The Best YA Books of 2022

by Laura Lambert

Photography by Seana Williamson

Looking back at 2022, you’ll find plenty of reading inspiration. Consider this your whirlwind guide to the YA thrillers, coming-of-age tales, budding first-time romances, wildly imaginative fantasy, and riveting historical fiction you may have missed in 2022. Here are the most buzz-worthy young adult books of the year.