1 hr 19 min

The Re-Read: Our 2022 favourites Better Words

    • Books

It's our favourite episode of the year – our favourite books, films, TV and audio of the year. Thank you for joining us in 2022 and supporting our wonderful authors.
We've started a Substack for Better Words to give you extra mini recommendations each month outside of our podcast episodes. Come join us!
You can also find us Storygraph: Michelle and Caitlin.
Season 10 (can you BELIEVE?!) will be in your ears in a few months.
We're keeping recommendations brief. If we've featured or discussed the book before, we'll link to the episode.
We'll mark any PR/review copies with *
Adult fiction
Caitlin:
Babel by R.F. Kuang*All My Mothers by Joanna Glen* (original rec)The Seven Skins of Esther Wilding by Holly Ringland*
Michelle:
Girl Friends by Holly Bourne Cat Lady by Dawn O'PorterYinka, Where is Your Huzband? by Lizzie Damilola Blackburn* (interview)
Young Adult
Caitlin:
Libby Lawrence is Good at Pretending by Jodi McAlister* (interview)The Cult of Romance by Sarah Ayoub* (interview)August and Jones by Pip Harry* (interview)
Michelle:
Unnecessary Drama by Nina Kenwood* (interview)Blood to Poison by Mary Watson* (interview)Sugar by Carly Nugent* (interview)
Non-fiction
Caitlin:
How to Be Perfect by Mike Schur Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing by Matthew PerryI'm Glad My Mom Died by Jeanette McCurdy
Michelle:
Why Did You Stay? by Rebecca Humphries (read my Substack review)Redhanded: An Exploration of Criminals, Cannibals, Cults, and What Makes a Killer Tick by Suruthi Bala and Hannah McGuireParsnips, Buttered by Joe Lycett
Favourite cover
Caitlin: Tiny Uncertain Miracles by Michelle Johnston
Michelle: The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex
The hype read
Caitlin: Book Lovers by Emily Henry
Michelle: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins-Reid
The book we recommend to each other
Caitlin: I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jeanette McCurdy
Michelle: All Our Hidden Gifts by Caroline O'Donohue
The new release we want to read
Caitlin: Love & Autism by Kay Kerr
Michelle: The Vintage Shop of Second...

It's our favourite episode of the year – our favourite books, films, TV and audio of the year. Thank you for joining us in 2022 and supporting our wonderful authors.
We've started a Substack for Better Words to give you extra mini recommendations each month outside of our podcast episodes. Come join us!
You can also find us Storygraph: Michelle and Caitlin.
Season 10 (can you BELIEVE?!) will be in your ears in a few months.
We're keeping recommendations brief. If we've featured or discussed the book before, we'll link to the episode.
We'll mark any PR/review copies with *
Adult fiction
Caitlin:
Babel by R.F. Kuang*All My Mothers by Joanna Glen* (original rec)The Seven Skins of Esther Wilding by Holly Ringland*
Michelle:
Girl Friends by Holly Bourne Cat Lady by Dawn O'PorterYinka, Where is Your Huzband? by Lizzie Damilola Blackburn* (interview)
Young Adult
Caitlin:
Libby Lawrence is Good at Pretending by Jodi McAlister* (interview)The Cult of Romance by Sarah Ayoub* (interview)August and Jones by Pip Harry* (interview)
Michelle:
Unnecessary Drama by Nina Kenwood* (interview)Blood to Poison by Mary Watson* (interview)Sugar by Carly Nugent* (interview)
Non-fiction
Caitlin:
How to Be Perfect by Mike Schur Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing by Matthew PerryI'm Glad My Mom Died by Jeanette McCurdy
Michelle:
Why Did You Stay? by Rebecca Humphries (read my Substack review)Redhanded: An Exploration of Criminals, Cannibals, Cults, and What Makes a Killer Tick by Suruthi Bala and Hannah McGuireParsnips, Buttered by Joe Lycett
Favourite cover
Caitlin: Tiny Uncertain Miracles by Michelle Johnston
Michelle: The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex
The hype read
Caitlin: Book Lovers by Emily Henry
Michelle: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins-Reid
The book we recommend to each other
Caitlin: I'm Glad My Mom Died by Jeanette McCurdy
Michelle: All Our Hidden Gifts by Caroline O'Donohue
The new release we want to read
Caitlin: Love & Autism by Kay Kerr
Michelle: The Vintage Shop of Second...

1 hr 19 min