Top 10 books I read in 2015: mini-reviews

This is my third annual Top 10 round-up in which I mini-review my favorite reads from 2015 because I am a huge freaking fangirl.

I was totally supposed to read 55 books this year, and I didn’t. Of the 40-some books I did read, I largely reread old favorites, but here are ten new ones I fell in love with this year.

10. Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley

magonia‘Kay guys. This book is so weird. Probably one of the weirdest debut YA novels I’ve ever read, and that’s also the reason why I loved it.

The main character Aza, snark queen of the universe, is seeing ships in the sky. Her family thinks she’s hallucinating (plausible, considering she’s on meds for some mysterious lung disease she’s had her entire life), but she’s actually just caught a glimpse of Magonia, the world that exists beyond the clouds. And when she’s whisked away by the skyship she’s heard calling her name, she can breathe for the first time – literally. But when Aza discovers that Magonia and Earth are on the brink of war, she must decide where her loyalties lie.

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