2016 End of Year Survey

This year I decided to do the Annual End of Year Survey created by Jamie at The Perpetual Page-Turner. She is hosting a link up for the survey for anyone who would like to join in. I didn’t answer all of the questions, as I already have a post scheduled later this week that answers some of them. My answers are listed below:

2016 Reading Stats

Number Of Books You Read: 132
Number of Re-Reads: 7
Genre You Read The Most From: Tie between Romance & Young Adult with 41 each

Book Life

Best series you started in 2016? Best Sequel of 2016? Best Series Ender of 2016?
Started: The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) Percy Jackson and the Olympians
Finished: One with You (Crossfire, #5) Crossfire

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

Book You Read In 2016 That You Are Most Likely To Re-Read Next Year?
Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1) Illuminae

Favorite cover of a book you read in 2016?
All the Light We Cannot See All the Light We Cannot See

Most memorable character of 2016?
Finch from All the Bright Places All the Bright Places

Most Thought-Provoking/ Life-Changing Book of 2016?
The Little Paris Bookshop The Little Paris Bookshop

Book you can’t believe you waited UNTIL 2016 to finally read?
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) The Lightning Thief

Favorite Passage/Quote From A Book You Read In 2016?

“Against his better judgment, Khalid opened his burning eyes to look at her one more time.
This dangerous girl. This captivating beauty.
This destroyer of worlds and creator of wonder.”

Renee Ahdieh, The Wrath & the Dawn (The Wrath and the Dawn, #1) The Wrath and the Dawn {82%}

Shortest & Longest Book You Read In 2016?
Shortest: The Crown & the Arrow (The Wrath and the Dawn, #0.5) The Crown & the Arrow
Longest: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter, #5) Harry Potter & the Order of the Phoenix

OTP OF THE YEAR (you will go down with this ship!)
Don & Rosie, The Rosie Project (Don Tillman, #1) The Rosie Project

Favorite Non-Romantic Relationship Of The Year
A.J & Maya, The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

Favorite Book You Read in 2016 From An Author You’ve Read Previously
The Perfect Hope (Inn Boonsboro, #3) The Perfect Hope, Nora Roberts

Newest fictional crush from a book you read in 2016?
Max Stella, Beautiful Stranger (Beautiful Bastard, #2) Beautiful Stranger

Best Worldbuilding/Most Vivid Setting You Read This Year?
Nevernight (The Nevernight Chronicle, #1) Nevernight

Book That Made You Cry Or Nearly Cry in 2016?
This Is Where It Ends This is Where it Ends

Hidden Gem Of The Year?
Nora & Kettle (Paper Stars, #1) Nora & Kettle

Book That Crushed Your Soul?
All the Bright Places All the Bright Places

Most Unique Book You Read In 2016?
Illuminae (The Illuminae Files, #1) Illuminae

Blog Life

New favorite book blog you discovered in 2016?
Paper Fury

Best event that you participated in (author signings, festivals, virtual events, memes, etc.)?
The Broke and the Bookish Secret Santa

Best moment of bookish/blogging life in 2016?
Launching Life Among the Pages

Most challenging thing about blogging or your reading life this year?
Time management once I started working again

Most Popular Post This Year On Your Blog (whether it be by comments or views)?
Sunday Post #5~ Adding Something New

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

Did you complete any reading challenges or goals that you had set for yourself at the beginning of this year?
The only challenge I set was the Goodreads reading challenge. I set a goal of 100 books and completed 132 and counting.

Looking Ahead

One Book You Didn’t Get To In 2016 But Will Be Your Number 1 Priority in 2017?
It Ends with Us It Ends with Us

Book You Are Most Anticipating For 2017 (non-debut)?
Carve the Mark (Untitled Duology, #1) Carve the Mark

2017 Debut You Are Most Anticipating?
Caraval Caraval

Series Ending/A Sequel You Are Most Anticipating in 2017?
Stormchaser (Cutter Cay #4) Stormchaser

One Thing You Hope To Accomplish Or Do In Your Reading/Blogging Life In 2017?
Attend a book conference or signing event

**All covers link to Goodreads; all titles link to Amazon {affiliate}

**Don’t forget there’s still time to enter my giveaway for a tote full of Bookish Goodies!**

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