If you’re ready to read a good book in January 2023, check out our editors’ list of the 20 best books of 2022. Their number one is “Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow” by Gabriel Zevan.
“We loved this messy, complicated story of glorious friendship,” said Al Woodworth, senior editor at Amazon Books. It will serve as a reminder of how buzzy the senses can be.”
Check out the rest of Amazon’s best books of 2022 below.You’ll find fiction, non-fiction, memoirs, and more.
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- “Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow” Gabriel Zevan (Hardcover, $15 | | Kindle, $14)
- “Solito” by Javier Zamora (Hardcover, $25 | Kindle, $14)
- “Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention and How to Think Again” by Johann HariPaperback, $18 | Kindle, $14)
- “Fairy Tales” by Stephen King (Hardcover, $16 | Kindle, $17)
- “Horse” by Geraldine Brooks (Paperback, $25 | Kindle, $15)
- “Carrie Soto is Back” by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Hardcover, $18 | Kindle, $14)
- “Demon Copperhead” by Barbara Kingsolver (Hardcover, $20 | Kindle, $16)
- “Our Lost Minds” by Celeste Ng (Hardcover, $14 | Kindle, $15)
- The Escape Artist: The Man Who Escaped from Auschwitz to Warn the World by Jonathan Friedland (Paperback, $18 | Kindle, $15)
- “City on Fire” by Don Winslow (Paperback, $19 | Kindle, $15)
- “Chemistry Lessons” by Bonnie Garmuth (Hardcover, $18 | Kindle, $15)
- “Quiet Sea” by Emily St. John Mandel (Hardcover, $10 | Kindle, $12)
- “I’m Glad Mom Died” by Jennette McCurdyHardcover, $14 | Kindle, $15)
- John Boyne’s “All Broken Places” (Hardcover, $24 | Kindle, $15)
- ‘Take My Hand’ by Dolen Perkins-Valdez (Hardcover, $14 | Kindle, $14)
- “The Door of No Return” by Kwame Alexander (Hardcover, $10 | Kindle, $10)
- “Butts: A Backstory” by Heather Radke (Paperback, $19 | Kindle, $15)
- “Memphis” Tara M. Stringfellow (Hardcover, $12 | Kindle, $14)
- “The Maid” by Prose Nita (Paperback, $11 | Kindle, $14)
- ‘Book Lovers’ by Emily Henry (Paperback, $8 | Kindle, $10)
Amazon’s best-selling books of 2022
Want to know more reading records for 2023? Then check out the 10 best-selling books of 2022 on Amazon below.
- ‘It Ends with Us’ by Colleen Hoover
This tale of first love and domestic violence is thought-provoking and proves things aren’t black and white.
“Should we be defined by the worst things we’ve done?” asks an Amazon reviewer. “Hoover really makes me think about gray areas. This book gave me a lot to think about.”
“It Ends with Us” by Colleen Hoover (paperback), $10 (down from $17)
“It Ends with Us” by Colleen Hoover (Kindle), $11
2. ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ by Delia Owens
Read the book before watching the movie on Netflix. Can you solve this small-town murder mystery? A tale of isolation and nature.
“What a brilliant love letter to the bogs and suspenseful coming-of-age tales,” said an Amazon reviewer.
“Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (Paperback), $10 (down from $18)
“Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (hardcover), $12
3. ‘It Starts with Us’ by Colleen Huber
What is the second best-selling Colleen Hoover book? “It Starts with Us” is the sequel to “It Ends with Us”. Find out what happens next to Lily in this book that switches between the perspectives of Lily and Atlas.
“This book had the closure it needed from the start,” said an Amazon reviewer.
“It Starts with Us” by Colleen Hoover (Paperback), $11 (down from $18)
“It Starts with Us” by Colleen Hoover (Kindle), $14
4. ‘Verity’ by Colleen Huber
Next up is Colleen Huber’s psychological thriller. Her struggling writer has been hired to finish a book series by an injured best-selling author, but she finds her unfinished autobiography in her own office.
“This story, like Hoover’s highly clever and nuanced narrative, and her charming and morally ambiguous character (which may prove to be less ambiguous than originally thought), We care about surprising conclusions that keep readers thinking, debating, and arguing for a very long time,” said an Amazon reviewer.
“Verity” by Colleen Hoover (paperback), $11 (down from $17)
“Verity” by Colleen Hoover (Kindle), $12
5. “Atomic Habits” by James Clear
Change your habits with the help of this book. The author walks you through how to build good habits and break bad habits with simple actions.
“James Clear’s Atomic Habits is one of those rare books I read twice in quick succession,” says an Amazon reviewer. “It’s full of practical wisdom backed by science.”
“Atomic Habits” by James Clear (hardcover), $12 (down from $27)
“Atomic Habits” by James Clear (Kindle), $13
6. “Reminders of Him” by Colleen Huber
This Colleen Hoover romance novel follows a mother who ends up in prison for a tragic mistake. What happens when she is released?
An Amazon reviewer said, “I recommend this book for anyone who likes to read quickly and deeply, with elements ranging from sadness to sentimentality that will bring you to tears.”
Reminders of Him by Colleen Huber (Paperback), $10 (down from $16)
“Reminders of Him” by Colleen Hoover (Kindle), Free with Kindle Unlimited
7. Colleen Huber’s “Ugly Love”
This Colleen Huber’s next read is about failed benefit agreements.
“I’m sad I couldn’t spend more time with Miles and Tate, but I’m so glad I got to spend a wonderful afternoon/night with them in their world. This amazing, beautiful, ugly thing.” I know I will never forget “Love Story! ” says an Amazon reviewer.
“Ugly Love” by Colleen Hoover (Paperback), $10 (down from $17)
Ugly Love by Colleen Huber (Kindle), $11
8. “Evelyn Hugo’s Seven Husbands” by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Read “Evelyn Hugo’s Seven Husbands” before the Netflix movie comes out. Hollywood movie icon Evelyn Hugo hires an unknown magazine reporter to write her memoir. Find out how their lives intersect.
“In addition to being a powerful book about race, sexuality, misogyny, and having to conform to social norms, the real meaning I got from this book is that life is short, very short. , and that we shouldn’t spend our time pretending… to be what we aren’t,” says an Amazon reviewer.
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reed (Paperback), $9 (down from $17)
Evelyn Hugo’s Seven Husbands by Taylor Jenkins Reed (Kindle), $15
9. “The Body Keeps the Score” by Bessel van der Kolk
Trauma expert Dr. Bessel van der Kolk explains how trauma reshapes both the body and the brain, exploring innovative treatments.
“The scientific information, validation, and information on how to heal from trauma made this book invaluable to me,” said the Amazon reviewer.
“The Body Keeps the Score” by Bessel van der Kolk (paperback), $11 (down from $19)
“The Body Keeps the Score” by Bessel van der Kolk (Kindle), $15
10. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
On a light note, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” is still a classic. This board book teaches children how to count and the days of the week.
“I read it as a kid and now read it to my nephew who loves it!” says an Amazon reviewer.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (board book), $6
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle (Kindle), $9