And now, my five favorite fiction and non-fiction reads for 2015 (in no particular order within the lists):
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
Newt's Emerald by Garth Nix
Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
The Barsetshire Chronicles by Anthony Trollope
Slade House by David Mitchell
Do Not Sell at Any Price by Amanda Petrusich
Black Diamonds by Catherine Bailey
Galileo's Idol by Nick Wilding
The Most Disreputable Trade by Tom Bonnell
Winter World by Bernd Heinrich
Happy New Year to you all, and good reading!
Previous year's reports: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006.