2017 Yearly Wrap Up

I can’t believe that 2017 is over!! Seriously? How did this even happen?! This year has been truly amazing for me book-wise. Who knew that when I started this blog it would actually grow to what it is today! This was only meant to be a place for me to forget about my problems, but it ended up being so much more.

Before I get to all the stats, I just wanted to say Thank you to all my amazing followers, friends and anyone who even dropped by or left a comment. You truly made my day, week, month and year!

This is going to be one hell of a list because damn! This year was crazy. Especially the last few months! But HEY! I passed my goal of a 100 books! YAY!! Let’s get to it!

7cbb6fdb5ca33bfa9462d8dc8747e3b6Best Series Of The Year:

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This entire series just took my life by storm! It was absolutely amazing!! Crazy, Action Packed, Romance Filled & Tear Inducing Awesomeness! I honestly recommend it to everyone!!

A Court of Thorns and Roses | A Court of Mist and Fury | A Court of Wings and Ruin

7cbb6fdb5ca33bfa9462d8dc8747e3b6Best Stand-Alone Of The Year:

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I’ve said this several times before in my blog. I’ll say it again. His Royal Whiskers is the best thing I’ve read this year. Its the perfect fairytale. It truly is! It has a mix of humor, child like wonder, a dash of gore and a whiff of magic. A definite Must Read!

His Royal Whiskers

7cbb6fdb5ca33bfa9462d8dc8747e3b6Best Children’s Book Of The Year:

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In My World is the sweetest most meaningful thing I’ve ever read. It talks about an adorable little boy who shares how normal his life is despite how the world sees him. You have to read it. I’m seriously not sure how I lived my whole life without it.

In My World

7cbb6fdb5ca33bfa9462d8dc8747e3b6Unexpected Favorite Book Of The Year:

In My World is the sweetest most meaningful thing I’ve ever read. It talks about an adorable little boy who shares how normal his life is despite how the world sees him. You have to read it. I’m seriously not sure how I lived my whole life without it.

The Heir | The Crown

7cbb6fdb5ca33bfa9462d8dc8747e3b6Shocking-Ending Book Of The Year:

This book, no joke, effed me up hard. It took days for me to get over what happened…In My World is the sweetest most meaningful thing I’ve ever read. It talks about an adorable little boy who shares how normal his life is despite how the world sees him. You have to read it. I’m seriously not sure how I lived my whole life without it.

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7cbb6fdb5ca33bfa9462d8dc8747e3b6Books Read In 2017:

Considering the fact that I only started Mid-June. I think I did a pretty good job!!

  1. Caraval | Stephanie Garber| Rating: 
  2. The Selection | Kiera Cass| Rating: ★★
  3. Amy Snow | Tracy Rees| Rating: 
  4. Cinder | Marissa Meyer| Rating: 
  5. Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller | Rating: 
  6. My Lady Jane  by  Brodi Ashton | Rating: ★★
  7. The Elite by Kiera Cass | Rating: ☆☆
  8. The One by Kiera Cass | Rating: 
  9. The Selection Stories by Kiera Cass | Rating: ★★
  10. A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas | Rating: ★★
  11. A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas | Rating: ★★
  12. A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas | Rating: ★★
  13. Wonder by R.J. Palacio | Rating: 
  14. The Heir by Kiera Cass | Rating: ★★
  15. The Crown by Kiera Cass | Rating: ★★
  16. Defiance by C.J. Redwine | Rating: 
  17. Rebel Heiress by Fiona Mountain | Rating: 
  18. The Julian Chapter by R.J. Palacio | Rating: 
  19. Alex & Eliza by Melissa De La Cruz | Rating: 
  20. The Hearts We Sold by Emily Lloyd-Jones | Rating: 
  21. Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman by Haruki Murakami | Rating: ☆☆
  22. Sleepy Hollow and Other Short Stories by Washington Irving | Rating: 
  23. The Spectre Bridegroom by Washington Irving | Rating: ★★
  24. Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving | Rating: ★★★☆☆
  25. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki by Haruki Murakami | Rating: 
  26. Forgotten Violets | Martin Niewood ★★☆☆☆
  27. Us by David Nicholls | Rating: ★★★★★
  28. Daughter Of Smoke & Bone| Laini Taylor★★★★★
  29. Days Of Blood And Starlight | Laini Taylor ★★★☆☆
  30. How to Hang a Witch | Adriana Mather ★★★★☆
  31. The Singles Game | Lauren Weisberger ★★★★☆
  32. Before She Ignites | Jodi Meadows ★★★☆☆
  33. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child | John Tiffany  ★★★★★
  34. The Forty Rules of Love | Elif Shafak ★☆☆☆☆
  35. Sweet Dreams, Supergirl | Michael Dahl ★★★★★
  36. Happy Birthday! | Mamoru Suzuki ★★★★☆
  37. In My World | Jillian Ma ★★★★★
  38. Me, Me, Me | Annika Dunklee ★★★★☆
  39. Be a Unicorn & Live Life on the Bright Side | Sarah Ford ★★★★☆
  40. Tricky | Kari Rust ★★★★★
  41. Letters to a Prisoner | Jacques Goldstyn ★★★★★
  42. Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson, Kenneth H. Blanchard  |  ★★★★☆
  43. Fairies – Tinker Bell’s Secret | Haruhi Kato ★★★★☆
  44. The Twilight Saga: The Official Illustrated Guide by Stephenie Meyer  |  ★★★★☆
  45. Christmas at the Second Chance Chocolate Shop | Kellie Hailes ★★★★☆
  46. Dear Delilah | T. Bester ★★★★☆
  47. Boy Toy | Beth Orsoff ★★★★★
  48. Shadow Weaver | MarcyKate Connolly ★★★☆☆
  49. As You Wish | Chelsea Sedoti ★★☆☆☆
  50. His Royal Whiskers | Sam Gayton ★★★★★
  51. Ever the Hunted | Erin Summerill ★★★★☆
  52. Ever the Brave | Erin Summerill ★★★☆☆
  53. Polly Diamond and the Magic Book| Alice Kuipers ★★★★☆
  54. Samantha Spinner and the Super-Secret Plans| Russell Ginns ★★★★☆
  55. Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer  | ★★★★★
  56. Beautiful Ruins| Jess Walter ★★★☆☆
  57. Edward’s Twilight: edward’s version of twilight by Joseph Veillon  | ★★☆☆☆
  58. Cruel Beauty | Rosamund Hodge ★★★★☆
  59. Welcome to Shadowhunter Academy by Cassandra Clare ★★★☆☆
  60. The Lost Herondale by Cassandra Clare ★★★☆☆
  61. The Whitechapel Fiend by Cassandra Clare ★★★★☆
  62. Nothing but Shadows by Cassandra Clare ★★★★★
  63. The Evil We Love by Cassandra Clare ★★★★★
  64. Pale Kings and Princes by Cassandra Clare ★★★★★
  65. The Falcon Flies Alone by Gabrielle Mathieu  ★★★☆☆
  66. Prince In Disguise by Stephanie Kate Strohm ★★★★★
  67. Miss You Like Crazy by Pamela Hall ★★★★☆
  68. Hedgehog by Ashlyn Anstee ★★★★☆
  69. A Tale Of Two Cities ★★★★☆

Manga Read In 2017:

  1. Sir Tigers Table Vol. 1 | Im Hae Yeon ★★★★☆
  2. Sir Tigers Table Vol. 2 | Im Hae Yeon ★★★★☆
  3. Sir Tigers Table Vol. 3 | Im Hae Yeon ★★★★☆
  4. Sir Tigers Table Vol. 4 | Im Hae Yeon ★★★★☆
  5. Kedamonozakari, Koizakari | Marina Umezawa ★★★★★
  6. Boy Of Chocolate | Rina Yagami ★★★☆☆
  7. Love Problems [Hatsukoi Wazurai] | Marina Umezawa ★★★☆☆
  8. Bad Girl Mikata | Ayuko Hatta ★★★★☆
  9. Violent Wolf and Little Red Riding Hood | Marina Umezawa ★★☆☆☆
  10. Kekkon Suru Kara Shite mo ii Yone | Marina Umezawa ★★★★★
  11. Kiss On The Wolf | Rina Yagami, ★★★★★
  12. Shake on the LOVE! | Yuki Shiraishi ★★★★☆
  13. Boy Friend Younger Than Me | Rina Yagami ★★★★★
  14. Goodbye, but I love you | Rina Yagami ★★★★☆
  15. Secret Love In The Student Dormitory | Nikki Asada ★★★☆☆
  16. Twin Roll #1 | Hitsuji Harumi ★★★★☆
  17. Twin Roll #2 | Hitsuji Harumi ★★★★★
  18. Bitter na Kokuin | Madoka Miyake ★★★☆☆
  19. Houkago, Seifuku o Nui de | Rina Yagami ★★★★☆
  20. Cute Boy Beside Me | Madoka Miyake ★★★★☆
  21. Pet wa Binyanko | Madoka Miyake ★★★★☆
  22. Meaningful Kiss by Nao Hinachi ★★★☆☆
  23. My Cute Poison Prince  Mio Ayukawa ★★★★☆
  24. The Bride and the Beast by Ayuma Iri ★★★★☆
  25. Naive Mean Boyfriend by Eringo by Eringo ★★★★☆
  26. Happy Marriage?!, V.1 by Maki Enjoji ★★★☆☆
  27. Happy Marriage?!, V.2 by Maki Enjoji ★★★★☆
  28. Happy Marriage?!, V.3 by Maki Enjoji ★★★★☆
  29. Happy Marriage?!, V. 4 by Maki Enjoji ★★★★☆
  30. Happy Marriage?!, V. 5 by Maki Enjoji ★★★★☆
  31. Happy Marriage?!, V. 6 by Maki Enjoji ★★★★☆
  32. Happy Marriage?!, V. 7 by Maki Enjoji ★★★★☆
  33. Happy Marriage?!, V. 8 by Maki Enjoji ★★★★★
  34. Happy Marriage?!, V. 9 by Maki Enjoji ★★★★★
  35. Happy Marriage?!, V. 10 by Maki Enjoji ★★★★★
  36. I Want the Enchantment From Your Lips by Iori Shigano ★★☆☆☆
  37. A Rather Love Story by Miyuki Kitagawa ★★★☆☆

2017 Yearly Stats:
Total books read: 106
Total pages read: 27,105

7cbb6fdb5ca33bfa9462d8dc8747e3b6Bookish Highlights:

Obviously, theres no way I can list all the good thats happened this year. But I’ll try! ^^

  1. Got nominated for several awards, Liebster + Mystery Blogger, Nominated For Blog Awards 2017
  2. Reviewed alooot of ARCs!
  3. Reached a 150+ followers!
  4. Won a Giveaway!
  5. Became A Featured Reviewer!
  6. Hosted a Giveaway!
  7. Expanded my blog through social media platforms.
  8. Donated Some books.
  9. Became a top reviewer in Goodreads.
  10. Joined Bloggers Commenting Back
  11. Participated In My First Ever Black Friday!!
  12. Hosted my Birthday event: Birthday Featurama
  13. Accomplished my Goal for Goodreads!

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For The Love Of Reading!

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What did you think of this post, did you read any of these books? Or do you have any other awesome reads for me to try? Lets chat, don’t worry, I don’t bite. ^^

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10 thoughts on “2017 Yearly Wrap Up”

  1. Awww, it’s wonderful to hear that your blog has meant so much to you and developed into something that you care about! 😀 Nice work on 100 books!!

    Hope you have a great 2018!

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