Sunday, December 31, 2017

2017 End of Year Book Survey

I haven't mentioned this all week, I'm not even sure if I've let myself think it, but these have been my final end of year posts. I'm only blogging for four more months. That means I will never have a Top Ten Books of the Year, (which might be a good thing because I would stress trying to narrow down that list), or share a yearly playlist (though technically I'll still be making the playlist) or join the End of Year Book Survey again.

That doesn't make me as emotional as I thought it might. Oh well moving on.



Number Of Books You Read: 95
Number of Re-Reads: 0
Genre You Read The Most From: Young Adult (though it was pretty close in all of them)




1. Best Book You Read In 2017



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

Gilded Cages by Vic James


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

The Devil's Prayer by Luke Gracias


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

Still not the type to push books but if I were: Every Last Word by Tamera Ireland Stone


5. Best series you started in 2017/ Best Sequel of 2017/ Best Series Ender of 2017

Started: Nemesis by Brendan Reichs
Sequel: Wanted (Spelled #2) by Betsy Schow
Ender: Gates of Paradise (Blue Bloods #7) by Melissa de la Cruz


6. Favorite new author you discovered in 2017



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

I don't think I have a comfort zone anymore.


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



9. Book You Read In 2017 That You Are Most Likely To Re-Read Next Year


10. Favorite cover of a book you read in 2017

23288927


11. Most memorable character of 2017



12. Most beautifully written book read in 2017



13. Most Thought-Provoking/ Life-Changing Book of 2017



14. Book you can’t believe you waited UNTIL 2017 to finally read

Ten by Gretchen McNeil

15. Favorite Passage/Quote From A Book You Read In 2017

“There was no such thing as a happy ending, only a happy present.”
― Melissa de la Cruz, Vampires of Manhattan


16. Shortest & Longest Book You Read In 2017

Shortest: Rear Window by Cornell Woolrich


17. Book That Shocked You The Most
(Because of a plot twist, character death, left you hanging with your mouth wide open, etc.)


18. OTP OF THE YEAR (you will go down with this ship!)
(OTP = one true pairing if you aren’t familiar)
19. Favorite Non-Romantic Relationship Of The Year



20. Favorite Book You Read in 2017 From An Author You’ve Read Previously

Links by Lisa Becker


21. Best Book You Read In 2017 That You Read Based SOLELY On A Recommendation From Somebody Else/Peer Pressure:

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard


22. Newest fictional crush from a book you read in 2017



23. Best 2017 debut you read

The Devil's Prayer by Luke Gracias

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

Wanted (Spelled #2) by Betsy Schow

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

Royal Crush (From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess #3) by Meg Cabot

26. Book That Made You Cry Or Nearly Cry in 2017

A List of Cages by Robin Roe


27. Hidden Gem Of The Year



28. Book That Crushed Your Soul



29. Most Unique Book You Read In 2017



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





1. New favorite book blog you discovered in 2017

I've sadly been saying goodbye to blogs this year.


2. Favorite review that you wrote in 2017



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.)

YALLWEST (even if I did get a sunburn on my scalp, if you've never had one yes it hurts.


5. Best moment of bookish/blogging life in 2017?

Still getting book mail from Meg Cabot



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

Realizing that it was time to start saying goodbye.


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

Review for Wanted (Spelled #2) by Betsy Schow


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?

Read 95 Books



1. One Book You Didn’t Get To In 2017 But Will Be Your Number 1 Priority in 2018?

White Nights: A Vampires of Manhattan Novel by Melissa de la Cruz

2. Book You Are Most Anticipating For 2018 (non-debut)?

Bright We Burn by Kiersten White (and really anything else Kiersten White is putting out)

3. 2018 Debut You Are Most Anticipating?


4. Series Ending/A Sequel You Are Most Anticipating in 2018?

Banished by Betsy Schow


5. One Thing You Hope To Accomplish Or Do In Your Reading/Blogging Life In 2018?

It'll be my last four months blogging I hope to give it my all and go out with a bang.


6. A 2018 Release You’ve Already Read & Recommend To Everyone (if applicable):

Hidden Women: The African-American Mathematicians of NASA Who Helped America Win the Space Race by Rebecca Rissman

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