2017 in Review

I know, I know.  It’s February and a little late for doing a 2017 in review but I’m only getting back to blogging now so this is when it’s happening.

Last year I read a total of 125 books.

I did a reading challenge with my roommates.  I completed it and this is what I read for each category:

  • A Book You Read in School
    • The Princess Bride by William Goldman
  • A Book from Your Childhood
    • The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
  • A Book Published Before 1900
  • A Book Published in the Last Year
  • A Non-Fiction Book
  • A Book That Is/Is Becoming a Film
  • A Book Published in the 1900s
    • The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • A Book Set in Your Hometown/Region
  • A Book with Someone’s Name in the Title
  • A Book with a Number in the Title
  • A Book with a Character with Your First Name
    • The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  • A Book Someone Else Recommended to You
    • The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall
  • A Book with Over 500 Pages
  • A Book You Can Finish in a Day
  • A Previously Banned Book
    • Watership Down by Richard Adams
  • A Book with a One-Word Title
  • A Book Translated from Another Language
    • Island of Point Nemo by Jean-Marie Blas De Robles
  • A Book That Will Improve a Specific Area of Your Life
    • Behind the Scenes by Mick Napier
  • A Memoir or Journal
  • A Book Written by Someone Younger Than You
  • A Book Set Somewhere You Would Like to Visit
    • Prince in Disguise by Stephanie Kate Strohm
  • A Book by an Author You Have Met
    • Gangster Nation by Tod Goldberg
  • A Book by Jane Austen
    • Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  • A Graphic Novel
  • A Science Fiction Book
  • A Biography

My favorite book of last year was Spoonbenders by Daryl Gregory.

My favorite YA read was Zenn Diagram by Wendy Brant.

My favorite middle grade read was Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend.

Overall I got a lot of great reading done.  And I am already on my way to a great year of reading in 2018!

Thanks for reading!

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