What we've read so far in...2015

*Please only add books that you HAVE read in 2015*
For the books you've read in 2014, visit the 2014 list!

Just keep voting for books as you read them. Which book will we read the most this year? And for all you lucky people who read more than 100 books in a year, this should become your 100 favourite reads of 2015 list. Delete your least fave's as you go past 100.

FYI: This is the 6th year I've put this list together. Last year’s list generated almost 9,000 books with 2,000 plus voters. The top 5 reads for 2014 were #1 The Fault in Our Stars, #2 Divergent, #3 Allegiant, #4 Insurgent, and The Book Thief at #5. Hmmm do I sense a theme here? Cheers everyone!
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message 1: by Buggy (last edited Dec 31, 2014 07:36PM) (new)

Buggy Happy New Year. Here's to another great year of reading!

Link back to the 2014 list https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/4...


message 2: by Buggy (new)

Buggy FYI: I've added 5 books, I am reading or will read soon to keep the list active until it gets going


message 3: by Buggy (last edited Dec 31, 2014 07:55PM) (new)

Buggy Here's hoping that Rhea is still around and can help me out with a much needed "edit" ...again


message 4: by Ronyell (new)

Ronyell I'll see what books I'll be reading in 2015, but this is interesting!


message 5: by Buggy (new)

Buggy Ronyell wrote: "I'll see what books I'll be reading in 2015, but this is interesting!"

Happy 2015 Ronyell :)


message 6: by Bonnie (new)

Bonnie Thanks Buggy! Happy New Year :)


message 7: by Ronyell (new)

Ronyell Buggy wrote: "Ronyell wrote: "I'll see what books I'll be reading in 2015, but this is interesting!"

Happy 2015 Ronyell :)"


Thanks Buggy! :D


Kate's Corner Thanks Buggy


message 9: by Shannon (last edited Feb 01, 2015 07:46PM) (new)

Shannon Wow the list is hopping already! I'm about to take up space for our Top 10 of the year.

I hope everyone has a delightful year of reading.


January Top 10

All That Glitters A Jake & Laura Mystery by Michael Murphy The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, #2) by James Dashner The Fault in Our Stars by John Green The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) by James Dashner Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn Love After Dust by James McLaughlin Ward Mugs of Love (Stories of Love #1) by Norma Jeanne Karlsson Insurgent (Divergent, #2) by Veronica Roth Dividers by Travis Adams Irish Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas

*1/28/15 - There has been lots of changes so far this month. This is where we stand now.

*2/1/15 - Sorry guys, when the end of the month falls on a weekend it throws me a bit from getting us updated. However it looks like we have the same top 10 from a few days ago, just a different order.


message 10: by Shannon (last edited Feb 27, 2015 06:48AM) (new)

Shannon February Top 10

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green All That Glitters A Jake & Laura Mystery by Michael Murphy The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, #2) by James Dashner The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) by James Dashner The Giver (The Giver, #1) by Lois Lowry If I Stay (If I Stay, #1) by Gayle Forman Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas Insurgent (Divergent, #2) by Veronica Roth

*2/27/15 9:47 - It's not quite the end of the month but this is where we are so far. Some big changes this month.


message 11: by Shannon (last edited Apr 01, 2015 07:27AM) (new)

Shannon March Top 10

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, #2) by James Dashner The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) by James Dashner Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas Insurgent (Divergent, #2) by Veronica Roth Never Never (Never Never, #1) by Colleen Hoover Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell The Book Thief by Markus Zusak


*3/26/15 10:43 - I know it's not quite the end of the month but I had some time so I was checking in and decided to update. Looks like we have a new comer to the top 10 this month.

*4/1/15 10:11 - A bit of a last minute change for March's Top Ten.


message 12: by Shannon (last edited May 21, 2015 12:16PM) (new)

Shannon April Top 10

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) by James Dashner The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, #2) by James Dashner Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer Never Never (Never Never, #1) by Colleen Hoover If I Stay (If I Stay, #1) by Gayle Forman

*4/24/15 10:55 - I know it's 6 days early but I'm bored at work and happened to take a peek. Two new comers to the Top 10 this month. I wonder if they will make it though the actual end of the month.

*4/29/15 9:11 - Looks like we have a fight for the number 10 spot and If I Stay has edged out We Were Liars.


message 13: by Shannon (last edited May 26, 2015 07:23AM) (new)

Shannon May Top 10

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins(79) Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn(45) The Fault in Our Pants A Parody of "The Fault in Our Stars" by Steve Lookner(44) The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) by James Dashner(36) We Were Liars by E. Lockhart(34) Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell(31) The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, #2) by James Dashner(30) Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas(29) Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer(29) Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell(25)

*5/20/15 15:21 - Early again, I know. Another new comer this month. I wonder if they will make it all the way through the 31st. (book #11 has 23 votes so who knows) Oh, I thought I'd add the number of votes this month so we could see how close, or in the case of The Girl on the Train how far apart the books are.
*5/26/15 10:23 - Just a little change.


message 14: by Shannon (last edited Jul 06, 2015 06:06AM) (new)


message 15: by Shannon (last edited Aug 10, 2015 10:03AM) (new)

Shannon July Top 10

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn We Were Liars by E. Lockhart Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, #2) by James Dashner The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) by James Dashner Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer Never Never (Never Never, #1) by Colleen Hoover

*8/10/15 Sorry guys. I just realized I never updated for July.


message 16: by Shannon (last edited Aug 30, 2015 12:05PM) (new)

Shannon August Top 10

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn We Were Liars by E. Lockhart Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, #2) by James Dashner The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) by James Dashner Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer


*8/30/15 15:00 I won't be able to update tomorrow but here is where we are for the end of August. Can't believe the top six haven't changed in 3 months.


message 17: by Shannon (last edited Oct 01, 2015 06:08AM) (new)

Shannon September Top 10

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn We Were Liars by E. Lockhart Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) by James Dashner Red Queen (Red Queen, #1) by Victoria Aveyard The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, #2) by James Dashner

*9/25/15 9:37 We actually have a new comer to the top 10 this month! I'm so shocked/giddy.

*10/1/15 9:07 A little reorganization but still the same top 10.


message 18: by Shannon (last edited Oct 31, 2015 04:14PM) (new)

Shannon October Top 10

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn We Were Liars by E. Lockhart Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer Red Queen (Red Queen, #1) by Victoria Aveyard The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1) by James Dashner Paper Towns by John Green

*10/31/15 19:14 Ohh a new comer.


message 19: by Shannon (last edited Dec 11, 2015 11:22AM) (new)

Shannon November Top 10


The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn We Were Liars by E. Lockhart Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas The Martian by Andy Weir Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer Red Queen (Red Queen, #1) by Victoria Aveyard Paper Towns by John Green


message 20: by Shannon (last edited Dec 31, 2015 12:11PM) (new)

Shannon December Top 10

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn We Were Liars by E. Lockhart Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1) by Sarah J. Maas The Martian by Andy Weir Red Queen (Red Queen, #1) by Victoria Aveyard Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1) by Marissa Meyer Paper Towns by John Green

*12/29/15 13:16 Almost the end of 2015 and at our final Top 10. Sadly, I haven't read a single one of them.
*12/31/15 15:11 No changes. It's been wonderful watching the list this year. I wish you all a Happy New Year. See you on the 2016 list.


message 21: by AH (new)

AH Hopefully, this year's list will be free of spammed books.
Happy New Year and thanks Buggy for doing this again.


message 22: by Dina (new)

Dina Wow, so may books in the list already! Thanks for setting it up again, Buggy!

Happy New Year to all! Let the reading begin! ;)


message 23: by Buggy (new)

Buggy Bonnie wrote: "Thanks Buggy! Happy New Year :)"

Welcome Bonnie, Happy New Years!


message 24: by Buggy (new)

Buggy Katie aka Ms. Phoenix wrote: "Thanks Buggy"

Happy 2015 Katie


message 25: by Buggy (new)

Buggy Shannon wrote: "Wow the list is hopping already! I'm about to take up space for our Top 10 of the year.

I hope everyone has a delightful year of reading.


January Top 10"


So glad you're doing this again Shannon. I found it super interesting last year. Cheers


message 26: by Buggy (new)

Buggy AH wrote: "Hopefully, this year's list will be free of spammed books.
Happy New Year and thanks Buggy for doing this again."


Happy New Years to you too AH. Yeah those annoying spammers


message 27: by Buggy (new)

Buggy Dina wrote: "Wow, so may books in the list already! Thanks for setting it up again, Buggy!

Happy New Year to all! Let the reading begin! ;)"


Dina!! Happy 2015 to you. I'm a bit dubious that so many books have been read "already" this year but whatever it all works out in the end


message 28: by Shannon (new)

Shannon Buggy wrote: "So glad you're doing this again Shannon. I found it super interesting last year."

I'm glad it is being enjoyed and I'm not just annoying people. :)


message 29: by Dina (new)

Dina I love your lists too, Shannon! I like seeing how the Top 10 changes - or not so much - each month. :)


message 30: by Megan (new)

Megan Thanks Buggy, happy New Year! I'm excited to get started, and WOW it's only day one and we already have two pages?! You people are ambitious!!


message 31: by Megan (new)

Megan (I'm being mean and commenting on the spammers' votes pages, calling them out on their spamming.)


message 32: by Buggy (new)

Buggy Megan wrote: "(I'm being mean and commenting on the spammers' votes pages, calling them out on their spamming.)"

Doesn't sound mean to me, it sounds about right. Way to go! Thanks


message 33: by AH (new)

AH Megan wrote: "(I'm being mean and commenting on the spammers' votes pages, calling them out on their spamming.)"

I just put their books on my not interested shelf.


message 34: by Landslide (new)

Landslide Megan wrote: "(I'm being mean and commenting on the spammers' votes pages, calling them out on their spamming.)"

I commented too, calling them out on the fact that they have marked the books they've voted for as read in previous years and not in 2015.


message 35: by Soumya (new)

Soumya oh ok..i removed my votes!


message 36: by Penny (new)

Penny Yay Buggy! Glad that your list is back too - now to find time to read in this busy year ahead of mine!

:):):)


message 37: by Kat (new)

Kat We seem to have more spammed books again. 5 people added a book (including the author) as their #1 read book this year, so of course it's #1. I'd mention the title to publicly shame him, but I'm not giving him the advertisement. I'm a librarian, but I've never seen any way to edit this stuff. I'm not sure if there's anything I can do here.


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads There's a spot on the edit page for "remove books," but I understand your hesitation.


message 39: by AH (new)

AH Kat - report it to support@goodreads.com. Oftentimes these authors spam themselves on multiple lists. I've reported several and they have been removed from lists.

Also if I see this type of behavior, the book moves to my not interested shelf. A lot of people have similar shelves and do the same thing.


message 40: by Megan (new)

Megan The only thing I hate about adding it to a do-not-read shelf is that it marks it as read. Oh well!


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads You can make that shelf exclusive, Megan.


message 42: by Megan (new)

Megan Ah thanks, I didn't realize that!


message 43: by James (new)

James Ward I am the author of the book in question. I would like to point out that I am NOT a spammer. I am an artist who wrote his first book and self published it. I asked my friends and family to help market and boost it in order to get the book out there. Some of them did this by adding and boosting it on lists across Goodreads. I will point out... that several of the reviews are from people I do not know. Goodreads is supposed to be a place where you can get noticed. If you do not wish to read the book, thats fine. Writing is not my focus, painting is. I am not looking to make a bunch of money here. I do ask however that you dont jump to conclusions just because you see a book jump up a list. Thank you.


message 44: by James (new)

James Ward Kat wrote: "We seem to have more spammed books again. 5 people added a book (including the author) as their #1 read book this year, so of course it's #1. I'd mention the title to publicly shame him, but I'm ..."

I am the author and would like to point out that the boosting came from family and friends who DID read the book within the past few weeks. I am an artist who JUST wrote and self published his first book. I am not a spammer and this is the only book I have written. Please do not judge me without knowing me.


message 45: by Megan (new)

Megan James:

Fair enough, but for one, "Julia" marked it read in December 2014. And it's the only book ANY of them voted for, on multiple lists. None of them have any friends. They look like complete spammer accounts and that's not why we have this list.

When we see a book show up from six different people on a ton of different lists within the first week of the year, that normally signifies spamming.


message 46: by James (new)

James Ward Megan wrote: "James:

Fair enough, but for one, "Julia" marked it read in December 2014. And it's the only book ANY of them voted for, on multiple lists. None of them have any friends. They look like complete..."


Fair enough. Julia is a family member who was the first one to read the book and help give early feedback. It was published in December but like i said, I am just a struggling artist who tried my hand at writing a book.

After asking some of my friends.. it seems some of them signed up on Goodreads simply to review or rate it after I sent them links to the book on amazon and goodreads. Who they shared it with or whether they will continue to use their accounts on Goodreads is not something I can speak to.

Sorry if you feel as if it was spammed, but I again ask you to not judge before reading something or knowing its background.


message 47: by AH (last edited Jan 08, 2015 03:05PM) (new)

AH James, I understand that you are new to GR and that you are enthusiastic about selling your book. Flooding listopia lists with your book will only cause people to avoid your book and can result in people reporting you for spamming lists. I believe that there is an authors guide somewhere on the site that gives you some tips for how to use the site effectively. For example, one very successful self published author approached groups in her genre, arranged a Q & A about her book, some giveaways, and because of her approach (and her excellent book), she did quite well through word of mouth. You see, if we like a book, we tell ALL of our friends.

James, it really looks suspicious to us if we see a book with 16 ratings appear on 32 lists. That's spam.

I also believe that if someone is your relative and they are reviewing your book, they need to disclose in the review that they are related to you.


message 48: by James (new)

James Ward I appreciate the feedback. I am not an author by trade. I am a painter who sells locally and on Etsy. Still learning this side of things. Perhaps my friends were a bit over enthusiastic. As i said, I simply sent links and posted on social media and they took it and ran. I am still learning how Goodreads works myself.

All I ever wanted was feedback on the book itself, and feedback for me as a new author.

Thanks for your information.


message 49: by Penny (new)

Penny James wrote: "I appreciate the feedback. I am not an author by trade. I am a painter who sells locally and on Etsy. Still learning this side of things. Perhaps my friends were a bit over enthusiastic. As i ..."

From one writer to another (you may see yourself as a painter more, but you're a writer too) - a good way to get feedback is to offer your book as a Good Reads giveaway. In that way, you get feedback and thus also word-of-mouth/ word-of-web advertising from the people that win your book to read, and, people are encouraged to add your book as a 'want to read' from the giveaway web page itself. I hope this helps :)


message 50: by Alex (new)

Alex Willis I have happened upon this list from a search. It will be interesting to see how my different taste in reading affects the list. My goal is to read 100 books by years end and I am happy to see that I get 100 votes for the list.

Lists like this are what makes Goodreads so much fun. Happy new year!


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