2014 End of the Year Book Survey

Monday, December 29, 2014

The Perpetual Page-Turner

Number of Books Read: 66
Number of Re-Reads: A big, fat ZERO
Most Read Genre: Contemporary

1. Best Book You Read in 2014: Tatiana and Alexander by Paullina Simons; Sadly, nothing really blew me away this year except that one. I read some really good books, but nothing SUPER-DUPER SPECIAL. That was disappointing.

2. Book You Were Excited About and Thought You Were Going To Love More But Didn't: A Death-Struck Year by Makiia Lucier

3. Most Surprising (in a good or bad way) book you read in 2014: The Last Camilla by Sarah Jio. I didn't realize I would love a mystery so much!

4. Book You "Pushed" the Most People to Read in 2014: I gave Sugar Daddy by Lisa Kleypas to all my in-real-life friends after I read it this year.

5. Best Series You Started in 2014: The Luxe by Anna Godberson Best Sequel of 2014: Just One Year by Gayle Foreman Best Series Ender of 2014: N/A Didn't read one!

6. Favorite New Author You Discovered in 2014? This is hard! I discovered A LOT of great new-to-me authors, but... I am going to go with RAINBOW ROWELL.

7. Best book from a genre you don’t typically read/was out of your comfort zone? The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson

8. Most action-packed/thrilling/unputdownable book of the year? I didn't really read any thrilling or action-packed by my unputdownable books where The Summer Series books by Jenny Han.

9. Book You Read In 2014 That You Are Most Likely To Re-Read Next Year? My most likely re-read would probably be.... The whole Summer series by Jenny Han... lol

10. Favorite cover of a book you read in 2014? All the books in The Luxe series by Anna Godberson had gorgeous covers.

11. Most memorable character of 2014? Tatiana and Alexander from Tatiana and Alexander by Paullina Simon

12. Most beautifully written book read in 2014? The Last Letter from Your Lover by Jojo Moyes

13. Most Thought-Provoking/ Life-Changing Book of 2014? Don't think I read one of these but I get I can choose The Duke and I by Julia Quinn for setting in motion and obsession with historical romances.

14. Book you can’t believe you waited UNTIL 2014 to finally read? The Luxe series by Anna Godberson

15. Favorite Passage/Quote From A Book You Read In 2014? “You don't know when you're twenty-three. You don't know what it really means to crawl into someone else's life and stay there. You can't see all the ways you're going to get tangled, how you're going to bond skin to skin. How the idea of separating will feel in five years, in ten - in fifteen."   - Landline by Rainbow Rowell

16.Shortest & Longest Book You Read In 2013? Shortest- Whisper of Jasmine by Deanna Raybourn (50 pages)  Longest- Tatiana and Alexander by Paullina Simons (559 pages)

17. Book That Shocked You The Most  Dirty Red  by Tarryn Fisher - This whole series actually was just so crazy to me. In an awesome way. But crazy "revelations" everywhere!

18. OTP OF THE YEAR (you will go down with this ship!) Caleb and Oliva from the Love Me with Lies series by Tarryn Fisher

19. Favorite Non-Romantic Relationship Of The Year Reagan and Lilah from Open Road Summer by Emory Lord

20. Favorite Book You Read in 2014 From An Author You’ve Read Previously Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins

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

22. Newest fictional crush from a book you read in 2014? Matt Finch from Open Road Summer

23. Best 2014 debut you read? Haha sorry for mentioning it again by Open Road Summer by Emory Lord

24. Best Worldbuilding/Most Vivid Setting You Read This Year? The Kiss of Deception by Mary E Pearson

25. Book That Put A Smile On Your Face/Was The Most FUN To Read? Isla and the Happily Ever After 

26. Book That Made You Cry Or Nearly Cry in 2014? Just One Year by Gayle Foreman

27. Hidden Gem Of The Year? The Last Camilla by Sarah Jio

28. Book That Crushed Your Soul? Tatiana and Alexander by Paullina Simons

29. Most Unique Book You Read In 2014? The Body Electric by Beth Revis

30. Book That Made You The Most Mad (doesn’t necessarily mean you didn’t like it)? Hmm... Don't think I have one of these actually...

Looking Ahead

 1. One Book You Didn’t Get To In 2014 But Will Be Your Number 1 Priority in 2015? To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han

2. Book You Are Most Anticipating For 2015 (non-debut)? The Start of Me and You by Emory Lord

3. 2015 Debut You Are Most Anticipating? Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

4. Series Ending/A Sequel You Are Most Anticipating in 2015? The Heart of Betrayal by Mary E. Pearson 

5. One Thing You Hope To Accomplish Or Do In Your Reading/Blogging Life In 2015? Read 80 books! More than I've ever read in one year before.

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