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Joshua Whiting

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My Reading in 2022 (reading updates)

Below is a running list of books I’ve read in 2022, with my current reads listed at the top.

You can find a list of links to articles, essays, poems, and other shorter works I’m reading [here], and you can find all of my reading updates [here].


Moonwalking [29%]

by Zetta Elliot and Lyn Miller-Lachmann

[currently reading - started on 2022.08.19]

Nightcrawling [28%]

by Leila Mottley

[currently reading - started on 2022.08.18]

The Hobbit [92%]

by J.R.R. Tolkien

[currently reading to my son - started on 2022.06.unknown]

A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers [39%]

by Henry David Thoreau

[currently reading - started reading on 2022.06.01]


by Lauren Myracle

[read from 2022.08.17 to 2022.08.18]

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out

by Susan Kuklin

[read from 2022.08.15 to 2022.08.16]



by Ellen Hopkins

[read from 2022.08.12 to 2022.08.14]


The Black Flamingo

by Dean Atta

[read from 2022.07.29 to 2022.07.31]

33⅓. 9, Unknown Pleasures

by Chris Ott

[read from 2022.07.10 to 2022.07.11]

ain’t burned all the bright

written by jason reynolds, artwork by jason griffin

[read on 2022.07.09]


by Alice Oseman

[read from 2022.06.29 to 2022.07.09]

Heartstopper. Volume 4

written and illustrated by Alice Oseman

[read on 2022.07.07]

The Beatryce Prophecy

written by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Sophie Blackall

[read the first half to both of my children, the second half to only my son after they got separate rooms - read from 2022.unknown - 2022.06.04]

Melissa (formerly published as George)

by Alex Gino

[read on 2022.05.22]

Seek You: A Journey Through American Loneliness

written and illustrated by Kristen Radtke

[read from 2022.05.12 - 2022.05.14]

Heartstopper. Volume 3

written and illustrated by Alice Oseman

[read on 2022.05.unknown]

Heartstopper. Volume 2

written and illustrated by Alice Oseman

[read on 2022.04.unknown]

Last Night at the Telegraph Club

by Malinda Lo

[read on 2022.03.28]

Heartstopper. Volume 1

written and illustrated by Alice Oseman

[read on 2022.03.28]

Moon Witch, Spider King

by Marlon James

[read from 2022.02.16 - 2022.03.05]

A Snake Falls to Earth

by Darcie Little Badger

[read from 2022.02.02 - 2022.02.11]

Beyond the Mapped Stars

by Rosalyn Eves

[read from 2021.12.27 - 2022.12.29]

Me (Moth)

by Amber McBride

[read from 2021.12.unknown - 2022.12.27]

[A gallery and history of stand-alone reading updates and notes follows.]

[I’m also going to start messing around with Goodreads again because I actually know people there.]

On Reading Updates

Posted: 2022.07.02

I’ve explored a lot of alternatives, but I’m going to continue with posting bespoke reading updates here; I’m also going to try and get back to sharing updates on Goodreads again.

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