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Thursday, 9 January 2020
2019 | End of Year Book Survey
Number of Books You Read: 180
Number of Re-Reads: 23
Genre You Read the Most From: Fantas
1. Best Book You Read in 2019?
The Lies of Locke Lamora
by Scott Lynch
2. Book you were excited about and thought you were going to love more but didn't?
After the End
by Amy Plum and
The Flame in the Mist
by Renee Ahdieh
3. Most surprising (in a good way or bad way) book you read?
A Blade So Black
by L.L. McKinney or
by Michael Crichton
4. Book you "pushed" the most people to read (and they did)?
by Blake Crouch
5. Best series you started in 2018? Best Sequel of 2019? Best Series Ender of 2019?
Best series started:
The Gentleman Bastards Series
by Scott Lynch
by V.E. Schwab
Best series ender:
by Pierce Brown
6. Favourite new author you discovered in 2019?
I think Moira Young or Hank Green
7. Best book from a genre you don't typically read/was out of your comfort zone?
The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs
by Steve Brusatte
8. Most action-packed/thrilling/unputdownable book of the year?
by Kanae Minato,
Into the Drowning Deep
by Mira Grant, and
If We Were Villains
by M.L. Rio
9. Book you read in 2019 that you would be most likely to re-read next year?
I try to leave it at least a year before I re-read anything, but I might re-read
Lair of Dreams
by Libba Bray since the final book is coming out soon!
10. Favourite cover of a book you read in 2019?
The Loneliest Girl in the Universe
by Lauren James
11. Most memorable character of 2019?
Jean and Locke from the
Gentleman Bastards series
12. Most beautifully written book read in 2019?
Muse of Nightmares
by Laini Taylor
13. Most thought-provoking/life-changing book of 2019?
A Heart in a Body in the Word
by Deb Caletti or
Girls on the Verge
by Sharon Biggs Waller
14. Book you can't believe you waited until 2019 to finally read?
Three Dark Crowns
by Kendare Blake
15. Favourite passage/quote from a book you read in 2019?
It's probably something from the
Strange the Dreamer
16. Shortest and longest book you read in 2019?
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
by F. Scott Fitzgerald (64 pages)
by Stephen King (933 pages)
17. Book that shocked you the most?
The Girl in Red
by Christina Henry (and it shocked me in a good way!)
18. OTP of the year? (you will go down with this ship!)
Not a huge shipper, but probably the relationship in
Red, White & Royal Blue
by Casey McQuiston
19. Favourite non-romantic relationship of the year?
All of the friendships in
The Gentleman Bastards
20. Favourite book you read in 2019 from an author you've read previously?
In an Absent Dream
by Seanan McGuire
21. Best book you read in 2019 that you read based solely on a recommendation from somebody else/peer pressure, etc.?
by Katee Robert
22. Newest fictional crush from a book you read in 2019?
I didn't read any good ones this year that stood out!
23. Best 2019 debut you read?
The Luminous Dead
by Caitlin Starling
24. Best worldbuilding/most vivid setting you read this year?
by Susan Dennard
25. Book that put a smile on your face/was the most fun to read?
by Rainbow Rowell
26. Book that made you cry or nearly cry in 2019?
A Heart in a Body in the World
by Deb Caletti and
The Tattooist of Auschwitz
by Heather Morris
27. Hidden gem of the year?
Am I Normal Yet?
by Holly Bourne
28. Book that crushed your soul?
The Poet X
by Elizabeth Acevedo or
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
by Jonathan Safran Foer
29. Most unique book you read in 2019?
by Alice Oseman
30. Book that made you the most mad? (doesn't necessarily mean you didn't like it)
Where We Belong
by K.L. Grayson (and I didn't like it!)
1. One book you didn't get to in 2019 but will be your number one priority in 2020?
by Sue Burke
2. Book you are most anticipating for 2020 (non-debut)?
by Sarah J. Maas
3. 2020 debut you are most anticipating?
Where Dreams Descend
by Janella Angeles
4. Series ending/a sequel you are most anticipating in 2020?
The King of Crows
by Libba Bray
5. One thing you hope to accomplish or do in your reading/blogging life in 2020?
I want to read over 100 books again this year, and I would like to make time to blog more.
6. A 2020 release you've already read and recommend to everyone (if applicable):
None right now! I'm trying to catch up on my backlog still.
Let me know if there are any books I should get to soon, or if you have any thoughts on the books mentioned above!
Note: This survey comes from the wonderful
Perpetual Page Turner
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