Monday 21 December 2015

Favourite Books Of 2015

My 'to read' pile, yesterday
As it's that time of year again, here's a post about my favourite books released in 2015. I've picked seven novels/novellas and seven short story collections/anthologies that, for various reasons, had a special place in my heart this year.

My usual post listing my favourite individual stories read this year (and it's bigger than ever for 2015) will be coming the other side of Christmas...

So, in no particular order:

Favourite Novels/Novellas of 2015:

  1. Dead Leaves, Andrew David Barker, Boo Books
  2. Carus & Mitch, Tim Major, Omnium Gatherum
  3. The Wicked & Divine #2: Fandemonium, Kieron Gillen & Jamie McKelvie, Image Comics
  4. The Russian Sleep Experiment, Holly Ice, Almond Press
  5. The Bureau Of Them, Cate Gardner, Spectral Press
  6. The Ragthorn, Robert Holdstock & Gary Kilworth, Infinity Plus
  7. Leytonstone, Stephen Volk, Spectral Press

Favourite Collections/Anthologies of 2015:

  1. The Second Spectral Book Of Horror Stories, Ed. Mark Morris, Spectral Press
  2. Darkest Minds, Ed. Ross Warren & Anthony Watson, Dark Minds Press
  3. The Strangers & Other Writings, Robert Aickman, Tartarus Press
  4. The Monstrous, Ed. Ellen Datlow, Tachyon
  5. Probably Monsters, Ray Cluley, Chizine
  6. Skein & Bone, VH Leslie, Undertow Publications
  7. Aickman's Heirs, Ed. Simon Strantzas, Undertow Publications

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