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Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Top books published in 2015

Hey Guys!
2016 has arrived! And that also means that 2015 has ended. I'm really happy to say that 2015 has been a great year and regarding my reading this year, its been great. This blog is officially 1 year old! Wohoo! I don't think it's normal for blogs to have birthdays, but im just so happy that i've been able to keep this blog going for 1 whole year! i actually thought it was going to be impossible but in the end I've done it! So thanks so much to you amazing people reading this blog who have been encouraging me! 
So now, 2015 has been a really good year for young adult readers. A lot of series have ended with an amazing ending, but then again, other series have begun and look like they are going to be awesome. That's one of the reasons why I'm so excited about 2016. I mean! who isn't excited for Sword of Glass!? 

Number 1

RED QUEEN  (Red Queen, #1) by Victoria Aveyard 

Originally published: February 10, 2015
Author: Victoria Aveyard
Genres: Young-adult fiction
Page count: 388
Publisher: HarperCollins
Awards: Goodreads Choice Awards Best Debut Goodreads Author

Nominations: Goodreads Choice Awards Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction

 This is a world divided by blood – red or silver.
The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken Stilts, it seems like nothing will ever change.
That is, until she finds herself working in the Silver Palace. Here, surrounded by the people she hates the most, Mare discovers that, despite her red blood, she possesses a deadly power of her own. One that threatens to destroy the balance of power.
Fearful of Mare’s potential, the Silvers hide her in plain view, declaring her a long-lost Silver princess, now engaged to a Silver prince. Despite knowing that one misstep would mean her death, Mare works silently to help the Red Guard, a militant resistance group, and bring down the Silver regime.
But this is a world of betrayal and lies, and Mare has entered a dangerous dance – Reds against Silvers, prince against prince, and Mare against her own heart ...

Number 2

WINTER (The Lunar Chronicles, #4) by Marissa Meyer

Originally published: November 10, 2015
Author: Marissa Meyer
Preceded by: Cress
Page count: 832
Genres: Young-adult fiction, Romance novel, Science Fiction, Utopian and dystopian fiction
Nominations: Goodreads Choice Awards Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction

Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana.
Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won’t approve of her feelings for her childhood friend—the handsome palace guard, Jacin. But Winter isn’t as weak as Levana believes her to be and she’s been undermining her stepmother’s wishes for years. Together with the cyborg mechanic, Cinder, and her allies, Winter might even have the power to launch a revolution and win a war that’s been raging for far too long.
Can Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, and Winter defeat Levana and find their happily ever afters?

Number 3

QUEEN OF SHADOWS  (Throne of Glass, #4) by Sarah J Maas

Originally publishedSeptember 1, 2015
AuthorSarah J. Maas
Page count: 656
Age range: 13 and up
AwardsGoodreads Choice Awards Best Young Adult Fantasy & Science Fiction

The queen has returned.
Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. But she’s at last returned to the empire—for vengeance, to rescue her once-glorious kingdom, and to confront the shadows of her past…
She has embraced her identity as Aelin Galathynius, Queen of Terrasen. But before she can reclaim her throne, she must fight.
She will fight for her cousin, a warrior prepared to die for her. She will fight for her friend, a young man trapped in an unspeakable prison. And she will fight for her people, enslaved to a brutal king and awaiting their lost queen’s triumphant return.

Number 4


Originally published: January 27, 2015
Author: Gayle Forman
Page count: 288
Age range: 14 and up
Nominations: Goodreads Choice Awards Best Young Adult Fiction

Cody and Meg were inseparable.
Two peas in a pod.
Until . . . they weren’t anymore.

When her best friend Meg drinks a bottle of industrial-strength cleaner alone in a motel room, Cody is understandably shocked and devastated. She and Meg shared everything—so how was there no warning? But when Cody travels to Meg’s college town to pack up the belongings left behind, she discovers that there’s a lot that Meg never told her. About her old roommates, the sort of people Cody never would have met in her dead-end small town in Washington. About Ben McAllister, the boy with a guitar and a sneer, who broke Meg’s heart. And about an encrypted computer file that Cody can’t open—until she does, and suddenly everything Cody thought she knew about her best friend’s death gets thrown into question.

THE WRATH AND THE DAWN (The Wrath and the Dawn, #1) by 

Originally published: May 2015
Author: Renée Ahdieh
Page count: 404
Age range: 12 and up

One Life to One Dawn.
In a land ruled by a murderous boy-king, each dawn brings heartache to a new family. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, is a monster. Each night he takes a new bride only to have a silk cord wrapped around her throat come morning. When sixteen-year-old Shahrzad's dearest friend falls victim to Khalid, Shahrzad vows vengeance and volunteers to be his next bride. Shahrzad is determined not only to stay alive, but to end the caliph's reign of terror once and for all.
Night after night, Shahrzad beguiles Khalid, weaving stories that enchant, ensuring her survival, though she knows each dawn could be her last. But something she never expected begins to happen: Khalid is nothing like what she'd imagined him to be. This monster is a boy with a tormented heart. Incredibly, Shahrzad finds herself falling in love. How is this possible? It's an unforgivable betrayal. Still, Shahrzad has come to understand all is not as it seems in this palace of marble and stone. She resolves to uncover whatever secrets lurk and, despite her love, be ready to take Khalid's life as retribution for the many lives he's stolen. Can their love survive this world of stories and secrets?