Happy New Year! Hope y’all have had a great first couple of days of 2023 and that your year ahead is filled with great things—particularly great books.

Before we get too far into 2023, however, let’s take a quick look back to talk once more about our favorite books of 2022. Specifically, the favorites you chose in our Reader Poll, which we populated using FYAHQ’s 2022 faves.

The top book of 2022 as voted by y’all is …

Book Lovers by Emily Henry!

Y’all love snark-filled, swoony rom-coms, and I can’t blame you for that one bit.

Second place goes to Greywaren by Maggie Stiefvater and third to House of Sky and Breath by Sarah J. Maas.

Do have any predictions for your favorite book of 2023 yet? Head to the comments to tell us!


Mandy (she/her) is a manager at a tech company who lives in Austin, TX, with her husband, son, and dogs. She loves superheroes and pretty much any show or movie with “Star” in the name.