Books to Read in 2022
Start Reading 'Blood Scion', An Epic, Brutal New Fantasy
Today’s excerpt is a sneak peak at debut novel Blood Scion by Deborah Falaye. Get immediately immersed in this expansive fantasy world as we follow Sloane, a Scion, descendant of an Orisha, granted with forbidden fire magic. Forced to fight in a war, she’ll embrace her power and become exactly the monster they want her to be. Read a sneak peek of this dangerous, action-packed story below.
16 Extremely Clever YA Books That We're Afraid You Underestimated
While we advocate for reading as widely as possible rather than judging an entire age group or genre for the one book you didn’t like, we felt it necessary to give an extra shout out to these. Because the books below are clever, brilliant, and complex, that we know the authors put particularly special thought into even their most minute details.
15 YA Books with Friendship Stories More Powerful Than Romances
These books portray all the highs and lows we go through in our treasured friendships and remind us that friendship stories are really some of the most powerful love stories out there, both IRL and in fiction. You’ll want to hug your best friends a little tighter after reading these.
The Lady Janies Series
Who wouldn't want a little :sparkles:magic:sparkles: added into their lives? :person_raising_hand: The authors of My Lady Jane are continuing their mission to transform the lives of famous women from history, from shapeshifters Lady Jane Grey and Mary Queen of Scots to Frankenstein author Mary Shelley discovering her fae power to make anything she imagines become real! Which standalone novel will you be diving into first?
19 Boarding School Books That Will Make You Wish You Went to One
What’s not to love about boarding school? Unbelievable settings? Learning fantastic things like harnessing magical powers or expert-level assassin skills? We love it all. And even the most seemingly ordinary of boarding schools take drama, romance, and mystery to the next level. We’d gladly pack our bags and enroll at any of the nineteen boarding schools featured in our list below!
If You’re Not Reading Tiffany D. Jackson, You Need to Fix That
Known for her twisty thrillers, Tiffany has proved to be a master of any and all genres with those last two–Blackout is a swoony romance and White Smoke is her first foray into the horror space. And we’re here to tell you why you should read them all.
Choose A Trope, And We'll Give You a YA Book Rec
One of our favorite ways to choose our next book when we’re in a reading slump is through our favorite tropes! Whether you like enemies-to-lovers, the chosen one, whodunits, or the always heartwarming found family, tropes are a great way to narrow down that always overflowing TBR by helping you feel out what kind of story you’re in the mood for.
The 30 YA Books You Must Read for the Rest of 2022
2022 has already been a great year for books—from new series we love to sequels we’ve been waiting for to standalones we can’t stop thinking about. But it doesn’t stop there! Here are 30 books hitting shelves later this year that we think are *must reads*.