Books I Read In 2022

I’m so proud of all the books I was able to read this year! I had made a goal to only read books by women, people of color, or members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Looking at my list, over 95% of my books qualify for that goal, which I think is a pretty damn close! I will definitely keep it up for next year, but here is my big list of the 45 books that I read in 2022:

1. The Glass Closet by John Browne
2. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
3. How Y’All Doing? by Leslie Jordan
4. Blackout by Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, Nicola Yoon, Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, and Nic Stone
5. Please Don’t Sit On My Bed In Your Outside Clothes by Phoebe Robinson
6. The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
7. Dear Senthuran by Awaeke Emezi
8. Never Kiss Your Roommate by Philline Harms
9. My Name’s Yours, What’s Alaska? by Alaska Thunderfuck
10. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
11. Raw by Pamela Anderson and Emma Dunlavey
12. The Dangers of Smoking In Bed by Mariana Enriquez
13. Hour Book by Stefania Heim
14. The Bunny Years by Katheryn Leigh Scott
15. Mr. Playboy: Hugh Hefner and the American Dream by Steven Watts
16. The Black Unicorn by Audre Lorde
17. Down the Rabbit Hole by Holly Madison
18. How To Be An AntiRacist by Ibram X. Kendi
19. Flawers by Billy Chapata
20. I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown
21. Warhol by Blake Gopnik
22. Emily Dickinson’s Poems As She Preserved Them edited by Cristanne Miller
23. Open Me Carefully; Emily Dickinson’s Intimate Letters to Susan Huntington Dickinson edited by Ellen Louise Hart and Martha Nell Smith
24. The Moon Journal by Chronicle Books
25. Libra by Stella Andromeda
26. The Little Book of Self-Care for Libra by Constance Stellas
27. LIBRA: The Ultimate Guide by Mari Silva
28. What’s Your Sign? by Santuary
29. The Astrology of Love & Sex by Annabel Gat
30. The Stars And The Blackness Between Them by Junauda Petrus
31. The Magic Of Marie Laveau by Denise Alvarado
32. How To Make Love Like A Porn Star by Jenna Jameson
33. How The Irish Became White by Noel Ignatiev
34. Black Love Matters edited by Jessica P. Pryde
35. This Book Is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell
36. I’m Glad My Mom Died by Jennette McCurdy
37. We Are Not Like Them by Christine Pride and Jo Piazza
38. Inappropriation by Lexi Freiman
39. Sliding Into Home by Kendra Wilkinson
40. Best Wishes, Warmest Regards: The Story Of Schitt’s Creek by Daniel Levy and Eugene Levy
41.Untamed by Glennon Doyle
42. White Tears, Brown Scars by Ruby Hamad
43. Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson
44. Bunny by Mona Awad
45. Acts of Desperation by Megan Nolan

Looking forward to next year! Thanks for reading.

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