Ok, I am submitting to exhortations from @frippet and @JennyAckland and sharing my thoughts on the books I really liked and admired during 2015. Remember, these are books that I read this year, not necessarily published this year.
(But bear in mind that there’s 16 days reading left for this year, so things might change).
Let’s do the whittling process together, here are the contenders. These are ANZ authors only, if I included international authors and translations the list would be a mile long. All links go to my reviews.
I rated all of these 4 stars on Goodreads, and they gave me a warm glow when I looked at their covers collected there at See What You Read in 2015. (I didn’t rate anything 5 stars, these days it has to be as special as James Joyce’s Ulysses or Kim Scott’s That Deadman Dance or Alexis Wright’s Carpentaria or anything by…
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