December 30th, 2015

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Top 20 ****+ YA books of 2015...

These are books that I read through to the end (though I might have skimmed briefly in places) and really liked (to the point that I'd re-read it and/or look for sequels).

Because I read so many books this year (~170 with re-reads), I will make a couple posts for both YA (or NA) and adult, 4+ and 5 star reads. Here's the YA/NA collection of 4+ stars (alphabetized by title):







































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Top 7 ***** Adult Books 2015...

Five-star books are those that I read feverishly from beginning to end, often in one day. These are the ones that keep me at the gym (where I read while on the elliptical) for an extra hour, the ones that keep from getting my work done (ha), and the ones that I dream about at night. :) I probably read 30-35 adult books this year (not many compared to the YA/NA), so these are the cream of the crop. Most are male/male romance, but some (as you'll see) are mystery/suspense. Again, they're organized by title (alphabetically):













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Top 11 ***** YA reads of 2015...

Five-star books are those that I read feverishly from beginning to end, often in one day. These are the ones that keep me at the gym (where I read while on the elliptical) for an extra hour, the ones that keep from getting my work done (ha), and the ones that I dream about at night. :) I probably read 135-140 YA books this year, so these are truly the best of the bunch (in my opinion, of course). Again, they're organized by title (alphabetically):