6 Best Selling Fiction Books in 2022 So Far!

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Hey bookworms! For today’s blog post I thought it would be fun to take a look at some of the current best-selling fiction books, their popularity based on best-selling lists, and their average GoodReads rating thus far! I will disclaim this by saying I couldn’t find an order of the top 6, I simply found a list and chose which books and authors sounded most intriguing to share with you! Who’s excited to reveal these 6 insanely talented authors and their extremely successful books? Let’s get started!

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Run, Rose, Run by James Patterson and Dolly Parton

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This southern thriller was released on March 7, 2022, debuted at #1 on the NY Times best-selling list during the first week of April 2022 and is #5 on Amazon this week. The average rating on GoodReads is 4.09 by 14,000 readers.

“Every song tells a story. She’s a star on the rise, singing about the hard life behind her. She’s also on the run. Find a future, lose a past. Nashville is where she’s come to claim her destiny. It’s also where the darkness she’s fled might find her. And destroy her.”



Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel

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This historical/science fiction was released on April 5, 2022, debuted at #1 on the NY Times best-selling list for this week of April 2022 and is #14 on Amazon this week. The average rating on GoodReads is 4.34 by 4,500 readers.

“A novel of art, time, love, and plague that takes the reader from Vancouver Island in 1912 to a dark colony on the moon three hundred years later, unfurling a story of humanity across centuries and space.”


The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley

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This thriller was released on February 22, 2022, debuted at #1 on the NY Times best-selling list during the second week of March and is #13 on Amazon this week. The average rating on GoodReads is 3.72 by 60,000 readers.

“From the NY Times bestselling author of The Guest List comes a new locked room mystery, set in a Paris apartment building in which every resident has something to hide…”


It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

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This romance was released on August 2, 2016, it was #1 on the NY Times best-selling list in January 2022, has been on NY Times’ best-selling list for 42 weeks, and is #5 on Amazon this week. The average rating on GoodReads is 4.43 by 985,000 readers.

“Sometimes it is the one who loves you who hurts you the most. As questions about her new relationship overwhelm her, so do thoughts of Atlas Corrigan — her first love and a link to the past she left behind. He was her kindred spirit, her protector. When Atlas suddenly reappears, everything Lily has built with Ryle is threatened.”


The Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn

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This historical fiction was released on March 29, 2022, debuted at #1 on the NY Times best-selling list during the first week of April 2022, and is #1 on Amazon this week. The average rating on GoodReads is 4.42 by 4,500 readers.

“The New York Times bestselling author of The Rose Code returns with an unforgettable World War II tale of a quiet bookworm who becomes history’s deadliest female sniper. Based on a true story. Based on a true story, The Diamond Eye is a haunting novel of heroism born of desperation, of a mother who became a soldier, of a woman who found her place in the world and changed the course of history forever.”


One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle

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This contemporary fiction was released on March 1, 2022, and debuted at #1 on the NY Times best-selling list the first week of March 2022. The average rating on GoodReads is 3.78 by 17,000 readers.

“The NY Times bestselling author of In 5 Years returns with a beautiful story about a mother-daughter relationship. A 30-year-old married woman from Los Angeles, finding herself adrift after her mother’s death, travels to Italy on a long-awaited vacation they had planned to take together.”

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Conclusion


As an employee at Indigo Books, I can confidently say that this list makes a lot of sense! The number of people who ask me for these books, or tell me their friends and family recommended them, makes me believe that these truly are some of the best-selling books currently! All of these books are by such talented authors, and clearly, readers are enjoying them too based on their positive ratings and reviews!


I just recently read It Ends With Us, and I’m currently reading One Italian Summer, and I have no doubts or concerns as to why these two are on the list! I can’t wait to eventually read Sea of Tranquility and The Paris Apartment, as these are the only other two books out of the six that I want to read! Comment down below any other popular books you know of, or if any of these books are on your TBR! Thank you so much for reading today’s blog post bookworms!