Tag| The End of the Year Book Tag

I can’t believe this is the last Thursday of 2017! Where did this year go? Seeing how this is also the last tag we will be posting this year, I wanted to do something related to that. I noticed this tag that was posted by Early Bookish Birds and it seemed interesting, so I am tagging myself.

1. Have you read any book(s) with someone? If yes, what was your buddy read for 2017?

This year I have actually done quite a few buddy reads and mostly with Isabelle, haha. Out of all the books we read together I think my favorite is The Infernal Guard Trilogy. Those books were amazing and I’m sure you guys are getting sick of hearing us fangirl about it, haha.

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2. Any new author(s) that surprised you?

Yes! I have read amazing books by authors that I just discovered this year: S.G.D. Singh, Rachel Marks, Kayla Tirrell, Adam Silvera, Amanda Bouchet, Marie Lu and these are just a few of them!

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3. What’s a new genre that you tried?

I tried a couple of young adult horror books. They were okay, but I don’t think it will become a favorite genre of mine. Mostly something to read around Halloween. Another genre I tried was sports romances. Those were a hit, haha. I read quite a few of those this year.

4. Any book(s) you read in the beginning of the year that you still recall very fondly in December?

I do have to think about this one. I do know a couple. The Kingmaker Chronicles by Amanda Bouchet. I also read The Naturals, Snow Like Ashes and Full Measures. These books were all really good!

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5. Favorite book(s) you read during your birth month.

I was born in March and I just checked Goodreads to see what books I read during that month. I read the Slammed trilogy by Colleen Hoover and all I can say is wow. I read all three books in a week and I was sad it was over. A very emotional story, but so beautiful. Another mustread that I would recommend.

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6. A book series you finished and started in 2017.

I am really bad at finishing series after I start them. I have finished a few and have mentioned them in this post, but the only other one I actually started and finished is the Six of Crows duology. I loved these books! I really do wish there were more.

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7. Book(s) that everyone raved about in 2017 that you didn’t feel strongly about.

For me this was Caraval. I enjoyed the book and it was good, but I wasn’t as impressed as other people. I think maybe because there was so much hype about this book. Sometimes my expectations are too high when that happens.

8. News that made you super excited for 2018.

I can’t really think of anything at this moment, but I was excited to hear that Marissa Meyer is visiting The Netherlands in March. Isabelle and I are going to meet her!

9. Give me two books you’d re-read, one you wish you could forget and seven you’d buy for your past self.

I would re-read Slammed and They Both Die at the End.

There isn’t really a book this year that I wish I could forget…

Seven books I would buy for my past self: This is actually a hard one. Okay, Harry Potter, Throne of Glass, Vampire Academy, Carry On, Fangirl, Illuminae and LUX.

10. Name one bookish goal you’ve acheived.

I finished my Goodreads challenge early and have already read 7 more than I planned to.

 

This is a little bit about my bookish year. I can’t wait to see what 2018 will bring. I tag everyone who reads this to tell us about your year. I’d love to see your answers.

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4 thoughts on “Tag| The End of the Year Book Tag

    1. I will keep an eye out for that one. A good one for us to use next year ;).
      Yes! Amanda is definitely a favorite. I am only sad I can’t dive in the last book right away. Others have to go first, haha.

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