2015: My Year In Reading

Happy 2016, friends!

I’m not one for making resolutions or reflecting on the year that was, but here are the books I read last year in the order I read them! Yay!

1794575 1. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
My rating: 5 stars 

2. Sabriel by Garth Nix (The Old Kingdom #1)
My rating: 4 Stars

3. Girl Of Nightmares by Kendare Blake
My rating: 4 Stars

4. Mad About The Boy by Helen Fielding
My rating: 2 Stars (Note: I don’t know why I gave this book 2 stars. It was awful. 1 star for Bridget.)

5. The Fictional Woman by Tara Moss
My rating: 4 Stars

6. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
My rating: 4 Stars

7. Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier (No Scrubs Book Club)
My rating: 3 Stars

97818639569258. The Muppets Omnibus
My rating: 4 Stars

9. Laurinda by Alice Pung
My rating: 4 Stars

10. Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard (Red Queen #1)
My rating: 5 stars (I actually don’t remember anything about this book other than the fact that I really enjoyed it while I was reading it. Might need to revisit this rating, or try to remember the plot. One of the two)

11. Bitter Greens by Kate Forsyth
My rating: 4 Stars

12. Not My Father’s Son by Alan Cumming (Audiobook) (No Scrubs Book Club)
My rating: 4 Stars

2378363813. Song Of Blood & Stone by L. Penelope (Earthsinger Chronicles #1)
My rating: 5 Stars

14. Voyage by Ellisa Barr (Powerless Nation #2)
My rating: 4 Stars

15. Funny Girl by Nick Hornby
My Rating: 3 Stars

16. Me, Earl And The Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews
My rating: 4 Stars

17. Matilda by Roald Dahl (Audiobook)
My rating: 5 Stars (seriously, listen to the audiobook. Kate Winslet is hilarious) 

18. Curtsies & Conspiracies by Gail Carriger (Finishing School #2)
My rating: 4 Stars

19. Wild by Cheryl Strayed (No Scrubs Book Club)
My rating: 5 Stars (I actually expected not to like this at all and I loved it)

20. Green Valentine by Lili Wilkinson 
My rating: 5 Stars

21. Pieces of Sky by Trinity Doyle23603939
My rating: 5 Stars

22. In The Skin Of A Monster by Kathryn Barker
My rating: 4 Stars

23. When We Wake by Karen Healey
My rating: 5 Stars (retrospectively I think I’d actually give this 4 stars. Still good, though)

24. Waistcoats & Weaponry by Gail Carriger (Finishing School #3)
My rating: 5 Stars

25. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler (No Scrubs Book Club)
My rating: 5 Stars

26. Star Wars: Aftermath by Chuck Wendig
My rating: 4 Stars

27. The Sending by Isobelle Carmody (Obernewtyn Chronicles #6)
My rating: 3 Stars 

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28. The Red Queen by Isobelle Carmody (Obernewtyn Chronicles #7)

My rating: 5 Stars (THE END OF AN ACTUAL ERA. I’VE BEEN READING THIS SERIES SINCE I WAS TEN.)

29. Clancy Of The Undertow by Christopher Currie
My rating: 4 Stars

30. Eleanor by Jason Gurley
My rating: 5 Stars

31. Their Fractured Light (The Starbound Trilogy #3)
My rating: 4 Stars 

So overall it was a great year for books! I only hated one of them, and I really enjoyed the overwhelming majority. The main disappointment was only reading 31 books when I’d set myself a goal of 52, and only finishing 4 book club books out of 12. Tragic effort.

Books not included, as I started them in 2015 but still have not finished, for varying reasons, but still intend to: Absolute Pandemonium by Brian Blessed, Ayoade on Ayoade by Richard Ayoade, An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield and Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood.

Book currently reading: The Astrologer’s Daughter by Rebecca Lim.

Almost Midnight Update: It’s being formatted! Which means you are much closer to being allowed to read it.

And now I’m going back to reading! I suggest you all do likewise.

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