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The Best Young Adult Books Of 2022

Heart-pounding mysteries, lyrical retellings, laugh-out-loud romances, and many more young adult books that captured our hearts this year.

BuzzFeed Books editors and contributors reveal some of the most impactful, thoughtful, and entertaining young adult novels released in 2022. You can find our entire list of selections below.

1. All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir

2. Bloodmarked by Tracey Deonn

3. Hollow Fires by Samira Ahmed

4. Gallant by V.E. Schwab

5. A Scatter of Light by Malinda Lo

6. Beating Heart Baby by Lio Min

7. The Girl Who Fell Beneath The Sea by Axie Oh

8. The Weight of Blood by Tiffany D. Jackson

9. The Life and Crimes of Hoodie Rosen by Isaac Blum

10. The Sunbearer Trials by Aiden Thomas

11. See You Yesterday by Rachel Lynn Solomon

12. Everyone Hates Kelsie Miller by Meredith Ireland

13. Sense & Second-Degree Murder by Tirzah Price

14. Some Mistakes Were Made by Kristin Dwyer

15. The Summer of Bitter and Sweet by Jen Ferguson

16. How to Excavate a Heart by Jake Maia Arlow

17. Self-Made Boys by Anna-Marie McLemore

18. I'm The Girl by Courtney Summers

19. We Deserve Monuments by Jas Hammonds

20. Nine Liars by Maureen Johnson

21. Nothing Burns as Bright as You by Ashley Woodfolk

22. She Gets the Girl by Alyson Derrick and Rachael Lippincott

23. One for All by Lillie Lainoff

24. Man O' War by Cory McCarthy

25. This Rebel Heart by Katherine Locke

26. The Ghosts of Rose Hill by R.M. Romero

27. Home Field Advantage by Dahlia Adler

28. If You Could See the Sun by Ann Liang

29. The Drowned Woods by Emily Lloyd-Jones

30. From Dust, A Flame by Rebecca Podos

31. Lakelore by Anna-Marie McLemore

32. M is for Monster by Talia Dutton

33. TJ Powar Has Something to Prove by Jesmeen Kaur Deo

34. Squire by Sara Alfageeh and Nadia Shammas

35. Valiant Ladies by Melissa Grey

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