These are my top 12 favorite reads of 2022! The books are in order. These were all 5-star reads and I considered what I read this year regardless of the publication date.
🎉 Romance-Best Forced Proximity Trope: The American Roommate Experiment – gifted from Atria
🎉 Best Young Adult: All My Rage – gifted from Penguin Teen
🎉 Best Fantasy: The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches – gifted from Berkley
🎉 Most Anticipated 2023 Read: Age of Vice – gifted from Riverhead Books
🎉 Romance-Best Second Chance Trope: Before I Let Go – gifted from Forever
🎉 Romance-Best Childhood Friends to Lovers Trope: The Second First Chance – gifted from Harlequin
🎉 Best Final Book in a Trilogy: The Winners – gifted from Atria
🎉 Historical Fiction: The Lioness – gifted from PRH Audio
🎉 Best Celebrity Book Club Pick: Remarkably Bright Creatures
🎉 Best Thriller: Hidden Pictures
🎉 Romance-Best Fake Dating Trope: The Bodyguard – gifted from St. Martin’s Press
🎉 Best Nonfiction Backlist: A Life in Parts
Here are a couple of observations from this year’s list:
• Many thanks to the publishers for giving me the opportunity to read these books which I may have not discovered on my own.
• I love that I made an intentional goal to read more books from South Asian authors this year. It’s great to see that some of those books have made into into my top reads of the year.
What was one of your favorites books that you read in 2022?
I’m working up the courage to come up with my own list, but I have to say your reading is wonderfully diverse!
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