2014 End of the Year Book Survey

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2014 Reading Stats

Number Of Books You Read: 95
Number of Re-Reads: 0
Genre You Read The Most From: YA Fantasy

Best in Books

1. Best Book You Read In 2014?

Dreamer’s Pool by Juliet Marillier!

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

The Fault In Our Stars by John Green (OVERRATED).

3. Most surprising (in a good way or bad way) book you read in 2014? 

In a good way: The Chaos of Stars by Kiersten White.

4. Book You “Pushed” The Most People To Read (And They Did) In 2014?

Mmm, not sure, but maybe all the Rainbow Rowell books.

5. Best series you started in 2014? Best Sequel of 2014? Best Series Ender of 2014?

Best series started: The Heroes of Olympus by Rick Riordan (I also finished it this year).

Best sequel: The House of Hades, The Heroes of Olympus #4, by Rick Riordan.

Best series ender: Dreams of Gods and Monsters, the last Daughter of Smoke and Bone, by Laini Taylor.

6. Favorite new author you discovered in 2014?

Rainbow Rowell!!

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

Saga by Brian K. Vaughan. I don’t usually read graphic novels, but I’m totally addicted to this series.

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

This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner.

9. Book You Read In 2014 That You Are Most Likely To Re-Read Next Year?

Archer’s Voice by Mia Sheridan.

10. Favorite cover of a book you read in 2014?

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11. Most memorable character of 2014?

This is haaaarrrddd… maybe Levi from Fangirl.

12. Most beautifully written book read in 2014?

Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor. She’s magic.

13. Most Thought-Provoking/Life-Changing Book of 2014?

Thought-Provoking: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell.

14. Book you can’t believe you waited UNTIL 2014 to finally read? 

The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon.

15. Favorite passage/quote From a book you read in 2014?

“Akiva felt the tilt of the world trying to tip him forward: to be nearer to her—nearer and touching—as though that were the only state of rest, and every other action and movement were geared to achieving it.” ~ Dreams of Gods and Monsters

16. Shortest & longest book you read in 2014?

Shortest: Justified by Aurora Rose Reynolds, 88 pages.

Longest: Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor, 613 pages.

17. Book that shocked you the most

Dying for Christmas by Tammy Cohen.

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

Leo and Calypso from The Heroes of Olympus series!!

19. Favorite non-romantic relationship of the year

Blackthorn and Grim, though I’m hoping they’ll get romantic eventually.

20. Favorite book you read in 2014 from an author you’ve read previously

Again, Dreamer’s Pool by Juliet Marillier.

21. Best Book You Read In 2014 That You Read Based SOLELY On A Recommendation From Somebody Else/Peer Pressure:

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell.

22. Newest fictional crush from a book you read in 2014?

Lincoln, from Attachments by Rainbow Rowell. ♥

23. Best 2014 debut you read?

Umm… maybe Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge.

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

The Burning Sky by Sherry Thomas.

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

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell (also made me cry a lot).

26. Book That Made You Cry Or Nearly Cry in 2014?

God, SO MANY. All the Rainbow Rowell books, all The Heroes of Olympus, Archer’s Voice, Cress.

27. Hidden Gem Of The Year?

Sanctum by Sarah Fine.

28. Book That Crushed Your Soul?

Cress by Marissa Meyer, because Scarlet and Wolf.

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29. Most Unique Book You Read In 2014?

The Bone Season.

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

Stolen Songbird by Danielle Jensen, I liked this one a lot but some scenes made me so mad! The way some characters treat the heroine is appalling, and worse, it’s like she doesn’t mind, arrrrgh, I wanted to smash things with my fists!

My Blogging/Bookish Life

1. New favorite book blog you discovered in 2014? 

2. Favorite review that you wrote in 2014? 

Maybe Fangirl‘s.

3. Best discussion/non-review post you had on your blog?

I’m gonna say my short and sweet post about the Insurgent trailer preview because I used a gif of Theo James at the top, and that face is the best. ♥

4. Best event that you participated in (author signings, festivals, virtual events, memes, etc.)?

Waiting on Wednesday, which I actually started doing this year.

5. Best moment of bookish/blogging life in 2014?

Is it so very lame that my answer is: dunno.

7. Most Popular Post This Year On Your Blog (whether it be by comments or views)?

My review of Archer’s Voice.

8. Post You Wished Got A Little More Love?

No idea, really. When I post things is because they interest me or I need to say something about something, and I don’t really worry if the posts get more or less love.

9. Best bookish discover (book related sites, book stores, etc.)?

isbns — This website lets you compare book prices from pretty much all the online stores available, shipping included.

10. Did you complete any reading challenges or goals that you had set for yourself at the beginning of this year?

Yes, Dystopia Reading Challenge, Finish Series Challenge, and Goodreads Reading Challenge.

Looking Ahead

1. One Book You Didn’t Get To In 2014 But Will Be Your Number 1 Priority in 2015?

Red Rising.

2. Book You Are Most Anticipating For 2015 (non-debut)?

The new Rick Riordan book! The Sword of Summer

The Tower of Bann by JM

…and many more *O*

3. 2015 Debut You Are Most Anticipating?

The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh.

4. Series Ending/A Sequel You Are Most Anticipating in 2015?

Winter by Marissa Meyer.

5. One Thing You Hope To Accomplish Or Do In Your Reading/Blogging Life In 2015?

Review more.

6. A 2015 Release You’ve Already Read & Recommend To Everyone

Well, there’s a bunch of books that I’ve read this year in english that will come out in 2015 translated in my language, portuguese, like, Eleanor & Park, Cress, Dreamer’s Pool, and I definitely recommend them.



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