End of Year Survey | 2019

Hi everyone!

In the next few weeks I have a lot of 2019 wrap up posts coming. I couldn’t do a full post for everything, so I thought this survey would be a great way to sum up my year.

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*BEST IN BOOKS*

Best book you read in 2019?
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Book you were excited about and thought you were going to love, but didn’t?
The Bride Test by Helen Hoang

Most surprising (good way or bad way) book you read?
Stay Sweet by Siobhan Vivian — Didn’t think I was going to love or even like it as much as I did!

Book you *pushed* the most for people to read?
Hmmm, maybe A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer

Best series you started in 2019?
Started and Finished…The Illuminae Files by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff 

Best Sequel?
The Wicked King by Holly Black

Best series ender of 2019?
Finale by Stephanie Garber

Favorite new author you discovered in 2019?
Brigid Kemmerer

Best book from a genre you don’t typically read from?
Adult fantasy — Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

Most action packed/thrilling book of the year?
It’s a tie between Skyward by Brandon Sanderson and Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Book you read in 2019 that you would most likely reread in 2020?
Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

Favorite cover of a book you read in 2019?
The Bone Houses by Emily Lloyd-Jones

Most memorable character of 2019?
Evelyn Hugo

Most beautifully written book read in 2019?
Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer

Most thought provoking/life changing book of 2019?
Girls on the Verge by Sharon Biggs Waller

Book you can’t believe you waited until 2019 to finally read?
The Diviners by Libba Bray

Favorite quote from a book you read in 2019?
“…your country can kiss my fat Grisha ass.” -Nina Zenik from King of Scars

Shortest and Longest book you read in 2019?
The Lost Sisters by Holly Black: 50 pages
Gemina: 659 pages

Book that shocked you the most?
Five Dark Fares by Kendare Blake

OTP of the year? (You will go down with this ship)
Alex and Henry from Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

Favorite friendship of the year?
Evelyn & Harry from The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Favorite book you read in 2019 from an author you have read from previously?
Winterwood by Shea Ernshaw

Newest fictional crush?
Grey from A Curse So Dark and Lonely

Best 2019 debut you read?
House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A Craig

Best world building/most vivid setting?
Finale by Stephanie Garber

Book that put a smile on your face/was the most fun to read?
Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowelll and Faith Erin Hicks

Book that made you cry?
The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

Hidden gem of h year?
Girls on the Verge by Sharon Biggs Waller

Book that crushed your soul?
What Kind of Girl by Alyssa Sheinmel

Most unique book you read in 2019?
House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A Craig

Book that made you the most mad? (Doesn’t have to be because you didn’t like it)
Girls on the Verge by Sharon Biggs Waller

*YOUR BLOGGING/BOOKISH LIFE*

Favorite bookish account you discovered in 2019?
Books With Shae

Favorite post you wrote in 2019?
Character Names I Love

Favorite bookish related photo you took in 2019?

Best bookish event you participated in? (author signings. festivals, virtual signings, etc)
Ninth House signing in Nashville. I got to meet Leigh Bardugo!

Best moment of bookish/blogging life of 2019?
Starting this blog was probably the best moment!

Most poplar post from 2019 on your blog?
Series I Won’t Be Finishing

Post you wish got a little more love?
Review | Letters to the Lost

Best bookish discovery?
Little Inklings Design

*LOOKING AHEAD*

Book you didn’t get to in 2019 but will be your number one priority in 2020?
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

Book you are most anticipating in 2020? (Non-debut)
Fable by Adrienne Young

2020 debut you are most anticipating?
The Lucky Ones by Liz Lawson

Series ending/sequel you are most anticipating in 2020?
My Calamity Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton and Jodi Meadows

One thing you are hoping to accomplish in you blogging/reading life in 2020?
I just want to get more involved in the book community.

A 2020 release you have already read that you recommend to everyone?
Belle Révolte by LInsey Miller! Releases on February 4th.

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2 thoughts on “End of Year Survey | 2019

  1. I’m so happy that you enjoyed the Illuminae files this year! And I love seeing Brigid Kemmerer’s name pop up so much on this list too! House of Salt & Sorrows is another one that I’m super hype for!

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