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Apr 24

Can’t Wait Wednesday #1 – The Girl in Red

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I’m joining in the fun with a Can’t-Wait Wednesday, a weekly meme hosted at Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Usually the books are ones yet to be released. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

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Can’t Wait Wednesday #1 – The Girl in RedThe Girl in Red by Christina Henry
Published by Berkley on June 18, 2019
Pages: 304
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It's not safe for anyone alone in the woods. There are predators that come out at night: critters and coyotes, snakes and wolves. But the woman in the red jacket has no choice. Not since the Crisis came, decimated the population, and sent those who survived fleeing into quarantine camps that serve as breeding grounds for death, destruction, and disease. She is just a woman trying not to get killed in a world that doesn't look anything like the one she grew up in, the one that was perfectly sane and normal and boring until three months ago.

There are worse threats in the woods than the things that stalk their prey at night. Sometimes, there are men. Men with dark desires, weak wills, and evil intents. Men in uniform with classified information, deadly secrets, and unforgiving orders. And sometimes, just sometimes, there's something worse than all of the horrible people and vicious beasts combined.

Red doesn't like to think of herself as a killer, but she isn't about to let herself get eaten up just because she is a woman alone in the woods....

Cue ALL the flailing. OMG, a feminist retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, and by CHRISTINA HENRY?!?

I have been sold on anything Christina Henry writes since I read her dark retelling of Alice in Wonderland.

Also, check out this fabulous UK cover. I might have to buy both.

What do you think? Will you be reading this?

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Apr 21

Sunday Post #5 – Finals are Looming

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Hey everyone! Back with another Sunday Post update, via Kimberly at Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s been a LONG time since I did a Sunday Post, but I’d like to get back into it regularly as a way to wrap up. I’m totally patterning mine off of Kimberly’s, at least for now.

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This week has been stressful. STRESS.FUL. I have one more day of classes, officially, and then finals start on Wednesday. As always, I have procrastinated way more than I should. As always, I’m freaking out. Which means I’m not sleeping well and my stress is rubbing off on my husband and even the dogs. Sigh. But, this time next week, I’ll have everything except one final complete for the semester and then I have the month of May off!

Today my husband’s family is having an “Easter dinner,” i.e., breakfast for dinner where everyone has to wear PJs. I’m not entirely sure where this idea came from and I don’t personally celebrate Easter, but I’m always down for breakfast food!

Gratuitous dose of adorableness, courtesy my sweet Noah.

Last Week on Blog

Next Week on the Blog

  • All We Could Have Been – YA thriller ARC review
  • What Angels Fear (Sebastian St. Cyr #1) – historical mystery review

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Apr 04

April 2019 New Books Releases

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It’s time for another monthly new books post! Let’s just ignore the fact that I totally missed March…not just for books. Where did the month go? I felt like I was just barely treading water and then all of a sudden – boom – the month was over. *blink blink*

THIS month has already been quite eventful. Monday morning, I was working on a school project at home. Closed my laptop, drove to school, opened laptop…to find that my hard drive had died somewhere between home and school. Yep. Fantastic. Thankfully my husband works at an electronics store and I was able to get a new hard drive for much less than it would have cost anywhere else. Also thankfully, I long ago learned to put everything important either on a flash drive (this was years ago), or in the cloud somewhere. Preferable multiple somewheres. So I didn’t actually lose anything, just had the annoyance of not having a computer for a few days. First world problems.

Anyway! You’re here for the books, so let’s get started. I broke my five book limit for preorders rule this month, and made it six…and then there are three more that I just had to talk about even though I didn’t buy them (yet)!

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  • Last of the Name – I was lucky enough to get an ARC from Netgalley of this book, but I ordered a copy for myself, I loved it that much. You can read my full review here!
  • The Devouring Gray – it was compared to the Raven Cycle, which is one of my favorite series of EVER…so yeah.
  • Demon Magic and a Martini – the 4th in the Guild Codex series by Anne Marie (how does she turn these out so fast?!?), which I’m buying even though I still haven’t read the third one…but, you can read my reviews of the first one, Three Mages and a Margarita, and the second one, Dark Arts and a Daiquiri!
  • The Missing Years – Scottish highlands, family secrets, creepy gardens…sign me up!
  • Little Darlings – twin changelings? Faery? Sounds fascinating! I’m kind of sad that this has gotten some lukewarm to negative reviews from bloggers that I’ve found usually align with my tastes, but we’ll see.
  • The Boy Who Steals Houses – by the amazing PaperFury, so obviously I had to get it…not to mention her debut, A Thousand Perfect Notes, completely broke my heart and crushed my soul (you should read it, obvs).
  • We Rule the Night – feminist pilots saving the world! Need I say more? Also, THAT COVER. Holy shit.
  • Witch’s Honor – sequel to the book that unexpectedly gave me hot flashes a few months ago, Shadow Walker. I complained about the cover of that one but loved the story, and I was super excited to see the female MC on the cover of this one – and NOT in some ridiculous state of half-dress.
  • The Raven’s Tale – EDGAR ALLAN POE!! Inspired by, anyway. And finding his muse…which is more demanding than one might think…yes, I need this book.

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What’s on your radar for April? Have you read any of these yet?

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Mar 20

The NetGalley Problem – is it worth it?

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Book blogger confession: NetGalley is both the most wonderful thing to happen to me, and my kryptonite.

We all dream of having hard copy ARCs, but sometimes it takes awhile to build the following for those! It seems safe to safe most book bloggers start off by using either NetGalley or Edelweiss to request ARCs  (or both).  I signed up for both but ended up only using NetGalley because it’s just more intuitive to me. I do use Edelweiss’s saved search feature – after learning about it from Reader Voracious’ most amazing and helpful post – because it helps me find new releases that aren’t as popular. Edelweiss has a TON of books, a lot more than NetGalley, and not all are available to request ARCs but you can at least see a lot more of what is releasing at any given time, and I really like that.

NetGalley makes it easy to request upcoming books. Just set up your account, add some profile information, and you can request away! It’s super easy. Almost too easy.

What Not to Do

I’ve been on Netgalley since 2016. I took most of 2018 off from reading ARCs, so in the 2+ years I’ve been a regular visitor, I’ve received 53 eARCs. Not that many, really. However, in the beginning I made some mistakes.

  • Request everything that looks interesting. Now, this might sound like a good idea when starting off, as you don’t have any NetGalley stats/percentage. However, you might get surprised and get an influx of eARCs, and then your feedback percentage goes WAY down and no one wants to approve you for books.
  • Review books super late. While you can always go back and leave feedback, which will boost your percentage no matter how late you are, when you are *coughoverayearcough* several months late with your reviews it seems like the publisher/publicist never sees them, which makes sense.
  • Don’t read publisher approval preferences. I didn’t notice this little feature when I started out, but if you go to each publisher’s page, there is a button that says “View Approval Preferences.” This really helped me start to tailor my requests. Some publishers don’t approve until you have over 1,000 followers. Some want you to have specific information in your profile.

NetGalley Success

When I came back to NetGalley this year, the first thing I did was try to clear off all the old titles I had. If you use the Send-to-Kindle option, the files never actually disappear. If you use Adobe Digital Editions (like I did for a long time), they automatically delete. Thankfully I had sent almost all of my old books to my Kindle app, which is what I’m using regularly to read eARCs now.

After that, I let myself wander over to the “Find Titles” section…just to see. Um, right. I promptly went on a requesting spree, because I told myself my feedback ration was still under the desired 80% so I wouldn’t get that many, maybe one of two.

Oops. I suddenly ended up with about eight new titles, which isn’t a lot for some bloggers but cued total panic for me. I hadn’t really paid attention to WHEN these titles were releasing, despite my goal of posting feedback within a month of publication (ideally BEFORE publication), which meant most of them released around the same time. OOPS.

There went my feedback ratio, AGAIN, and even further in the hole. I think at one point (around the time the approvals stopped), it was around 47%. ARGH! Like I said, that little “Request Title” button is like crack for me. Total kryptonite.

So, I buckled down to read these new ARCs. Thing is, I had so many that in my limited reading time, I had NO TIME to read all the other books I was hoping to get to! All those new releases I pre-orded for January, February, March…yeah, I’ve read ONE, because I’ve felt SO obligated to read all the NetGalley books.

That’s kind of…not fun. As much as I love reading new releases AHEAD of time, I also want to read the books I cared enough about to pay for, or put on special request at my library.

Is It Worth It?

YMMV, but for me the answer is – sometimes. Obviously I get SUPER excited when I get to read a book early. It’s like being let into an inclusive club, it’s fun, and I love hoping/knowing that my review might help an author get more readers. On the other hand, there is that sense of obligation – not for any particular rating, but to at least read and rate. When too many stack up, that’s STRESSFUL.

Reading should not be stressful. Books are my happy place.

So what does this mean? Am I/have I abandoned NetGalley? Not on your life. But I have implemented some strategies that have really helped me cut back on the stress and let me ENJOY the titles I do receive. I’ll be posting more about that in detail in a later post, but the end result is –

  • I have an 80%+ rating on NetGalley right now. Which, I’ve discovered, DOES actually boost your chances of getting approved considerably.
  • I have eight NetGalley titles currently waiting for reading/review, but they are spread out until SEPTEMBER. I have one coming out this month, two in June, two in July, two in August, and one in September. That’s a lot of time to read eight books! Did you hear the stress bubble pop?
  • I’m going to be reading many more of my MOST anticipated 2019 books, along with the books on my shelves already. This makes me SO HAPPY!

Let’s face it, that’s how we should feel about the books we read. Not stressed.

How About You?

How do you manage your ARC requests? What are your strategies?

Of Interest

If you’re struggling under a mountain of ARCs, check out Avalinah’s State of the ARC meme. I haven’t joined but it sounds like an awesome way to tackle the pile!

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Mar 14

Cover Reveal – Witch’s Honor by Anya Cosgrove!

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I thoroughly enjoyed the first book in this series, Shadow Walker, so I’m super excited to get to participate in the cover reveal for the sequel, due out April 11, 2019! Oh, and I like this cover much, much better than the first. 😀 Be sure to scroll down and enter the giveaway! 

Witch’s Honor
Anya J. Cosgrove
(Bloody Hearts #2)
Publication date: April 11th 2019
Genres: Adult, Paranormal, Romance

First rescued by two smoking-hot brothers and now torn between them, what’s a witch to do?

Be good? Or wicked…

Alana is still a long way from mastering her magic when she embarks on a journey to save other witches. Jealousy and secret fester as she can’t help but fall for the two insanely similar but drastically different men in her life.

She has to choose between light or dark. Human or demon. Thom or Liam.

But her alluring roommates will soon be the least of her troubles. From deadly angels to uncovering her legacy as a Garrett witch, Alana’s life is about to change once again. And the maniacal demon that almost devoured her is still alive, biding his time…

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Sequel to:

 

Author Bio:

Anya J Cosgrove lives in Québec with her husband, her beautiful son, and two mischievous cats. She works as a veterinarian by day. She’s a travel and Disney junkie and is passionate about her favorite paranormal series.

What would Buffy do? Kick ass!

Read it first! http://bit.ly/anyaslair

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Feb 19

February 2019 New Book Releases

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I hope you all are having a great February! This post is…LATE. Very late. However, there are some books coming out this month that sounds absolutely amazing and that I’m eagerly waiting to dive into, as well as a couple I was lucky enough to get to read early! So here is a very short list, by no means all inclusive of awesome books from February. 😉

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  • The Matchmaker’s List just sounds like so much fun. I feel like it might be sort of a grown-up When Dimple Met Rishi? Maybe a little?
  • The Winter Sister synopsis intrigued me. Unsolved murders/disappearances, sisters, old houses…yes please!
  • The Silent Patient – I’m not sure what it was about thrillers this month, not normally something I’m THAT much into but this one…even just the description gave me chills and I really need to KNOW WHAT HAPPENED!
  • Two Witches and a Whiskey – I’ve done several reviews of Annette Marie’s books lately, and I have absolutely loved the previous two books in this series, Three Mages and a Margarita and Dark Arts and a Daiquiri. Urban fantasy with a kick of humor and a dose of sexy. I’m so excited for this one!!!
  • Four Dead Queens just sounds epic and creepy and cool. I don’t know when the hell I will get around to reading all these but hell yes please.
  • The Beast’s Heart – I’ve already read and reviewed this one, it’s a nice read in a more traditional fairy tale tone than a lot of retellings.
  • The Psychology of Time Travel – finished this a few days ago, review coming soon! It was good though. More women’s fiction than anything else, though obviously it’s futuristic.

Are any of these on your TBR? Anything not on my list that you’re super stoked about for February? It’s so hard to choose!

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Feb 10

January Reading Wrap Up!

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Yes, it’s 10 days into February and I’m just now getting this up. I really wanted to at least do a January post though, because I had a fabulous reading month! This was partly due to having much more time than usual to read, as I didn’t go back to classes until January 15th, but also I just read some awesome books that I thoroughly enjoyed.

FIRST, an apology – I have been absolutely HORRIBLE at replying to comments in the past month. Please be sure I read every single one of them but replying to them on my phone is kind of a pain and sometimes I forget by the time I get to my laptop, which is old and starting to be a complete pain in the ass to load WordPress on. Why, who knows, but…I will try to do better! Please keep commenting! It seriously brightens my days.

The above picture is of books that found their way to my shelves this month, but unfortunately I haven’t actually gotten around to reading those yet, hehe (except The Winter of the Witch and The Au Pair). So here we go!

Basic Reading Stats

  • 15 books finished (check out my GoodReads shelf to see what they were!)
  • 3,786 pages read
  • 3 hours 51 minutes of audiobooks
  • 8 Beat the Backlist books
  • 6 New Release books
  • 5 Diverse Reads books

Incoming Book Haul

You can see these from the picture, obviously, but of note:

  • the OwlCrate special edition of The Gilded Wolves! I’m in love with the silver and blue accents. Also the character cards came as a pre-order gift from the publisher and are they not just the most awesome thing. 😀

  • Gail Carriger’s Parasolverse Read-a-long is still going on, so PLEASE check it out! I am woefully behind, but still have hopes of catching up (hence the Curtsies and Conspiracies purchase). Also, I might have, um, FINALLY obtained the illustrated edition of Soulless…signed by the author, no less!! EEEEEEP.

What was your favorite book from January? Either that you read or bought? *wink wink*

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Jan 27

2019 Reading Challenges

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Eeeek! January is almost over and I still haven’t put up a post with the reading challenges I’m participating in this year. Whoops. In the beginning of the month I was busy reading – *gasp* – and then the semester started so I’ve been busy with homework and studying. BUT. I’m still here! And I am trying to play along in a few challenges. If you’re still looking for one yourself, or you’d just like to see what all is going on out there in the blogosphere, check out this amazing list of reading challenges over at Girl XOXO. Anyway, here are mine! I’m typically HORRIBLE at keeping up with these, but I always have good intentions and it’s always so exciting to jump into a new year. 🙂

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As I have the last several years, I’m setting a GoodReads goal. I actually kept the number the same this year as last year, because I got SO behind last year due to school being more overwhelming than I anticipated. I only met my goal because the semester ended with two weeks of 2018 left to go, and I pretty much did nothing but read during those two weeks! 😛 So, my overall reading numbers goal is 52 books in 2019. That’s one a week. No biggie. Or so I always think…

Next is NovelKnight’s Beat the Backlist Challenge! I’ve participated in this every year since it started, even though last year I failed SPECTACULARLY. Haha. This year I do want to really focus more on reading books from previous years, especially ONES I’VE ALREADY BOUGHT. Ahem. I’m linking to my GoodReads TBR shelf as my list, because even though there are a TON more books on here than I could ever possibly read, I know that yes, every book I own is on that list. My goal is 20 backlist books.

Next, the 2019 Diversity Reading Challenge! I’m so happy that Celebrity Readers has managed to combine the two diverse book challenges I participated in for 2017 and 2018, and I’m really sad they’ve had so few people sign up. So if you’re reading this and you want to challenge yourself to read more diversely – GO SIGN UP! My goal for this one is 25 books.

And one of my favorites – a Debut Author Challenge! I’d been participating in That Artsy Reader Girl’s debut challenge, but she doesn’t seem to be doing it this year so I’m linking in with this one from Class of 2K19 Books. I will probably never remember to submit screenshots of things, but I *know* I will be reading at least a handful of debuts. My goal is 12 debut books.

Last but not least, the 2019 New Release Challenge! Hosted by (un)Conventional Bookworms. I think, like a lot of book bloggers, I read more new releases than backlist books. I wish I had more time to read more, because I think they are equally deserving of attention, but I do so love the feeling of reading a new book along with everyone else who’s been so excited about it. So my goal for this one is the same as the backlist challenge, 20 books.

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What challenges are you doing this year? If you don’t do reading challenges, why not? They don’t work for everyone and I’m always curious as to what does or doesn’t work for other people.

 

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Jan 02

January 2019 New Book Releases

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Happy New Year, everyone!! I hope you all had whatever kind of New Year’s celebration you prefer, be that at home on the couch curled up with a book or out at a party, and everything in between!

It’s the start of a new month, which means all kinds of awesome new books are coming out. I wanted to highlight the ones I chose to pre-order for January – but this is by no means an exhaustive list! For a more extensive look, try the Top 200 of January 2019 list on GoodReads.

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  • If you follow my blog already, you will not be surprised at all to see Winter of the Witch – the conclusion to the amazing Winternight trilogy – on this list! I did get an ARC but I ordered a finished copy of both the US version and the UK version (because both covers are fabulous and I couldn’t possibly choose).
  • Okay, I admit, I got this one mostly for the cover…also I’ve really enjoyed the other A.G. Howard books that I’ve read. Stain is a retelling of the Princess and the Pea fairy tale…I have no idea how you could possibly write a full-length novel based on that, but I guess I’ll find out!
  • If you haven’t heard about Roshani Chokshi’s forthcoming The Gilded Wolves, seriously what rock have you been living under? This sounds like the ultimate tale of friendship and survival and I am so excited for it!
  • A Curse So Dark and Lonely is a Beauty and the Beast retelling (do you sense a theme here?), described as being “perfect for fans of Marissa Meyer.” Um, yes? I am so here for that.
  • I’m kind of terrified that The Love & Lies of Rukhsana Ali is going to completely break my heart, but it sounds like a very important story and I can’t wait! It’s author Sabina Khan’s debut novel.

That’s it for me! I put a cap on my pre-orders at five…even that sounds like a lot to me but I just couldn’t narrow it down this month. Are any of these on your TBR? Anything not on my list that you’re super stoked about for January?

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Dec 29

2018 Year in Books Survey

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Many thanks to Jamie over at the Perpetual Page-turner for creating this lovely survey (now in it’s 9th year!) and allowing us to use it and the graphics she’s made. I always love reading people’s end of the year surveys, so feel free to leave a link to yours in the comments! I didn’t fill out the survey last year but you can see my 2016 End of the Year here!

**2018 READING STATS**

Number Of Books You Read: 55 (as of 28 Dec)
Number of Re-Reads: 3
Genre You Read The Most From: YA

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1. Best Book You Read In 2018?

This is always the million dollar question, isn’t it? I’m going to cheat and do two, one YA and one adult.

  

Starfish was amazing and I felt such a kinship with Kiko and I cried so hard over her story. Winter of the Witch doesn’t come out until next month but it was my hands down best adult read. Also lots of tears for this one.

2. Book You Were Excited About & Thought You Were Going To Love More But Didn’t?

Sigh. I had SUCH high expectations and hopes for Escaping from Houdini. While it wasn’t HORRIBLE it definitely wasn’t what I wanted for Audrey and Thomas. Fingers crossed the fourth and last book will be better!

 3. Most surprising (in a good way or bad way) book you read?  

Totally did not see this one coming! I signed up for the blog tour of Three Mages and a Margarita and whatddya know, I have a new favorite author and TWO new favorite series!

 4. Book You “Pushed” The Most People To Read (And They Did)?

Haha, see above.

 5. Best series you started in 2018? Best Sequel of 2018? Best Series Ender of 2018?

Oh geez. I didn’t read very many books in a series this year, beginning, sequel, or otherwise, so I don’t have a whole lot to choose from! In order though:

  

Bind the Soul, same author different series. I’m obsessed, I tell you. Also nothing is going to top Winter of the Witch for a series end. My heart.

 6. Favorite new author you discovered in 2018?

7. Best book from a genre you don’t typically read/was out of your comfort zone?

I don’t usually read romance or women’s lit much, so The Christmas Sisters was a pleasant surprise for me!

 8. Most action-packed/thrilling/unputdownable book of the year?

 9. Book You Read In 2018 That You Would Be MOST Likely To Re-Read Next Year?

  

I want to re-read the entire Winternight trilogy. Are these not the most GORGEOUS covers? You can read my reviews for the first and second books at the links.

10. Favorite cover of a book you read in 2018?

I just love the vibe the cover of Sky in the Deep gives off.

11. Most memorable character of 2018?

Beck, from A Thousand Perfect Notes, is stuck in my heart. If you haven’t read this PLEEEEEASE do!

 12. Most beautifully written book read in 2018?

Yep, this one again. Sorry, I know I’m totally cheating.

13. Most Thought-Provoking/ Life-Changing Book of 2018?

14. Book you can’t believe you waited UNTIL 2018 to finally read? 

I’ve had The Love that Split the World since the month it came out and finally read it! It turned out to be a really sweet story.

 15. Favorite Passage/Quote From A Book You Read In 2018?

Believe it or not, it’s from this little gem! Cue sappiness:

“I’ve looked all my life for family…now I know it is you…this is what you and I will do now. We will hold these broken parts of ourselves dear because they brought us to this point, and we will love each other wholly and completely.”

16.Shortest & Longest Book You Read In 2018?

 

Shortest: When Spring Comes to the DMZ. Longest: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

How I did this: I used my GoodReads Year in Books!

 17. Book That Shocked You The Most

There’s something at the end of this that just completely broadsided me! And then it just made so much sense. But still. Holy crap on a cracker.

18. OTP OF THE YEAR (you will go down with this ship!)

Piper and Ash from the Steel and Stone series. I’ve finished the second book and they’re not officially together yet but DON’T RUIN IT FOR ME, FOLKS!

19. Favorite Non-Romantic Relationship Of The Year

These sisters totally warmed my heart.

20. Favorite Book You Read in 2018 From An Author You’ve Read Previously

I’m going with The Curses because of the sheer scale of the improvement in Laure Eve’s writing in this, compared to the first in this series.

21. Best Book You Read In 2018 That You Read Based SOLELY On A Recommendation From Somebody Else/Peer Pressure/Bookstagram, Etc.:

I picked up The Midnight Witness based solely on a recommendation post from Crime by the Book. I loved it!

22. Newest fictional crush from a book you read in 2018?

Ash. I always go for the anti-hero types. Hehe.

23. Best 2018 debut you read?

 

I only read three debuts this year, and two of them were 5-stars!

24. Best Worldbuilding/Most Vivid Setting You Read This Year?

Sorry not sorry.

25. Book That Put A Smile On Your Face/Was The Most FUN To Read?

Gail Carriger hasn’t disappointed me yet, and How to Marry a Werewolf was just adorable.

26. Book That Made You Cry Or Nearly Cry in 2018?

I can only think of three books that made me cry this year, and since I’ve already talked about the other two…A Dog Called Hope is a fantastic memoir.

27. Hidden Gem Of The Year?

I don’t think I read any truly “hidden” gems, as most of the books I read were relatively high profile!

28. Book That Crushed Your Soul?

Errrrrrr…sorry, again.

29. Most Unique Book You Read In 2018?

I absolutely loved this retelling mashup of some of the great literature classics!

30. Book That Made You The Most Mad (doesn’t necessarily mean you didn’t like it)?

Definitely Wolf Tamer. And in this case it DOES mean I didn’t like it. It’s my only 1-star book for the year!

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1. One Book You Didn’t Get To In 2018 But Will Be Your Number 1 Priority in 2019?

Somehow I STILL haven’t read Six of Crows!

2. Book You Are Most Anticipating For 2019 (non-debut)?

3. 2019 Debut You Are Most Anticipating?

 4. Series Ending/A Sequel You Are Most Anticipating in 2019?

Capturing the Devil (Stalking Jack the Ripper #4) by Kerri Maniscalco!

5. One Thing You Hope To Accomplish Or Do In Your Reading/Blogging Life In 2019?

Read at least 20 backlist titles. I failed miserably at backlist this year. I just get so excited for new releases!

6. A 2019 Release You’ve Already Read & Recommend To Everyone (if applicable):

Bet you can’t guess! Haha.

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Thanks for reading! I can’t wait to see everyone else’s lists for 2018. Drop me a link to yours in the comments!

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