15 Books to Add to Your 2023 Reading List
If you are an avid reader or have a goal to read more this year, here is a list of books to start with in 2023. I would also love to know what books you have on your own list!
5 Loved Books of 2022 to Read This Year
These book recommendations come from Literary Hub and Goodreads where they examined all The Best Books of 2022 lists out there and compiled them into one giant list, starting with the books most recommended or the books on the most lists. You can check out more of what everyone is reading on their website: lithub.com.
1. The Office BFFs by Jenna Fischer & Angela Kinsley
Named one of Goodreads Choice 2022 Winners for Humor. Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey give a behind-the-scenes look into the iconic series, The Office. They describe the beginning days of the show when it struggled to gain popularity through the shows growth to one of the most memorable series to date. Revealing never before told stories through the lens of two of the main characters.
Pulitzer Prize winning author Ed Yong brings us into a new realm of understanding by other’s point of view. The point of views that Yong brings to light are those of different animals and creatures and the way they view/communicate the world. To understand other’s it isn’t necessary to travel the world, but just to see the world from other’s point of view.
3. Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow: A Novel by Gabrielle Zevin
From best-selling author Gabrielle Zevin, comes a love story unlike any you have read before. Brilliant and creative childhood friends Sadie and Sam create loads of success in their lives all before they graduate from college. A book full of creativity and, surprisingly, gaming. A must read according to Oprah Daily, New York Times Best Seller, Goodreads Choice Awards, TIME, and many more.
4. Sea of Tranquility by Emily St John Mandel
New York Times Best Seller and winner of the Goodreads Choice Award, Sea of Tranquility weaves a tale of mysterious time travel. A violin playing in the forests of Canada bring 4 unlikely people together. When Gaspery-Jacques Roberts comes across these people, he has the chance to do something exceptional that could alter the timeline of the universe.
5. Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt
A Read with Jenna Book Club Pick. After the death of her husband, Tova gets a job at an aquarium to keep busy. There she befriends a bad-tempered giant Pacific octopus, Marcellus. Although Marcellus doesn’t like most people, he takes an interest in Tova and takes it upon himself to uncover the secrets behind the 30 year disappearance of Tova’s son.
5 Recommended Self-Help and Empowerment Books for 2023
If you feel ready to move on from your bad behaviors and start building healthier, new behaviors, this might be a good place to start. James Clear writes an “easy and proven” method to foster good habits through practical strategies. “Decide the type of person you want to be. Prove it to yourself with small wins.” -James Clear
2. Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins
A New York Times’ best seller. Although David Goggins has lived a hard life, one day he decided to take control of the things he can and became a “U.S. Armed Forces icon and one of the world’s top endurance athletes”. He calls his method The 40% Rule, saying that we only use 40% of our capabilities. Goggins is here to help you unlock your full potential.
3. I Will Teach You to Be Rich: No Guilt. No Excuses. No BS. Just a 6-Week Program That Works by Ramit Sethi
If you’ve ever been told to stop buying fancy coffee in order to accumulate wealth, I’m here to break the good news to you: That advice is just plain wrong. “Wealth wizard” Ramit Sethi’s six-week program will teach you how to automate your finances, avoid (and get out of) late fees, conquer your debt, build a rockstar savings account, and so much more—all while still buying the things you like (like that five-dollar seasonal latte).
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4. 12 Rules For Life: An Antidote To Chaos by Jordan B. Peterson
Psychologist Jordan B Peterson writes 12 humorous and pragmatic rules for life to create a happier and healthier being. Peterson’s use of psychological, philosophical and research-based advice helps us, as the reader, find a more meaningful and purposeful life.
5. The Body Keeps The Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessell van der Kolk
5 Highly Anticipated Novels 2023
1. The Good Life: Lessons from the World’s Longest Scientific Study of Happiness by Robert J. Waldinger
Relationships are proven to help you have a more fulfilled and meaningful life. This book delves into the lives of over 100 people, follows them through adulthood, and uses research based findings to help strengthen relationships for a happier life.
2. I Have Some Questions For You by Rebecca Makkai
Bodie Kane just wished to leave the past behind her. Between family tragedy, sad adolescence and the murder of her old roommate, Bodie wants nothing to do with it. Until she is brought back to her old school to teach a course. There she realizes she just might have some clues in her memory that could solve the murder of her friend and help wrongly convicted Omar become vindicated.
3. The Bandit Queens by Parini Shroff
Widower Geeta got away with murder, at least that’s what her village thinks after the death of her sordid husband. Although, no one looks upon her badly for it. In fact, women from the town are now coming to Geeta for help in disposing of their own husbands. In this witty novel, Geeta must protect the life she’s built while also taking care of the new attention she’s receiving.
4. Victory City by Salmon Rushdi
By Internationally best selling author Salmon Rushdie comes a tale of a woman who builds an empire through the power of the goddess who is her namesake, Pampa. Pampa’s life intertwines with the great empire, Bisnaga, as she attempts to do the one task the goddess set for her: gender equality for women in a world of deep patriarchy. “A novel of love, adventure, and myth.”
5. Spare by Prince Harry
Prince Harry tells the story of life as the “spare” prince and what it was really like growing up for him. Harry finally has his opportunity to tell how life was for him after the death of Princess Diana, his mother. He recounts the difficulties he’s encountered, especially through the hands of the British media, and tells of him finally finding happiness with his wife, Meghan Markle.
There you have it! The top books for 2022 and 2023, if you read any of these, I would love to know your opinion. What’s great about this list is that many of these books are on audible. I love using audible to listen to books because I hardly have time to sit and read! Right now, you can score 30 days free on audible!
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