Top 15 Books of my 2022 Reading Year

In no particular order, here are my top 15 books of the year. Over the year, I read 90 books, and quite a lot of them were five star reads, so it was no mean feat to whittle down to a list of 15. But here it is, the favourites of the favourites. All titles link back to my reviews.

Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver

Horse by Geraldine Brooks

The Seven Skins of Esther Wilding by Holly Ringland

The Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel

Joan by Katherine J. Chen

Violeta by Isabel Allende

The Kingdoms by Natasha Pulley

I’m Sorry You Feel That Way by Rebecca Wait

French Braid by Anne Tyler

The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell

Trespasses by Louise Kennedy

Bone Memories by Sally Piper

There’s Been a Little Incident by Alice Ryan

The Making of Her by Bernadette Jiwa

Bloomsbury Girls by Natalie Jenner

22 thoughts on “Top 15 Books of my 2022 Reading Year

  1. I’ve got The Marriage Portrait on the TBR, I think I bought it after your review, and Trespasses and Sea of Tranquility are on my wishlist. (I could get them from the library, but I don’t want a great flood of book reservations to land at the same time.)

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  2. I have a couple of these in my reading stack.
    When Horse was published I wasn’t drawn to it. It popped up frequently in favourites lists and then when I was at the bookshop a few days ago, choosing my summer reading, another customer sang its praises! Might need to have another look ๐Ÿ™‚

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