My 2022 favorite books were the 5 books that made me laugh and cry and appreciate life as a wonderful, glorious mess that it is. I even got to a few reads I can consider my new all time favorites.
⭐⭐⭐⭐ All the Dark Places is Terri Parlato’s debut novel and all things considered – she’s done a pretty good job. The writing was accessible; simple in a way that makes you
⭐⭐⭐⭐ This week I’ve read How to Kiss Your Grumpy Boss by Jenny Proctor, and it was one of the swooniest, most adorable contemporary romances I’ve read lately. The Hawthorne Brothers series
⭐⭐⭐⭐ Resting Scrooge Face by Meghan Quinn is a cute, charming, well written story about two people about to get a second chance at romance during the Christmas season in
⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Lost Girls of Willowbrook by Ellen Marie Wiseman is set in 1970s Staten Island. It follows a sixteen-year-old girl who mistakenly gets locked up in Willowbrook State School
⭐⭐⭐⭐½ This weekend, I finally got to the book #2 in The Daevabad series – The Kingdom of Copper by S.A. Chakraborty. It felt so good to be back in that magical world with
⭐⭐⭐⭐½ Anatomy: A Love Story by Dana Schwartz is set in 1817, Edinburgh, where secrets are literally buried. Hazel Sinnett is an upper class young lady who’d much rather
⭐⭐⭐½ Real Murders by Charlaine Harris is the first book in the Aurora Teagarden cozy mystery series. Roe is a librarian who can’t resist a good mystery. She is a member of the Real Murders Club
⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Girl in White by Lindsay Currie is out today, and it is perfect for autumn. The story was set in October, and the town was already as gothically picturesque as they get.
⭐⭐⭐⭐½ The Key to My Heart is the third book I’ve read by Lia Louis. Though each of the first two had something its own to offer, this one for sure was my favorite.
⭐⭐⭐⭐ In Let It Snow by Beth Moran, we follow Bea Armstrong, a local weather girl who has recently ended a years-long relationship. She’s been avoiding going home