2015 Books in Review


This will be short & sweet. I read 75 books in 2015, here’s a recap of some of the best:

*Most suspenseful page-turner*
1. The Martian by Andy Weir

*Most emotionally difficult, but worth it*
1. An Untamed State – Roxanne Gay (fiction)
2. After Auschwitz – Eva Scholoss (memoir)

*Best Nonfiction* (no order)
1. Modern Romance – Aziz Ansari
2. Between the World and Me – Ta-Nehisi Coates
3. Overseers of the Poor – John Gilliom
4. We Should All be Feminists – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi

*Best Fiction* (no order)
1. Fates and Furies – Lauren Groff
2. May the Road Rise Up to Meet You – Peter Troy
3. All the Light We Cannot See – Anthony Doerr
4. Dante & Aristotle Discover the Secrets of the Universe – Benjamin Alire Sáenz
5. Everything Everything – Nicola Yoon

*Best autobiography*
1. Born Standing Up – Steve Martin

*Best newly discovered author of 2015*
1. Benjamin Alire Sáenz (I’ve read his YA, short stories, and poetry – all beautiful, waiting on several of his adult novels next)

*Best audiobook*
1. The Dinner – Herman Koch

Your turn, what would you recommend from your 2015 books?

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