Novel Conversations 2022 Recap

Our annual recap featuring the top books and authors checked out by users of our Novel Conversations program, a free lending library for book clubs.

Without further ado, the book that Novel Conversations users checked out most in 2022 was The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein.

This 2008 bestseller was the top pick for our book clubs in 2022. Garth Stein’s book is narrated by Enzo the dog as he recollects moments from his life and muses on family, love and hope.

These titles were the next 10 most requested book kits after our top title. Check out what our clubs are reading!

Top row: Becoming by Michelle Obama, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, The Bookshop of Yesterdays by Amy Meyerson, The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

Bottom row: The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton, Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng, An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman, World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

These authors were the top-10 requested authors in our collection this year!

Top row: Celeste Ng, David Baldacci, Toni Morrison, Liane Moriarty, Agatha Christie

Bottom row: Khaled Hosseini, Sandra Dallas, Kristin Hannah, James Patterson, Barbara Kingsolver


Check out your books for 2023 here!

Novel Conversations is a free statewide lending library, loaning more than 900 titles, primarily fiction and biography, to reading and discussion groups all over Indiana, free of charge.