15 book reviews of 2022 that garnered 5 stars

ArtsHub's team of reviewers offer their top reads of 2022.

We’ve trawled back through every book ArtsHub has covered this year to present you with the titles that most impressed our reviewers. The list is eclectic, and includes YA, literary and crime fiction, as well as essays, memoir and National Geographic photos.

Daisy & Woolf by Michelle Cahill

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Thuy On is Reviews Editor of ArtsHub and an arts journalist, critic and poet who’s written for a range of publications including The Guardian, The Saturday Paper, Sydney Review of Books, The Australian, The Age/SMH and Australian Book Review. She was the books editor of The Big issue for 8 years. Her debut, a collection of poetry called Turbulence, came out in 2020 and was released by University of Western Australia Publishing (UWAP). Her second collection, Decadence, was published in July 2022, also by UWAP. Her third book, Essence, will be published in 2025. Twitter: @thuy_on Instagram: poemsbythuy