Okay, that title is a little bit of a lie—this list is actually a list of lists! Specifically, we're rounding up all the "best of" lists that our staff made to celebrate our year in books. Some lists are for books published this year, others are for the books we read and loved in 2022, regardless of their publication date.
We guarantee you'll find a book to love in the lists below, or at least one that challenges you, teaches to something new, or makes you want to share it with a friend. And if you don't, stop by the library and we'll do our best to help you find one. 2023 awaits!
Our favorite picture books published in 2022. Check out this list for such delightful reads as:
Fiction for the pickiest of readers. Click on this list for junior fiction titles published in 2022, like:
The very best nonfiction for kids to come out this year. Learn about weird animals, the wonderful world of colors, and famous historical figures in books like:
Anyone else addicted to YA books? Check out the best ones we read in 2022, like:
The best teen graphic novels we read this year. Try starting with:
Find out what fiction titles captivated our staff in 2022. Some highlights:
Sleuth your way into the new year with this collection of the best mysteries and thrillers your library staff read in 2022, including:
Books for lovers of far-off worlds and magical stories! Here are the best sci-fi and fantasy books your library staff read in 2022, like:
What picture books did the grown-ups like this year? Check out the favorite graphic novels, comics, and manga that we read in 2022, for example: