Thursday, December 29, 2022

My Favorite Books of the Year


Well, here we are! Another year over....can you believe it? This year was filled with so many great books, especially for the historical fiction genre. While I didn't read as much young adult novels as I had hoped, I did read more from the non-fiction genre as well as romance! I also got into a lot of audio books. I look forward to hearing your favorites from 2022, so be sure to share with me in the comments below. Lastly, each title is linked to my full review when possible.

Adult Fiction/Romance:

Every Summer After by Carley Fortune



 Meant to Be by Emily Giffin



Carrie Soto is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid



The Hotel Nantucket by Elin Hilderbrand

Part of Your World by Abby Jimenez



The Dead Romantics by Ashley Poston



The Christmas Wish by Lindsey Kelk 



Nora Goes Off Script by Annabel Monaghan



Historical Fiction:


Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

The Good Left Undone by Adriana Trigiani



The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont

Sisters of Night and Fog by Erika Robuck



Jacqueline in Paris by Ann Mah



The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O'Farrell (review to come)

Shrines of Gaiety by Kate Atkinson




Truly, Madly by Stephen Galloway

The Palace Papers by Tina Brown

Young Adult Fiction:


I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys


Audio Book:


Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan (Review to come)

The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley 


The Wedding Dress Sewing Circle by Jennifer Ryan



The Magic of Lemon Drop Pie by Rachel Linden


Daisy Darker by Alice Feeney


The Bodyguard by Katherine Center 

Book Lovers by Emily Henry


Love on the Brain by Ali Hazelwood



(Books that I read that weren't published in 2022, but were fantastic.)


Rock Paper Scissors by Alice Feeney


Verity by Colleen Hoover



The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser (Review to come)

The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood

The Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger (Review to come)

So, what books make your cut this year? Did any of my "favorites" make your list, too? Let me know in the comments below.



  1. The Christmas Wish and Meant to Be made my best-of-2022 list, as well! There are so many up there I still need to read, too! Happy reading in 2023!

    1. Wasn't The Christmas Wish such a surprise? I couldn't get over how funny it was! I enjoyed Meant to Be, too! Happy 2023, Angela! Thanks for visiting!


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