CPL Best of the Best Books 2022

Chicago Public Library recommends the Best of the Best, our selections of the very best books published in 2022. Every year, our librarians evaluate the year’s new books and select the very best for Chicagoans — making these the only booklists for Chicago, by Chicago. Happy reading!

Best of the Best: Adults

Best of the Best: Teens

For teens in high school

Best of the Best: Kids

Past Best of the Best Selections