Friday, December 27, 2013

End of the year survey

best books 2013 end of year survey

I'm so excited to do this survey! Jamie created it at The Perpetual Page Turner. I'm going to try not to constantly repeat answers.

1. Best book you read in 2013. 

Contemporary - Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Dystopian - Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi

Historical Fiction - The Madman's Daughter by Megan Sheperd

Paranormal - The Eternity Cure by Julie Kagawa

Science Fiction - Vicious by V.E. Schwab

Fantasy - Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

Retelling - Splintered by A.G. Howard

2. Book you were excited about & thought you would love but didn't. 

Arclight by Josin. L. McQuein

3. Most Surprising in a good way book of 2013. 

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

4. Book you recommended most to people in 2013 

I don't think there's one I rec'd above all others.

5. Best series you discovered in 2013

The Vampire Academy series

6. Favorite new author you discovered in 2013 

Brodi Ashton

7. Best book out of your comfort zone 

Sins & Needles by Karina Halle

8. Most thrilling, unputdownable book 

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancy

9. Book you read in 2013 you are most likely to reread next year 

Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

10. Favorite cover of a book you read in 2013 

Splintered (Splintered, #1)

11. Most memorable character of 2013 

Victor & Eli, Em & James & Finn, Kierran & Ethan

12. Most beautifully written book in 2013 

The Archived by Victoria Schwab & Venom by Fiona Paul

13.  Book that had the greatest impact on you 

Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers and Game by Barry Lyga

14. Book you can't believe you waited until 2013 to FINALLY read

The entire Harry Potter series

15. Favorite passage/quote you read from a book in 2013

"I solemnly swear that I am up to no good." - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

16. Shortest and longest book read in 2013 

The longest was Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - 870 pages. The shortest was probably Fracture Me by Tahereh Mafi - 68 pages.

17. Book that had a scene in it that had you reeling and dying to talk to somebody about it 

Definitely chapter 62 in Unravel Me, the ending of Allegiant, and the last part of The Iron Traitor.

18. Favorite relationship in a book 

Friendship - Harry, Ron & Hermione, and Jasper & Howie

Romantic - Sloane and James, Alyssa and Morpheus, Aria and Perry, Juliette and Warner, Daemon and Katy, Sybella and Beast, Wolf and Scarlet, Addison and Trevor, Rose and Dimitri

Family - Allison and Jackal

19. Favorite book read in 2013 from an author you've read previously 

Through the Ever Night

20. Best book you read based solely on someone's recommendations 

Speechless by Hannah Harrington

21. Genre you read the most from in 2013 

Fantasy and paranormal. Big surprise.

22. Newest fictional crush from a book read in 2013 

Trevor from Pivot Point

23. Best 2013 debut 

All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill

24. Most vivid world/imaginary

The Harry Potter world, hands down.  

25. Book that was the most fun to read

Love and Other Perishable Items by Laura Buzo

26. Book that made you cry in 2013 

All Our Yesterdays, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

27. Book you read in 2013 that got kind of overlooked 

Vicious, Of Beast and Beauty by Stacey Jay

Looking Ahead 

1. Book you didn't get to this year but will make your top priority in 2014 

I really want to finish the Vampire Academy series, the Legend series, the Chemical Garden series, and the Percy Jackson series.

2. Book you are most anticipating in 2014 (non-debut) 

Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi, Cress by Marissa Meyer, Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo and quite a few others.

3. Most anticipated 2014 debut 

Cruel Beauty by Roseamund Hodge

4. Series ending you are most anticipating

Ignite Me!!!

5. One thing you hope to accomplish in your reading/blogging life 

Well I really wanted to read 100 books this year, but I only read 92. Hopefully I can fulfill that goal in 2014!


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