Friday, December 28, 2012

Best Reads of 2012

Now, I still have a couple reading days left in 2012, so I may end up adding books to my final total (and I'll for sure let you know if I read anything between now and the end of the year that is amazing enough to get added to this list :D), but for now, the 2012 reading stats look like this:

Total books read: 103 (according to goodreads)

Total books reread that didn't end up on my goodreads count: 20ish

Most read genre: YA Fantasy (see chart)

Favorite YA Fantasy novel:

Best Runner-Ups:
Everneath by Brodi Ashton
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
Girl of Fire and Thorns / Crown of Embers by Rae Carson
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan
Touch of Power by Maria V. Snyder
Mistborn Trilogy by Brandon Sanderson
Vessel by Sarah Beth Durst
Incarnate by Jodi Meadows

Favorite YA Dystopian:
 Best Runner-Ups:
For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund
A Million Suns by Beth Revis
Legend by Marie Lu
Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver
Reached by Ally Condie
Partials by Dan Wells
Insignia by S.J. Kincaid

Best YA Other (Contemporary/Historical Fiction)

Best Runner-Ups:
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith
Scarlet by A. C. Gaughen

 Best Children's Fiction:
 Best Runner-Ups:
Okay For Now by Gary D. Schmidt
Liesl and Po by Lauren Oliver
Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George
The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
Wonder by R. J. Palacio
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan

Best Adult Fiction/Classic/Mystery
 Best Runner-Ups:
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie/The Weed that Strings the Hangman's Bag by Alan Bradley
Miss Buncle's Book by D.E. Stevenson
Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens
These is my Words by Nancy Turner
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

It was a fun reading year and really, really, hard to pick favorites! Did you have a favorite book this year that didn't end up on my list?

1 comment:

April and Jeff said...

Just finished Palace of Stone. Loved it! I also really loved False Prince. Thank you so much for this blog! Seriously, it makes me so happy.