What I Read in 2022

1. The Wife Upstairs- Rachel Hawkins With delicious suspense, incisive wit, and a fresh, feminist sensibility, The Wife Upstairs flips the script on a timeless tale of forbidden romance, ill-advised attraction, and a wife who just won’t stay buried.2. The Great Alone- Kristin Hannah In Kristin Hannah’s The Great Alone, a desperate family seeks a new beginning in the near-isolated wilderness of Alaska only to find that their unpredictable environment is less threatening than the erratic behavior found in human nature.3. The Last Thing He Told Me- Laura Dave With its breakneck pacing, dizzying plot twists, and evocative family drama, The Last Thing He Told Me is a riveting mystery, certain to shock you with its final, heartbreaking turn.4. Something in the Water- Catherine Steadman A shocking discovery on a honeymoon in paradise changes the lives of a picture-perfect couple in this taut psychological thriller5. The Couple Next Door- Shari Lapena A domestic suspense debut about a young couple and their apparently friendly neighbors - a twisty, roller coaster ride of lies, betrayal, and the secrets between husbands and wives...6. Ugly Love- Colleen Hoover A heart-wrenching love story that proves attraction at first sight can be messy.7. The Guest List- Lucy Foley A wedding celebration turns dark and deadly in this deliciously wicked and atmospheric thriller reminiscent of Agatha Christie from the New York Times best-selling author of The Hunting Party.8. The Marriage Lie- Kimberly Belle Why did Will lie about where he was going? And what else has he lied about? As Iris sets off on a desperate quest to uncover what her husband was keeping from her, the answers she finds shock her to her very core.9. Local Woman Missing- Mary Kubica In this smart and chilling thriller, master of suspense Mary Kubica takes domestic secrets to a whole new level, showing that some people will stop at nothing to keep the truth buried.10. A Court of Thorns and Roses- Sarah J. Maas Book 1 of the best selling series by Sarah J Maas. When 19-year-old huntress Feyre kills a wolf in the woods, a beast-like creature arrives to demand retribution for it.  As she dwells as captive on his estate, her feelings for him transform from icy hostility into a fiery passion that burns through every lie and warning she's been told about the beautiful, dangerous world of the Fae. But an ancient, wicked shadow over the faerie lands is growing, and Feyre must find a way to stop it... or doom Tamlin - and his world - forever.11. A Court of Mist and Fury- Sarah J. Maas Book 2 of the best selling series by Sarah J Maas. The story of Feyre continues in this sequel that's just as much a page turner as the first! 12. Nantucket Nights- Elin Hilderbrand The ties between women can run as deep as the ocean--but so can the secrets. 13. North of Normal- CEA Sunrise Person Sex, drugs, and...bug stew? In the vein of The Glass Castle and Wild, Cea Sunrise Person's compelling memoir of a childhood spent with her dysfunctional counterculture family in the Canadian wilderness - a searing story of physical, emotional, and psychological survival.14. The Maidens- Alex Michaelides A spellbinding tale of psychological suspense, weaving together Greek mythology, murder, and obsession.15. It Ends With Us- Colleen Hoover An honest, evocative, and tender novel, It Ends with Us is “a glorious and touching read, a forever keeper. The kind of book that gets handed down” (USA TODAY).16. Regretting You- Colleen Hoover With warring personalities and conflicting goals, mother and daughter Morgan and Clara find it increasingly difficult to coexist. The only person who can bring peace to the household is Chris - Morgan's husband, Clara's father, and the family anchor. But that peace is shattered when Chris is involved in a tragic and questionable accident. The heartbreaking and long-lasting consequences will reach far beyond just Morgan and Clara.17. The Lies That Bind- Emily Giffin The Lies That Bind is a mesmerizing and emotionally resonant exploration of the never-ending search for love and truth - in our relationships, our careers, and deep within our own hearts.18. Book Lovers- Emily Henry One summer. Two rivals. A plot twist they didn't see coming...in a series of coincidences no editor worth their salt would allow—Charlie and Nora discover might just unravel the carefully crafted stories they’ve written about themselves.19. The Paris Apartment- Lucy Foley From the New York Times best-selling author of The Guest List comes a new locked-room mystery, set in a Paris apartment building in which every resident has something to hide....20. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo- Taylor Jenkins Reid  An unforgettable and sweeping novel about one classic film actress' relentless rise to the top - the risks she took, the loves she lost, and the long-held secrets the public could never imagine.21. It Starts With Us- Colleen Hoover It Starts with Us picks up right where the epilogue for the bestselling phenomenon It Ends with Us left off. Revealing more about Atlas’s past and following Lily as she embraces a second chance at true love while navigating a jealous ex-husband.22. Rock Paper Scissors- Alice Feeney Think you know the person you married? Think again....Ten years of marriage. Ten years of secrets. And an anniversary they will never forget.

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