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Monday, December 29, 2014

TOP TEN YA/NA BOOKS OF 2014

1. Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle #3) by Maggie Stiefvater


Just when you think (not really) you could possibly plan what Maggie Stiefvater will do, she upends your world.  This series is PHENOMENAL and unparalleled.  My review HERE
2. Flat-Out Celeste (Flat-Out Love #2) by Jessica Park




You know that I absolutely LOVE this series and Flat-Out Celeste may be the best book in it!  My review HERE.

3. Breathe, Annie, Breathe (Hundred Oaks) by Miranda Kenneally


Another book in this series was my favorite book of last year.  That being said, I always have high expectations for Miranda Kenneally books and she never ever disappoints -- I loved this one, too! 
4. How I Fall by Anne Eliot



Beautiful, beautiful new series by one of my all time favorites, Anne Eliot!  This book was completely unique and the best first love/kiss feelings EVER.  My review HERE.

5. In This Moment by Autumn Doughton 




I discovered Autumn Doughton this year and I feel like, where have I been?!  She is incredible.  I've read four of her books this year and they were all so, so good.  I also highly, HIGHLY recommend On an Edge of Glass and I'll Be Here.

6. Maybe Someday (Maybe #1) by Colleen Hoover 


I have been a HUGE Colleen Hoover fan since her self-published days.  Maybe Someday was great although her other books this year were not my favorites.  Can't wait for Never Never!!
7. Silver Shadows (Bloodlines #5) by Richelle Mead


Richelle Mead, always and forever.

8. Get Me (The Keatyn Chronicles #6) by Jillian Dodd 


Seriously great series conclusion -- perfect ending, perfect build-up! The spin-off, Captive Films, is also SO, so good!!
9. White Hot Kiss (The Dark Elements #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout


I was super hesitant to include this book since I DNF'd the second book in this series but I did love this first book and I am still a JLA fan.  I haven't read Wicked yet but it is at the top of my TBR pile!
10. Breakable (Contours of the Heart #2) by Tammara Webber

Re-tellings/alternate POVs can be terrible but Breakable was definitely unique -- not only did it include more history and different scenes but it was so, so romantic to read Landon's POV.

8 comments:

  1. I loved Maybe Someday and White Hot Kiss!! I still need to read Flat-Out Celeste, which I'm sure is awesome too. :)

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  2. Sydrian forever!! I need to start The Raven Cycle soon! I haven't heard some of these books but I'll definitely be looking them up!

    Eileen @ BookCatPin

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  3. I loved Maybe Someday and White Hot Kiss! You DNF SCT? I DNF Wicked? So cliched :(

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  4. My goal is to read The Ravel Cycle this year!! Maybe Someday was such a fun read! Great picks!!

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  5. Breathe Annie Breathe was really good. I've started this series out of order so I'm looking forward to checking out her other titles too! Thanks for stopping by our blog earlier! ~ Bel

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  6. I swear, I'm going to read my YA this year! I discovered Autumn Doughton this year as well, but I only read one of her books - This Sky. I really enjoyed it. I'm going to check out her other books.

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  7. OMG I absolutely loved Autumn Doughton's On An Edge of Glass, one of my favourite books from 2013, but I still haven't read In This Moment. She is such an underrated author! White Hot Kiss was great too, but I haven't read the 2nd book yet, I'm planning on waiting for the last book to come out before I read it now. Great list of books!!

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  8. Nice list! How I Fall sounds like my perfect guilty pleasure novel, without the guilt. (Except that Ellen Foster is an Oprah book I had to read in English about an abused little girl, so I'm going to have to do some paradigm switching here.) I've heard great things too about Breathe Annie Breathe, but I find running so incredibly dull that I'm afraid I won't like it.

    C.J.
    Sarcasm & Lemons, a book blog

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