Amazon Best Books of 2022

Amazon has released their complete list of the Best Books of 2022. The Best Science Fiction & Fantasy include two works that also are in the overall top 20, Stephen King’s Fairy Tale and Emily St. John Mandel’s Sea of Tranquility.


  1. Fairy Tale by Stephen King
  2. Sea of Tranquility: A novel by Emily St. John Mandel
  3. The Atlas Six (Atlas Series, 1) by Olivie Blake
  4. The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi
  5. The Measure: A Novel by Nikki Erlick
  6. Daughter of the Moon Goddess: A Novel (Celestial Kingdom, 1) by Sue Lynn Tan
  7. Book of Night by Holly Black
  8. The Starless Crown (Moonfall, 1) by James Rollins
  9. Other Birds: A Novel by Sarah Addison Allen
  10. How High We Go in the Dark: A Novel by Sequoia Nagamatsu
  11. Babel: Or the Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators’ Revolution by R. F Kuang
  12. When Women Were Dragons: A Novel by Kelly Barnhill
  13. All the Seas of the World by Guy Gavriel Kay
  14. Spells for Forgetting: A Novel by Adrienne Young
  15. The Book Eaters by Sunyi Dean
  16. The Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty Computer by Janelle Monáe
  17. Siren Queen by Nghi Vo
  18. The Final Strife: A Novel (The Ending Fire Trilogy) by Saara El-Arifi
  19. The Mountain in the Sea: A Novel by Ray Nayler
  20. The Lost Metal: A Mistborn Novel (The Mistborn Saga, 7) by Brandon Sanderson

The 20 Best Books of the Year are led by Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin as the top pick.


1. Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, by Gabrielle Zevin
2. Solito, by Javier Zamora
3. Stolen Focus, by Johann Hari
4. Fairy Tale, by Stephen King
5. Horse, by Geraldine Brooks
6. Carrie Soto Is Back, by Taylor Jenkins Reid
7. Demon Copperhead, by Barbara Kingsolver
8. Our Missing Hearts, by Celeste Ng
9. The Escape Artist, by Jonathan Freedland
10. City on Fire, by Don Winslow
11. Lessons in Chemistry, by Bonnie Garmus
12. Sea of Tranquility, by Emily St. John Mandel
13. I’m Glad My Mom Died, by Jennette McCurdy

Amazon Best Books of 2021: Science Fiction and Fantasy

The Amazon editors have announced their picks for the Best Books of the Year, and named Andy Weir’s Project Hail Mary as the best science fiction and fantasy book of 2021.

Both Weir’s book and Klara and the Sun: A novel by Kazuo Ishiguro also made Amazon’s overall Top 20 Books of the Year list.

The 20 books on Amazon’s list of Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of 2021 as ranked by the editors are:

  1. Project Hail Mary: A Novel by Andy Weir
  2. A Court of Silver Flames (A Court of Thorns and Roses Book 4) by Sarah J. Maas
  3. The Crown of Gilded Bones (Blood And Ash Series Book 3) by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  4. Leviathan Falls (The Expanse Book 9) by James S. A. Corey
  5. The Extinction Trials by A.G. Riddle
  6. Klara and the Sun: A novel by Kazuo Ishiguro
  7. The Last Graduate: A Novel (The Scholomance Book 2) by Naomi Novik
  8. Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune
  9. Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao
  10. Fugitive Telemetry (The Murderbot Diaries Book 6) by Martha Wells
  11. A Desolation Called Peace (Teixcalaan Book 2) by Arkady Martine
  12. A Psalm for the Wild-Built (Monk & Robot Book 1) by Becky Chambers
  13. The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman
  14. The Last Watch (The Divide Series Book 1) by J. S. Dewes
  15. A Master of Djinn: a novel (Dead Djinn Universe Book 1) by P. Djèlí Clark
  16. Lore by Alexandra Bracken
  17. Constance by Matthew FitzSimmons
  18. You Sexy Thing by Cat Rambo
  19. The Unbroken (Magic of the Lost Book 1) by C. L. Clark
  20. Appleseed: A Novel by Matt Bell