2022 Barnes & Noble Book of the Year

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Lessons in Chemistry (B&N Book of the Year)

by Bonnie Garmus

Lessons in Chemistry (B&N Book of the Year)

by Bonnie Garmus

Our booksellers are most proud to make Lessons in Chemistry the 2022 Barnes & Noble Book of the Year. This blockbuster debut is not only charming, funny, and whip-smart but proves that life, like science, is unpredictable.

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2022 B&N Speculative Fiction Book Award

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Babel: Or, The Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators' Revolution (B&N Speculative Fiction Book Award Winner)

by R. F. Kuang

Babel: Or, The Necessity of Violence: An Arcane History of the Oxford Translators' Revolution (B&N Speculative Fiction Book Award Winner)

by R. F. Kuang

Barnes & Noble is proud to present the inaugural Speculative Fiction Book Award to R. F. Kuang's Babel, a dark academia standalone that's smart, witty and terrifying—the type of book you can't stop reading and can't stop recommending!

"The Cloisters" by Katy Hays

The Secret History meets Ninth House in this sinister, atmospheric novel following a circle of researchers as they uncover a mysterious deck of tarot cards and shocking secrets in New York’s famed Met Cloisters.

The Secret History meets Ninth House in this sinister, atmospheric novel following a circle of researchers as they uncover a mysterious deck of tarot cards and shocking secrets in New York’s famed Met Cloisters.

This Month's Pick: The Stolen Book of Evelyn Aubrey

Rich in atmosphere and emotion, The Stolen Book of Evelyn Aubrey tells the story of literary secrets, a family curse and the lengths women will go to take charge of their future.

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Rich in atmosphere and emotion, The Stolen Book of Evelyn Aubrey tells the story of literary secrets, a family curse and the lengths women will go to take charge of their future.

Check out our previous Fiction Monthly Picks for more great reads!