Updated: Jan 2, 2022
Happy New Year!! Looking for new young adult books to add to your TBR? Look no further. We've rounded up the most anticipated YA SFF releases coming in 2022.
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Most Anticipated YA Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books of 2022
Release Date: June 16th, 2022
A forgotten princess. A dangerous secret. Will she claim her crown before her rivals claim her life? If you loved the royal court intrigue of Cruel Prince and the sci-fi, interstellar twist of Cinder, this series is for you.
Release Date: May 18, 2022
I'm dreaming of a frightful Christmas... A Crown as Sharp as Pines is Book #3 of The Winter Souls Series: a Christmas themed collection with holiday myths and folklore.
Release Date: March 22, 2022
I used to look at my hands with pride. Now all I can think is, "These are the hands that buried my mother."
Release Date: August 23, 2022
A girl confronts Death—and her own deathly powers—in this Gothic-infused, romantic young adult fantasy.
Release Date: January 18, 2022
Perfect for fans of Brandon Sanderson and Laini Taylor, this much-anticipated sequel to New York Times bestselling authors Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner’s The Other Side of the Sky is a thrilling race against time—with a tantalizing star-crossed love and an electric conclusion.
Release Date: June 28, 2022
In the sequel to Victoria Aveyard’s bestselling Realm Breaker, a divided world must rally, an unstoppable enemy must be defeated, and the fate of the world rests on a blade’s edge.
Release Date: January 25, 2022
Packed full of royal intrigue, legends, and plenty of ballgowns, Blade of Ash is the first in a new, YA epic fantasy series perfect for fans of Victoria Aveyard, Margaret Rogerson, and Sarah K. L. Wilson. If you like clean enemies-to-lovers romance, female bodyguards, and forced proximity with life-and-death stakes, check out Blade of Ash.
Release Date: August 29, 2022
A rift between worlds is opening. And behind it all is a dark, chittering voice Caia has heard before. Don’t miss the epic finale to The Crest of Blackthorn series!
Release Date: November 8, 2022
The shadows have risen, and the line is law. The powerful sequel to the instant New York Times bestselling and award-winning Legendborn—perfect for fans of Cassandra Clare and Margaret Rogerson!
Release Date: January 23, 2022
In the wake of a power shift, those of Faerie look for a ruler they can trust. Three powerful stories weave together, among twists and turns, and lead to a stunning conclusion in the second installment of the Light of Faerie series.
Release Date: January 28, 2022
She was solely created to guard a legendary relic. But when a rogue thief from Earth disrupts her dreary world, her job won't be the only thing she loses.
Release Date: January 11, 2022
A captivating debut fantasy inspired by the legend of the Chinese moon goddess, Chang’e , in which a young woman’s quest to free her mother pits her against the most powerful immortal in the realm and sets her on a dangerous path—where choices come with deadly consequences, and she risks losing more than her heart.
Release Date: April 27, 2022
A captured friend. An annoying brother. Can her return to faery get any worse? Book Two.
Release Date: January 22, 2022
A forbidden fae kiss could be deadly. Frozen Hears and Death Magic is a telenovela-inspired upper YA romantic fantasy for fans of multi-POV stories, forbidden love, enemies to lovers, family drama, royal intrigue, and mysterious magic.
Release Date: March 1, 2022
Everything casts a shadow. Even the world we live in. And as with every shadow, there is a place where it must touch. A seam, where the shadow meets its source.
Release Date: August 31, 2022
If you can't get enough of Grimm's imaginative Fairy Tales and Kiera Cass' The Selection series, then you'll be enchanted by the heart and suspense of Post-Apocalyptic Princesses.