As is now tradition (two years in a row constitutes a tradition, right?) here is a list of the books I read in 2015 described in 5 words or less. Enjoy!
1. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
Jace and Clary kiss.
2. City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
Spoiler: Jace isn't dead.
3. City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
Jace saved, then lost.
4. City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare
Jace rescued from dark side!
5. City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare
Best YA series ever!
6. The Lace Makers of Glenmara by Heather Barbieri
Reminded me of Calendar Girls =)
7. Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold
Adjectives love nature.
8. The DUFF by Kody Keplinger
Almost as funny as movie.
9. Don't Point That Thing At Me by Kyril Bonfiglioli
P.G. Wodehouse meets Ian Fleming.
10. Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Infinite New York City night.
11. Funny Girl by Nick Hornby
Sixties British sitcom rom-com.
12. Dash & Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Two authors = YA magic
13. Naomi & Eli's No Kiss List by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Two almost likable protagonists.
14. Finding It by Cora Carmack
Started off eh, got better.
15. The Friends of Eddie Coyle by George V. Higgins
Raylan Givens' favorite book.
16. The One-Minute Manager by ?
Written in 1981.
17. Cinder by Marissa Meyer
18. Fish! by ?
They throw fish in Seattle.
19. Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull
Pixar is always inspiring.
20. Playing for Keeps by R.L. Mathewson
Contemporary romantic fiction = smh
21. Fun Is Good by Mike Veek
22. Lady Windemere's Fan by Oscar Wilde
Who can match Wilde's wit?
23. Dad Is Fat by Jim Gaffigan
A 290 page comedy special.
24. Wonderful Tonight by Pattie Boyd
George Harrison half my fave.
25. Grey by E.L. James
26. The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer Smith
Two kids meet on plane.
27. Dave's Way by Dave Thomas
The history of Wendy's.
28. The Actor and the Housewife by Shannon Hale
Why do I bother?
29. One More Thing by B.J. Novak
Quirky collection of stories.
30. Invisibility by David Levithan
YA sci-fi romance.
31. Down the Rabbit Hole by Holly Madison
32. We All Scream for Ice Cream by Lee Wardlow
Delicious history of ice cream.
33. Murder Amongst Angels by Tony Piazza
Murder with a twist.
34. Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson
Literally laughed out loud.
35. Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling
Super cute and funny.
36. My True Love Gave to Me by Stephanie Perkins
YA Christmas collection.
37. The Mystery of Art by Jonathan Jackson
Artists in God's image.
The themes this year appear to be YA, management, humor, and books that I found at yard sales =)
As usual, some were awesome, some were pretty good, some were okay, some were not worth the time. I'll let you figure out which ones were which! Okay, I might tell you if you message me... Happy reading!
"Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the sooner we will be able to treat life as art."