Thursday, December 31, 2015

2015 SBSR Choice Awards

Last year we ended the year by doing a choice awards for our favorite and least favorite picks of the year. We are so happy to bring it to you again this year!

Here are our picks for 2015! These are based off of our opinions and books that we read in the year 2015. Some books might have been published in other years and some might be ARCs we received and aren't being released till 2016. To see our 2014 picks Click here.

Cover Lust:
(Favorite book cover)

Angela: The Fall Up by Aly Martinez
Leah: Darken the Stars by Amy Bartol

Page to Premiere:
(Favorite book to film)

Angela: Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl
Leah: Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl

Favorite Middle Grade or Graphic Novel:

Angela: Saga by Brain K. Vaughn
Leah: The Lightening Thief by Rick Riordan

One Isn't the Loneliest Number:
(Best stand-alone)

Angela: Confess by Colleen Hoover
Leah: The Coldest Girl in Cold Town by Holly Black

Favorite Short Story:

Angela:  Never Never  by Colleen Hoover & Tarryn Fisher
Leah: Never Never Colleen Hoover & Tarryn Fisher

Favorite Novella:

Angela: Maybe Not by Colleen Hoover
Leah: Maybe Not by Colleen Hoover

Favorite Sci-Fi or Fantasy:

Angela: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
Leah: A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E Schwab

Favorite Series Start:

Angela: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
LeahFalling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes

End of an Era:
(series that sadly ended)

Angela: Every Last Breath by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Leah: Every Last Breath by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Highest Tissue Count:
(Books that made us cry the hardest. In no order.)


Angela: Me Before You, Confess, Slammed.
Leah: Slammed, Maybe Someday, Confess

Out of this World:
(Favorite Alien books)

Angela: Fractured Suns by Theresa Kay
Leah: Fractured Suns by Theresa Kay

Biggest Reading Surprise:

Angela: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
Leah: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Favorite Steamy Reads:
(Guilty pleasures)

 Angela: Dark Wild Night by Christina Lauren 
Leah: Diamonds by K.A. Linde

Favorite New Adult


Angela: Confess by Colleen Hoover
Leah: Slammed by Colleen Hoover

Favorite Contemporary


AngelaTell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum
Leah: Since You've Been Gone by Morgan Matson

Judging a Book by It's Cover:
(a cover we judged but ended up loving)

Angela: The Deal by Elle Kennedy
Leah: Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson

Biggest Twist:

 Angela: Fractured Suns by Theresa Kay
Leah: Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas

Biggest Surprise Ending:

Angela: Me Before You by JoJo Moyes
Leah: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Favorite Villains:

Angela: Kaz Six of Crows
Leah: Kyon Darken the Stars

Favorite Leading Ladies:


  Angela: Inej Six of Crows, Celaena Queen of Shadows, Feyre ACOTAR
Leah: Nina Six of Crows, Celaena Heir of  Fire, Mare Red Queen

Favorite Leading Males:

 Angela: Kaz Six of Crows, Finn Dirty Rowdy Thing, Rowan Queen of Shadows
Leah:  Roth Every Last Breath, Lir Fractured Suns, Tamlin ACOTAR

We Ship It:
(Favorite book couple)

Angela: Celaena and Rowan Throne of Glass Series
Leah: Layla and Roth The Dark Elements Trilogy

Three Worst Reads:
(In order)


Angela: Snare Clarissa Wild, Beautiful Disaster Jamie McGuire, 3 AM Kisses Addison Moore
Leah: Black Iris Leah Raeder, The House Christina Lauren, How to Say I Love You Out Loud Karole Cozzo

Top 3 Favorite Reads:
(In order)

Angela: Six of Crows Leigh Bardugo, Confess Colleen Hoover, Wild Seasons Series Christina Lauren- Yes I cheated and choose them all
Leah: Six of Crows Leigh Bardugo, Red Queen Victoria Aveyard, Slammed Colleen Hoover

A Little Self Love:
(We choose our favorite post by our co-blogger)

Angela: Leah's post of her Favorite Fictional Book Boyfriends.
Leah: Angela's review of Snare! I love when Angela review hates a book. They are absolutely hilarious and this one takes the cake!

Viewer's Choice:
We asked our followers on social media to vote on their favorite book of the year from these six novels...

Red Queen-Victoria Aveyard An Ember in the Ashes- Sabaa Tahir Six of Crows- Leigh Bardugo
Queen of Shadows- Sarah J. Maas November 9- Colleen Hoover A Court of Thorns and Roses- Sarah J. Maas
and the winner is!

November 9 by Colleen Hoover

See you all in 2016!