Thursday, December 31, 2015

2015 in Books: The List

Okay! Here is a list, in order by author, of the books I read in 2015. I agonized for MONTHS (no, really) about picking favorites or making a top ten list or something, so instead I am just going to bold the titles I particularly recommend.

FIRST, three 2015 books I was lucky enough to read early copies of in 2014; all are excellent: The Shadow Cabinet by Maureen Johnson, The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black, Tunnel Vision by Susan Adrian.

1. Alameda, Courtney: Shutter
2. Atkinson, Kate: A God in Ruins
3. Blume, Judy: In the Unlikely Event
4. Bray, Libba: Lair of Dreams

5. Brezenoff, Steve: Guy in Real Life
6. Cocks, Heather & Jessica Morgan: The Royal We
7. Cornwell, Bernard: The Last Kingdom
8. Danielewski, Mark Z.: Only Revolutions
9. Demetrios, Heather: I'll Meet You There
10. Dick, Philip K.: The Man in the High Castle
11. Duncan, Alexandra: Sound
12. Eliot, George: Silas Marner and Two Short Stories

13. Esther, Elizabeth: Girl at the End of the World
14. French, Tana: In the Woods
15. French, Tana: The Likeness
16. Gaskell, Elizabeth: North and South

17. Han, Jenny: To All the Boys I've Loved Before
18. Hawkins, Paula: The Girl on the Train
19. Hawkins, Rachel: Rebel Belle
20. Keplinger, Kody: The DUFF
21. Kondo, Marie: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
22. LaCour, Nina: Everything Leads to You
23. Le Carre, John: The Looking Glass War
24. Levine, Gail Carson: Ella Enchanted
25. Martin, George R.R.: A Feast for Crows
26. Nelson, Jandy: I'll Give You the Sun
27. Nicolson, Adam: Why Homer Matters
28. Nordberg, Jenny: The Underground Girls of Kabul
29. Norton, Mary Beth: In the Devil's Snare
30. Perkins, Stephanie, ed.: My True Love Gave to Me
31. Plath, Sylvia: The Bell Jar
32. Quintero, Elizabeth: Gabi: A Girl in Pieces
33. Raybourn, Deanna: Dark Road to Darjeeling

34. Raybourn, Deanna: Midsummer Night
35. Rendell, Ruth: From Doon with Death
36. Ritter, William: Jackaby
37. Robb, J.D.: Interlude in Death
38. Roth, Veronica: Insurgent
39. Rowling, J.K.: The Casual Vacancy
40. Rutoski, Marie: The Winner's Curse
41. Saenz, Benjamin Alire: Aristotle & Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

42. Schiff, Stacy: The Witches: Salem, 1692
43. Silvera, Adam: More Happy Than Not
44. Sloan, Holly Goldberg: I'll Be There
45. Stein, Sarah & Lucy Talbot: The Bridesmaid's Manual
46. Stoker, Bram: Dracula
47. Thomas, Rob & Jennifer Graham: Mr. Kiss and Tell
48. Thoreau, Henry David: Walden and Civil Disobedience
49. Waters, Sarah: The Paying Guests
50. Weir, Andy: The Martian
51. Wilde, Oscar: The Picture of Dorian Gray

52. Wolitzer, Meg: Belzhar
53. Yglesias, Rafael: The Wisdom of Perversity

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