Amazon’s Best of the Year (So Far) has announced “The Amazon Editors’ Best Books of 2022 So Far,” with an overall Top 20 and numerous category lists.

Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel (Knopf) and The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi (Tor) both made the Top 20.

Sea of Tranquility is their “pick for the best science fiction and fantasy book of the year so far.” The rest of the SF/Fantasy list is:

  • The Final Strife, Saara El-Arifi (Del Rey)
  • The Kaiju Preservation Society, John Scalzi (Tor)
  • The Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty Computer, Janelle Monáe, ed. (HarperVoyager)
  • Siren Queen, Nghi Vo (Tordotcom)
  • Daughter of the Moon Goddess, Sue Lynn Tan (HarperVoyager)
  • Ordinary Monsters, J.M. Miro (Flatiron)
  • In the Shadow of Lightning, Brian McClellan (Tor)
  • The Starless Crown, James Rollins (Tor)
  • Where the Drowned Girls Go, Seanan McGuire (Tordotcom)
  • Moon Witch, Spider King, Marlon James (Riverhead)
  • Eyes of the Void, Adrian Tchaikovsky (Orbit)
  • Goliath, Tochi Onyebuchi (Tordotcom)
  • The Atlas Six, Olivie Blake (Tor)
  • All the Seas of the World, Guy Gavriel Kay (Berkley)
  • Mickey7, Edward Ashton (St. Martin’s)
  • How High We Go in the Dark, Sequoia Nagamatsu (Morrow)
  • When Women Were Dragons, Kelly Barnhill (Doubleday)
  • Hide, Kiersten White (Del Rey
  • Book of Night, Holly Black (Tor)

For more, including all the selections in a dozen categories, visit their site.

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