Friday, December 30, 2016

2017 Broke & Bookish End of the Year Book Survey!



Number Of Books You Read: 72, my goal was 50, so, go me!


Number of Re-Reads: 1! I actually re-read a book! The Bell Jar, because the anniversary edition came out and the audiobook was narrated by Maggie Gyllenhaal. 


Genre You Read The Most From: YA Supernatural


best-YA-books-2014

1. Best Book You Read In 2016? 

SALT TO THE SEA BY RUTA SEPETYS

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

 THE GLITTERING COURT BY RICHELLE MEAD

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

 TELL ME THREE THINGS BY JULIE BUXBAUM

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

 FALLING KINGDOMS, ET AL BY MORGAN RHODES. I convinced at least 5 people to devour this series this year, and at least one of them has convinced two more people. 

 5. Best series you started in 2016? Best Sequel of 2016? Best Series Ender of 2016?

 STARTED: LADY MIDNIGHT BY CASSANDRA CLARE
SEQUEL: WALK THE EDGE BY KATIE MCGARRY
ENDER: MOSAIC BY SARAH FINE

 6. Favorite new author you discovered in 2016?

 RUTA SEPETYS

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

 MARKED/SERVANTS OF FATE SERIES BY SARAH FINE

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

 CRYSTAL STORM BY MORGAN RHODES

 9. Book You Read In 2016 That You Are Most Likely To Re-Read Next Year?

 ASKING FOR IT BY LOUISE O'NEILL

10. Favorite cover of a book you read in 2016?

 FIRST LIFE BY GENA SHOWALTER
11. Most memorable character of 2016?
 Asa Ward from THE RELIQUARY SERIES BY SARAH FINE

12. Most beautifully written book read in 2016?

   BETWEEN SHADES OF GREY BY RUTA SEPETYS

13. Most Thought-Provoking/ Life-Changing Book of 2016?

 ASKING FOR IT BY LOUISE O'NEILL

 14. Book you can’t believe you waited UNTIL 2016 to finally read? 

PERCY JACKSON AND THE LIGHTNING THIEF BY RICK RIORDEN 

 15. Favorite Passage/Quote From A Book You Read In 2016? 



16.Shortest & Longest Book You Read In 2016?

 Not including graphic novels/novellas, Shortest: GONE WILD BY JODI LUNDGREN
Longest: EMPIRE OF STORMS BY SARAH J. MAAS

 17. Book That Shocked You The Most

BURNING BY DANIELLE ROLLINS

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

CLEO AND MAGNUS FROM FALLING KINGDOMS BY MORGAN RHODES

19. Favorite Non-Romantic Relationship Of The Year



20. Favorite Book You Read in 2016 From An Author You’ve Read Previously

 STARFLIGHT BY MELISSA LANDERS 

21. Best Book You Read In 2016 That You Read Based SOLELY On A Recommendation From Somebody Else/Peer Pressure:

BETWEEN SHADES OF GREY BY RUTA SEPETYS 

22. Newest fictional crush from a book you read in 2016?

 ASA WARD FROM THE RELIQUARY SERIES BY SARAH FINE

23. Best 2016 debut you read?

No answer. 

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

 CROOKED KINGDOM BY LEIGH BARDUGO

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

SCRAPPY LITTLE NOBODY BY ANNA KENDRICK 

26. Book That Made You Cry Or Nearly Cry in 2016?

TELL ME THREE THINGS BY JULIE BUXBAUM


27. Hidden Gem Of The Year?

 ASKING FOR IT BY LOUISE O'NEILL 

28. Book That Crushed Your Soul?

CRYSTAL STORM BY MORGAN RHODES

29. Most Unique Book You Read In 2016?

RELIQUARY BY SARAH FINE 

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

EMPIRE OF STORMS BY SARAH J. MAAS (because of a lack of continuity) 

book-blogging

1. New favorite book blog you discovered in 2016?

 Editing to BookTuber, and I'm saying ChelseaDolling Reads 

2. Favorite review that you wrote in 2016?


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

I didn't really do any discussion posts, this will have to be a 2017 goal. 

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

Grad school ate all my time this year. 

5. Best moment of bookish/blogging life in 2016?

Hitting 1000 followers on Twitter. 

6. Most challenging thing about blogging or your reading life this year?

I feel like I struggle to get people to comment on my posts, but it's ok, I know you're reading. :)

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

8. Post You Wished Got A Little More Love?

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


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

Nope. I'm the worst.

looking-ahead-books-2015

1. One Book You Didn’t Get To In 2016 But Will Be Your Number 1 Priority in 2017?

Gemina by Aime Kaufman and Jay Kristof

2. Book You Are Most Anticipating For 2017 (non-debut)?

The final book in the Falling Kingdoms series by Morgan Rhodes

3. 2017 Debut You Are Most Anticipating?

Frostblood by Elly Blake

 4. Series Ending/A Sequel You Are Most Anticipating in 2017?

FALLING KINGDOMS

5. One Thing You Hope To Accomplish Or Do In Your Reading/Blogging Life In 2017?

At least 4 reviews a month




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