My Reading Year 2022, Part Deux

I’m calling it for the year. I’m not going to try to squeeze one more in before the end of the day tomorrow. When I wrote my year in reading post on December 2, I’d read 46 books this year. I’ve read 5 more since. I’ve also got a nifty new Micro.blog plug-in that will show you the covers of all the books I read.

Not a lot has changed in terms of my favorites since that original post. Hildafolk and The Bloody Chamber continue to be standouts. I’m very happy to be caught up on Leigh Bardugo just in time to get behind again when my preorder for Hell Bent comes in.

Season of Love is a recent favorite. Raybearer was super compelling and as I’ve started the sequel, that’ll probably be my next finished read.

I’ve got Bloodmarked on hold but it’s a wait of about 14 weeks. (I’m going to buy the paperback when it comes out so it’ll match my copy of Legendborn.)

Here’s all the books I read this year:

Hooky Career Change: Stop hating your job, discover what you really want to do with your life, and start doing it! The Freelance Academic: Transform Your Creative Life and Career Star Trek: Discovery - Aftermath Fieldnotes on Ordinary Love Rose (New Poets of America) Hilda and the Troll: Hilda Book 1 (Hildafolk) Hilda and the Midnight Giant: Hilda Book 2 (Hildafolk) Hilda and the Black Hound: Hilda Book 4 (Hildafolk) Hilda and the Stone Forest: Hilda Book 5 (Hildafolk) Hilda and the Mountain King Death on the Nile [Movie Tie-In 2022] Murder on the Orient Express Season of Love Raybearer Rule of Wolves (King of Scars Duology Book 2) 100 Essays I Don't Have Time to Write: On Umbrellas and Sword Fights, Parades and Dogs, Fire Alarms, Children, and Theater The Lives of Saints Nona the Ninth Snowbound with the CEO: Now a Harlequin Movie, Snowbound for Christmas! Smith of Wootton Major & Farmer Giles of Ham Up Howl’s Moving Castle The Hobbit Different Seasons: Four Novellas The Brilliant Abyss: Exploring the Majestic Hidden Life of the Deep Ocean, and the Looming Threat That Imperils It Star Trek: Discovery: Succession Star Trek: Discovery - The Light of Kahless The Dead Zone Carrie Borderland 1 The Puzzler: One Man's Quest to Solve the Most Baffling Puzzles Ever, from Crosswords to Jigsaws to the Meaning of Life The Bloody Chamber War for the Oaks Redwall: A Tale from Redwall Building a Second Brain Go Hex Yourself The Date from Hell "So What Are You Going to Do with That?" Winterkeep Shang-Chi by Gene Luen Yang Vol. 1: Brothers and Sisters How to Make a Living with Your Writing Third Edition Jane, Unlimited The Immune System Recovery Plan Ninth House (Alex Stern Book 1) Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative King of Scars (King of Scars Duology Book 1) Sexism Ed: Essays on Gender and Labor in Academia Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic Truly Devious: A Mystery

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