2022 Book Wrap-up

Here’s a list of all the books I finished this year. There were about 50 others I didn’t finish if you’d like to see my comments on my blog of why. Otherwise, all of these should have their own review- just check out the tabs above on this site.

They’re ranked in order of star rating. It looks like there were 8 perfect five star reads of the 130 total! 90 of them were 4-star ratings, so that’s a great chunk of quality reads! I apologize in advance for any typos below that spelled a novel title or author name incorrectly.

  1. A Spindle Splintered by Alix E Harrow (5/5)
  2. Music of the Night by Angela J Ford (5/5)
  3. The Hating Game by Salle Thorne- (5/5)
  4. Wild is the Witch by Rachel Griffin (5/5)
  5. Part of Your World by Abby Jimenez (5/5)
  6. November 9 by Colleen Hoover (5/5)
  7. The Friend Zone by Abby Jimenez (5/5)
  8. The Roughest Draft by Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka (5/5)
  9. Kingdom of the Wicked by Kerry Maniscalco (4.9/5)
  10. The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley (4.9/5)
  11. Heart Bones by Colleen Hoover (4.9/5)
  12. The Dead Romantics by Ashley Poston (4.9/5)
  13. House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland (4.9/5)
  14. Daughter of the Siren Queen by Tricia Levenseller (4.9/5)
  15. Midnight in Everwood by Maria Kuzniar (4.87/5)
  16. To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo (4.8/5)
  17. On These Black Sands by Vanessa Rasanen (4.8/5)
  18. Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller (4.8/5)
  19. Book Lovers by Emily Henry (4.8/5)
  20. The Witch Hunt by Sasha Peyton Smith (4.8/5)- this is a sequel
  21. Lost in the Never Woods by Aiden Thomas (4.8/5)
  22. Sing Me Forgotten by Jessica S. Olson (4.8/5)
  23. This Poison Heart by Kalynn Bayron (4.8/5)
  24. Reminders of Him by Colleen Hoover (4.8/5)
  25. A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. Brown (4.8/5)- this is the first in a duology
  26. An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir (4.8/5) – FYI, DNF sequel
  27. Midnight Bargain by C.L. Polk (4.7/5)
  28. Into the Heartless Wood by Joanna Ruth Meyer (4.7/5)
  29. Her Majesty’s Royal Coven by Juno Dawson (4.7/5)
  30. The Spanish Love Deception by Elana Armas (4.7/5)
  31. All the Stars and Teeth by Adalyn Grace (4.6/5)- this is the first in a duology
  32. By Any Other Name by Lauren Kate (4.6/5)
  33. The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang (4.6/5)
  34. Where Dreams Descend by Janela Angeles (4.6/5)- there is a sequel
  35. Kingdom of the Feared by Kerri Maniscalco (4.6/5)
  36. Hood by Jenny Elder Moke (4.6/5)
  37. Timekeeper by Tara Sim (4.5/5)- this is the first in a series. DNF sequel
  38. The Tourist Attraction by Sarah Morgenthaler (4.5/5)
  39. The Paris Key by Juliet Blackwell (4.5/5)
  40. The Room on Rue Amelie by Kristin Harmel (4.5/5)
  41. Love on the Brain by Ali Hazelwood (4.5/5)
  42. Sky In the Deep by Adrienne Young (4.5/5)
  43. Belladonna by Adalyn Grace (4.5/5)
  44. Meet Me In the Margins by Melissa Ferguson (4.5/5)
  45. Whisper of the Tide by Sarah Tolcser (4.5/4) – this is a sequel
  46. Song of the Current by Sarah Tolcser (4.4/5)- this is the first of a duology
  47. The Last Legacy by Adrienne Young (4.4/5)
  48. The Shadows Between Us by Tricia Levenseller (4.4/5)
  49. The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave (4.4/5)
  50. For the Wolf by Hannah Whitten (4.4/5)
  51. A Touch of Darkness by Scarlett St. Clair (4.4/5)- this is the first of a trilogy
  52. A River Enchanted by Rebecca Ross (4.4/5)
  53. Darling Girl by Liz Michalski (4.4/5)
  54. Skin of the Sea by Natasha Brown (4.3/5)- this is the first in a series
  55. All Your Perfects by Colleen Hoover (4.3/5)
  56. Songs of the Deep by Kelly Powell (4.3/5)
  57. A Sea of Unfortunate Souls by Jay R Wolf (4.3/5)
  58. Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim (4.3/5)
  59. The Age of Witches by Louisa Morgan (4.3/5)
  60. Stolen by the Shadow King by Alisha Klapheke (4.3)- this is the first in a series
  61. Shattered by Cassie Swindon (4.3/5)
  62. Once Upon a Broken Heart by Stephanie Garber (4.3/5)
  63. The Paris Dressmaker by Kristy Cameron (4.3/5)
  64. Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune (4.3/5)
  65. Last Chance Books by Kelsey Rodkey (4.3/5)
  66. King of Battle and Blood by Scarlett St. Clair (4.2/5)- this is the first in a series
  67. The Witch Haven by Sasha Peyton Smith (4.2/5)- sequel not out yet?
  68. All the Tides of Fate Adalyn Grace (4.2/5)- this is a sequel
  69. Severed by Cassie Swindon (4.2/5)
  70. The Bridge Kingdom by Danielle L Jensen (4.2/5)- I didn’t read the sequel
  71. The Fire in the Glass by Jacquelyn Benson (4.2/5)- this is the first in a series
  72. Above the Sea by Laura Burton and Jessie Cal (4.2/5)
  73. Mageborn by Jessica Thorne (4.2/5)- this is first in a series
  74. Scorched by Cassie Swindon (4.2/5)
  75. The Happy Ever After Playlist by Abby Jiminez (4.2/5)- this is the second in a series
  76. Magnolia Palace by Fiona Davis (4.1/5)
  77. Spellmaker by Charlie N. Holmberg (4.1/5) This is the sequel to Spellbreaker
  78. A Psalm of Storms and Silence by Roseanne A. Brown (4.1/5). this is a sequel
  79. You’ve Reached Sam (4.1/5)
  80. The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff (4.1/5)
  81. Bookish and the Beast by Ashley Poston (4.1/5)
  82. Sea Witch by Sarah Henning (4.1/5)- there is a sequel I didn’t read
  83. The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd (4.0/5)
  84. Without Merit by Colleen Hoover (4/5)
  85. Kiss Her Once For Me by Alison Cochrun (4/5)
  86. From These Dark Depths by Vanessa Rasanen (4/5)- this is a sequel. 3rd out in Aug 2023
  87. A Broken Blade by Melissa Blair (4.0/5)
  88. River of Shadows by Karina Halle (4/5)
  89. The Wicked Blue by Cassie Swindon (4/5)
  90. Love and Gelato by Jenn Evans Welch (4/5)
  91. The Girl the Sea Gave Back by Adrienne Young (4/5)
  92. Master of Salt and Bones by Keri Lake (4/5)
  93. Love at First Spite by Anna E. Collins (4/5)
  94. The Stars We Steal by Alexa Donne (4/5)
  95. The Surface Breaks by Louise O’Neill (4/5)
  96. With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo (4/5)
  97. House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A Craig (4/5)
  98. A Witch in Time by Constance Sayers (4/5)
  99. It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover- (3.9/5)
  100. For the Throne by Hannah Whitten (3.9/5)
  101. Regretting You by Colleen Hoover (3.9/5)
  102. Kisses and Croissants by Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau (3.9/5)
  103. White Smoke by Tiffany D. Jackson (3.9/5)
  104. A Touch of Ruin by Scarlett St. Clair (3.9/5)- this is sequel in a series
  105. The League of Gentlewomen Witches by India Holton (3.9/5)
  106. The Last House on the Street by Diane Chamberlain (3.9/5)
  107. A Girl Who Reads on the Metro by Christine Feret-Fleury (3.8/5)
  108. The Lies I Tell by Julie Clark (3.8/5)
  109. A Ruin of Roses by K.F. Breene (3.8/5)- this is the first in a series of four
  110. The Cottingley Secret by Hazel Gaynor (3.7/5)
  111. Honey Girl by Morgan Rogers (3.7/5)
  112. You’re Invited  by Amanda Jayatissa (3.7/5)
  113. Nightborn by Jessica Thorne (3.7/5)- this is a sequel
  114. Excuse Me While I Ugly Cry by Joya Goffney (3.7/5)
  115. The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow (3.6/5)
  116. Kaikeyi by Vaishnavi Patel (3.5/5)
  117. Touch of Malice by Scarlett St. Clair (3.3/5)- third in series
  118. Foul Lady Fortune by Chloe Gong (3.2/5)
  119. All the Ever Afters by Danielle Teller (3.1/5)
  120. Just Like Magic by Sarah Hogle (3.1/5)
  121. Lore by Alexandra Bracken (3.1/5)
  122. They Both Die In the End by Adam Silvera (3/5)
  123. When Night Breaks by Janela Angeles (3/5)
  124. Small Angels by Lauren Owen (3/5)
  125. The Shadow in the Glass by JJA Harwood (3/5)
  126. Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young (2.9/5)
  127. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (2.8/5)
  128. Never King by Nikki St Crowe (2.5/5)
  129. The Mad Women’s Ball by Victoria Mas (2/5)
  130. Gild by Raven Kennedy (2/5)- this is the first in a series

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