2015 Besties



This may be one of the most challenging posts of the entire year! How to narrow down an entire year of great reads into just one post featuring the best of the besties? We’ll do our best (see what we did there?) to highlight our favorite reads from 2015. Be sure to scroll to the bottom and enter our 2015 Besties, Rafflecopter Giveaway!

BFF K’s 2015 Besties

#1 The Bourbon Kings by J.R. Ward

Pure pleasure.

#2 Everything by Penny Reid

In 2015, I’ve read/listened to all but 1 book by Penny Reid and I absolutely LOVE them all! This could be considered my “Year of Penny” and it was fabulous. I’ve only reviewed a few of the books on the blog so far, but I hope to review all of them for you in the coming weeks and months.

#3 Bad Romeo & Broken Juliet by Leisa Rayven

Fantastic stories, great characters, I wish I could re-read both of these again for the first time!

#4 Darken the Stars and Iniquity by Amy A. Bartol

Epic conclusions for two of my all-time favorite series’!

#5 Royal Marriage Market by Heather Lyons

Magical royal romance!

#6 Chasing Fire Series by Ann Marie Walker and Amy K Rogers

Best steam since Fifty Shades. #HudsonChaser

#7 Dirty English by Ilsa Madden-Mills

Hot and fun!

#8 The Hidden Library and The Forgotten Mountain by Heather Lyons

Terrific additions to this incredible series.

#9 Bright Side and Gus by Kim Holden

Love these books so much. The review for Gus will be coming soon.

#10 The Allure of Dean Harper by R.S. Grey

Fun and flirty! The Allure of Julian Lefray was fantastic too!

BFF K Bonus Besties

These three books have stayed with me as much as any books I read all year! I find myself thinking about these characters all the time!

Life Rewritten by Andrea Johnston

Until I Met You by S.L. Scott

Some Sort of Happy by Melanie Harlow



BFF A’s 2015 Besties

#1 Marrow by Tarryn Fisher

#2 Bright Side and Gus by Kim Holden

#3 November 9 by Colleen Hoover


#4 You by Caroline Kepnes

#5 Never Never 1 & 2 by Tarryn Fisher and Colleen Hoover

#6 Confess by Colleen Hoover

#7 The Bourbon Kings by J.R. Ward

#8 Betrayal by Aleatha Romig

#9 The Hidden Library and The Forgotten Mountain by Heather Lyons

#10 Bad Romeo and Broken Juliet by Leisa Rayven

BFF A Bonus Besties

The Girl on the Train by Paulette Hawkins

Dirty English by Ilsa Madden-Mills


All of the images above are buy links for Amazon.com. And, you can click on many of the headings to find our reviews. We are so grateful to all of you for joining us on our incredible book journey in 2015! We’re looking forward to all that’s in store for 2016!





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  1. Jennifer Taylor says

    My favorite books I read in 2015 are:

    Slammed By: Colleen Hoover
    After By: Anna Todd
    Work Of Art By: Ruth Clampett
    Red Hill By: Jamie McGuire
    Divergent By: Veronica Roth
    The Maze Runner By: James Dashner.

    Great list. There are a lot of books I want to read on your list.

    • says

      Ahhh – Slammed! I wish I could read that again for the first time! I would also like to read Anna Todd, I haven’t done that yet! So many good books, so little time! Let me know if you like any of the others on our list. <3 K.

    • says

      Before We Were Strangers is on my TBR list for early this year! I’ve heard nothing but GREAT things about it! And, BFF A read November 9, but I haven’t read it yet. I need to hurry up for both of those! Happy New Year!

  2. Charlene E says

    Soaring, and Ride Steady by Kristen Ashley…Sustained by Emma Chase…The Air He Breathes by Brittainy C. Cherry.

    • says

      I LOVE Sustained by Emma Chase. I still need to write my review for that one. And The Air He Breathes – I’ve been hiding from that book. I’m doing a buddy read first of the year b/c I’m afraid it will break my heart!

  3. Ashley J says

    I’ve read most of the books you did this year…also on my list was The Air He Breathes and Invincible Summer- those books did things to me!

  4. Cindy Myers says

    Some of my favorite reads of 2015 were King, Tyrant and Lawless by T.M. Frazier. Sins of Sevin by Penelope Ward. The Air He Breathes by Brittainy C. Cherry.

  5. Rachel Wallace says

    I loved Burned by Karen Marie Moning, I read the Throne of Glass books ❤️❤️ Great books! I can’t wait to read The Bourbon Kings

  6. Lorie Glowania says

    I loved Nuts Alice Clayton and Madam X Jasinda Wilder and Shortstop A.M. Madden has to be my favorite

  7. says

    I loved November 9 by Colleen Hoover, The Royal Marriage Market by Heather Lyons, Darken the Stars by Amy Bartol, Wild Reckless by Ginger Scott…and so many more!!!!

  8. Lorena says

    I read Dirty English and absolutely loved it! I would love to read the Chasing Fire Series–it sounds fantastic!! Happy New Year

  9. Sara Miller says

    Great list guys! I have read most of these titles myself and I agree they were some of the best of the year!

  10. Anna R says

    Dirty English was also on my top best reads of 2015. Thank for the chance. Great giveaway and great list of reads. 🙂

  11. Alisha Sienkiel says

    One of my favorites was A Court Of Thorns and Roses. However I really loved the Never Never novellas too!


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