A List of The 22 Most Popular Books of 2022

Everybody’s life somehow includes books, and many depend on books to survive. You must have read many books since you were a child, but some of them have been particularly influential in shaping who we are today. Reading is sadly declining in popularity as fewer people have the time to enjoy paper books. But we’ll prove today that many unique and new stories are worth your attention. So, we compiled a list of bestselling books in 2022.

International Bestselling Books

Book lovers by Emily Henry

Book Lovers by Emily Henry

Nora Stephens is a literary agent who is about to become the heroine of her novel when her sister, Libby, invites her on a trip away from the city to the tiny hamlet of Sunshine Falls, North Carolina. Nora anticipates a month of bookshop days and meet-cutes a la romance novels, but she keeps bumping into Charlie Lastra, a city book editor with whom she has a long-standing animosity.

It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

Due to its enormous popularity on BookTok, Colleen Hoover’s 2016 book still reaches the top spot on the New York Times Best Selling book. In the fast-moving contemporary romance book “It Ends with Us,” Lily falls headfirst into a romance with Ryle Kincaid, a neurosurgeon who seems almost too fantastic to be true. Her relationship with Ryle is jeopardized when memories of a former life and love surface.

Sparring Partners by John Grisham

Sparring Partners by John Grisham

Legal thrillers written by Josh Grisham are bestsellers. His most recent book, “Sparring Partners,” comprises three novellas: the first, featuring his much-loved character Jake Brigance, the second, focusing on a death row inmate three hours before the execution; and the third, tracing the animosity between two brothers who inherited a law business when their father went to prison.

Call Us What We Carry by Amanda Gorman

Call Us What We Carry by Amanda Gorman

The New York Times Bestseller List’s top spot in 2022 went to poet Amanda Gorman’s most recent book, “Call Us What We Carry,” which was praised by readers for its deep insight. These poems offer insightful analyses of history, culture, and the human condition, as well as tragic recollections of the COVID-19 pandemic and inspiring dedications to the future.

The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley

The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley

Jes, looking for a new beginning, unexpectedly discovers her half-apparent brother’s wealth and his mysterious disappearance when she moves into his Parisian apartment. Jes becomes more concerned as she looks into her brother’s predicament to try and locate him, and every one of her brother’s strange and hostile neighbors starts to come into focus as potential suspects.

Abandoned in Death by J.D. Robb

Abandoned in Death by J.D. Robb

Detective Eve Dallas looks into the strange homicide of a lady who was discovered neatly arranged on a playground seat in New York City, with a fatal wound concealed beneath a ribbon around her neck and a threatening letter that said “Bad Mommy.” Other disappearances of a similar nature surface as Eve looks into a troubled killer, heightening the situation’s urgency.

The Match by Harlan Coben

The Match by Harlan Coben

This thrilling follow-up to “The Boy from the Woods” follows Wilde as he learns his father’s identity via a DNA genealogy website and a second match that draws him into a covert internet-doing group. As the narrative progresses through murder, scandal, and intense tension, a serial killer appears to be preying on the online community, with Wilde as the next victim.

Finding Me by Viola Davis

Finding Me by Viola Davis

Viola Davis reflects on her journey to self-love by facing herself and her past in her open and remarkable book. Davis describes the struggles she overcame as a kid and those she still faces today, including racism in Hollywood and structural poverty.

Happy-Go-Lucky by David Sedaris

Happy-Go-Lucky by David Sedaris

A series of humorous autobiographical essays titled “Happy-Go-Lucky” tells the story of how David Sedaris’ life was affected by the COVID-19 shutdown and how it is still changing as society adjusts to the new normal. Sedaris effectively portrays the comedy, irony, and fundamental need for connection that underpins our culture in these writings.

Tanqueray by Stephanie Johnson and Brandon Stanton

Tanqueray by Stephanie Johnson and Brandon Stanton

A “Humans of New York” story about Stephanie Johnson in 2019 captured the interest of millions of readers as they learned about her journey from a cruel upbringing to becoming Tanqueray, one of the most well-known burlesque dancers in New York City. “Tanqueray,” co-written by “Humans of New York” author Brandon Stanton and Stephanie Johnson, presents Stephanie Johnson’s complete narrative, detailing all the difficulties and victories she faced on the way to popularity and success.

Dream Town by David Baldacci

Dream Town by David Baldacci

Screenwriter Eleanor Lamb feels her life is in danger and employs private detective and World War II veteran Archer to look into it as she prepares to ring in the New Year with a friend. In this noir crime thriller, Archer must navigate the glitz of 1950s Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Hollywood to identify Eleanor and the perpetrator after a body is discovered in her home and she abruptly vanishes.

Indian Best Sellers 2022

In an Ideal World by Kunal Basu

In An Ideal World by Kunal Basu

In his council hotel, Altaf Hussein has been kidnapped. The ruling class has turned a blind eye to the predicament. There are other rumors. Some claim he traveled to Iraq to fight the jihad. Additionally, others argue that he was tortured for defying the Nationalist academics. These nationalists are fervently trying to turn India into a Hindu motherland. In Kolkata, the Sengupta ménage is used by the fire of liberals and chauvinists. Rohini works as a teacher, while Joy is a bank director. When they find out that their son Bobby has become a Nationalist scholar leader, they are appalled. He is currently working on exposing Altaf. From here, the narrative will take a dramatic turn. Will the parents be able to clear their son of the terrible crime, however?

Sin by Wajida Tabassum

Sin by Wajida Tabassum

The plot takes place in Hyderabad’s aristocratic society in the 1950s. As the self-declared keepers of the culture of the time, Tabassum is renowned for her depictions of the realities in the community she lived in, clashing with their critical assessments. This book includes the author’s biography and some of the most audacious short stories with themes including unsatisfied marriages, lustful nawabs, cunning retainers, lecherous begums, and more.

To Hell and Back by Barkha Dutt

To Hell and Back by Barkha Dutt

In 2020, when the coronavirus pandemic was initially declared, renowned journalist Barkha Dutt started taking several road journeys. While on this tour, she gathered the accounts of those affected by the pandemic. In this book, she discusses the pandemic in India through the experiences of various people, including businesspeople, politicians, laborers, teachers, nurses, doctors, and others.

In the Language of Remembring by Aanchal Malhotra

In the Language of Remembring by Aanchal Malhotra

Beautifully illustrating how the partition is not a concept of history because the generations that followed are intertwined with the heritage is Aanchal Malhotra. It shows the transcripts of conversations with the Pakistani, Indian, and Bangladeshi generations that were taken over some time. The book focuses primarily on how the memory is kept alive and how the effects play out in the country and community.

The Living Mountain by Amitav Ghosh

The Living Mountain by Amitav Ghosh

This novel is simple and elegantly written, with folktale-like aspects. The Living Mountain is a symbolic narrative that may be seen as a simple story and a warning. The exhibition covers a wide range of essential subjects, including greed, colonialism, the impacts of capitalism, and the exploitation of man and nature.

Hymns in Blood by Nanak Singh

Hymns in Blood by Nanak Singh

Chakri, in 1987, was a peaceful village close to Rawalpindi on the banks of the Soan. Bright wheat stalks and joyful music surround it. Hindus, Muslims, and Sikhs congregate to prepare for the Lohri festival as they anxiously await the end of the winter. The knowledgeable village elder Baba Rhana is concerned about the future of his foster daughter Naseem in the midst of this joyful commotion. The news that India would be divided ends their contented lives.

The City of Incident by Annie Zaidi

City of Incident by Annie Zaidi

Annie Zaidi shows six men and six women’s lives in the City of Incident. These individuals struggle to keep up with city life, which offers them little power, hope, or chances for redemption. The interweaving of these people’s stories gives readers a disturbing glimpse into the lives that go on outside our field of vision.

A Book of New Beginnings by Jerry Pinto

A Book of New Beginnings by Jerry Pinto

Despite often being covered up, onsets are all around us. The turning of the soil, the development of the children, a new friendship, and a new day spent with an old friend indicate that life goes on and that, despite setbacks, it may be suitable. The epidemic altered and darkened the world, yet A Book of New Beginnings reminds us of this unchanging truth.

Tomb of Sand by Geetanjali Shree

Tomb of Sand by Geetanjali Shree

Geetanjali Shree’s lively style and upbeat wordplay produce a book that is interesting, humorous, and incredibly unique while also serving as a timely reminder of the damaging effects of boundaries and borders, whether between genders, countries, or political ideologies.

Adam by S. Hareesh

Adam by S. Hareesh

Adam by Hareesh examines the more delicate human emotions, including passion, anger, covetousness, revenge, and capacity. The collection of nine odd stories, translated from Malayalam, is set in a world where people, animals, and the environment coexist. The stories focus on ordinary people and their varied destinies.

Suit by Samarth

Suit by Samarth

The suit is heralded as a tremendous step forward for SafaiKaramcharis’ security and caliber, but has anything changed, or is it merely a cover? The book ponders what change may entail in a field steeped in abuse and rejection, where the patient’s smirch casts a harsh shadow over every move toward improvement.

We are proud to share this list with you as literature is growing by leaps and bounds and releasing gems year after year. So, if you want to embrace your inner book nerd, pick any of these best-selling books. We wish you a “Novel” year ahead. 

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  1. This article is indeed a good one. I am happy to get such good book recommendation. The good thing is I don’t need to choose which one is bestsellers, you already helped me. Thanks!

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