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Books Read in 2022


  1. Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo
  2. The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski
  3. Empire of Sin by Gary Krist
  4. Rivals! Frenemies That Changed the World by Scott McCormick
  5. Heads Will Roll by Kate McKinnon and Emily Lynne
  6. Kingdom of the Cursed by Kerri Maniscalco
  7. This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi
  8. Extasia by Claire Legrand
  9. The Magician’s Lie by Greer Macallister
  10. The Edge of Everything by Jeff Giles
  11. Cosmos by Carl Sagan
  12. Scorpica by G. R. Macallister
  13. The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner
  14. Stephen Fry’s Victorian Secrets by Stephen Fry
  15. Autumn’s Tithe by Hannah Parker
  16. King of Battle and Blood by Scarlett St. Clair
  17. The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis
  18. Gallant by V. E. Schwab
  19. The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake
  20. The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
  21. When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kilanithi
  22. The Book of Cold Cases by Simone St. James
  23. How to Date Your Dragon by Molly Harper
  24. Love and Other Wild Things by Molly Harper
  25. Even Tree Nymphs Get the Blues by Molly Harper
  26. The City of Dusk by Tara Sim
  27. Selkies are a Girl’s Best Friend by Molly Harper
  28. One Fine Fae by Molly Harper
  29. Always Be My Banshee by Molly Harper
  30. Men with the Pot Cookbook by Kris Szymanski and Slawek Kalkraut
  31. Shifters in the Night by Molly Harper
  32. Until the Last of Me by Sylvain Neuvel
  33. The Blood Trials by N. E. Davenport
  34. A Farewell to Charms by Molly Harper
  35. The Children on the Hill by Jennifer McMahon
  36. Packing for Mars by Mary Roach
  37. The Fervor by Alma Katsu
  38. Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey
  39. The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell by William Klaber
  40. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  41. The Alphabet House by Jussi Adler-Olsen
  42. The Wedding Ringer by Kerry Rea
  43. The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers
  44. Book of Night by Holly Black
  45. Dead Wake by Erik Larson
  46. Tear Down the Throne by Jennifer Estep
  47. In the Hall with the Knife by Diana Peterfreund
  48. In the Study with the Wrench by Diana Peterfreund
  49. In the Ballroom with the Candlestick by Diana Peterfreund
  50. The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi
  51. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
  52. Cujo by Stephen King
  53. The Lioness by Chris Bohjalian
  54. Nightwork by Nora Roberts
  55. Naked in Death by J. D. Robb
  56. Glory in Death by J. D. Robb
  57. Family of Liars by E. Lockhart
  58. Hide by Kiersten White
  59. Immortal in Death by J. D. Robb
  60. A Marvellous Light by Freya Marske
  61. Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
  62. Rapture in Death by J. D. Robb
  63. Still Life by Louise Penny
  64. Ordinary Monsters by J. M. Miro
  65. Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell
  66. The Android’s Dream by John Scalzi
  67. Forging Silver into Stars by Brigid Kemmerer
  68. The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N. K. Jemisin
  69. Agent to the Stars by John Scalzi
  70. Wicked Beauty by Katee Robert
  71. A Mirror Mended by Alix E. Harrow
  72. 14 by Peter Clines
  73. Juniper & Thorn by Eva Reid
  74. A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman
  75. The Final Strife by Saara El-Arifi
  76. This Vicious Grace by Emily Thiede
  77. The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi
  78. Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin
  79. Blood for Blood by Ryan Graudin
  80. Our Crooked Hearts by Melissa Albert
  81. Concussion by Jeanne Marie Laskas
  82. Locklands by Robert Jackson Bennett
  83. Blade Breaker by Victoria Aveyard
  84. Stealing Infinity by Alyson Noël
  85. Sword of Destiny by Andrzej Sapkowski
  86. For the Throne by Hannah Whitten
  87. Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda
  88. Upgrade by Blake Crouch
  89. The It Girl by Ruth Ware
  90. Master of Iron by Tricia Levenseller
  91. When Stars Come Out by Scarlett St. Clair
  92. My Imaginary Mary by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows
  93. The Book Eaters by Sunyi Dean
  94. The Drowned Woods by Emily Lloyd-Jones
  95. Haven by Emma Donoghue
  96. Babel by R. F. Kuang
  97. A Taste of Gold and Iron by Alexandra Rowland
  98. The Dispatcher by John Scalzi
  99. Belladonna by Adalyn Grace
  100. Blood of Troy by Claire Andrews
  101. Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman
  102. Monsters Born and Made by Tanvi Berwah
  103. The Weight of Blood by Tiffany D. Jackson
  104. The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi
  105. The Consuming Fire by John Scalzi
  106. I’m the Girl by Courtney Summers
  107. The Last Emperox by John Scalzi
  108. Defend the Dawn by Brigid Kemmerer
  109. Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  110. The Ballad of Never After by Stephanie Garber
  111. Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu
  112. Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson
  113. Silver Under Nightfall by Rin Chupeco
  114. The Epic Story of Every Living Thing by Deb Caletti
  115. Bone Weaver by Aden Polydoros
  116. Rust in the Root by Justina Ireland
  117. Float Plan by Trish Doller
  118. Direwood by Catherine Yu
  119. Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young
  120. We Spread by Iain Reid
  121. Fifty Words for Rain by Asha Lemmie
  122. House of Hunger by Alexis Henderson
  123. One Dark Window by Rachel Gillig
  124. The Sacrifice by Rin Chupeco
  125. Malice House by Megan Shepherd
  126. The First to Die at the End by Adam Silvera
  127. Princess of Souls by Alexandra Christo
  128. The Guncle by Steven Rowley
  129. All Systems Red by Martha Wells
  130. Night of the Raven, Dawn of the Dove by Rati Mehrotra
  131. The Sevenfold Hunters by Rose Egal
  132. Educated by Tara Westover
  133. Silver in the Mist by Emily Victoria
  134. The Luminaries by Susan Dennard
  135. Fieldwork by Mischa Berlinski
  136. The Sun Does Shine by Anthony Ray Hinton
  137. A Restless Truth by Freya Marske
  138. Cruel Illusions by Margie Fuston
  139. Cursed by Marissa Meyer
  140. Dopesick by Beth Macy
  141. Catch and Kill by Ronan Farrow
  142. The Choice by Nora Roberts
  143. The Last Party by Clare Mackintosh
  144. Wayward by Chuck Wendig
  145. Saint by Adrienne Young
  146. A Thousand Heartbeats by Keira Cass
  147. In the City of Time by Gwendolyn Clare
  148. This Cursed Crown by Alexandra Overy
  149. My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell
  150. Nine Liars by Maureen Johnson
  151. The Villa by Rachel Hawkins
  152. Real Easy by Marie Rutkoski