Editor's choice collection for 2015

These are the books that I reviewed in 2015 that I enjoyed the most. They are either stand-alone titles, or the first title in a series, and all of them would make wonderful gifts for a birthday or for the holiday season. Enjoy!
Finding Audrey

Finding Audrey

Sophie Kinsella
Fiction
For ages 12 and up
Random House, 2015   ISBN: 978-1101925324
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Masterminds

Masterminds

Gordon Korman
Fiction
For ages 8 to 12
HarperCollins, 2015   ISBN: 978-0062299963
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The Amazing age of John Roy Lynch

The Amazing age of John Roy Lynch

Chris Barton
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 8
Eerdmans, 2015   ISBN: 978-0802853790
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The Fourteenth Goldfish

The Fourteenth Goldfish

Jennifer L. Holm
Fiction
For ages 8 to 12
Random House, 2014   ISBN: 978-0375870644
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Red Queen

Red Queen

Victoria Aveyard
Fiction
For ages 14 and up
HarperCollins, 2015   ISBN: 978-0062310637
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Giraffes Can’t Dance

Giraffes Can’t Dance

Giles Andreae
Illustrator:  Guy Parker-Rees 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Scholastic, 2014   ISBN: 978-0545804356
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The Chickens Build A Wall

The Chickens Build A Wall

Jean-Francois Dumont
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Eerdmans, 2013   ISBN: 978-0802854704
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Greenglass House

Greenglass House

Kate Milford
Fiction
For ages 9 to 12
Clarion Books, 2014   ISBN: 978-0544052703
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Lend a Hand

Lend a Hand

John Frank
Illustrator:  London Ladd 
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Lee and Low Books, 2014   ISBN: 978-1600609701
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Blackbird

Blackbird

Anna Carey
Fiction
For ages 14 and up
HarperCollins, 2014   ISBN: 978-0062299734
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Trapped! A Whale’s Rescue

Trapped! A Whale’s Rescue

Robert Burleigh
Illustrator:   Wendell Minor 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 4 to 6
Charlesbridge, 2015   ISBN: 978-1580895583
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Double Helix

Double Helix

Nancy Werlin
Fiction
For ages 14 and up
Penguin, 2005   ISBN: 978-0142403273
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Knit Together

Knit Together

Angela Dominguez
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Penguin, 2015   ISBN: 978-0803740990
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The Finisher

The Finisher

David Baldacci
Fiction  Series
For ages 13 and up
Scholastic, 2014   ISBN: 978-0545652209
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Nightshade City

Nightshade City

Hilary Wagner
Illustrator:  Omar Rayyan 
Fiction  Series
For ages 10 and up
Holiday House, 2011   ISBN: 978-0823423873
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