The 24 Best Books of the Year, According to BookTokers and Bookstagrammers
Whether you’re the type of person who’s always looking for their next read or someone who prefers to save up books for beach vacations and long flights, there’s never a bad time to add a few titles to your to-be-read pile (either a physical stack of books or just a list on your Goodreads account, of course). Now is an especially good time to do so, though, because according to seasoned readers and reviewers on Instagram and TikTok, 2022 was an excellent year for books!
From gripping coming-of-age novels to haunting short story collections, every type of reader can find a book to get excited about in the list below. Some books even got more than one mention, including “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow” by Gabrielle Zevin, a novel about two lifelong friends and video game designers who navigate success, creativity, and relationships over the course of 20-plus years. And for short story fans, multiple book influencers also mentioned “Bliss Montage” by Ling Ma, a “surreal” and “dreamlike” collection that will keep you hooked all the way through.
Keep reading for more on the best books of 2022, according to 10 BookTokers and Bookstagrammers.