27 of the most anticipated books of 2022, from fantasy sequels to exciting debut novels


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  • Every year, countless incredible new books in every genre hit the shelves.
  • These highly anticipated books are already exciting readers before they’re published.
  • You can pre-order upcoming titles to get them as soon as they come out in 2022.

As a new year of great books begins, readers are already excited about upcoming titles. From sequel announcements from our favorite authors to debut titles from up-and-coming writers, the anticipation is building to see which books will become the biggest hits of 2022.

The books on this list were selected based on their popularity on Goodreads, early praise from reviewers, and high numbers of pre-orders from Amazon and Bookshop. You can pre-order any of these titles to get them delivered to your door or on your e-reader once the title is officially published later this year. 

The 27 most anticipated new books of 2022: