2015 End of Year Book Survey

Posted January 11, 2016 by Paula in Books / 0 Comments

2015 End of Year Book Survey

This Survey is from The Perpetual Page Turner.

Reading Stats

Number Of Books You Read: 28
Number of Re-Reads: 0
Genre You Read The Most From: YA

Best In Books

1. Best Book You Read In 2015?
The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult

2. Book You Were Excited About & Thought You Were Going To Love More But Didn’t?
End of Days. I still haven’t finished it. I blame the Kindle not the book though.

3. Most surprising (in a good way or bad way) book you read?
Midwinterblood. It was a quick read that stayed with me for days.

4. Book You “Pushed” The Most People To Read (And They Did)?
I talked Cap into reading The Harry Potter series!

5. Best series you started in 2015? Best Sequel of 2015? Best Series Ender of 2015?
The Lunar Chronicles without a doubt.

6. Favorite new author you discovered in 2015?
Jodi Picoult

7. Best book from a genre you don’t typically read/was out of your comfort zone?
I stuck to my typical genres in 2015.

8. Most action-packed/thrilling/unputdownable book of the year?
There was so many. Winter was probably the most action packed.

9. Book You Read In 2015 That You Are Most Likely To Re-Read Next Year?
I’m not sure that I will be able to reread any 2016.

10. Favorite cover of a book you read in 2015?
Winter

11. Most memorable character of 2015?
Captain Thorne from The Lunar Chronicles!

12. Most beautifully written book read in 2015?
The Storyteller

13. Most Thought-Provoking/ Life-Changing Book of 2015?
See number 12.

14. Book you can’t believe you waited UNTIL 2015 to finally read?
Spindle’s End by Robin McKinley. Why did I wait so long to read this book?! It was wonderful!

15. Favorite Passage/Quote From A Book You Read In 2015?

Inside each of us is a monster; inside each of us is a saint. The real question is which one we nurture the most, which one will smite the other.

– The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult

16.Shortest & Longest Book You Read In 2015?
Midwinterblood and Winter

17. Book That Shocked You The Most
(Because of a plot twist, character death, left you hanging with your mouth wide open, etc.)
Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult.

18. OTP OF THE YEAR (you will go down with this ship!)
(OTP = one true pairing if you aren’t familiar)
Cress and Thorne.

19. Favorite Non-Romantic Relationship Of The Year
Iko and Cinder

20. Favorite Book You Read in 2015 From An Author You’ve Read Previously
Finders Keepers by Stephen King

21. Best Book You Read In 2015 That You Read Based SOLELY On A Recommendation From Somebody Else/Peer Pressure:
The Lunar Chronicles. So many blogs were recommending it, I had to read it.

22. Newest fictional crush from a book you read in 2015?
Captain Thorne!

23. Best 2015 debut you read?
The Magician’s Lie by Greer Macallister

24. Best Worldbuilding/Most Vivid Setting You Read This Year?
Spindle’s End

25. Book That Put A Smile On Your Face/Was The Most FUN To Read?
Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige

26. Book That Made You Cry Or Nearly Cry in 2015?
I rarely cry, so none that I can think of.

27. Hidden Gem Of The Year?
Spindle’s End.

28. Book That Crushed Your Soul?
Somehow my soul managed to go uncrushed.

29. Most Unique Book You Read In 2015?
Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld

30. Book That Made You The Most Mad (doesn’t necessarily mean you didn’t like it)?
None that I can recall. I tend to avoid books that will make me angry.

Your Blogging/Bookish Life

1. New favorite book blog you discovered in 2015?
The Broke and The Bookish because it’s introduced me to so many other books blogs.

2. Favorite review that you wrote in 2015?
The Storyteller

3. Best discussion/non-review post you had on your blog?
The post that recieved the most comments was about the best books I read in 2015.

4. Best event that you participated in (author signings, festivals, virtual events, memes, etc.)?
The Top Ten Tuesday meme from The Broke and The Bookish.

5. Best moment of bookish/blogging life in 2015?
When some of my favorite bloggers commented on my site – Amber from Forever Amber, Nina from NinaBadzin.com, and Allie from Wardrobe Oxygen.

6. Most challenging thing about blogging or your reading life this year?
Just finding time to read. I didn’t realize how hard that was.

7. Most Popular Post This Year On Your Blog (whether it be by comments or views)?
Banana Republic’s Key 13 Pieces remains the most viewed post on my site.

8. Post You Wished Got A Little More Love?
Craft a Life that works for You

9. Best bookish discovery (book related sites, book stores, etc.)?
Funko Pops. Thank you Cap!

10. Did you complete any reading challenges or goals that you had set for yourself at the beginning of this year?
I started the 2015 Reading Challenge from Pop Sugar, but I didn’t finish it. Challenges like that just aren’t for me.

Looking Ahead


1. One Book You Didn’t Get To In 2015 But Will Be Your Number 1 Priority in 2016?

At the Water’s Edge

2. Book You Are Most Anticipating For 2016 (non-debut)?
Heartless by Marissa Meyer

3. 2016 Debut You Are Most Anticipating?
The Girl from Everywhere

4. Series Ending/A Sequel You Are Most Anticipating in 2016?
The Raven King. Gah! The last book in The Raven Cycle.

5. One Thing You Hope To Accomplish Or Do In Your Reading/Blogging Life In 2016?
Find a consistent schedule for blogging. And read. A lot.

6. A 2016 Release You’ve Already Read & Recommend To Everyone:
None. How does one get to read books early anyway?

Have you participated in the survey? Leave me your link in the comments!

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