2022 Top Ten Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers

The full 2022 Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers list can be found here.

Top Ten

  • Amari and the Night Brothers. By B.B. Alston. Harper Collins/Balzer + Bray. $17.99 (9781725418295)
  • The Canyon's Edge. By Dusti Bowling. Little Brown and Company Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. $16.99 (9780316494694).
  • Cheer Up! Love and Pompoms. By Crystal Fraiser. Art by Val Wise. Letterer Oscar O. Jupiter. Oni Press. $14.95 (9781620109557).
  • The Crossroads at Midnight. By Abby Howard. Iron Circus Comics. $18.00 (9781945820687)
  • The Girl from the Sea. By Molly Knox Ostertag. Scholastic/Graphix. $14.99 (9781338540581).
  • Nubia: The Real One. By L.L. McKinney. Art by Robyn Smith. DC Comics. $16.99 (9781401296407).
  • The Passing Playbook. By Isaac Fitzsimons. Dial Books. $18.99 (9781984815408).
  • The Power of Style: How Fashion and Beauty Are Being Used to Reclaim Cultures. By Christian Allaire. Annick Press. $19.95 (9781773214900).
  • Teen Killers Club. By Lily Sparks. 2020, Penguin Random House/Crooked Lane Books. $18.99 (9781643852294).
  • They Better Call Me Sugar: My Journey from the Hood to the Hardwood. By Sugar Rodgers. Black Sheep/Akashic Books. $14.95 (9781617759291).