The Critic’s Years Best Books

As we here at Rich In Color share our favorite books of 2015, it’s fun to also see how our year’s best match up with two of the critic’s year’s best lists.

Six of the books we featured here on RiC were chosen as School Library Journal’s best of 2015 book. Congratulations to…
Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older (Review here)
Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Perez (Review here)
All American Boys by Jason Reynolds & Brendan Kiely (Review here)
X: A Novel by Ilyasah & Kekla Magoon Shabazz. (Review here)
More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera (Review here)
Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon (Review here)


Over at the Barnes and Noble 2015 best list, seven of the books we featured here on RiC were chosen. Shadowshaper, All American Boys, More Happy Than Not, and Everything Everything were also chosen on Barnes & Noble’s list. Congratulations to the following 3 books joining them.
The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough (Review here)
Under a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee (Review here)
The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore (Review here)

If you didn’t get a chance to read any of these novels this year, read our reviews and then go buy them.

And, check out each of our contributor’s “Best of 2015” list starting this week!