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Best of the Best Books 2022

Our “best of the best” returns for 2022! We’ve reviewed the end-of-year best book lists and narrowed them down into one reference guide.

Overwhelmed by what to read from the past year? We’ve gathered the fiction, nonfiction, and young adult titles we recommended in 2022 that also appear on more than one of the favorite lists from:

BookRiot, Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal, Bookpage, New York Times, Horn Book, Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal,

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Most Popular Books 2022

We’ve gathered the most popular books in 2022 for a look back at the year! In each of our monthly newsletters, we share the top two most-viewed titles on the Reading Group Choices site for that month.

Here are the titles — a mix of fiction and nonfiction — that caught our readers’ attention from January to December: the most popular books in 2022. Do you remember these great reads? See if they match your own group’s most popular books…

January

One of our recommended books is Her Hidden Genius by Marie Benedict    One of our recommended books is Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez

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Reading Group Choices Favorite Books Survey

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The Reading Group Choices annual favorite books survey

The 2022 Annual Favorite Books Survey Is Open!

Each year Reading Group Choices sends out a survey to learn more about you, our readers, and your favorite books from the year. When you enter the survey you are also entered to win a $100 gift certificate to your local bookstore, five copies of Reading Group Choices 2023, and a RGC totebag!

Based on your responses, we create an annual list of the most popular books and highlight the survey winners.

You can enter from now until March 1,

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2022 Most-Viewed Books on RGC Website

Most Viewed Books on RGC website 2022

As we close the book on 2022, and welcome a new chapter in 2023, we want to celebrate the 20 most-viewed books on the RGC website from the past twelve months.

How many of these wonderful books have you read? How many will you add to your to-read list? We are thrilled with the variety of genres (fiction, nonfiction, and young adult), AND format (yay, audio!).

1. The Golden Couple

by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

One of our recommended books is The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

 

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Great Group Reads 2022

The Woman's National Book Association presents its list of Great Group Reads for National Reading Group Month

Reading Group Choices is pleased to share the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) Great Group Reads 2020 list, part of their National Reading Group Month initiative!

This annual month-long celebration provides an opportunity for reading groups worldwide to celebrate their accomplishments and plan for the future. It’s also a perfect time to join or start a reading group! Every October, WNBA organizes events nationwide and announces an annual list of book selections for reading groups: Great Group Reads.

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The September Spotlight Group Is…

September 2022 Spotlight: Book Club Girls Sparta

Our September 2022 Spotlight gets creative with monthly meetings and celebrations!

 

Book Club Girls Sparta will be celebrating our 4th anniversary this November. We meet on zoom every January, February, and March, and in person the rest of the year. Our anniversary month, November, is set aside for a big celebration with a holiday cookie exchange, and a wine raffle. This is our highlight and it’s a lot of fun for everyone. What’s better than wine and cookies? We have had our challenges like many groups with covid,

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