2015 End of Year Book Survey.

2015-end-of-year-book-survey-1024x984-1024x984I’m a bit late getting to this but better late than never.

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Number of books you read – 
177.

Number of re-reads – 
27.

Genre you read the most from – 
Fantasy.

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Best book you read in 2015 – 
The Martian by Andy Weir.

Book you were excited about and thought you were going to love more but didn’t – 
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor.

Most surprising (in a good or bad way) book you read – 
These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner.

Book you “pushed” the most people to read and they did – 
Spark by Rachael Craw.

Best series you started in 2015 – 
Gah, so many! Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard.

Favourite new author you discovered in 2015 – 
Victoria Aveyard.

Best book from a genre you don’t typically read – 
The Martian by Andy Weir.

Most action-packed/thrilling/unpredictable book of the year – 
Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner.

Book you read in 2015 that you are most likely to re-read in 2016 – 
Snow like Ashes by Sara Raasch.

Favourite cover of a book you read in 2015 – 
A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray.

Most memorable character of 2015 – 
Lilac Laroux from These Broken Stars and Their Fractured Light by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner.

Most beautifully written book read in 2015 – 
Snow like Ashes by Sara Raasch.

Most thought-provoking/life changing book of 2015 – 
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes.

Book you cannot believe you waited UNTIL 2015 to read – 
City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare.

Favourite passage/quote from a book you read in 2015 – 
“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

Book that shocked you the most – 
Stray by Rachael Craw.

OTP of the year – 
Sofia and Gideon from Their Fractured Light by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner.

Favourite non-romantic relationship of the year – 
Ali and Kat from The White Rabbit Chronicles by Gena Showalter.

Favourite book you read in 2015 from an author you’ve read previously – 
The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan.

Best book you read in 2015 that you read based SOLELY on a recommendation from someone else – 
The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen.

Newest fictional crush from a book you read in 2015 – 
Gideon from Their Fractured Light by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner.

Best 2015 debut you red – 
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard.

Best world-building/most vivid setting you read this year – 
Snow like Ashes by Sarah Raasch.

A book that put a smile on your face/was the most fun to read – 
Percy Jackson’s Greek Heroes by Rick Riordan.

A book that made you cry or nearly cry in 2015 – 
After You by Jojo Moyes.

Hidden gem of the year –
Spark by Rachael Craw.

Book that crushed your soul – 
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green.

Most unique book you read in 2015 – 
Spark by Rachael Craw.

Book that made you the most mad (doesn’t necessarily mean you didn’t like it) –
Legacy by Cayla Kluver.

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New favourite book blog you discovered – 
I’m new to the blogging world as of 2015 so all the blogs I discovered this year are new to me and I don’t have a favourite yet.

Favourite review you wrote in 2015 – 
The Martian by Andy Weir.

Best discussion/non-review post you had on your blog – 
I don’t remember…

Best even that you participated in (author signings, festivals, virtual events) – 
I joined a Game of Thrones read-a-long last year and met some great people through it. It also motivated me to re-read A Song of Ice and Fire series. Right now we’re reading A Storm of Swords.

Best moment of bookish/blogging life in 2015 – 
– Winning my first giveaway on Instagram.
– Being able to review books for publishers.
– Getting 1000 likes on my blog.

Most challenging this about blogging or your reading life this year – 
Keeping up with my reviews.

Most popular post this year on your blog – 
Taylor Swift Book Tag.

Post you wished got a little more love – 
Spark by Rachael Craw.

Best bookish discovery (book related sites, bookstore) –
I love Courtney’s Esty shop – Confessions by Court.

Did you complete any reading challenges or goals that you set at the beginning of the year –
I completed the goal of 90 books on GoodReads. I was going to do the PopSugar Reading Challenge but got bored with it.

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A book you didn’t get to in 2015 but will be your number one priority in 2016 –
Life and Death by Stephenie Meyer. Although it isn’t my number one priority because of all the review books I have to read but it’s top of my list.

Book you are most anticipating for 2016 (non-debut) – 
Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare.

2016 debut you are most anticipating – 
Burning Glass by Kathryn Purdie.

Series ending/sequel you are most anticipating – 
Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard.

One thing you hope to accomplish or do in your reading/blogging life in 2016 – 
I’d like to get 500 followers on my blog.

A 2016 release you’re already read and recommend to everyone – 
This is Where it Ends by Marieke Nijkamp.

– Aimee.

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