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My 2017 wrap up!

My 2017 wrap up!

I can’t believe it is already the end of the year!

In this post, I will answer some questions about the books I read this year and at the end, you can find a complete list of all of them.

I just want to send my special thank you to all the booktube community especially to:

Hailey in Bookland: https://www.youtube.com/user/hailsheartsnyc

Books with Emily Fox: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW5R53ckTBE4JJtUmc64lng

Read by Zoe: https://www.youtube.com/user/readbyzoe

From beginning to bookened: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDK4tm6lqv-kVuClga1-thA

Reads and Daydreams: https://www.youtube.com/user/readsanddaydreams

Squibblesreads: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0I1YPZAGjNZQ_PIvAjC_Vw

because of these channels, I started to love reading again and they are the main inspiration that made me start this blog.

My reading goal this year was of 24 books, but I am more than proud of the result: I read 29 books this year!

Well, let’s start with the questions!

 

What’s the best book you read in 2017?

On the shortness of life by Seneca. This book is absolutely a book to read that makes you think.

What’s the best sequel?

Absolutely Catching fire, didn’t expect to like it but oh well… it happened! The ending of all the series though, it was just a disappointment.

The biggest disappointment?

With no doubt, it was The rose and the dagger. The first book kept all of my attention, while the second one was just really slow paced and boring.

The biggest surprise?

Eragon, I thought that would be the worse book I would ever read, but Christopher Paolini’s style of writing is just a dream!

A book that made you cry?

I am an easy crier and almost all of the books made me cry.

A book that made you happy?

Choose yourself is a really light read but has a lot of meaning and a lot of positive thoughts.

Most beautiful book cover?

Big magic!!!

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Books I’m hoping to finish by the end of the year?

Anna Karenina the story is beautiful but it the book is extremely long and I found myself needing a lot of breaks in between.

 

Here is my wrap up for 2017!

  1. The game of ripper by Isabel Allende
  2. Code to zero by Ken Follett
  3. I’m watching you by Michael Robotham
  4. The girl on the train by Paula Hawkins
  5. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  6. The hunger games by Suzanne Collins
  7. Catching fire by Suzanne Collins
  8. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  9. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  10. Choose Yourself by James Altucher
  11. Reinvent yourself by James Altucher
  12. Manage your day to day by Jocelyn K. Glei
  13. Eat pray love by Elizabeth Gilbert
  14. Big magic of Elizabeth Gilbert
  15. The wrath and the dawn by Renee Ahdieh
  16. The rose and the dagger by Renee Ahdieh
  17. The unexpected gift of Joe Bridgeman by Nick Jones
  18. The glass castle by Jeannette Walls
  19. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  20. The selection by Keira Cass
  21. Elite by Keira Cass
  22. The one by Keira Cass
  23. When Dimple met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
  24. Since you’ve been gone by Morgan Matson
  25. On the shortness of life by Seneca
  26. Before I fall by Lauren Oliver
  27. Eragon by Christopher Paolini
  28. One of us is lying Karen McManus
  29. You are a badass by Jen Sincero

 

My wrap up in numbers:

  • 6 mystery thrillers
  • 8 fantasy fiction
  • 8 non-fiction
  • 7 romance

 

A beautiful total of 10525 pages!

And now, let’s welcome 2018 with new books to read, new challenges to face and new blogposts to post!

 

S.

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