15 Must-Read Books Of 2022

January 12, 2022 3 min read

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While Relaxing In Your Favourite Hammock

It's a special kind of feeling when you get your hands on a book you've been meaning to read and you finally sit back, relax in your favourite hammock chair, and get lost in the words of this brilliant author. Run out of ideas for books to read? Here are the 15 most- anticipated books of 2022!

Fiction Fanatics

Sequoia Nagamatsu, How High We Go In The Dark

A meaningful story of an archaeologist that witnesses the unleashing of a plague so big it changes the course of history. This novel will take you on an adventure that shows just how much the human spirit can endure and go through anything that might happen.

Sarah Manguso, Very Cold People

This award-winning author tells a capturing story about how it feels like growing up as an outsider in a small town in America in her very first novel. Little Ruth is about to find out just how many secrets and sins hide underneath her Massachusetts hometown.

Xochitl Gonzalez, Olga Dies Dreaming

In her debut novel, Gonzales talks about elitism, race, abuse and identity while telling a captivating story about two siblings, Olga and Prieto, and their pursuing the American dream. They will both be unpleasantly surprised.


The Realists

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South to America, Imani Perry

An honest story of a Black woman born in Alabama coming back home and seeing it with fresh eyes. Perry shares her thoughts about the history of the South as well as its link to today's America.

You Don’t Know Us Negroes, Zora Neale Hurston

A collection of provocative and daring essays written by the legendary author of the Harlem Renaissance. A look into Hurston's growth as well as her magnificent mind.

The Nineties: A Book, by Chuck Klosterman

A wise and funny recap of humanity's journey in the last 30 years. From Titanic and the internet to 9/11 and the comparison of the number of people watching a random episode of Seinfeld vs. the Game of Thrones finale. Witty and humorous, The Nineties is definitely worth the time.


The Romantics

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Running Wild, K.A.Tucker

Another book from the Wild Series written by K.A. Tucker. This is a contemporary romance set in Alaska talking about a young veterinarian and her love life. Will she finally get the happy ending?

Group Therapy, B.B. Easton

Written by a psychologist, this book tells an entertaining story about an inexperienced psychologist and a forbidden love involving one of her clients. A book that will leave you laughing in tears.

Count Your Lucky Stars, Alexandria Bellefleur

A conclusion to the Written In The Stars series by Bellefleur. This LGBTQ - friendly rom-com tells a delightful story about Margot and Olivia who start as just friends. This will leave you holding on to the book until the very last page.

Hidden Poets

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Home Body, Rupi Kaur

Kaur brings the third collection of epic poetry all about personal growth, embracing change, and the potential of self.

I am The Rage, Martina McGowan

This book tells a captivating story on what it means to be Black in America through free verse poetry about the Black Lives Matter movement.

While The Earth Sleeps We Travel, Ahmed M. Badr

A former refugee who has travelled around the world, Ahmed M. Badr, gives us beautiful poetry about the real meaning of home.


The Biography Lovers

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The Earth Is All That Lasts: Crazy Horse, Sitting Bull, and The Last Stand of the Great Sioux Nation, Mark Lee Gardner

A story about the two most legendary leaders in North America and their significance in American history.

Dante, A Life, Alessandro Barbero

If you ever wanted to have a look into the world of a man who wrote the Divine Comedy centuries ago, this book might be the one for you. How did Dante become THE Dante?

The Man from the Future: The Visionary Life of John von Neumann, Ananyo Bhattacharya

A story about one of the most extraordinary scientists in the former century and the world he helped create.


No matter which of these books you decide to read, you will need a comfortable place to do it since you won't want to let them out of your hands. As you know, reading while swaying in a hammock is an extra level of feel good vibes. Just because it's winter and you might not enjoy the winter breeze on your cheeks, doesn't mean you cannot swing in the cosiness of your hammock chair. A hammock chair with a stand might just be the thing you need to enjoy your reading while enjoying the warmth of your room.

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