Category: Best of lists

Best Middle Grade Books of 2016

Best Middle Grade Books of 2016

Yesterday, we brought you our picks for the Best Young Adult Books of 2016 — and today, we turn our attention to the Best Middle Grade Books of 2016! These are the middle grade books that made us laugh and cry and feel something powerful, and although the intended audience may be kids in the […]

Posted December 8, 2016 by Sara in Best of lists, Middle Grade / 0 Comments
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Best Young Adult Books of 2016

Best Young Adult Books of 2016

Another year is coming to a close, so that means it’s time to look back on my favorite reads from the last twelve months. Looking back, it’s interesting to take note of the books that really spoke to me. I read quite diversely, and this list really shows that. This list includes contemporary, historical fiction, […]

Posted December 7, 2016 by Sara in Best of lists / 3 Comments
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Novel Novice’s Top 10 Posts of 2015

Novel Novice’s Top 10 Posts of 2015

Today, we’re doing something new here at Novel Novice — reflecting back on the top blog posts of the last year. We’ve never done that publicly before (though I always review the year-end site stats privately) — but I thought it would be fun to see what posts you guys loved the most in 2015. […]

Posted December 31, 2015 by Sara in Best of lists, Lists / 0 Comments
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Novel Novice’s Best YA of 2015

Novel Novice’s Best YA of 2015

It’s hard to believe that 2015 is almost over — where did the time go?!?! — but as the year winds to a close, it is time to look back at highlights from the past twelve months. Today, we bring you our picks for the best YA books of 2015. In no particular order: The […]

Posted December 3, 2015 by Sara in Best of lists / 4 Comments
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Best YA Books of 2014

Best YA Books of 2014

Every year, it’s always so hard to choose my favorite books of the year. But there are certainly stand-outs — and even probably a few other titles that should be on this list, that I’ve failed to include for one reason or another. Regardless — here are my picks for the best YA books of […]

Posted December 15, 2014 by Sara in Best of lists / 5 Comments
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Novel Novice’s Best YA Books of 2013

Novel Novice’s Best YA Books of 2013

It’s that time of year again, when we look back on the last year’s YA releases and shine the spotlight on which books we thought were the best of the best. By no means did I read every new YA release this year … but of the ones I did read, I felt like these […]

Posted December 11, 2013 by Sara in Best of lists / 7 Comments
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Novel Novice’s Best YA Books of 2012

Novel Novice’s Best YA Books of 2012

I read some pretty kick ass books in 2012. A lot of them. So many that sometimes it’s hard to remember what they all were. But I’ve kept notes throughout the year, marking what I consider to be the year’s BEST books — though it was definitely a hard list to narrow down. I have […]

Posted December 19, 2012 by Sara in Best of lists / 1 Comment
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