Ashley C. Darling

young adult fiction author

My Favorite Books of 2015

Last year, I set a goal to read 30 books. In the end, I actually read 27 books. Not bad considering I also worked full-time, wrote a few drafts of my first book, was an editor for a pop culture website, and had a personal life outside all of that.

Even though I read close to 30 books last year, there were only a few that stood out. Here are my 10 favorite books I read last year:

Top 10 Books 2015

Out of all those, four were young adult fiction (historical/fantasy), five were adult fantasy, and one was cross-marketed as young adult / adult science fiction (Red Rising).

That ratio definitely fits in with my normal reading style: I read about half young adult and half adult fiction, usually fantasy or science fiction. I enjoy some historical and contemporary novels, but my heart lies with fantasy and sci-fi. Its also interesting to note that six out of ten of those books were new reads for me, while four were re-reads.

What were your favorite books from 2015? Did you set yourself a goal? Did you meet it (or not)? What about this year?

What book(s) are you most looking forward to this year? Let me know!

One thought on “My Favorite Books of 2015

  1. I didnt meet my goal 🙁 hope to this year though need to crack on with it! Those books sound interesting 🙂 well done as its not far off 30! x

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