Welcome to 2023! It’s time once again to continue the tradition I established in 2015. Join me as I reflect on a year of reading!
Books read in 2022: 65
- Number of books declined from previous years. Mostly I think because I read a lot of parts of books, or articles etc. during my research project (as you can see by the image above!).
- 77 in 2021, 74 in 2020, 57 in 2019 (no post for this one!), 70 in 2018, 67 in 2017, 56 in 2016, 55 in 2015.
- More audio books than ebooks, which is new for me. Perhaps reflective of the fact that I’ve discovered the genre of book I can listen to at night which will make me sleepy, rather than keep me awake (science/sociology).
- A lot more non-fiction. A result of all the new ideas I encountered last year, and wanting to understand how, and why, and what then… and all the rest of it!
- 25 fiction/40 non-fiction
- 45 print/14 audio/6 online
The Ink Black Heart – J. K. Rowling
Princess Haley’s Comet – Rebecca Fung
Read the latest addition to the Cormoran Strike Series! Yay!
The Chosen & The Promise – Chaim Potok
Not a series, but there was a definite theme in my non-fiction reading this year: Sexuality, Sociology & Science. Gotta love the incidental alliteration!
Notable Mentions: Fiction
The Chosen – Chaim Potok
Watership Down – Richard Adams
The Children Act – Ian McEwan
The Ink Black Heart – J. K. Rowling (You can read my review here!)
Notable Mentions: Non-Fiction
Irreversible Damage – Abigail Shrier
Outliers – Malcolm Gladwell
Boundaries for Your Soul – Alison Cook and Kimberly June Miller
The Body Keeps the Score – Bessel van der Kolk
Born This Way – Rachel Gilson (You can read my review here!)
A Quote That Stuck With Me:
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//So, what were your top reads for 2022? Did you enjoy any on my list? If so, what did you think?