Thursday, January 1, 2015

End of Year Book Survey -- Perpetual Page Turner.

Shout out to Jamie at PerpetualPageTurner for creating this awesome survey.


Number Of Books You Read: 106
Number of Re-Reads: 0
Genre You Read The Most From: Definitely YA Dystopian



1. Best Book You Read In 2014?

I'm not going to break it down by genre, but I'll do 5, in no particular order:
"Before I Fall" by Lauren Oliver
"Falling Kingdoms" by Morgan Rhodes
"The Kiss of Deception" by Mary E. Pearson
"Landry Park" by Bethany Hagen
"Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline

2. Book You Were Excited About & Thought You Were Going To Love More But Didn’t?

"The Infinite Sea" by Rick Yancey
I expected to love it, but I went through some serious Cassie withdrawl.

 3. Most surprising (in a good way or bad way) book you read in 2014? 

"Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline
I expected to hate it, and didn't.

 4. Book You “Pushed” The Most People To Read (And They Did) In 2014?

"Landry Park" by Bethany Hagen

 5. Best series you started in 2014? Best Sequel of 2014? Best Series Ender of 2014?

 Series I started: "Falling Kingdoms" by Morgan Rhodes
Best Sequel: "Fractured" by Sarah Fine
Series Ender: "In the Afterlight" by Alexandra Brakken

 6. Favorite new author you discovered in 2014?

 Alison Kemper

7. Best book from a genre you don’t typically read/was out of your comfort zone?

 "Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline

 8. Most action-packed/thrilling/unputdownable book of the year?

 "Falling Kingdoms" by Morgan Rhodes

 9. Book You Read In 2014 That You Are Most Likely To Re-Read Next Year?

 I don't really do re-reads, maybe "Rebel Belle" by Rachel Hawkins.

10. Favorite cover of a book you read in 2014?


11. Most memorable character of 2014?

 Bianca from "The DUFF" by Kody Keplinger

 12. Most beautifully written book read in 2014?

 "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea" by April Genevieve Tulcholke

13. Most Thought-Provoking/ Life-Changing Book of 2014?

 "If I Stay" by Gayle Forman

 14. Book you can’t believe you waited UNTIL 2014 to finally read? 

 "Legend" by Marie Lu

 15. Favorite Passage/Quote From A Book You Read In 2014?

“When in doubt, get the fuck out.”
Jennifer L. Armentrout, Wicked

16.Shortest & Longest Book You Read In 2014?

Longest: "City of Heavenly Fire" by Cassandra Clare
Shortest: "Dangerous Dream" (a novella) by Kami Garcia

 17. Book That Shocked You The Most

 "The Merciless" by Danielle Vega

18. OTP OF THE YEAR (you will go down with this ship!)

Ruby and Cole from "The Darkest Minds" series by Alexandra Brakken

19. Favorite Non-Romantic Relationship Of The Year

 ...I guess Ruby and Cole from "The Darkest Minds" lol

20. Favorite Book You Read in 2014 From An Author You’ve Read Previously

 "The Kiss of Deception" by Mary E. Pearson

21. Best Book You Read In 2014 That You Read Based SOLELY On A Recommendation From Somebody Else/Peer Pressure:

 "Falling Kingdoms" by Morgan Rhodes (shakes fist at Lainey from Ginger ReadsLainey).

22. Newest fictional crush from a book you read in 2014?

 Rowan from "Trial by Fire" by Josephine Angelini

23. Best 2014 debut you read?

 "Hexed" by Michelle Krys

24. Best Worldbuilding/Most Vivid Setting You Read This Year?

 "Falling Kingdoms" by Morgan Rhodes

25. Book That Put A Smile On Your Face/Was The Most FUN To Read?

 "Dead Over Heels" by Alison Kemper

26. Book That Made You Cry Or Nearly Cry in 2014?

 "Before I Fall" by Lauren Oliver

27. Hidden Gem Of The Year?

 "Landry Park" by Bethany Hagen

28. Book That Crushed Your Soul?

 "Falling Kingdoms" by Morgan Rhodes

29. Most Unique Book You Read In 2014?

 "The Kiss of Deception" by Mary E. Pearson

30. Book That Made You The Most Mad (doesn’t necessarily mean you didn’t like it)?

"The Retribution of Mara Dyer" by Michelle Hodkin


1. New favorite book blog you discovered in 2014? 

 I'm choosing a vlog, and I choose Lainey from GingerReadsLainey

2. Favorite review that you wrote in 2014? 

 Mara Dyer series review

3. Best discussion/non-review post you had on your blog?

 On Online Identities in Blogging re: HaleGate

4. Best event that you participated in (author signings, festivals, virtual events, memes, etc.)?

 The YA Scavenger Hunt

5. Best moment of bookish/blogging life in 2014?

 Reading an ARC of Alison Kemper's

7. Most Popular Post This Year On Your Blog (whether it be by comments or views)?

 Top 10 New to Me Authors in 2014

8. Post You Wished Got A Little More Love?

 Series Review of Mara Dyer

9. Best bookish discover (book related sites, book stores, etc.)?

Book Outlet 

10.  Did you complete any reading challenges or goals that you had set for yourself at the beginning of this year?

 I read 106 books toward my goal of reading 100 books. :)


1. One Book You Didn’t Get To In 2014 But Will Be Your Number 1 Priority in 2015?

 "Cinder" by Marissa Meyer

2. Book You Are Most Anticipating For 2015 (non-debut)?

 "The Heart of Betrayal" by Mary E. Pearson

3. 2015 Debut You Are Most Anticipating?

 "A Wicked Thing" by Rhiannon Thomas

 4. Series Ending/A Sequel You Are Most Anticipating in 2015?

 "Jubilee Manor" by Bethany Hagen

5. One Thing You Hope To Accomplish Or Do In Your Reading/Blogging Life In 2015?

 Read 125 books

6. A 2015 Release You’ve Already Read & Recommend To Everyone:


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