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What can I say?  Tarryn Fisher tops my list AGAIN, for the third year in a row.  And there's a reason why:  no one writes like she does.  No one messes with your mind, heart, and life like she does when you are reading one of her books.

2. The King's Men (All for the Game #3) by Nora Sakavic

In a close second to Mud Vein (which should tell you just how amazing this series is . . . ) is the final book in the All For The Game series by Nora Sakavic.  I've never read anything like this series and the final book was absolutely incredible -- so intense!!

3.  Night Owl (Night Owl #1) and Last Light (Night Owl #2) by M. Pierce

There is as much mystery in these books as there is in the author of these books.  LOVE LOVE LOVE.  My review of Last Light HERE.

4.  How to Kill a Rock Star and God-Shaped Hole by Tiffanie DeBartolo

So I generally ONLY include books released in the year but I have to include these two books by Tiffanie DeBartolo because they are AMAZING and were new to me this year.  I wish she would write again!!

5.  53 Letters for My Lover by Leylah Attar

Thank you, thank you to MEGAN for introducing me to this book!  A beautiful, complicated and long standing love, similar in some ways to The Opportunist.

6. Goodnight June by Sarah Jio

Unbelievable that this was my first Sarah Jio book, and I now completely understand the hype surrounding her.  

7. Off the Record (Record #1) by K.A. Linde  
I rarely enjoy anything more than a well written political romance (like Mary Whitney!) so this series was right up my alley -- the first book is the best!

8. Lizzy and Jane by Katherine Reay

The sophomore novel from Katherine Reay was a bit darker (to me) than her first book but still just as enchanting.  I love her descriptions.

9. No Ordinary Bloke by Mary Whitney

Another author that always seems to make my list!  My review HERE.  She also released an AMAZING winter novella, Until January, which I highly recommend!!

10. The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line (Veronica Mars #1) by Rob Thomas and Jennifer Graham 

Loved the first book in this VM series -- picks up right where the movie ended.  I actually just finished book two and it was even better than the first!!

Top 10 YA/NA Books in 2014 here!

What were your favorite books this year??  Link up below!


  1. I haven't read these, but Mud Vein and the series from M. Pierce have long been on my TBR list! Happy New Year!

  2. I've had my eye on Mud Vein for a while now. I think I have officially been convinced to finally give it a read. :)

  3. Interesting titles. I've seen No Ordinary Bloke before and had thought about reading it. May be I'll add that to my TBR since you liked it so much! Thanks for stopping by our blog earlier. Have a Happy New Year! ~ Bel

  4. off the record, night owl and the veronica mars book! I need to read those. Great list :)

    I'm a new follower

    Happy New Year and Happy Reading!

    Michelle @ Book Briefs


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