taking Swagger, the congresswoman, and others hostage.

The hostages, including Swagger’s critics, now rely on him to save their lives.

Targeted is Hunter’s 12th Bob Lee Swagger novel.

From the publisher: A heart-pounding and crackling action-packed novel, Targeted proves that Stephen Hunter is “a true master at the pinnacle of his craft. No one does it better” (Jack Carr, Former Navy SEAL Sniper and author of The Terminal List).

Get the book: Amazon | Bookshop

One Step Too Far by Lisa Gardner

Last year, Gardner published Before She Disappeared. The book introduced us to a new Gardner protagonist, Frankie Elkin, a recovering alcoholic who finds missing people.

Elkin is back in One Step Too Far. This time, Elkin travels to Wyoming, where Timothy O’Day disappeared in a national forest on the first night of his bachelor forest.

Soon after entering the woods, Elkin and the local search party realize something — or someone — evil lurks in the forest.

From the publisher: From #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner, a chilling thriller about a young man gone missing in the wilderness of Wyoming…and the secrets uncovered by the desperate effort to find him.

Get the book Amazon | Bookshop

Yinka, Where Is Your Huzband? by Lizzie Damilola Blackburn

Yinka’s a single, professional woman, much to her Nigerian aunties’ displeasure.

But when her cousin Rachel gets engaged, Yinka decides to pull out all the stops to find a date for the wedding. So, with her best friend’s help, Yinka launches Operation-Find-A-Date.

Yinka, Where Is Your Huzband? is a light-hearted romantic comedy that follows a young woman’s journey to find love and herself.

From the publisher: Yinka, Where is Your Huzband? brilliantly subverts the traditional romantic comedy with an unconventional heroine who bravely asks the questions we all have about love.

Get the book Amazon | Bookshop

New novels hittings shelves this week

Colleen Hoover is out with Reminders of Him, Stephen Hunter has a new release, and Lizzie Damilola Blackburn makes her publishing debut.

Here are four new notable novels hitting shelves this week:

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