Monday, 18 January 2016

What I Read In 2015

2015 was a really good reading year for me. It may not seem like much to some people, but I read 24 books last year. I set myself a challenge to read 21 books by the end of the year, and I'm so proud that I managed to achieve and beat this! The previous year I'd become so lazy with reading and only read 13 books, which for someone like me who adores reading and is never without a book in my bag, is not that many. I went months and months without reading anything so I knew I needed to change that in 2015!
I thought I would share with all the fellow bookworms out there all the books I read in 2015. I'm also going to share my top 5 books of 2015 which was so difficult to choose!


Girl Online by Zoe Sugg
Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
The List of My Desires by Gregoire Delacourt
Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas
The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom
The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
The Mime Order by Samantha Shannon
Happily Ever After by Harriet Evans
Very Good Lives by JK Rowling
All My Friends Are Superheroes by Andrew Kaufman
All I Know Now by Carrie Hope Fletcher
Talon by Julie Kagawa
Rogue by Julie Kagawa
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Insurgent by Veronica Roth
Allegiant by Veronica Roth
You're The One That I Want by Giovanna Fletcher
Power Games by Victoria Fox
Dream A Little Dream by Giovanna Fletcher
The Piano Man Project by Kat French
Night Owls by Jenn Bennett
Landline by Rainbow Rowell
Christmas With Billy and Me by Giovanna Fletcher
Dream A Little Christmas Dream by Giovanna Fletcher


5. Very Good Lives by J.K. Rowling
Rowling is such a huge inspiration of mine and this printed version of her Harvard speech is such an uplifting and thought-provoking quick read. I absolutely loved it!
4. Rogue by Julie Kagawa
This is the second book in the Talon saga and I could not put it down. It was non-stop all the way through and I can't wait to carry on with the series!
3. Divergent by Veronica Roth
This was the best book in the trilogy in my opinion. It could almost be a stand alone book, it's that good. I'm eager to see what the films are like!
2. The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
I can't even put this book into words. Just please, read it. It is phenomenal! 
1. Night Owls by Jenn Bennett
This book absolutely stole my heart. I just melted at the love story within this book and really enjoyed how different and interesting the characters were. Absolutely adored it!

What books should I read next?



  1. I know what you mean I really didn't get much reading done last year but am determined to pick it up again this year because I love it so so much ! Well done for beating your target last year :) You should definitely read The Act Of Being Normal, it's about two transgender teenagers and oh my gosh it's so well written I'd reccommend it to anyone :)

    Lots of love, Marianne xxx

    1. Thank you! :) Oh my goodness that's so strange I literally bought that book the day you posted this comment, I just picked it up in a bookstore because it seemed interesting! Very excited to give it a go :) xxx

  2. Wow you read so much in 2015! I wish I had time to read as much as you! Really striving to read more this summer! Do you have any tips!? Xx

    1. Aw thank you!! It was definitely due to working part time and having the spare time to read, now that I'm in University I definitely won't manage to read as much! Maybe try out some shorter books that are only 200 pages long to get the ball rolling (there are some awesome short books out there!), and also just slip in reading time as much as you can, on train journeys or for half an hour in the evening before bed, it'll all add up :) hope that helps! xxx

  3. You've read so much! So jealous!! I need to get my reading groove back on! x
    a life of a charlotte

  4. I didn't read very much in 2015 but I'm trying to read a book a month this year! Night Owls sounds really good so I might buy that when I'm next in a bookstore x

    1. That's awesome! Good luck with it :) You definitely should it's a lovely book! :) xxx

  5. Hi ! <3
    I looove your blog is so cute ! And also yesterday, I have just started reading "Girl online", and I read quickly because it's a small novel haha ! I'm not a biggest fan to reading but since 2 years, I obsessed with "The Mortal Instruments" these books are amazing, I can recommend you :) And I really want to read "Divergent" now !
    Really want to see more things in your blog, I follow you gorgeous !

    Suzanne xx

    1. Aw thank you so much!! :) I own the first book in the Mortal Instruments series I just haven't picked it up yet so I'll definitely have to give it a go soon! Thank you! :) xxx


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