Happy New Year!!!
If you’ve been around for a while, you may recall my post this time last year about my reading jar for 2016. If not, do not fret – the idea is very straightforward.
Every book I read in 2017, I wrote down on a slip of paper and put in a jar. The slip usually has the date I finished the book, a star rating and any comments I had about it.
(The comments range from actual critiques of the book to my incessant fangirling. Hey, enthusiasm is enthusiasm, right?)
I didn’t hit my target of 50 this year, instead clocking in at 43. ( I could’ve sworn Goodreads had 44 on it, and that was before I added one in that I’d forgotten. Hmmm.) Hopefully 2018 will prove to be a better year!
Without further ado – Holly’s book read in 2017:
(Any reviews will be linked)
2nd – A Court of Wings and Ruin, Sarah J Maas
11th – Peter Darling, Austin Chant
28th – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
30th – Holding Court, KC Held
2nd – Murder Most Unladylike, Robin Stevens
9th – Hush Hush, Becca Fitzpatrick
18th – Sword Art Online, Reki Kawahara
26th – The Dark Prophecy, Rick Riordan
8th – Oy Yew, Ana Salote
9th – Murder on the Orient Express, Agatha Christie
16th – Lord Edgware Dies, Agatha Christie
29th – The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood
30th – Wonder Woman: Warbringer, Leigh Bardugo
13th – Magnus Chase and the Ship of the Dead, Rick Riordan
21st – A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams (Play)
26th – the princess saves herself in this one, Amanda Lovelace (Poetry)
29th – Am I Normal Yet?, Holly Bourne
11th – A Girl Called Owl, Amy Wilson
13th – Red Queen, Victoria Aveyard
15th – Glass Sword, Victoria Aveyard
19th – Feminine Gospels, Carol Ann Duffy (Poetry)
22nd – Wolf by Wolf, Ryan Graudin
31st – Blood for Blood, Ryan Graudin
And there we have it, dear readers. My 43 book of 2017.
Some stats –
Best Month: December
Worst Month: November
Average Books Per Month: 3.58
Average Book Per Week: 0.82
Favourite Books: A Court of Mist and Fury, Geekerella and Wolf by Wolf/Blood for Blood
Least Favourite Books: Hush Hush and Glass Sword
How did you guys fare this year? My target is, as always, 50 books – you can find me on Goodreads.
Happy reading, and I hope you have a brilliant 2018!