Plus, the most popular new books on Likewise✨
|Cheers, there! We asked, you voted, and we have a winner! Plus, we combed through our data to find the 10 most popular new books on Likewise this year.|
|The Likewise Choice Awards Book of the Year|
|The votes are in: Jennette McCurdy’s darkly funny, visceral memoir is the winner of this year’s Likewise Choice Awards. Likewise user Toni Rechlicz says, “I loved everything about this book. I couldn’t put it down. Jennette’s writing style is fantastic. Her ability to find humor in a very unhumorous situation is remarkable.” And Likewise user Jamilah agrees: “Wow. The honesty. The rawness. The sorrow. There’s so much emotion evoked reading this memoir…it’s definitely worth the hype.”|
|I’m Glad My Mom Died |
|Jennette McCurdy, star of Disney series iCarly, recounts her complicated relationship with her abusive mother and the dark details of her life as a child actor.|
|Top 10 New Books of the Year on Likewise|
|Guess The Writer|
- The lyrics of an Avett Brothers song inspired this writer’s self-published first novel.
- Before she quit to become a full-time author, she was a social worker.
- She had 16 books appear simultaneously on the USA Today bestseller list this year.
|Answer in footer|
Celeste Ng’s near-future dystopian novel about a boy on a quest to find his missing mother is on 13 best of the year lists, including the Washington Post, USA Today, NPR, Los Angeles Times, and more.
|Our Missing Hearts |
|In a near-future United States—where children are taken from parents who are accused of being un-American—12-year-old Bird undertakes a desperate journey to find his missing mother.|
|The Big Debut|
One of both Time and People’s Top Ten Books of 2022, Jonathan Escoffery’s family story is one of the most popular debuts of the year. The Today Show called it “breathtaking,” and it appears on best of the year lists from the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, NPR and many, many others.
|If I Survive You |
|Escoffery’s linked short story collection follows a Jamaican American family through immigration, Hurricane Andrew, and the 2008 recession as they navigate their relationships with their adopted home and each other.|
|Guess the Writer Answer |
|2022 was the year of Colleen Hoover, whose books sold more copies (over 8.6 million) than the Bible this year.|
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