A running list chronicling my favorite reads of the year Read more on Riffle
Charlotte's Story: A Bliss House Novel by Laura Benedict
The second book in Benedict's fabulous haunted house series!
1 / 14
Smoke by Catherine McKenzie
Strong character development and a tug on your heartstrings read. I love all of her work!
2 / 14
Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
Yoon's debut is a heartwarming tearjerker that's perfect for teens and adults. I can't wait to see what she'll do next!
3 / 14
Bred to Kill: A Thriller by Franck Thilliez
My first favorite read of the year and a new favorite author of mine. I don't know how I missed SYNDROME E when it first came out but I'll be waiting anxiously for anything new by Thilliez!
4 / 14
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances by Neil Gaiman
Of course this had to be a fave, who doesn't love Gaiman?!
5 / 14
Girl Underwater by Claire Kells
A wonderful debut and a great emotional read!
6 / 14
No One Gets Out Alive: A Novel by Adam Nevill
This latest from Nevill seriously freaked me out - and that doesn't happen often, even with horror!
7 / 14
Day Four: A Novel by Sarah Lotz
Oh, what?! This book was awesome! It's a sequel to THE THREE but you don't have to have read that one first. I just hope there will be MORE to follow!
8 / 14
Slasher Girls & Monster Boys by April Genevieve Tucholke
Teen horror stories based on movies, books, music etc. A truly unique and fabulous collection.
9 / 14
Daughters unto Devils (Harlequin Teen) by Amy Lukavics
Described as Stephen King meets Little House on the Prairie. It's a perfect description for a really creepy debut.
10 / 14
Seize the Night: New Tales of Vampiric Terror by Kelley Armstrong
An anthology meant to make vampires scary again, and it does exactly that!
11 / 14
The Great Forgetting: A Novel by James Renner
A new cross-genre release from James Renner. Conspiracy theories, history, and the perception of memory... a fabulous twisty-turny read.
12 / 14
Love Is Red (The Nightsong Trilogy) by Sophie Jaff
Holy crap this book was awesome! A cross-genre read and the start of a new trilogy. I can't wait for more!
13 / 14
Disclaimer: A Novel by Renée Knight
This was a dark and twisted read for sure, and one that kept me guessing!
14 / 14