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10 Best Books Of February 2022 | Top 10 Books From February 2022

10 Best Books Of February 2022 | Top 10 Books From February 2022

Here is a list of the best books that were released into the book world in February 2022!

Bitter by Akwaeke Emezi

10 Best Books Of February 2022 - Bitter by Akwaeke Emezi
10 Best Books Of February 2022 – Bitter by Akwaeke Emezi

A dark academia book by the celebrated author Emezi, this is the story of a young Black girl attending a prestigious university. Though she is happy inside her bubble, there is tumult and racial justice outside it. She and her friends must brave through it, and play their own part in furthering the legacy of their cultural and racial heritage.

The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley

Top 10 Books From February 2022 - The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley
Top 10 Books From February 2022 – The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley

After the humongous success of Foley’s 2020 book, her newest book lives to the hype. Here, Jess shifts to her half brother’s Parisian home to turn a new leaf over. But when she realizes he has disappeared, and the plush apartment doesn’t add up to his salary, she realizes something is amiss. So she turns detective and goes in search of her brother.

The Books of Jacob by Olga Tokarczuk

The Books of Jacob by Olga Tokarczuk
The Books of Jacob by Olga Tokarczuk

The celebrated Nobel laureate delivers another hit with this. This time, it is about a mysterious Jew who changes his identity and appears in a village in Poland. From here, he switches his identity to different faiths every once a while, amassing new followers every time. This is a saga of religious diversity and individual identity.

Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson

10 Best Books Of February 2022 - Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson
10 Best Books Of February 2022 – Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson

In this family saga, we follow two siblings who discover that they have inherited a whole ton of wealth from their late mother. This prompts them to trace the origin of this wealth, leading to astonishing family secrets and sensitive revelations that bring the two together.

Pure Colour by Sheila Heti

Top 10 Books From February 2022 - Pure Colour by Sheila Heti
Top 10 Books From February 2022 – Pure Colour by Sheila Heti

In this very original novel with literary fantasy elements, a metafiction account of the first draft of creation ensues. It is now ready to be torn apart, but not before it reveals to us the story of a singular woman – Mira. Mira leaves home to study, meets Annie, has fascinating things happen to herself as a result, becomes a leaf, deals with the boredom of leafy existence and more in this weird and eccentric book.

Vladimir by Julia May Jonas

Vladimir by Julia May Jonas
Vladimir by Julia May Jonas

This masterful debut tells the story of an English professor, who finds herself in the midst of a vortex of emotional confusion. Basically, her former students revolt against her professor husband, disrupting both their marital life and their careers in the small town. This book is riveting and very literary in both its stylistics and content.

The Swimmers by Julie Otsuka

10 Best Books Of February 2022 - The Swimmers by Julie Otsuka
10 Best Books Of February 2022 – The Swimmers by Julie Otsuka

In this eccentric novel set in a novel space, swimmers meet each other only at the pool and never talk. But a crack at the bottom of the pool forces them to talk. Amidst this, we look at the life of Alice, who is slowly but surely losing her memory. Her daughter narrates the story of her life, and her decline into the world of confusion and unknowingness.

Heiresses by Laura Thompson

Top 10 Books From February 2022 - Heiresses by Laura Thompson
Top 10 Books From February 2022 – Heiresses by Laura Thompson

The inheritors of extraordinary wealth always seem distant from reality and dreamlike. But with this remarkable book, Thompson brings these women, including Barbara Hutton, Consuelo Vanderbilt and Nancy Cunard to life. Thompson portrays them with lifelike precision– their joys, sorrows and ways they redefined womanhood.

Joan is Okay by Weike Wang

Joan is Okay by Weike Wang
Joan is Okay by Weike Wang

This contemporary novel follows the life of a Chinese American doctor in New York whose life goes awry when her mother visits her. A  personal and professional crisis throws her into turmoil, and a health care disaster snowballs into something much bigger. This book is touching and poignant but also witty and hilarious.

The Method by Isaac Butler

10 Best Books Of February 2022 - The Method by Isaac Butler
10 Best Books Of February 2022 – The Method by Isaac Butler

If you’re even a little familiar with the world of acting and drama, you’ll know how big of a thing method acting is. In this wondrous non fiction book, Butler breaks it down and explains what it exactly is, using the extended example of Stanislavsky. He also talks about the impact Stanislavsky had on the twentieth century actors and directors.

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