The 2016 End of Year Book Survey

The 2016 End of Year Book Survey

December 31, 2016 Features 3

Hosted by: Jamie @ the Perpetual Page-Turner This is my 3rd annual end of year book survey, all about the books I’ve read in 2016! 2016 Reading Stats Number Of Books You Read: 158 (not including rereads) Number of Re-Reads: 8 Genre You Read The Most From: fantasy Best in Books 1. Best Book You Read In 2016? Hands down my favorite book of the year was A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas, even if I did only just read it last week. ACOTAR was my favorite in 2015 so is it really a surprise 😉 2. Book You Were Excited… Read more »

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2017 Reading Challenges Accepted…Part 2

2017 Reading Challenges Accepted…Part 2

December 30, 2016 Challenges 3

I’m back 😂 If you missed part 1, you can click here to see what challenges I’ve already signed up for. Because I’m a crazy girl and determined to focus on my reading this year, I found 8 challenges to participate in during 2017. In 2015, I discovered my love of reading challenges. In 2016, I tackled my first year-long challenges. I didn’t fare so well. I completed only 2 of 4 for the year. So in 2017, it’s go big or go home for me 😀 Thanks to Tanya @ GirlXOXO for creating this master list of reading challenges. All of the challenges start January 1st and… Read more »

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2017 Reading Challenges Accepted…Part 1

2017 Reading Challenges Accepted…Part 1

December 30, 2016 Challenges 3

In 2015, I discovered my love of reading challenges. In 2016, I tackled my first year-long challenges. I didn’t fare so well. I completed only 2 of 4 for the year. So in 2017, it’s go big or go home for me 😀 Thanks to Tanya @ GirlXOXO for creating this master list of reading challenges, I found 8 (yes, EIGHT) challenges I will be participating in this year. All of the challenges start January 1st and end December 31st, 2017. Read on to see which challenges I’m going to complete this year. The Audiobook Challenge 2017 is hosted by the Caffeinated… Read more »

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2016 Reading Challenges Complete! 4th Quarter Update

2016 Reading Challenges Complete! 4th Quarter Update

December 29, 2016 Challenges 1

Only 2 days left in 2016 and my 2016 reading challenges are complete. I didn’t do too badly on two of them, the other two not so great. I think I was a bit overzealous knowing we were moving this past Summer. I didn’t take into account the time it would take to pack, unpack, and settle back into a routine. 2016 Reading Assignment Challenge For this challenge, you create a list of books that you commit to read throughout the year. You determine the number of books you will read per month and choose books from your list to… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday #84 – The Great Pursuit by Wendy Higgins

Waiting on Wednesday #84 – The Great Pursuit by Wendy Higgins

December 28, 2016 Features 2

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we are all eagerly anticipating. This week I’m eagerly waiting on The Great Pursuit by . I really enjoyed the first book in this duology, The Great Hunt. And the ending left you with a not-so great feeling for the characters. I loved the world-building of this series so I’m excited to return to it and see more of the world outside of Lochlanach. And Paxton and Aerity….what will happen to them? They are separated and what they face could tear the kingdom apart. Can… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday #105 – Top Books of 2016

Top Ten Tuesday #105 – Top Books of 2016

December 27, 2016 Features 4

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because they are particularly fond of lists at The Broke and the Bookish. They’d love to share their lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists! The countdown to 2017 continues today with a “Top Ten Best Books of 2016.” I read 156 books this year and of those rated 64 books 5. Of those 64, 45 came out this year. So narrowing down my list to only ten was a bit difficult. Either way here… Read more »

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Merry Mondays #25 – 2016 New Year New Me Update

Merry Mondays #25 – 2016 New Year New Me Update

December 26, 2016 Features, Merry Mondays 2

Merry Mondays is a weekly meme hosted here @ Mom With a Reading Problem during the month of December to celebrate Christmas and the holiday season. Each week a different topic centered around the holidays will be discussed. Merry Monday y’all! Can you believe that 2016 is almost over?! I can honestly say that I’m not sad to see it go. This year is one I’m happy to put in the books. I’ve seen several memes like this one: And I have to agree with it! 2016 was rough. First the division in the US is awful and the media… Read more »

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Sunday Post #105 – Christmas Edition

Sunday Post #105 – Christmas Edition

December 24, 2016 Features 0

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things you have received. Share news about what is coming up on your blog for the week ahead. See rules here: Sunday Post Meme Merry Christmas everyone (a day early)!!! Today we are spending time with family and opening presents I’ve had hidden since July. Today we will eat, be merry, and then eat some more. Tonight I will curl up with my new books (because my hubby… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday #83 – Empress of a Thousand Skies by Rhoda Belleza

Waiting on Wednesday #83 – Empress of a Thousand Skies by Rhoda Belleza

December 21, 2016 Features 8

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we are all eagerly anticipating. This week I’m eagerly waiting on Empress of a Thousand Skies by . I’m a sucker for sci-fi and this one has an element of fantasy and space opera to it. Plus it’s a debut novel and I love those 😀 And that cover 😍 it’s gorgeous!!! What I get from the blurb though is action, adventure, suspense, and revenge. All set in space. I cannot wait to dive into it! What are you not-so-patiently waiting on this Wednesday?

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Top Ten Tuesday #104 – Books on My Wish List

Top Ten Tuesday #104 – Books on My Wish List

December 20, 2016 Features 3

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish. This feature was created because they are particularly fond of lists at The Broke and the Bookish. They’d love to share their lists with other bookish folks and would LOVE to see your top ten lists! Only 5 days til Christmas 😀 and this week’s topic is “Ten Books I Wouldn’t Mind Santa Leaving Under My Tree (or non-book bookworm items).” I currently have almost 60 books on my Amazon wish list so I could easily fill up today’s top ten. In making today’s list,… Read more »

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