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- Halfway through the year, Amazon editors release their favorite books so far.
- All of their picks have been published in 2022 and include a range of genres.
- Here are their top 20 favorite new books of 2022, according to Amazon editors.
At the end of every year, we look forward to the awards and “best of” lists that annually solidify our favorite books, movies, songs, and more, but waiting so long to find a great recommendation can feel like an eternity.
Fortunately, Amazon has released its list of the top 20 books of the year so far, so you can find a great new read hand-picked by its editorial team.
Amazon releases monthly book selections but in early summer, its editorial team votes for the best books published from January to June. While some are from its “best books of the month” lists, others are customer favorites, bestsellers, or little-known picks that pack a literary punch. Whether you’re looking for a gripping nonfiction read or an emotional historical fiction journey, here are the best books of the year, according to Amazon.