My Top 44 Reads of 2016 – YA, NA & Adult Fiction

So, with it being (nearly) the end of the year, I thought I’d write a list of my favourite books I’ve read this year. In previous years, I’ve predominantly only read SFF fiction, but in 2016 I branched out into many other genres–not forgetting SFF though–and it was so much fun!

First let’s look at my favourite YA/NA reads of 2016. So here they are, in no particular order.

  1. MIRAGE by Tracy Clark (YA psychological thriller)
  2. GIRL IN PIECES by Kathleen Glasgow (YA contemporary)
  3. MIND GAMES by Teri Terry (YA dystopian/sci-fi)
  4. REMEMBER YESTERDAY by Pintip Dunn (YA dystopian)
  5. UNICORN TRACKS by Julia Ember (YA paranormal/fantasy–also f/f)
  6. MY NAME IS MILENA ROKVA by T.A. Maclagan (YA spy fiction/thriller)
  7. SCINTILLATE by Tracy Clark (YA fantasy/paranormal)
  8. VIAL THINGS by Leah Clifford (YA/NA paranormal)
  9. A MORTAL SONG by Megan Crewe (YA fantasy)
  10. THICKER THAN WATER by Kelly Fiore (YA contemporary)
  11. THE UNBECOMING OF MARA DYER by Michelle Hodkin (YA fantasy/paranormal)
  12. DANGEROUS LIES by Becca Fitzpatrick (YA contemporary/thriller)
  13. BOOK OF LIES by Teri Terry (YA paranormal)
  14. SOUNDLESS by Richelle Mead (YA Fantasy/Paranormal/Dystopian-ish)
  15. THE DARKEST LIE by Pintip Dunn (YA contemporary/thriller)
  16. FAIREST by K.S. Trenten (YA fairy tale–also f/f)
  17. THE FAMILY by Marissa Kennerson (YA contemporary/thriller)
  18. A SHOT OF RECKLESS by Maddie Paige (NA contemporary romance)
  19.  LOST CAUSE by Callie Sparks (NA contemporary romance)
  20.  EVERY OTHER DAY by Jennifer Lynn Barnes (YA contemporary urban fantasy)
  21.  LIES WE TELL OURSELVES by Robin Talley (YA contemporary–also f/f)
  22. THE BUTTERFLY CODE by Sue Wyshynski (YA/NA SFF)

And my favourite adult reads:

  1. THE MISSING by C.L. Taylor (psychological thriller)
  2. BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP by S.J. Watson (psychological thriller)
  3. PEOPLE OF THE WOLF by Kathleen and Michael O’Gear (prehistoric fantasy)
  4. ROSS POLDARK by Winston Graham (historical fiction/family saga)
  5. IN A DARK, DARK WOOD by Ruth Ware (psychological thriller)
  6. WHEN SHE WAS BAD by Tammy Cohen (thriller)
  7. AND THEN THERE WERE NONE by Agatha Christie (detective/murder mystery)
  8. THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO by Stieg Larsson (detective/thriller)
  9. THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE by Stieg Larsson (detective/thriller)
  10. LADY AUDLEY’S SECRET by M. E. Braddon (classic/sensation)
  11. A LONG FATAL LOVE CHASE by Louisa May Alcott (sensation/thriller)
  12. THE WOMAN IN WHITE by Wilkie Collins (classic/sensation/detective)
  13. THE MOONSTONE by Wilkie Collins (classic/detective)
  14. THE ROAD by Cormac McCarthy (dystopian)
  15. THE IMMORTAL CROWN by Richelle Mead (futuristic thriller/sci-fi/fantasy)
  16. JACK AND JILL by James Patterson (detective/murder mystery/thriller/police procedural)
  17. NAKED IN DEATH by J.D. Robb (futuristic thriller/light sci-fi/murder mystery/police procedural)
  18. THE ACCIDENT by C.L. Taylor (psychological thriller)
  19. SECOND LIFE by S.J. Watson (psychological thriller)
  20. JANE EYRE by Charlotte Bronte (classic/sensation/gothic)
  21. BLOOD VISIONS by L.J. Hamlin (detective–also m/m)
  22. INDEMNITY ONLY by Sara Paretsky (detective)

It was so hard to choose those titles out of the many, many books that I’ve read and loved this year!

Have you read any of those? What are your top reads of 2016?

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