Lists and Suggestions for Teens

List: Best Books of 2022: Teen Reads

Blum, Isaac, author.

Hoodie Rosen's life isn't that bad. Sure, his entire Orthodox Jewish community has just p... More

Chima, Cinda Williams, author.

Ever since Ragnarok, the human realm of the Midlands has been bereft of magic, and most lead lives o... More

Jackson, Tiffany D., author.

When Springville residents--at least the ones still alive--are questioned about what happened on pro... More

Katouh, Zoulfa, author.

Salama Kassab was a pharmacy student when the cries for freedom broke out in Syria. She still had he... More

La Sala, Ryan, author.

Mars has always been the lesser twin, the shadow to his sister Caroline's radiance. But when C... More

McQuiston, Casey, author.

After seventeen-year-olds Chloe and Shara, Chloe's rival for valedictorian, kiss, Shara vanishe... More

Schrefer, Eliot, 1978- author.

A research-based exploration of queer behavior in different animal species is interspersed with per... More

Silvera, Adam, 1990- author.

In this prequel to #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon, They Both Die at the End, two new stra... More

Thomas, Aiden, author.

Only the most powerful and honorable semidioses get chosen. I'm just a Jade. I'm not a re... More

Stirling, Danie, author, artist.

Ray, a young seer struggling with her powers, discovers first love and friendship in her town'... More

Smith, Tommie, 1944- author.

A groundbreaking and timely graphic memoir from one of the most iconic figures in American sports-a... More

Jackson, Kosoko, author.

A high school junior teams up with a hacker during a police brutality protest to shut down a device... More

Reynolds, Jason, author.

A smash up of art and text that viscerally captures what it is to be Black. In America. Right Now. ... More

Ahmed, Samira (Fiction writer), author.

After discovering the body of fourteen-year-old Jawad Ali in Jackson Park, seventeen-year-old journa... More

Ferguson, Jenny, 1985- author.

Lou has enough confusion in front of her this summer. She'll be working in her family's ic... More

Shammas, Nadia, author.

From two incredible rising talents comes the fantasy graphic novel Molly Knox Ostertag calls "i... More

Hanna Alkaf, author.

Fifteen-year-old Najwa Bakri is forced to investigate the mysterious death of her best friend and Sc... More

Lainoff, Lillie, author.

In 1655 sixteen-year-old Tania is the daughter of a retired musketeer, but she is afflicted with ext... More

Sepetys, Ruta, author.

In a country governed by isolation, fear, and a tyrannical dictator, seventeen-year-old Cristian Flo... More

Tahir, Sabaa, author.

Lahore, Pakistan. Then. Misbah is a dreamer and storyteller, newly married to Toufiq in an arranged ... More

Fleming, Candace, author.

How did two teenagers brutally murder an innocent child...and why? And how did their brilliant lawye... More

Taylor, Emily J., author.

Seventeen-year-old Jani and her little sister Zosa secure jobs at a glamorous magical hotel, but whe... More

Midori, Wataru, author, illustrator.

Shouta Kikuzato's hopes of starting on his school's prestigious soccer team are derailed w... More

Lukens, F. T., author.

Arek has managed to fulfill the prophecy and save the Kingdom of Ere from its evil ruler, but the qu... More

White, Andrew Joseph, author.

Sixteen-year-old trans boy Benji is on the run from the cult that raised him--the fundamentalist sec... More

MacGregor, Maya, author.

Sam Sylvester is not overly optimistic about their recent move to the small town of Astoria, Oregon,... More

Dhillon, Navdeep Singh, author.

Left with just a notebook of his brother after he died, Sunny Gill has decided to fill it with rash... More

Schwartz, Dana, author.

Edinburgh, 1817. Hazel Sinnett is a lady who wants to be a surgeon more than she wants to marry. Ja... More