Recommend the best books of 2022
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The best books of 2022 (sorted by genre)

Today we recommend the best books of 2022 brings us, sorted by genre so you can easily find your next read.

The year 2022 is full of literary centenaries to remember. Ulysses, the acclaimed work by James Joyce, the poem The Bad Land, by TS Eliot, and the collection of poems Trilce, by César Vallejo, celebrate their first 100 years. Also celebrating its first centenary is the publication of Sodom and Gomorrah and the death of its author, Marcel Proust. That is why this year, the best way to pay tribute to so many key texts and authors in the history of literature is by reading.

For this reason, we have decided to make a compilation with those recommended books that you can read in 2022, publishing news that everyone is talking about this year and that will be found in the top 10 lists in a short time. In addition, we have organized them by genre, so you can quickly find your next read.

What books to read in 2022?

This 2022 there are much interesting publishing news, it all depends on the type of book you like. But one novel that you will certainly enjoy this year is The Cat Who Loved Books. The main theme of his story is a love of books, and his unique prose draws you into the narrative.

Its protagonists, the heir to an old bookstore and his wise cat, make you fall in love immediately with what you are being told. In addition, it is perfect to reflect on the importance of reading and books in these times when we spend less and less time on literature.

Other good options with which to start this reading year are Roma soy yo, by Santiago Posteguillo, and La cria by Pablo Rivero, if you like the genres of historical novels and crime novels.

Everything Will Improve

Without a doubt, one of the most anticipated publications of this 2022 is the posthumous novel by the writer from Madrid, Almudena Grandes. In this novel, Everything is going to get better, which arrives in bookstores in October of this year, we will discover a new side of the author since she is far removed from what she wrote in her last years, although she is not without her personal sign of her.


Arturo Pérez-Reverte becomes one of the most anticipated authors for this fall of 2022, as he returns to his old ways with a historical novel. On this occasion, we know the revolution in Mexico at the hands of Emiliano Zapata and Francisco Villa (Pancho Villa). An interesting review of the events that took place in the Mexican Republic during the first third of the 20th century.

A Study In Crimson

In this reformulation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s original, Riber J. Harris combines two fundamental elements to achieve a book of intrigues and mysteries that engages until the end: the great Sherlock Holmes and World War II. In this reinterpretation, the great detective will have to prevent the imitator of Jack the Ripper from taking over the streets of the capital, while the German bombs fall on London.

The Passenger / Stella Maris

One of the most anticipated novels of 2022 finally arrives this fall. We are talking about two novels in a single volume by Cormac McCarthy. Among its pages, we will find questions about existence and about God. To be able to read it we will have to wait until November, but it will be worth it.

The Flame of Focea

Lorenzo Silva returns to his old ways this fall of 2022 with another book by his civil guards Bevilacqua and Chamorro. On this occasion, the police will have to deal with the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and the independence movement. A promise of action, intrigue, and adventure that you cannot miss.

Bad Sea

“My name is Tomás Salcedo and I just killed my sister”. Just with this short sentence, Javier Rovira manages to captivate us with his next novel, which goes on sale in the fall of this year. In it, Rovira tells us the story of a tragic accident that changes the life of the Salcedo family forever.

Life, After

Abdulrazak, Nobel Prize for Literature 2021, publishes the last novel, unpublished in Spain, this year 2022. On this occasion, we have as a thread a moving love story and as a backdrop war and colonialism. The expectations with this novel are through the roof, but we will have to wait until mid-September to enjoy it.

The Family

Sara Mesa also returns this year with an editorial novelty that puts a clinical eye on the behavior of human beings in the family sphere. Between its pages, we find a forceful x-ray of a family, with its wounds, its contradictions, its frailties, and its frailties.

Little Man

After his acclaimed work Tengo fear torero, Pedro Lemebel publishes again with Las outskirts, this time an anthology of his best chronicles. In it, we find writings that invite us to visit the margins of society, to find true subversion. Among his chronicles of him are the stories that managed to make visible the inequalities, marginalization, and power relations of a convulsive stage in the history of Chile, the one that transcended between the military regime and the dictatorship. Inevitable for those who want to find new readings in the Latin American field.

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