2017 Wrap Up!

2017 has come to an end and it’s time to review all the books I read throughout the year!

I read 88 books this year and probably bought about three times the amount…😅, I thought I’d do this monthly with my best read of that month, I will also be including links to reviews in case you want to read them as well.☺️


january I read 8 books in January, my favourite read of this month had to be Frostblood! Everything, Everything was a close second – The Girl on the Train was my worst read, I didn’t enjoy it whatsoever!

  1. Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  2. Empire of Storms by Sarah J Maas ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  3. Dark Army by Joseph Delaney ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  4. Frostblood by Elly Blake ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  5. Bright Smoke, Cold Fire by Rosamund Hodge ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  6. The One Memory of Flora Banks by Emily Barr ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  7. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  8. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins ⭐⭐⭐


february 6 books read throughout this month! Caraval was my all time favourite for this month and the last two Grisha books!

  1. Seige and Storm by Leigh Bardugo ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  2. Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  3. Caraval by Stephanie Garber ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  4. Witch’s Tears by Katharine and Elizabeth Corr ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  5. First Year by Rachel E Carter ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  6. Heart of Betrayal by Mary E Pearson ⭐⭐⭐⭐


march I read 4 books in March and listened to the audiobook of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (IT WAS SUCH A GREAT LISTEN!) King’s Cage was my favourite this month!

  1. King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  2. House of Mountfathom by Nigel McDowell ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  3. If Birds Fly Back by Carlie Sorosiak ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  4. Scarecrow Queen by Melinda Salisbury ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  5. Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them – audio ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


april 5 books this month! All of these books were fab and it’s a difficult to choose!! Long May She Reign, Hunted and Defy The Stars are all tied for this one, I just can’t decide..

  1. Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  2. Long May She Reign by Rhiannon Thomas ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  3. Doing It!: Lets talk about sex by Hannah Witton ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  4. Hunted by Meagan Spooner ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  5. Apprentice by Rachel E Carter ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


may I read eight and bit books this month – I started Dragon’s Legacy but I just couldn’t get into it so I had to DNF it! Ruined is my all time favourite for May and ACOWAR a VERY close second.

  1. End of Oz by Danielle Paige ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  2. One Italian Summer by Keris Stainton ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  3. Spellslinger by Sebastian de Castell ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  4. The Dragon’s Legacy by Deborah A Wolf – DNF ⭐
  5. The Illustrated History of Shadowhunters and Downworlders by Cassandra Clare and Cassandra Jean ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  6. Soundless by Richelle Mead ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  7. A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J Maas ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  8. My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  9. Ruined by Amy Tintera ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


june I read 5 books and listened to Paper Princess on audible, I loved Lost Boy’s this month, such a good twist for Peter Pan retelling!

  1. Blood Rose Rebellion by Rosalyn Eves ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  2. Candidate by Rachel E Carter ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  3. Paper Princess – audio ⭐⭐⭐
  4. Gilded Cage by Vic James ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  5. Lost Boy by Christina Henry ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  6. Ewan Pendle and the White Wraith by Shaun Hume ⭐⭐⭐⭐


july I read 11 books in this month! My most productive reading month it seems – my favourite has to be Eliza and Her Monsters – it was so relatable and I adored it!

  1. Odd and True by Cat Winters ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  2. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  3. One of Us is Lying by Karen M McManus ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  4. Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  5. The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  6. Nemesis by Brendan Reichs ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  7. Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  8. Show Stopper by Hayley Barker ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  9. Eliza and her Monsters by Francesca Zappia ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  10. S.T.A.G.S by M A Bennett ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  11. Dare to Fall by Estelle Maskame ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐


august Dividing Eden was my favourite read this month and I can’t wait for the sequel to come out!

  1. Dividing Eden by Joelle Charbonneau ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  2. Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  3. Kitty Hawk and the Curse of the Yukon Gold by Iain Reading ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  4. Star Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  5. With Malice by Eileen Cook ⭐⭐⭐
  6. Glittering Court by Richelle Mead ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  7. Semi Definitive List of Worst Nightmares by Krystal Sutherland ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  8. Royal Bastards by Andrew Shvarts ⭐⭐⭐⭐


september I reread Clockwork Angel this month so that alongside Fireblood was my favourite read of September!

  1. Black Witch by Laurie Forest ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  2. Alex and Eliza by Melissa De La Cruz ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  3. Aaru by David Meredith ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  4. Kitty Hawk and the Icelandic Intrigue by Iain Reading ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  5. Fireblood by Elly Blake ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  6. Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  7. Red Ribbon by Lucy Adlington ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  8. Genuine Fraud by E Lockhart ⭐⭐⭐


octoberNine books in October, I loved Stalking Jack the Ripper BUT Everless topped it!

  1. Spellbook of the Lost and Found by Moria Fowley-Doyle ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  2. There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  3. The Outliers by Kimberly McCreight ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  4. Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalo ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  5. The Hanging Girl by Eileen Cook ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  6. The Scattering by Kimberly McCreight ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  7. Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  8. Kitty Hawk and the Hunt for Hemingways Ghost by Iain Reading ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  9. Everless by Sara Holland ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐+


november 6 books this month, Hunting Prince Dracula and Undercover Princess were both top reads for November!

  1. 36 Questions That Changed My Mind About You by Vicki Grant ⭐⭐⭐
  2. Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalo ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  3. Undercover Princess by Connie Glynn ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  4. Otherworld by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  5. Rise of the Erifs by Atlanta Bushnell ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  6. My Side of the Diamond by Sally Gardner ⭐⭐⭐⭐


december And lastly the final month! Seven books, and I read a few amazing books this month, Cruel Prince, Noah Shaw and Avenged have to join up on the top reads for December!

  1. 12 Days of Dash and Lily by David Leviathan and Rachel Cohn ⭐⭐⭐
  2. The Becoming of Noah Shaw by Michelle Hodkins ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  3. Avenged by Amy Tintera ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  4. Witchborn by Nicolas Bowling ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  5. The Cruel Prince by Holly Black ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
  6. Ever the Hunted by Erin Summerill ⭐⭐⭐⭐
  7. Tarnished City by Vic James ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Let me know what some of your favourite reads were of this year!


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