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.☺️
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!
- Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Empire of Storms by Sarah J Maas ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Dark Army by Joseph Delaney ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Frostblood by Elly Blake ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Bright Smoke, Cold Fire by Rosamund Hodge ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- The One Memory of Flora Banks by Emily Barr ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins ⭐⭐⭐
6 books read throughout this month! Caraval was my all time favourite for this month and the last two Grisha books!
- Seige and Storm by Leigh Bardugo ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Caraval by Stephanie Garber ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Witch’s Tears by Katharine and Elizabeth Corr ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- First Year by Rachel E Carter ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Heart of Betrayal by Mary E Pearson ⭐⭐⭐⭐
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!
- King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- House of Mountfathom by Nigel McDowell ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- If Birds Fly Back by Carlie Sorosiak ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Scarecrow Queen by Melinda Salisbury ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them – audio ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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..
- Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Long May She Reign by Rhiannon Thomas ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Doing It!: Lets talk about sex by Hannah Witton ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Hunted by Meagan Spooner ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Apprentice by Rachel E Carter ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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.
- End of Oz by Danielle Paige ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- One Italian Summer by Keris Stainton ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Spellslinger by Sebastian de Castell ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- The Dragon’s Legacy by Deborah A Wolf – DNF ⭐
- The Illustrated History of Shadowhunters and Downworlders by Cassandra Clare and Cassandra Jean ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Soundless by Richelle Mead ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J Maas ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Ruined by Amy Tintera ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
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!
- Blood Rose Rebellion by Rosalyn Eves ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Candidate by Rachel E Carter ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Paper Princess – audio ⭐⭐⭐
- Gilded Cage by Vic James ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Lost Boy by Christina Henry ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Ewan Pendle and the White Wraith by Shaun Hume ⭐⭐⭐⭐
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!
- Odd and True by Cat Winters ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- One of Us is Lying by Karen M McManus ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Nemesis by Brendan Reichs ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Daughter of the Burning City by Amanda Foody ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Show Stopper by Hayley Barker ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Eliza and her Monsters by Francesca Zappia ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- S.T.A.G.S by M A Bennett ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Dare to Fall by Estelle Maskame ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Dividing Eden was my favourite read this month and I can’t wait for the sequel to come out!
- Dividing Eden by Joelle Charbonneau ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Kitty Hawk and the Curse of the Yukon Gold by Iain Reading ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Star Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- With Malice by Eileen Cook ⭐⭐⭐
- Glittering Court by Richelle Mead ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Semi Definitive List of Worst Nightmares by Krystal Sutherland ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Royal Bastards by Andrew Shvarts ⭐⭐⭐⭐
I reread Clockwork Angel this month so that alongside Fireblood was my favourite read of September!
- Black Witch by Laurie Forest ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Alex and Eliza by Melissa De La Cruz ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Aaru by David Meredith ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Kitty Hawk and the Icelandic Intrigue by Iain Reading ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Fireblood by Elly Blake ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Red Ribbon by Lucy Adlington ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Genuine Fraud by E Lockhart ⭐⭐⭐
Nine books in October, I loved Stalking Jack the Ripper BUT Everless topped it!
- Spellbook of the Lost and Found by Moria Fowley-Doyle ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- There’s Someone Inside Your House by Stephanie Perkins ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- The Outliers by Kimberly McCreight ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalo ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- The Hanging Girl by Eileen Cook ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- The Scattering by Kimberly McCreight ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Kitty Hawk and the Hunt for Hemingways Ghost by Iain Reading ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Everless by Sara Holland ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐+
6 books this month, Hunting Prince Dracula and Undercover Princess were both top reads for November!
- 36 Questions That Changed My Mind About You by Vicki Grant ⭐⭐⭐
- Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalo ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Undercover Princess by Connie Glynn ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Otherworld by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Rise of the Erifs by Atlanta Bushnell ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- My Side of the Diamond by Sally Gardner ⭐⭐⭐⭐
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!
- 12 Days of Dash and Lily by David Leviathan and Rachel Cohn ⭐⭐⭐
- The Becoming of Noah Shaw by Michelle Hodkins ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Avenged by Amy Tintera ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Witchborn by Nicolas Bowling ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- The Cruel Prince by Holly Black ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Ever the Hunted by Erin Summerill ⭐⭐⭐⭐
- Tarnished City by Vic James ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Let me know what some of your favourite reads were of this year!
HAPPY NEW YEAR! x