The best books of the year were an eclectic mix of various genres, scopes, and points of view. Some of the best books of 2015 reflected modern cultural issues, like the prevalence of social media, while others looked back at pivotal moments in our history, like Lincoln's death. No matter the subject matter, all of the top books of 2015 distinguished themselves by creating works that connected with their audiences and made readers look at the world in a new light. Established writers like David McCullough, Erik Larson, Jonathan Franzen, and Neil Gaiman blessed bookworms with unsurprisingly great works this year. New authors Viet Thanh Nguyen (The Sympathizer) and Jonathan Waldman (Rust: The Longest War) picked up new fans with their outstanding debut novels.
This list of top 2015 books ranges in genres from YA to science fiction to non-fiction and is meant to provide an overview of the best selling books to read in 2015. If you know of underrated 2015 books that didn't make the list - add them and vote them up so other readers can discover them too.What was the best book of 2015? Honestly, you can't go wrong with any of the titles on this list. You can read summaries of all of the best books of 2015 by clicking "more" - then just pick one and get reading!