What I Read in 2022

Here’s a monthly breakdown of all of the books I read in 2022, plus a list at the end of books I loved that you should definitely read!

January

  • Seven Days in June by Tia Williams
  • The Apology Project by Jeanette Escudero
  • One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston
  • Black Girls Must Die Exhausted by Jayne Allen
  • Morningside Heights by Joshua Henkin
  • The Second Season by Emily Adrian
  • Mary Jane by Jessica Anya Blau
  • Last Call: A True Story of Love, Lust, and Murder in Queer New York by Elon Green
  • Falling by T.J. Newman

February

  • Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism by Amanda Montell
  • In Every Mirror She’s Black by Lola Akinmade Åkerström
  • King Richard: Nixon and Watergate–An American Tragedy by Michael Dobbs
  • The Fastest Way to Fall by Denise Williams
  • Ola Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez
  • Ghosts by Dolly Alderton

March

  • Yinka, Where Is Your Husband? by Lizzie Damilola Blackburn
  • Vladimir by Julia May Jones
  • Black Girls Must Be Magic by Jayne Allen
  • Please Don’t Sit on my Bed in Your Outside Clothes by Phoebe Robinson
  • We Are the Brennans by Tracey Lange
  • The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix
  • Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi (audiobook)
  • Pretty Things by Janelle Brown

April

  • A Novel Obsession by Caitlin Barasch
  • In a New York Minute by Kate Spencer
  • Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • Other People’s Clothes by Calla Henkel
  • My Mess is a Bit of a Life: Adventures in Anxiety by Georgia Pritchett
  • Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah
  • Fake by Emma Katz

May

  • Watergate: A New History by Garrett Graff

June

  • State of Terror by Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny
  • Finlay Donovan Knocks ‘Em Dead by Elle Cosimano
  • Lease on Love by Falon Ballard
  • The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab
  • Joan is Okay by Weike Wang
  • Cover Story by Susan Rigetti

July

  • True Biz by Sara Novic
  • Let’s Not Do That Again by Grant Ginder
  • Meant to Be Mine by Hanna Orenstein
  • The Unsinkable Greta James by Jennifer E. Smith
  • Grave Reservations by Cherie Priest
  • In My Dreams I Hold a Knife by Ashley Winstead
  • Post-Traumatic by Chantal V. Johnson
  • The Wedding Season by Katy Birchall
  • 100,00 First Bosses: My Unlikely Path as a 22-Year-Old Lawmaker by Will Haskel
  • Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

August

  • Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin
  • On Rotation by Shirlene Obuobi
  • Love and Other Words by Christina Lauren
  • The Impossible Us by Sarah Lotz
  • Hooked: How Crafting Saved My Life by Sutton Foster
  • A Hundred Other Girls by Iman Hariri-Kia

September

  • NSFW by Isabel Kaplan
  • Husband Material by Alexis Hall
  • Weather Girl by Rachel Lynn Solomon
  • The Bright Side Running Club by Josie Lloyd
  • Notes on an Execution by Danya Kukafka
  • The Cruelest Month by Louise Penny

October

  • The Brutal Telling by Louise Penny
  • Several People Are Typing by Calvin Kasulke
  • Unlikely Animals by Annie Hartnett
  • The Dead Romantics by Ashley Poston
  • A Fatal Grace by Louise Penny
  • Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny
  • The Catch by Alison Fairbrother

November

  • Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
  • A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny
  • Nora Goes Off Script by Annabel Monaghan
  • My Summer Darlings by May Cobb
  • Set on You by Amy Lea

December

  • Dog Friendly by Victoria Schade
  • The Winners by Fredrik Backman
  • How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny
  • Jobs for Girls with Artistic Flair by June Gervais
  • Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain

My favorites from the year!

  • Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism by Amanda Montell
  • Yinka, Where Is Your Husband? by Lizzie Damilola Blackburn
  • A Novel Obsession by Caitlin Barasch
  • In a New York Minute by Kate Spencer
  • Other People’s Clothes by Calla Henkel
  • Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah
  • Watergate: A New History by Garrett Graff
  • Finlay Donovan Knocks ‘Em Dead by Elle Cosimano
  • Lease on Love by Falon Ballard
  • The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab
  • Cover Story by Susan Rigetti
  • The Wedding Season by Katy Birchall
  • Hooked: How Crafting Saved My Life by Sutton Foster
  • Weather Girl by Rachel Lynn Solomon
  • The Bright Side Running Club by Josie Lloyd
  • Notes on an Execution by Danya Kukafka
  • The Brutal Telling by Louise Penny
  • Unlikely Animals by Annie Hartnett
  • How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny
  • Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain

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