Reddit’s Best Books of 2022 

Reddit’s book community has made a list of the best books of 2022. Individual threads were made for different categories and books were chosen from these categories by voting. Keep reading to see which books won! 

With over 22 million members, this group gives a good look at what most of the world is reading. For a book to be nominated, it had to be published in 2022 and someone had to have commented its title in the right thread. You can see the winners for each category below. 

Reddit’s Best Books of 2022

Winners of Reddit’s Best Books of 2022 

BEST DEBUT 

  • I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy 

BEST LITERARY FICTION 

  • Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin 

BEST MYSTERY OR THRILLER 

  • The Twyford Code by Janice Hallett 

BEST SHORT STORY COLLECTION/GRAPHIC NOVEL/POETRY 

  • Night of the Living Rez: Stories by Morgan Talty 

BEST SCIENCE FICTION 

  • Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel 

BEST FANTASY 

  • Babel, Or the Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators’ Revolution by R. F. Kuang 

BEST YA 

  • Bloodmarked (Legendborn #2) by Tracy Deonn 

BEST ROMANCE 

  • Book Lovers by Emily Henry

BEST HORROR 

  • Our Wives Under the Sea by Julia Armfield 

BEST NONFICTION 

  • I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy 

Female Writers Win Big 

As you may have noticed, many of the winners were female authors. The list contains some popular books such as Babel by R. F. Kuang, Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel, and I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy. We are currently reading I’m Glad My Mom Died for the Books of Brilliance Book Club. The autobiography makes two appearances here, showcasing just how popular this book was.  

Conclusion 

With that many members, more popular names are going to stand out. The winners are mostly books I’ve heard of or read and I think it is a pretty good list for a casual reader. What do you think of Reddit’s best books of 2022? Let us know in the comments below! 

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