Great Books for Your Book Club in 2022

Much like scrolling through Netflix or picking out a bottle of wine, finding good books is easy but narrowing them down to just one or two can be a challenge. Book clubs are a great way to find new authors and discuss stories with others as you experience them together. Whether you are in a book club, want to start one, or are simply looking for your next good read, these books will be welcome additions to your shelf.

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

The Warmth of OtherSuns by Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson is a National Book Critics Circle Award winner and New York Times bestselling work of historical nonfiction. This book reveals the untold American migration stories of the twentieth century. Although this book came out in 2011, it is a valuable addition to any book club’s lineup in 2022.

Olga Dies Dreaming by Xochitl Gonzalez

Olga Dies Dreaming came out in January 2022 as one of the most anticipated books of the new year. This New York Times bestseller from Xochitl Gonzalez follows the life of a New York wedding planner with Puerto Rican roots in the wake of Hurricane Maria. This beautifully written novel is already being made into a new drama on Hulu.

Outlawed by Anna North

Outlawed by Anna North was released in 2021, instantly becoming a best seller and book club must-read. Follow 17-year-old Ada in the 1890s as she joins a band of outlaws and risks her life for the possibility of a new future in the wild west. This story is full of familiar western tropes, unforgettable adventures, and irresistible characters.

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig is a novel about making choices at a crossroads. The book is perfect for a book club discussion, following protagonist Nora Seed as she finds herself faced with making career- and life-changing decisions. Explore the idea of what could have been in this 2020 Goodreads Choice winner.

Light Years From Home by Mike Chen

Even if you aren’t typically a fan of science fiction, you won’t want to miss out on Mike Chen’s Light Years From Home. Travel through space, investigate UFOs, and explore the nuances of family relationships as Evie Shao uncovers galactic secrets and reunites with her siblings. This sci-fi novel is a mixture of family drama, rich storytelling, and heart.

No matter what kind of books you enjoy, this roundup of book club picks will get your 2022 reading list off to a great start. Enjoy curling up with a good book at home and connecting with other book-lovers at The Windermere, an active 55+ community. We offer communityamenities that are perfect for hosting your next book club meeting. Contactus today to learn more.

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