2022 Reading Challenge Books in Review and Recommended Reads

I spent $5.48 on kindle books this year; $13.20 at Barnes and Noble; $35.91 for books from Bookshop; $103.90 at the Neverending Bookshop; $98.95 at Brick & Mortar for a total of $257.44 on books!

My favorite books I read this year:

  • The Matzah Ball by Jean Meltzer
  • A Cat Cafe Christmas by Codi Gary
  • Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley
  • Hook, Line, and Sinker (Bellinger Sisters, #2) by Tessa Bailey
  • It Happened One Summer (Bellinger Sisters, #1) by Tessa Bailey
  • Written in the Stars (Written in the Stars, #1) by Alexandria Bellefleur
  • Excuse Me While I Disappear: Tales of Midlife Mayhem by Laurie Notaro
  • Schooled by Ted Fox
  • Time of My Life (Time After Time #1) by Mary Frame
  • For Butter or Worse by Erin La Rosa
  • Wildseed Witch (Wildseed Witch, #1) by Marti Dumas
  • Well Met (Well Met, #1) by Jen DeLuca
  • A Little Too Familiar (An Uncanny Romance, #1) by Lish McBride
  • Queen of the Tiles by Hanna Alkaf
  • The Love Con by Seressia Glass
  • The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood
  • Pumpkin (Dumplin’, #3) by Julie Murphy
  • Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo
  • Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
  • Gathering Blue (The Giver, #2) by Lois Lowry

My favorite Indie books that I read this year:

  1. Musical Games (Kinloch, #4) by Evie Alexander
  2. Ex Appeal (Ponto Beach Reunion, #3) by Cathy Yardley
  3. Strange Gods by Alison Kimble
  4. Kissing Games (Kinloch, #3) by Evie Alexander
  5. Delta (The Apex Cycle, #2) by M.T. Zimny
  6. Beta (The Apex Cycle, #1) by M.T. Zimny
  7. Always the New Girl by Kelly Vincent
  8. Boneyard by D.M. Darroch
  9. Gouda Friends (Ponto Beach Reunion, #2) by Cathy Yardley
  10. Hollywood Games (Kinloch, #2) by Evie Alexander
  11. Sting of the Scorpion (Outlawed Myth, #3) by Evelyn Puerto

Out of the 68 books that I read:

18 Indie Books
5 Nonfiction Books

Other reading stats:

I read 16 books for book clubs
I reviewed 20 books this year for a total of 423 reviews written lifetime

The books I read this year:

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