2022 Reading Challenge

I have no specific challenge in mind other than to read a variety of genres rather than too many crime fiction novels.  We will see how I go.


American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

The Land Before Avocado by Richard Glover

The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles

The Way it is Now by Gary Disher

Cricket 2.0  Inside the T20 Revolution by Tim Wigmore and Freddie Wilde


The Spy’s Wife by Fiona McIntosh

The Girl of his Dreams by Donna Leon

The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende

Play: More than 50 years of Scottish Cricket by N L Stevenson

The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth

Personality by Andrew O’Hagan

Crimes of the Father by Thomas Keneally

The Labyrinth by Amanda Lohrey

Treasure and Dirt by Chris Hammer


For some unaccountable reason I finished no books in March, maybe I overdid it in February. 🙂


A Great Hope by Jessica Stanley

The End of your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe

Churchill’s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare:The Mavericks Who Plotted Hitler’s Defeat by Giles Milton

Wild Dogs by Michael Trant

The Lost Dog by Michelle  de Kretsner


The Night Gate by Peter May

A Legacy of Spies by John LeCarre

Witch Hunt by Jack Harvey (Ian Rankin pseudonym)

Before You Knew My Name by Jacqueline Bublitz

Dead If You Don’t by Peter James


Too Much Lip by Melissa Lucashenko

The Dressmaker’s Secret by Rosalie Ham

Bila Yarrudhanggalangdhuray by Anita Heiss

Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr


Pain and Privilege: Inside Le Tour by Sophie Smith

Cicada by Shaun Tan

Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

The Holiday by T.M. Logan

EO-N by Dave Mason


The Very Last List of Vivian Walker by Megan Albany

The Catch by T.M. Logan

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. by Matthew Desmond

Scary Monsters by Michelle de Krester

The Curfew by T. M. Logan

The Chancellor: The remarkable odyssey of Angela Merkel byKati Marton

The Rising Tide by Ann Cleeves

The Murder Rule by Dervla McTiernan


It Wasn’t Meant to be Like This by Lisa Wilkinson

The Last Bookshop in London by Madeline Martin


The Second-Worst Restaurant in France by Alexander McCall Smith

The Rembrandt Affair by Daniel Silva

The English Spy by Daniel Silva

November and December

Catch Us the Foxes by Nicola West

A Silent Death by Peter May

V2 by Robert Harris

Wonder Girls by Catherine Jones

The Diamond Hunter by Fiona McIntosh

A Narrow Door by Joanne Harris

A Most Wanted Man by John Le Carre