All of the books I read in 2015 are fair game, regardless of publication date. And I tried not to award one book more than one “best of” title. It’s safe to assume my Best Books Read in 2015 win all the awards.
Number of Books I Read:
92. And a half. (one I started in December, but haven’t finished yet). I count graphic novel series as 1 book, for these kinds of things.
Number of Re-Reads:
0. I have way too many on the TBR pile!
Genre I Read The Most From:
Young Adult Fantasy
I was actually pleasantly surprised at the broader range of genres I read this year, given YA Fantasy was 14, Historical Fiction was 12, Non-Fiction was 10 and Mystery was 10.
Best Book I Read in 2015?
Book I Was Excited About & Thought I Was Going to Love but Didn’t
Most Surprising Book I Read
Book I “Pushed” The Most People To Read
Best Series I Started in 2015
Best Sequel I Read in 2015
Best Series Ender I Read in 2015
Favorite New Author I Discovered in 2015
Best Book From a Genre I Don’t Typically Read
Most Unputdownable Book of the Year
Book I Read in 2015 That I am Most Likely to Re-Read Next Year
None- I have too many books on my TBR pile!
Favorite Cover of a Book I Read in 2015
Most Memorable Character of 2015
Most Beautifully Written Book Read in 2015
Most Thought-Provoking Book of 2015
Book I Can’t Believe I Waited Until 2015 to Finally Read
Favorite Passage/Quote From A Book I Read in 2015
“A daughter,’ Rowley scooped up the child and held her high. The baby blinked from sleep and crowed with him. ‘Any fool can have a son,’ he said. ‘It takes a man to conceive a daughter.”
― Ariana Franklin, The Serpent’s Tale
Shortest Book I Read In 2015
Longest Book I Read In 2015
Book That Shocked Me The Most
OTP OF THE YEAR (I will go down with this ship!)
Favorite Non-Romantic Relationship of The Year
Favorite Book Read in 2015 From an Author I’ve Read Previously
Best Book I Read in 2015 That I Read Based SOLELY on a Recommendation from Somebody Else
Newest Fictional Crush from a Book I Read in 2015
Best 2015 Debut I Read
Best Worldbuilding/Most Vivid Setting I Read This Year
Book That Made Me Cry (Most) in 2015
Book That Crushed My Soul
Most Unique Book I Read in 2015
Book That Made Me The Most Mad
(doesn’t necessarily mean you didn’t like it- but in this case, I HATED it)
New Favorite Book Blog I Discovered in 2015
Favorite Review I Wrote in 2015
Best Non-Review Post I Had on My Blog
Best Event(s) That I Participated In
Best Moment of Bookish/Blogging Life in 2015
Most Challenging Thing About Blogging Life This Year
Most Popular Post This Year on My Blog
Post I Wish Got a Little More Love
Best Bookish Discovery
Reading Challenges or Goals That I Completed
Story Sprites (2 rounds)
2015 Audiobook Challenge (30 audiobooks)
Bookish BINGO (3 rounds)
One Book I Didn’t Get To in 2015 But Will Be My #1 Priority in 2016
Book I Am Most Anticipating for 2016 (non-debut)
2016 Debut I Am Most Anticipating
Series Ending or Sequel I Am Most Anticipating in 2016
One Thing I Hope To Accomplish in My Reading/Blogging Life in 2016
I’m hoping to use my new Kindle Fire to borrow/buy digital copies of the physical books I already own, to free up shelf space and make it easier to carry books with me wherever I go.
A 2016 Release I’ve Already Read & Recommend to Everyone People Who Like Mystery-Filled Science Fiction That’s Very Atmospheric
Many thanks to Jamie for creating this fun survey!