Top 10 of 2015: The “Best” Bad Boys

Posted December 23, 2015 in Meme / 7 Comments

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Rachel of FiktshunJaime of Two Chicks on BooksMindy of Magical Urban Fantasy Reads, and Nancy of Tales of a Ravenous Reader are all hosting this year’s top ten lists of 2015.

It’s been 2 years since I’ve done this list but I always love looking back at my year in reading.  I’m just glad to be around this year to be able to do it 😉
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Best Bad Boys of 2015

It was hard for me to pick TEN bad boys because I don’t really seek them out in my reading and I’m picky about them, too.  I could have added a few more bad boys but I would have been padding the list with mediocre choices.

 

In no particular order…

 

The Bourbon KingsEdward Baldwine / The Bourbon Kings by J.R. Ward

Edward, despite NOT being a central character in this book, stole the show for me.  He is damaged, bitter, and drunk most of the time but turns out he’s the best the family has for a leader.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some Sort of CrazyMiles Haas / Some Sort of Crazy by Melanie Harlow

Oh Miles, you are such a manwhore.  That funny feeling in your chest?  That would be your heart.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BuiltZeb Fuller / Built by Jay Crownover

Another bearded wonder…  Zeb is good with the tools.  He’s an ex-con who has done his time and he has a heart of gold.  Okay, so he’s not really a bad boy, he just gets a bad rep.

Technically, this book isn’t due out until 2016 but I DID read it this year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fighting for DevlinDevlin Calvary / Fighting for Devlin by Jessica Lemmon

Dev is a criminal.  Plain and simple.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EmbracedJax Flynn / Embraced by Jus Accardo

Jax is screwed.  He’s a descendant of Cain (as in Cain and Abel) and he has demon royalty setting up house inside his body.  Even though this story keeps going on and on and on… I love Jax to pieces.  He does what he can with what he’s got to work with.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Missing DixieGavin Garrison / Missing Dixie by Caisey Quinn

I’m a wee bit undecided if Gavin is really a bad boy or if he’s just 100% a result of his crappy upbringing.  He solves his problems in the worst possible way – he’s his own worse enemy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Until Friday NightWest Ashby / Until Friday Night by Abbi Glines

West is a teenager with the grownup habit of numbing his problems with alcohol and sex.  Not a good start to his life…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

theMasterMaksim Sevastyan / The Master by Kresley Cole

Maksim is a Russian politician and criminal, his brother is an assassin and mob boss.  That’s not good, that’s for sure.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tomorrow, I’ll be studying the men-issue further when I list my Top Ten Book Boyfriends of 2015.

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Kristin has to ensure she gets her minimal requirement of "happily ever after" books in between those books that contain cliffhangers and never-ending story arcs. It's for her family's sake. When not reading, she's homeshooling her 10-year old son, watching cartoons on TV, or taking a nap.

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7 responses to “Top 10 of 2015: The “Best” Bad Boys

  1. It’s hard sometimes to determine if they’re really a bad boy in books. I mean, I’ve known some true bad boys in my life, and some that are labeled bad boys in books are puppies compared to them from my perspective. Gavin is one I think gets pretty close with all the crap he was doing, but he’s still a good guy. I guess he had bad boy tendencies. lol. Like the men in Lemmon’s Second Chance series … no freaking way are they ‘bad boys.’
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  2. Great bad boys you have listed. Kresely Cole made these super bad boys work for me in a way I didn’t expect. I plan on reading Bourbon kings soon….glad to see there is a bad boy in it.