Favorite YA Books of 2022

Today is all about sharing my favorite Young Adult books of 2022! I’ve somewhat lessened my YA reading over the past few years, but most of the YA I am picking up these days are such quality reads! I shared my favorite books of 2022, including a wide range of contemporary romance & adult fiction, earlier this week.

My Top 5 YA Books of 2022: All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir, I Kissed Shara Wheeler by Casey McQuiston, Rivals (American Royals #3) by Katharine McGee, The Life & Crimes of Hoodie Rosen by Isaac Blum, & See You Yesterday by Rachel Lynn Solomon

What are your favorite YA books of 2022? Have you read any of the books above? Share in the comments!

2022 Most Anticipated Releases: YA Edition

As I’ve been writing & researching for my 2022 most anticipated releases, I have been really enjoying scouring Goodreads, Instagram, and book blogs to gain some insight on the Young Adult books coming out in 2022. Although contemporary romance has become my favorite genre over the years – I shared my most anticipated 2022 contemporary romance & adult fiction releases on Monday-, I am still often in the mood for a good YA contemporary (or royal-inspired read or historical fiction or fantasy). SO many of my favorite YA authors are coming out with new books in 2022! 

When You Get the Chance by Emma Lord | RD: January 4

I have basically been anticipating Emma Lord’s 2022 YA release, When You Get the Chance, since it was announced – I’m SO excited for this Mamma Mia meets Broadway inspired read!

I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys | RD:February 1st

I am a huge fan of Ruta Sepetys’ YA historical fiction books, as they are always so well-written and extremely well-researched and often center around a neglected or forgotten about part of history. I Must Betray You is set in 1989 Romania, following a teen who is forced by the secret police to provide the dictatorship with information about everyone & everything he knows and loves.  

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