Jill’s 2022 Book List

  1. The Secret Commonwealth (The Book of Dust Volume II), Philip Pullman
  2. The Shadow King, Maaza Mengiste
  3. This is How You Lose the Time War, Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone
  4. A Long Petal of the Sea, Isabel Allende
  5. The Topeka School, Ben Lerner
  6. American Demon (The Hollows #14), Kim Harrison
  7. Million Dollar Demon (The Hollows #15), Kim Harrison
  8. Bad Feminist: Essays, Roxane Gay
  9. Blindness, José Saramago
  10. Truth & Beauty, Ann Patchett
  11. Dragonflight, Anne McCaffrey
  12. Girl, Woman, Other, Bernardine Evaristo
  13. Little Gods, Meng Jin
  14. Normal People, Sally Rooney
  15. Dragonquest, Anne McCaffrey
  16. Unfamiliar Fishes, Sarah Vowell
  17. Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead, Olga Tokarczuk
  18. A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses #1), Sarah J. Maas
  19. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, Barbara Kingsolver
  20. The Valedictorian of Being Dead: The True Story of Dying Ten Times to Live, Heather B. Armstrong
  21. The Power, Naomi Alderman
  22. Trouble with the Cursed (Hollows #16), Kim Harrison
  23. 100 Million Years of Food: What Our Ancestors Ate and Why it Matters Today, Stephen Le
  24. The Night Watchman, Louise Erdrich
  25. Shakespeare for Squirrels, Christopher Moore
  26. The Food of a Younger Land, Mark Kurlansky
  27. The Barbarian Nurseries, Héctor Tobar (Bethany’s review)
  28. An Echo in the Bone (Outlander #7), Diana Gabaldon (Bethany’s review)
  29. The Flamethrowers, Rachel Kushner
  30. The White Dragon, Anne McCaffrey
  31. All the Ugly and Wonderful Things, Bryn Greenwood
  32. Mexican Gothic, Silvia Moreno-Garcia
  33. The Essex Serpent, Sarah Perry
  34. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, Suzanne Collins
  35. Welcome to the United States of Anxiety, Jen Lancaster
  36. Actress, Anne Enright
  37. Remarkably Bright Creatures, Shelby Van Pelt
  38. The Unseen, Roy Jacobsen
  39. Big Little Lies, Liane Moriarty
  40. Julie and Julia, Julie Powell
  41. The Nineties, Chuck Klosterman
  42. A Man Called Ove, Fredrik Backman
  43. Fuzz, Mary Roach
  44. Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive, Stephanie Land

Audiobooks “read” in 2022:

  1. Wow, No Thank You: Essays, Samantha Irby
  2. Anxious People, Frederick Backman