Year in Books: 2013

Reading Goal for 2013: 120

How many books did I read?: 351 (which is a lot).

                                     

 

 

 

 

Favorite Author I Discovered: Monica Bryne; Jennifer Clement. Their debut novels were epic. Gold stars for them both.

 

 

 

Favorite Series I Discovered:  A Song of Ice and Fire.

 

 

Book that Made Me Think – Paperdolls by April Daniels

 

 

 

Book that Made Me Mad and Want to Hurt People:  Real by Katy Evans

 

 

 

Book that Taught Me Something: Women who run with the wolves

 

 

 

Book Readers Should Read – Line by Line, well it's a writing book. 

 

 

 

Book It’s Good I Stuck With – The Count of Monte Cristo. It was really long and had to take my time, but it was worth it.

 

 

 

First Novel Award – Prayers for the Stolen; Girl on the road.

 

 

 

Book that Surprised Me – Feed by Mira Grant

 

 

 

Independent Kindle Award – Fearscape series by Nenia Campbell

 

 

 

Parody of the Year –  what she didn't know by I Ronik

 

Graphic Novel of the Year – n/a

 

 

 

Children’s Book/YA – Feed by Mira Grant

 

 

 

Audio Book Award- n/a

 

 

 

Best Entry in a Series  -  A Game of Thrones

 

 

 

 And the Worse Awards – Real by Katy Evans tied with Bared to you by Sylvia Day

 

 

 

Book that Made Me Want to Commit Murder It was So Bad – Real by Katy Evans tied with Bared to you by Sylvia Day

 

SO THAT”S HOW YOU GOT PUBLISHED – Real by Katy Evans

 

 

 

Most Disappointing – A Chance for Charity by S.L Baum

 

 

 

The Poor Trees: Bared to you by Sylvia Day

 

 

 

Everyone Loved It but Me not so Much – My Sister's Keeper

 

 

 

I Wasted My Money – Most of the Immortals After Dark series

 

 

 

Most Disappointing Entry in Series – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. It was my least favorite Harry Potter book.