My Favorite Books of 2015, and Then Some

In 2015, I read some really awesome books and whittled down my list to my top 15 but as the year ended I was compelled to add two more books. My list now contains 11 fiction titles and 6 nonfiction titles, or 17 in all. If you asked me which were my top choices I would give you two from each category. My top two Fiction titles are Kitchens of the Great Midwest and A Man Called Ove.  My favorite Non-Fiction titles have to be Love & Other Ways of Dying  and The Only Street in Paris.  This list is all over the place from heartbreaking memoirs to historical fiction to a book with a great quirky character. Enjoy these while I get back to my reading. I’m really enjoying the book I just started and you may see it on my “Best Of” 2016 next January!

Bettyville: a memoir by George Hodgman

Bull Mountain by Brian Panowich

Hausfrau  by Jill Alexander Essbaum

Kitchens of the Great Midwest  by J. Ryan Stradal

The Light of the World by Elizabeth Alexander

Love and Other Ways of Dying by Michael Paterniti

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

The Only Street in Paris by Elaine Sciolino

The Other Language by Francesca Marciano

 The Remedy For Love by Bill Roorbach

The Secret Wisdom of the Earth  by Christopher Scotton

A Small Indiscretion by Jan Ellison

So, You’ve Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson

This is Your Life, Harriet Chance by Jonathan Evison

Tiny Little Thing by Beatriz Williams

Vitamania by Catherine Price





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