Best New Books of 20223rd December 2022
2022 has been an amazing year for readers of all ages. Whether you enjoy Early Years books, are looking for the perfect read for Primary, think teenage books are terrific or are after some absolutely amazing Adult reads, 2022 had many brilliant books published. Read on to discover just a few of our highlights from this year…
From empowering books for young children like A Superpower Like Mine to books that celebrate all types of families, here are a few of our favourite books published in 2022 to help even the youngest children fall in love with the magic of books.
Best of the year for Early YearsSee More
A superpower like mine
Singh, Dr. Ranj
A dress with pockets
Little Seahorse and the big question
2022 saw a new Children’s Laureate named – the wonderful author and poet Joseph Coelho. We laughed out loud at the brilliant Loki: A Bad God’s Guide to Being Good and lost ourselves in fantastic fantasy Skandar and the Unicorn Thief. Check out some of our 2022 picks for Primary.
Best of the year for PrimarySee More
Loki: A bad God's guide to being good
While the storm rages
Skandar and the unicorn thief
2022 has been an outstanding year for books for teens. We‘ve loved our joyful journey into the LGBTQ+ world of Alice Oseman’s Heartstopper, been empowered by the brilliant Fight Back by A.M Dassu and counted down to the release of TikTok sensation The First to Die at the End.
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When our worlds collided
Dassu, A. M.
The first to die at the end
The heartstopper yearbook
Further Education / Adult:
Our picks for FE students include Galatea, a wonderful reimagining of Greek myth – this genre has been popular in 2022, especially on TikTok. We also loved Shadowlands, a beautiful and original history of Britain’s lost cities, towns and villages and adored the funny and highly satisfying Lessons in Chemistry. There really has been something for every reader in 2022 so do take time to browse some of our favourites.