60 Books I read in 2022, in order

January 2022
The 1619 Project, by Nikole Hannah-Jones et al
The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver
Offshore, by Penelope Fitzgerald
The Ten Thousand Doors of January, by Alix E. Harrow
The Big Six, by Arthur Ransome
The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speaking), by Katie Mack

February 2022
Lady Death, the Memoirs of Stalin’s Sniper, by Lyudmila Pavlichenko
Dawn: Xenogenesis, by Octavia E. Butler
A Story Lately Told, Anjelica Huston

March 2022
The Country Life, by Rachel Cusk
Intimacies, by Katie Kitamura
The Border Keeper by Kerstin Hall
The Spectator Bird by Wallace Stegner
Excellent Women by Barbara Pym
The Book of Form and Emptiness, by Ruth Ozeki
Missee Lee by Arthur Ransome

April 2022
Adulthood Rites, Book Two of the Xenogenesis Trilogy, by Octavia Butler
Imago, Book Three of the Xenogenesis Trilogy, by Octavia Butler
She Who Became the Sun, by Shelley Parker-Chan
The Picts and the Martyrs, by Arthur Ransome

May 2022
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, by Susanna Clarke
A Snake Falls to Earth, by Darcie Little Badger
Great Northern? by Arthur Ransome
Piranesi by Susanna Clarke
The Dispossessed by Ursula K Le Guin

June 2022
A Thousand Ships, by Natalie Haynes
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
The Crocodile Bride by Ashleigh Bell Petersen
Corrections in Ink, by Keri Blakinger (my favorite book this year)
Sandra Newman’s The Men
Ursula K Le Guin’s The Word for World is Forest
I Capture the Castle, by Dodie Smith

July 2022
Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
A Children’s Bible by Lydia Millett
The Snow Child, by Eowyn Ivey
Fox & I: An Uncommon Friendship, by Catherine Raven
The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett

August 2022
Anne of Avonlea, by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Alias Emma by Ava Glass
Anne of the Island, by Lucy Maud Montgomery
The One Hundred Years of Lenni and Margot, by Marianne Cronin
How to Steal a Dog, by Barbara O’Connor
The God of Small Things, by Arundhati Roy
Planet of Exile, by Ursula K. Le Guin
Easy Beauty, a memoir, by Chloé Cooper Jones

September, 2022
City of Illusions by Ursula K. Le Guin
The Left Hand of Darkness, by Ursula K. Le Guin
Fuzz, by Mary Roach
Because of Winn Dixie, by Kate DiCamillo
Cuba, by Ada Ferrer

October, 2022
So Big, by Edna Furber
Anne of Windy Poplars, by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Nona the Ninth, by Tamsyn Muir
The Once and Future Witches, by Alix E. Harrow

November, 2022
Claire DeWitt and the City of the Dead, by Sara Gran
Fledgling, by Octavia E. Butler
Nettle & Bone, by T. Kingfisher
Anne’s House of Dreams, by Lucy Maud Montgomery

December , 2022
Kelly Barnhill’s When Women Were Dragons

The Next 50 Books I Finished

This is a list of the books I read, from March 2021 to December 2021

March 2021

Perestroika in Paris, by Jane Smiley
Notes on a Silencing, by Lacy Crawford
The Custom of the Country, by Edith Wharton
The Face of War, by Martha Gellhorn
Brown Girl in the Ring, by Nalo Hopkinson
Gypsy, a memoir, by Gypsy Rose Lee
Strange Weather in Tokyo, by Hiromi Karakawa
Under a White Sky: the nature of the future, by Elizabeth Kolbert
Hamnet, by Maggie O’Farrell

April 2021

Hamlet, by William Shakespeare
Death on the Nile, by Agatha Christie
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll
The Yellow House, by Sarah M. Broom
The Girls of Slender Means, by Muriel Spark
The Cigar Factory, by Michele Moore
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, by Muriel Spark

May 2021

Swallowdale, by Arthur Ransome
The Mandelbaum Gate, by Muriel Spark
Peter Duck, by Arthur Ransome
Michelle Zauner’s Crying in H Mart
Muriel Spark’s Memento Mori
Winter Holiday, by Arthur Ransome
Loitering with Intent, by Muriel Spark

June 2021

Coot Club, by Arthur Ransome
Fugitive Telemetry (Murderbot diaries, Book 6) by Martha Welles
The Finishing School, by Muriel Spark
Pigeon Post, by Arthur Ransome
The Bachelors, by Muriel Spark

July 2021

Ducks, Newburyport, by Lucy Ellmann
The Ballad of Peckham Rye by Muriel Spark

August 2021

The Copenhagen Trilogy, memoirs by Tove Ditlevsen
We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea, by Arthur Ransome
The Sea, the Sea by Iris Murdoch

September 2021

Sisters of the Vast Black by Lina Rather
Nobody will tell you this but me, by Bess Kalb
The Radium Girls, by Kate Moore

October 2021

Monica Byrne’s The Actual Star
The Heroine with 1001 Faces, by Maria Tatar
Madeline Miller’s Circe

November 2021

Daniel DeFoe’s A Journal of the Plague Year
Louise Erdrich’s new and terrific novel, The Sentence
Od Magic, by Patricia A. McKillip
The Blue Flower, by Penelope Fitzgerald

December 2021

The Uninvited Guests, by Sadie Jones
P. G. Wodehouse’s Heavy Weather
Arthur Ransome’s Secret Water
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4, by Sue Townsend
The Lathe of Heaven, by Ursula Le Guin
The Bookshop, by Penelope Fitzgerald
Split Tooth, by Tanya Tagaq