Wednesday, December 31, 2014

End of Year Book Survey

Thanks to Jamie The Perpetual Page Turner for the survey!

2014 Reading Stats

Number Of Books You Read: 93
Number of Re-Reads: 3
Genre You Read The Most From: Paranormal

Best in Books
1. Best Book You Read In 2014?

The Making of Nebraska Brown by Louise Caiola


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

The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon

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

Second Star by Alyssa Sheinmel


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

I can't push people to read, what if they don't like it?

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

Started: Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers
Sequel: The Edge of Always by J.A Redmerski
Series Ender: Stolen Dreams by Christine Amsden

6. Favorite new author you discovered in 2014?
 
Louise Caiola

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

If I Stay by Gayle Forman

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

Branded by Abi Ketner & Missy Kalicicki

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

I wish I knew what I could reread next year.

10. Favorite cover of a book you read in 2014?
The Truth About Alice

11. Most memorable character of 2014?

Camryn and Andrew from The Edge of Always

12. Most beautifully written book read in 2014?

The Making of Nebraska Brown by Louise Caiola

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

Yeah don't even want to go there.

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

Boy Meets Girl and Every Boy's Got One by Meg Cabot

15. Favorite Passage/Quote From A Book You Read In 2014?
 
"Burn the candles, use the nice sheets, wear your fancy clothes. Don't save it for a special occasion. Today is special."
Double Click by Lisa Becker

16.Shortest & Longest Book You Read In 2014?

Shortest: Doctor Who: Lights Out by Holly Black
Longest: The Traitors's Wife by Allison Pataki

17. Book That Shocked You The Most

Second Star by Alyssa Sheinmel

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

America and Maxon from The Selection series.
 
19. Favorite Non-Romantic Relationship Of The Year

I don't know if I found one.

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

Nefertiti by Michelle Moran

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

If I Stay by Gayle Forman

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

Gavriel Duval from Grave Mercy by Robins LaFevers

23. Best 2014 debut you read?

John Dreamer by Elise Celine

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

Rory by Ciye Cho

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

Who Done It? Anthology

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

The Edge of Always and If I Stay

27. Hidden Gem Of The Year?

Raven's Breath by Tish Thawer

28. Book That Crushed Your Soul?

Trying to remember that will only remind me of the soul crushing.

29. Most Unique Book You Read In 2014?

John Dreamer by Elise Celine

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

I didn't get a lot of emotions from books this year. Well negative.


Your Blogging/ Bookish Life


1. New favorite book blog you discovered in 2014?


2. Favorite review that you wrote in 2014?


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


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

Summer of Authors Event here on the blog.

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

Pretty quiet year for the blog.

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

Most views Guest Post by Christine Amsden The Life and Death of a Series

8. Post You Wished Got A Little More Love?


9. Best bookish discover (book related sites, book stores, etc.)?
 
A book store closer than 15 miles from my house.
 
10. Did you complete any reading challenges or goals that you had set for yourself at the beginning of this year?
 
Goodreads challenge for 90 books, and an audiobook challenge.


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

Minders by Michele Jaffe


2. Book You Are Most Anticipating For 2015 (non-debut)?
 
Royal Wedding, Princess Diaries #11 by Meg Cabot
 
 
3. 2015 Debut You Are Most Anticipating?
 
At the moment I think I'monly looking forward to sequels.


4. Series Ending/A Sequel You Are Most Anticipating in 2015?
 
Lair of Dreams, The Diviners #2 by Libba Bray


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

6. A 2015 Release You’ve Already Read & Recommend To Everyone:
 
Yeah I really should get to my ARCs.

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