Los Angeles Public Library Best of the Year2015

Given by Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL)

Other Names: Los Angeles Public Library Best Book of the Year, Los Angeles Public Library Best Fiction, LAPL Best of the Year, LA Public Library Best of the Year
187 Works 214,050 Books 11,272 Reviews ½ 4.0
Categories:
All, Children's Books (341), Fiction (408), Fiction & Literature (45), Graphic Novels (68), Non-Fiction (476), Teen (311)
Years:
All, 2023 (147), 2022 (145), 2021 (97), 2020 (120), 2019 (177), 2018 (171), 2017 (198), 2016 (148), 2015 (187), 2014 (127), 2013 (132)
WorkCategoryYear
The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
Children's Books2015
Leo: A Ghost Story by Mac Barnett
Children's Books2015
From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess by Meg Cabot
Children's Books2015
Chasing Secrets by Gennifer Choldenko
Children's Books2015
Mr. Ferris and His Wheel by Kathryn Gibbs Davis
Children's Books2015
Wolfie the Bunny by Ame Dyckman
Children's Books2015
Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl's Courage Changed Music by Margarita Engle
Children's Books2015
Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee
Children's Books2015
The Orphan and the Mouse by Martha Freeman
Children's Books2015
My Cousin's Keeper by Simon French
Children's Books2015
Melissa by Alex Gino
Children's Books2015
The Island of Dr. Libris by Chris Grabenstein
Children's Books2015
The Poem That Will Not End by Joan Bransfield Graham
Children's Books2015
Waiting by Kevin Henkes
Children's Books2015
Sail Away by Langston Hughes
Children's Books2015
The Death of the Hat: A Brief History of Poetry in 50 Objects by Paul B. Janeczko
Children's Books2015
Toys Meet Snow by Emily Jenkins
Children's Books2015
Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer by Kelly Jones
Children's Books2015
You Can Do It, Bert! by Ole Könnecke
Children's Books2015
Switch by Ingrid Law
Children's Books2015
The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher by Dana Alison Levy
Children's Books2015
A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd
Children's Books2015
Playful Pigs from A to Z by Anita Lobel
Children's Books2015
Me and My Big Mouse by Ethan Long
Children's Books2015
We Dig Worms! by Kevin McCloskey
Children's Books2015
In by Nikki McClure
Children's Books2015
Thank You and Good Night by Patrick McDonnell
Children's Books2015
Tools Rule! by Aaron Meshon
Children's Books2015
The Tea Party in the Woods by Akiko Miyakoshi
Children's Books2015
Say Hello Like This by Mary Murphy
Children's Books2015
Ketzel, the Cat Who Composed by Lesléa Newman
Children's Books2015
Book of the Dead by Michael Northrop
Children's Books2015
Water Is Water: A Book About the Water Cycle by Miranda Paul
Children's Books2015
Samurai Santa: A Very Ninja Christmas by Rubin Pingk
Children's Books2015
Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery that Baffled All of France by Mara Rockliff
Children's Books2015
Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan
Children's Books2015
Saving Lucas Biggs by Marisa de los Santos
Children's Books2015
Raindrops Roll by April Pulley Sayre
Children's Books2015
The Marvels by Brian Selznick
Children's Books2015
One Family by George Shannon
Children's Books2015
Winter Bees & Other Poems of the Cold by Joyce Sidman
Children's Books2015
'Twas Nochebuena by Roseanne Greenfield Thong
Children's Books2015
Harriet the Invincible (Hamster Princess) by Ursula Vernon
Children's Books2015
Winnie: The True Story of the Bear Who Inspired Winnie-the-Pooh by Sally M. Walker
Children's Books2015
Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America by Carole Boston Weatherford
Children's Books2015
A Path Begins by J. A. White
Children's Books2015
Hilo Book 1: The Boy Who Crashed to Earth by Judd Winick
Children's Books2015
A Dragon's Guide to the Care and Feeding of Humans by Laurence Yep
Children's Books2015
Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch
Fiction2015
The Distant Marvels by Chantel Acevedo
Fiction2015
A Touch of Stardust by Kate Alcott
Fiction2015
The Automobile Club of Egypt by Alaa al-Aswani
Fiction2015
My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman
Fiction2015
A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories by Lucia Berlin
Fiction2015
Made to Kill by Adam Christopher
Fiction2015
Time Salvager by Wesley Chu
Fiction2015
The Fold by Peter Clines
Fiction2015
Confession of the Lioness by Mia Couto
Fiction2015
Make Your Home Among Strangers by Jennine Capó Crucet
Fiction2015
Twain's End by Lynn Cullen
Fiction2015
The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud
Fiction2015
The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson
Fiction2015
Numero Zero by Umberto Eco
Fiction2015
The Story of the Lost Child: Neapolitan Novels, Book Four by Elena Ferrante
Fiction2015
Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink
Fiction2015
Purity by Jonathan Franzen
Fiction2015
The Fall of Princes by Robert Goolrick
Fiction2015
The Scribe: A Novel by Matthew Guinn
Fiction2015
Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf
Fiction2015
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Fiction2015
The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins
Fiction2015
Falling in Love with Hominids by Nalo Hopkinson
Fiction2015
Submission by Michel Houellebecq
Fiction2015
The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
Fiction2015
The Invasion of the Tearling by Erika Johansen
Fiction2015
The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy by Rachel Joyce
Fiction2015
The First Bad Man by Miranda July
Fiction2015
Beauty is a Wound by Eka Kurniawan
Fiction2015
The Complete Stories by Clarice Lispector
Fiction2015
The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli
Fiction2015
The Sculptor by Scott McCloud
Fiction2015
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
Fiction2015
The Lovers of Amherst by William Nicholson
Fiction2015
Touch by Claire North
Fiction2015
West of Sunset by Stewart O'Nan
Fiction2015
A Strangeness in My Mind by Orhan Pamuk
Fiction2015
Harraga by Boualem Sansal
Fiction2015
One Step Too Far by Tina Seskis
Fiction2015
Seveneves : a novel by Neal Stephenson
Fiction2015
The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson
Fiction2015
The Way Things Were: A Novel by Aatish Taseer
Fiction2015
The Mechanical by Ian Tregillis
Fiction2015
Saga Volume 5 by Brian K. Vaughan
Fiction2015
Dietland by Sarai Walker
Fiction2015
Second Life by S. J. Watson
Fiction2015
Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits by David Wong
Fiction2015
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
Fiction2015
It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War by Lynsey Addario
Non-Fiction2015
Modern Romance: An Investigation by Aziz Ansari
Non-Fiction2015
More Mexican Everyday: Simple, Seasonal, Celebratory by Rick Bayless
Non-Fiction2015
Ivory Vikings: The Mystery of the Most Famous Chessmen in the World and the Woman Who Made Them by Nancy Marie Brown
Non-Fiction2015
Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl: A Memoir by Carrie Brownstein
Non-Fiction2015
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Non-Fiction2015
Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids by Meghan Daum
Non-Fiction2015
Waterman: The Life and Times of Duke Kahanamoku by David Davis
Non-Fiction2015
You're Never Weird on the Internet (almost) by Felicia Day
Non-Fiction2015
Audrey at Home: Memories of My Mother's Kitchen by Luca Dotti
Non-Fiction2015
How to Be a Heroine: Or, What I've Learned from Reading too Much by Samantha Ellis
Non-Fiction2015
Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution by Mona Eltahawy
Non-Fiction2015
Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated Organ by Giulia Enders
Non-Fiction2015
The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle by Lillian Faderman
Non-Fiction2015
Out of Line: The Art of Jules Feiffer by Martha Fay
Non-Fiction2015
Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan
Non-Fiction2015
Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future by Martin Ford
Non-Fiction2015
We Don't Need Roads: The Making of the Back to the Future Trilogy by Caseen Gaines
Non-Fiction2015
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert
Non-Fiction2015
Rice, Noodle, Fish: Deep Travels Through Japan's Food Culture by Matt Goulding
Non-Fiction2015
I'll Have What She's Having: My Adventures in Celebrity Dieting by Rebecca M. Harrington
Non-Fiction2015
The Witch of Lime Street: Seance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World by David Jaher
Non-Fiction2015
Edible Memory: The Lure of Heirloom Tomatoes and Other Forgotten Foods by Jennifer A. Jordan
Non-Fiction2015
Sinatra: The Chairman by James Kaplan
Non-Fiction2015
The Senator Next Door: A Memoir from the Heartland by Amy Klobuchar
Non-Fiction2015
The Best Team Money Can Buy: The Los Angeles Dodgers' Wild Struggle to Build a Baseball Powerhouse by Molly Knight
Non-Fiction2015
Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy by Melvin Konner
Non-Fiction2015
Get what's yours by Laurence J. Kotlikoff
Non-Fiction2015
Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town by Jon Krakauer
Non-Fiction2015
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
Non-Fiction2015
Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart, and Mind by David J. Linden
Non-Fiction2015
The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger's Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare's First Folio by Andrea Mays
Non-Fiction2015
Irritable Hearts: A PTSD Love Story by Mac McClelland
Non-Fiction2015
The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
Non-Fiction2015
The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos by Leonard Mlodinow
Non-Fiction2015
The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness by Sy Montgomery
Non-Fiction2015
The World Between Two Covers: Reading the Globe by Ann Morgan
Non-Fiction2015
Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way through Great Books by Cara Nicoletti
Non-Fiction2015
Women Artists: The Linda Nochlin Reader by Linda Nochlin
Non-Fiction2015
Mary McGrory: The First Queen of Journalism by John Norris
Non-Fiction2015
The Monopolists: Obsession, Fury, and the Scandal Behind the World's Favorite Board Game by Mary Pilon
Non-Fiction2015
So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson
Non-Fiction2015
On the Move: A Life by Oliver Sacks
Non-Fiction2015
The Sound of Music Story: How A Beguiling Young Novice, A Handsome Austrian Captain, and Ten Singing von Trapp Children Inspired the Most Beloved Film of All Time by Tom Santopietro
Non-Fiction2015
ZeroZeroZero by Roberto Saviano
Non-Fiction2015
Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles's War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News by A. Brad Schwartz
Non-Fiction2015
One of Us: The Story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre in Norway by Åsne Seierstad
Non-Fiction2015
M Train by Patti Smith
Non-Fiction2015
Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science and the World by Rachel Swaby
Non-Fiction2015
Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics by Richard H. Thaler
Non-Fiction2015
Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance
Non-Fiction2015
Lafayette in the Somewhat United States by Sarah Vowell
Non-Fiction2015
The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My Grandmother and Me: An Aristocratic Family, a High-Society Scandal and an Extraordinary Legacy by Sofka Zinovieff
Non-Fiction2015
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
Teen2015
Symphony for the City of the Dead: Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad by M. T. Anderson
Teen2015
Infandous by Elana K. Arnold
Teen2015
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
Teen2015
Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
Teen2015
The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough
Teen2015
Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina & New Orleans by Don Brown
Teen2015
Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine
Teen2015
Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson
Teen2015
Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaipotra
Teen2015
What We Saw by Aaron Hartzler
Teen2015
Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley
Teen2015
Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge
Teen2015
Last of the Sandwalkers by Jay Hosler
Teen2015
Skyscraping by Cordelia Jensen
Teen2015
Better Than Perfect by Melissa Kantor
Teen2015
Illuminae by Amie Kaufman
Teen2015
The Porcupine of Truth by Bill Konigsberg
Teen2015
March: Book Two by John Lewis
Teen2015
Dead to Me by Mary McCoy
Teen2015
A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis
Teen2015
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Vol. 1: Squirrel Power by Ryan North
Teen2015
The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes
Teen2015
A Silent Voice, Volume 1: Learning to Listen by Yoshitoki Oima
Teen2015
Inuyashiki, Volume 1: Beyond Prime by Hiroya Oku
Teen2015
The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer by Sydney Padua
Teen2015
The Shepherd's Crown by Terry Pratchett
Teen2015
All American Boys by Jason Reynolds
Teen2015
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
Teen2015
Bone Gap by Laura Ruby
Teen2015
The Hired Girl by Laura Amy Schlitz
Teen2015
Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt
Teen2015
More Happy than Not by Adam Silvera
Teen2015
Lumberjanes Vol. 1: Beware the Kitten Holy by ND Stevenson
Teen2015
Nimona by ND Stevenson
Teen2015
Ms. Marvel Vol. 3: Crushed by G. Willow Wilson
Teen2015
Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon
Teen2015

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