Look no further if you’re looking for an excellent read to help you get into the campus mood! We’ve compiled a list of some of the best campus novels that will be released in 2022. These novels are set in universities around the world and will transport you right onto campus. So whether you’re a student or love reading about academia, these novels are sure to keep you entertained this fall.
A novel about queer desire, religious zealotry, and the hunger for transcendence among the members of a cultic chapel choir at a Maine boarding school–and the ambitious, terrifyingly charismatic girl that rules over them.
A Taiwanese American woman’s coming-of-consciousness ignites eye-opening revelations and chaos on a college campus in this outrageously hilarious and startlingly tender debut novel.
The first book of Jenny Colgan’s delightful new four-part series, set at a charming English boarding school on the sea.
It’s gloriously sunny in Cornwall as the school year starts at the little boarding school by the sea. Maggie, the newest teacher at Downey House, is determined to make her mark. She’s delighted by her new teaching job, but will it come at the expense of her relationship with her safe, dependable boyfriend Stan?
From the acclaimed and bestselling author of The Idiot, the continuation of beloved protagonist Selin’s quest for self-knowledge, as she travels abroad and tests the limits of her newfound adulthood.
A charming and redemptive novel about unexpected second chances, following a publicist who, after the sudden implosion of her career, takes a job as a dorm mom at a Sonoma boarding school that happens to be her alma mater.
Dynamic women with complicated lives take center stage in this twisty mystery about a rideshare mix-up which results in murder. A novel about ambition, wealth, and dangerous longing, the layers are peeled back on two young women desperate to break out of the expectations placed on them, with devastating results.
An unfulfilled college student hurtles through four parallel realities to explore the what-might’ve-been and the what-should-never-be in this Groundhog Day meets The Midnight Library-esque novel from one of Japan’s most popular authors.
What do you think of the books on this list?
Have you read any of these books on our list? What are some of your favorite campus or academic novels? Let me know your thoughts, ideas, and book suggestions in the comments below!