Monday, January 2, 2023

Boswell bestsellers for 2022

Here are our bestsellers for 2022. 

Hardcover Fiction:
1. Sea of Tranquility, by Emily St. John Mandel
2. Lessons in Chemistry, by Bonnie Garmus
3. Demon Copperhead, by Barbara Kingsolver
4. This Time Tomorrow, by Emma Straub
5. The Lincoln Highway, by Amor Towles
6. Horse, by Geraldine Brooks
7. The Runaway, by Nick Petrie
8. Remarkably Bright Creatures, by Shelby Van Pelt
9. All This Could Be Different, by Sarah Thankam Mathews
10. A World of Curiosities, by Louise Penny
11. Lucy by the Sea, by Elizabeth Strout
12. The Cartographers, by Peng Shepherd
13. The Passenger, by Cormac McCarthy
14. Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow, by Gabrielle Zevin
15. The Midnight Library, by Matt Haig
16. Liberation Day, by George Saunders
17. The Marriage Portrait, by Maggie O'Farrell
18. Cloud Cuckoo Land, by Anthony Doerr
19. Marrying the Ketchups, by Jennifer Egan
20. The Candy House, by Jennifer Egan
21. Our Missing Hearts, by Celeste Ng
22. Last Summer on State Street, by Toya Wolfe
24. Search, by Michelle Huneven
24. Less Is Lost, by Andrew Sean Greer
25. Signal Fires, by Dani Shapiro
26. The Rabbit Hutch, by Tess Gunty
27. Violeta, by Isabel Allende
28. Danger on the Atlantic, by Erica Ruth Neubauer
29. Carrie Soto Is Back, by Taylor Jenkins Reid
30. The Good Left Undone, by Adriana Trigiani
31. The Sentence, by Louise Erdrich
32. Lapvona, by Ottessa Moshfegh
33. Fairy Tale, by Stephen King
34. Upgrade, by Blake Crouch
35. Fox Creek, by William Kent Krueger
36. Time Is a Mother, by Ocean Vuong
37. The Women Could Fly, by Megan Giddings
38. Trust, by Hernan Diaz
39. Ithaca, by Claire North
40. Lark Ascending, by Silas House

Hardcover Nonfiction:
1. Happy-Go-Lucky, by David Sedaris
2. What's for Dessert?, by Claire Saffitz
3. Atlas of the Heart, by Brené Brown
4. Crying in H Mart, by Michelle Zauner
5. The Light We Carry, by Michelle Obama
6. I'm Glad My Mom Died, by Jennette McCurdy
7. Bad Vibes Only, by Nora McInerny
8. The Constitution in Jeopardy, by Russ Feingold and Pete Prindiville
9. Path Lit by Lightning, by David Maraniss
10. The 1619 Project, by Nikole Hannah Jones and The New York Times Magazine
11. Crying in the Bathroom, by Erika L. Sanchez
12. Slenderman, by Kathleen Hale
13. Slaying the Dragon, by Ben Riggs
14. An Immense World, by Ed Yong
15. Dinners with Ruth, by Nina Totenberg
16. Modern Classic Cocktails, by Robert Simonson
17. The Book of Boundaries, by Melissa Urban
18. Reading for Our Lives, by Maya Payne Smart
19. What If 2, by Randall Munroe
20. Atomic Habits, by James Clear
21. The Philosophy of Modern Song, by Bob Dylan
22. The Midwest Survival Guide, by Charlie Berens
23. Caste, by Isabel Wilkerson
24. Painting Can Save Your Life, by Sara Woster
25. The Dawn of Everything, by David Graber and David Wengrow
26. The Book of Joy, by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu with Douglas Abrams
27. The Book of Days, by Patti Smith
28. Half-Baked Harvest Every Day, by Tieghan Gerard
29. Don't Text Your Ex Happy Birthday, by Nick Viall
30. Surrender, by Bono
31. Smitten Kitchen Keepers, by Deb Perelman
32. Life on the Mississippi, by Rinker Buck
33. And There Was Light, by Jon Meacham
34. Mother Noise, by Cindy House
35. How We Live Is How We Die, by by Pema Chodron
36. Go-To Dinners, by Ina Garten
37. Stay True, by Hua Hsu
38. Bar Menu, by André Darlington
39. Dinner in One, by Melissa Clark
40. Cinema Speculation, by Quentin Tarantino

Paperback Fiction:
1. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, by Taylor Jenkins Reid
2. Shady Hollow, by Juneau Black
3. Klara and the Sun, by Kazuo Ishiguro
4. Book Lovers, by Emily Henry
5. It Ends with Us, by Colleen Hoover
6. Verity, by Colleen Hoover
7. Circe, by Madeline Miller
8. Send for Me, by Lauren Fox
9. The Coyotes of Carthage, by Stephen Wright
10. The House in the Cerulean Sea, by TJ Klune
11. Once Upon a December, by Amy E. Reichert
12. The Song of Achilles, by Madeline Miller
13. Daisy Jones and the Six, by Taylor Jenkins Reid
14. Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens
15. The Priory of the Orange Tree, by Samantha Shannon
16. The Glass Hotel, by Emily St. John Mandel
17. The Court of Thorn and Roses, by Sarah J. Maas
18. The Sentence, by Louise Erdrich
19. Leonard and Hungry Paul, by Rónán Hession
20. The Thursday Night Murder Club, by Richard Osman
21. The Drifter, by Nick Petrie
22. The Harlem Shuffle, by Colson Whitehead
23. The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches, by Sangu Mandanna
24. Bunny, by Mona Awad
25. The Parable of the Sower, by Octavia E. Butler
26. The Personal Librarian, by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray
27. The Vanishing Half, by Brit Bennett
28. My Year of Rest and Relaxation, by Ottessa Moshfegh
29. The Witches of Moonshyne Manor, by Bianca Marais
30. Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel
31. It Starts with Us, by Colleen Hoover
32. The Anomaly, by Herve Le Tellier
33. A Deadly Education, by Naomi Novik
34. The Lost Apothecary, by Sarah Penner
35. All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthon Doerr
36. The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois, by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers
37. A Little Life, by Hanya Yanagihara
38. Still Life, by Sarah Winman
39. Cold Clay, by Juneau Black
40. Shadows of the Wind, by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Paperback Nonfiction:
1. Brewtown Tales, by John Gurda
2. The Book of Delights, by Ross Gay
3. Braiding Sweetgrass, by Robin Wall Kimmerer
4. Educated, by Tara Westover
5. Life in Short, by Dasha Kelly Hamilton
6. The Body Keeps the Score, by Bessel van der Kolk
7. Entangled Life, by Merlin Sheldrake
8. Giannis, by Mirin Fader
9. Owning Grief, by Gael Garbarino Cullen
10. Heart Speak, by Sherrill Knezel
11. Growing Up Little Chute, by John Van Lieshout
12. The Fran Lebowitz Reader, by Fran Lebowitz
13. Fuzz, by Mary Roach
14. The History of Milwaukee Drag, by BJ Daniels and Michail Takach
15. Mushrooms of the Upper Midwest, by Teresa Marrone
16. The Milwaukeean, by Joey Grihalva and Klassik
17. Evicted, by Matthew Desmond
18. A Voyage Long and Strange, by Tony Horwitz
19. The Invention of Nature, by Andrea Wulf
20. Tacky, by Rax King
21. Killers of the Flower Moon, by David Grann
22. Walking Milwaukee, by Royal Vrevvaxling and Molly Snyder
23. New York Times Cooking No-Recipe Recipes, by Sam Sifton
24. Voices of Milwaukee Bronzeville, by Sandra E. Jones
25. The Invisible Child, by Andrea Elliott
26. Cream City Chronicles, by John Gurda
27. The Icepick Surgeon, by Sam Kean
28. The Splendid and the Vile, by Erik Larson
29. There Is No Backstage, by Linda Stephens
30. All That She Carried, by Tiya Miles

Books for Kids:
1. All Are Neighbors, by Alexandra Penfold, illustrations by Suzanne Kaufman
2. A Rover's Story, by Jasmine Warga
3. Believe in Yourself, by by Marc Brown
4. Our World of Dumplings, by Francie Dekker, illustrated by Sarah Ung
5. Construction Site: Farming Strong, All Year Long, by Sherri Duskey Rinker, illustrations by AG Ford
6. The Greatest in the World, by Ben Clanton
7. Chez Bob, by Bob Shea
8. Shot Clock, by Caron Butler, illustrations by Justin A. Reynolds
9. Moving to Mars, by Stef Wade, illustrations by Erin Talor
10. Fierce, by Aly Raisman
11. Lulu and Rocky in Milwaukee, by Barbara Joosse, illustrations by Renée Graef
12. Scattered Showers, by Rainbow Rowell
13. I Love You as Big as Wisconsin, by Rose Rossner, illustrations Joanne Partiss
14. The Weight of Blood, by Tiffany D. Jackson
15. First Cat in Space Ate Pizza, by Mac Barnett, illustrations by Shawn Harris
16. Stuntboy: In the Meantime, by Jason Reynolds, illustrations by Raul the Third
17. The Truth About Mrs. Claus, by Meena Harris
18. I Must Betray You, by Ruta Septys
19. Other Words for Home, by Jasmine Warga
20. Best Wishes, by Sarah Mlynowski
21. The Ogress and the Orphans, by Kelly Barnhill
22. Heartstopper V1, by Alice Oseman
23. Peekaboo Sun, by Camilla Reid, with illustratios by Ingela Arrhenius
24. Turtle in a Tree, by Neesha Hudson
25. Narwhal, Unicorn of the Sea, by Ben Clanton
26. Ain't Burned All the Bright, by Jason Reynolds, Jason Griffin
27. Remarkably Ruby, by Terri Libenson
28. Firekeeper's Daughter, Angeline Boulley
29. The Snowy Day board book, by Ezra Jack Keats
30. Operation Do Over, by Gordon Korman
31. A Place for Pluto, by Stef Wade, illustrations by Melanie Demmer
32. Heartstopper V4, by Alice Oseman
33. Cat Kid Comic Club: On Purpose V3, by Dav Pilkey
34. Farmhouse, by Sophie Blackall
35. A Good Girl's Guide to Murder, by Holly Jackson
36. Love Radio, by Ebony Ladelle
37. What Feelings Do When No One's Looking, by Tina Oziewicz, illustrations by Aleksandra Zajac
38. Green Is for Christmas, by Drew Daywalt, illustrations by Oliver Jeffers
39. Noodle and the No Bones Day, by Jonathan Graziano, illustrations by Dan Tavis
40. The Three Billy Goats Gruff, by Mac Barnett, illustrations by Jon Klassen

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