The End of Year Book Survey was created by Jamie at The Perpetual Page-Turner.
I'm a sucker for lists and best-of's and favorites. So why not spend this last day of the year with this end of the year book survey. Let's go!
Number Of Books You Read: 94
Number of Re-Reads: 12
Genre You Read The Most From: contemporary romance/new adult
1. Best Book You Read In 2016? (If you have to cheat — you can break it down by genre if you want or 2016 release vs. backlist)
I just did a post with my Top 16 Favorites of 2016 but here's the cream of the crop.
2. Book You Were Excited About & Thought You Were Going To Love More But Didn’t?
3. Most surprising (in a good way or bad way) book you read?Both of these were surprising in the best way possible.
4. Book You “Pushed” The Most People To Read (And They Did)?
The answer is always the same... :)
5. Best series you started in 2016? Best Sequel of 2016? Best Series Ender of 2016?
Best series started: The Crown's Game
Best sequel: A Court of Mist and Fury
Best series ender: Some Kind of Perfect
6. Favorite new author you discovered in 2016?
Renee Carlino and Taylor Jenkins Reid
7. Best book from a genre you don’t typically read/was out of your comfort zone?
I almost never pick up non-fiction/memoirs but this one from Jenny Lawson was insanely funny.
8. Most action-packed/thrilling/unputdownable book of the year?
9. Book You Read In 2016 That You Are Most Likely To Re-Read Next Year?
I read it three times in 2016... and I'm certain there will be more re-reads in 2017. :)
10. Favorite cover of a book you read in 2016?
11. Most memorable character of 2016?
I thought about Eden a long time after I finished her story.
12. Most beautifully written book read in 2016?
13. Most Thought-Provoking Book of 2016?
14. Book you can’t believe you waited UNTIL 2016 to finally read?
Yes, I was probably the very last person to discover the awesomeness that is Garrett Graham. :)
15. Favorite Passage/Quote From A Book You Read In 2016?
From one of my 2016 re-reads:
"You can't leave yet. I'm not finished falling in love with you."
16.Shortest & Longest Book You Read In 2016?
Shortest: 6 pages
Longest: 664 pages
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!)
Seriously? Like I could only choose one?!
Emily & Oz (Nowhere But Here)
Jamie & Wes (Him)
Cam and Avery (Trust In Me)
Rhys & Feyre (A Court of Mist and Fury)
Calla & Jax (Stay With Me)
Simon & Blue (Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda)
All the Couples (Some Kind of Perfect)
19. Favorite Non-Romantic Relationship Of The Year
Again, there's no picking just one...
The Connor & Lo Bromance (Fuel the Fire)
Morrigan/Amren/Cassian/Azriel (A Court of Mist and Fury)
Blake/Wes and Blake/Jamie (Us)
Calla/Katie/Roxy (Stay With Me)
20. Favorite Book You Read in 2016 From An Author You’ve Read Previously
This feels redundant since these are also listed in my favorites of the year but...
21. Best Book You Read In 2016 That You Read Based SOLELY On A Recommendation From Somebody Else/Peer Pressure:
I'm looking at you, Brittany... :)
22. Newest fictional crush from a book you read in 2016?
Jase (Swear on This Life)
Atlas (It Ends With Us)
Rhys (A Court of Mist and Fury)
Garrett (The Deal)
Jax (Stay With Me)
23. Best 2016 debut you read?
24. Best Worldbuilding/Most Vivid Setting You Read This Year?
25. Book That Put A Smile On Your Face/Was The Most FUN To Read?
26. Book That Made You Cry Or Nearly Cry in 2016?
How much time do you have? I cry at half the books I read. LOL How about I just pick a couple?
27. Hidden Gem Of The Year?
1. One Book You Didn’t Get To In 2016 But Will Be Your #1 Priority in 2017?
I have several that fall into this category.
2. Book You Are Most Anticipating For 2017 (non-debut)?
3. 2017 Debut You Are Most Anticipating?
4. Series Ending/A Sequel You Are Most Anticipating in 2017?
Okay, now my brain is tired, it's after midnight (Happy New Year!)
and I'm crawling to bed. Have you done the End of Year Survey?
I'd love to see your answers!