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Books I'm Glad to Have Read Last Year

Reviews can be found on my Goodreads

2022 favorite reads in order of preference.

The Growth of the Soil - Knut Hamsun
Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
Peter Pan - J. M. Barrie
The Island of Missing Trees - Elif Shafak
Of Human Bondage - Somerset Maugham
Hannah Coulter - Wendell Berry
Good Omens - Neil Gaiman
The Master and Margarita - Mikhail Bulgahov
Harry Potter Series
Abolition of Man - C. S. Lewis
The Hoosier Schoolmaster - Edward Eggleston
The Alchemist - Paulo Coelho
An Everyday Girl - Amy Ella Blanchard
Rules of Civility - Amor Towels

Longest book: Anna Karenina
Shortest book: The Abolition of Man
Most Moving: The Island of Missing Trees, The Growth of the Soil
Most Challenging: The Art of Letting Go
Most Fun - An Everyday Girl, Good Omens
Favorite non-fiction: The Colossus of Maroussi by Henry Miller, Say Nothing
Most Likely to Recommend (all ages) - Peter Pan, The Ascendance Series, The Hoosier Schoolmaster, Hannah Coulter
Least Likely to Recommend: Figuring, Falling Upward, Jayber Crow


  1. Oh, Jane Eyre was one of my favorites in highschool! It's due for a reread lol. And the Ascendance series is awesome (I have my younger sister to thank for hooking me on to that series.)

    1. Jane Eyre was one of those books I wanted to reread upon completion!! I'm trying to get some of my siblings into the Ascendance series, too :)

  2. Ooo, then I hope they enjoy the series when they read it!

  3. The Master and Margarita came highly reccommended to me, though I've not yet read it. Definitely intend to once I've reduced my TBR stack a bit ,though.

    1. It's one of those books you'll wonder, "Why haven't I read this already!?" So good.


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