In a time where everything is fast-paced and online, it’s rare to find the time to pick up a book and read. Whether you’re an advanced reader or have not touched a book since high school, here are our three favorite books we’ve read in 2022.
Colleen Hoover, It Begins With Us
Colleen Hoover is one of the most recognizable authors for modern female readers. In 2016 she released It Ends With Us. This incredibly emotional story left readers wanting more. As a result of the viral demand, Hoover wrote a sequel, It Begins With Us in late 2022, which answers all the burning questions that readers had.
Jennifer Egan, The Candy House
This book has been one of the most anticipated books of the year. This novel is a follow-up to Jennifer’s earlier work, A Visit from the Goon Squad, which won her a Pulitzer Prize in 2010. It was applauded for its innovative structure and writing technique. At the same time, Egan takes on a fresh commentary on technology, memory, and privacy through 14 interlinked stories.
Xochitl Gonzalez, Olga Dies Dreaming
This novel is a story of a Wedding planner living in New York, working for the Manhattans elite. The protagonist has some humble origins and morals. However, the reality of her self-made success is more complicated and isolating than anticipated.