Book Blogger Top Picks 2015 – Final Voting

PrintWe’ve reached the final round of Book Blogger Top Picks! Votes in some of the categories were incredibly close (The Shore slid into the finals over Bill Clegg’s Did You Ever Have a Family by just one vote), while others were near landslides, so it will be interesting to see how everything ends up! Voting will be open until December 8th and the winners will be announced the following week.


Literary Fiction

Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

The Shore by Sara Taylor

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara



The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Bull Mountain by Brian Panowich

The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson


Adult Sci-Fi/Fantasy

The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi

The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins

The Beautiful Bureaucrat by Helen Phillips


YA Fiction

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

All the Rage by Courtney Summers

Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon


YA Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

The Walls Around Us by Nova Ren Suma



Confess by Colleen Hoover

Never Judge a Lady by Her Cover by Sarah MacLean

Who Do You Love by Jennifer Weiner



Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Missoula by Jon Krakauer

H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald


Graphic Novel/Trade Comic

Saga, Volume Five by Brian K. Vaughn

Lumberjanes, Vol. 1 by Noelle Stevenson

Nimona by Noelle Stevenson


Middle Grade/Children’s

George by Alex Gino

The Nest by Kenneth Oppel

Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead


Historical Fiction

A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson

Saint Mazie by Jami Attenberg

Circling the Sun by Paula McLain

  • What amazing tastes we all have, said the wolf to little read riding hood. lol That is such an amazing list, truly!

  • The Final Round: in which Jenny manfully resists voting in the Literary Fiction category for a book she hasn’t read, just to do her bit to prevent a book she hated from winning the prize.

    • You get bonus points for that – I voted for a book I was pretty underwhelmed by because I don’t want a book I hated to win the Historical Fiction Category.

  • No matter how many books I read, it never seems I’ve read enough once it’s time to vote for ‘best of’s. I’ve only read two on this list (though a lot of others on one my TBR!) and both are in the same category! I liked them both, but it’s a pretty easy choice for me, as one falls in the best I’ve ever read in this category. Oh, and it is not historical fiction. Probably 40-50% of my reading is historical fiction, but I’ve read none of the ones on this list, though I have a copy of one sitting on my shelf waiting to be read! Go figure!

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