With sto­ries on music, stolen art, com­pli­cat­ed roman­tic entan­gel­ments, and friend­ship abroad, 2022 has been a year filled with engross­ing books and cap­ti­vat­ing char­ac­ters. Check out the ten reviews that our read­ers read the most this past year below. (And you can read The 10 Most Pop­u­lar PB Dai­ly Sto­ries of 2022″ to round out your win­ter reading!)

Woman on Fire by Lisa Barr

The Beau­ty Queen of Jerusalem by Sar­it Yishai-Levi, trans­lat­ed by Antho­ny Berris

The Thread Col­lec­tors: A Nov­el by Alyson Rich­man and Shaunna Edwards

Simona is the Jew­ish Book Coun­cil’s man­ag­ing edi­tor of dig­i­tal con­tent and mar­ket­ing. She grad­u­at­ed from Sarah Lawrence Col­lege with a con­cen­tra­tion in Eng­lish and His­to­ry and stud­ied abroad in India and Eng­land. Pri­or to the JBC she worked at Oxford Uni­ver­si­ty Press. Her writ­ing has been fea­tured in LilithThe Nor­mal School, Dig­ging through the Fat, and oth­er pub­li­ca­tions. She holds an MFA in fic­tion from The New School.