THAT TIME OF THE YEAR GUYS! 2016 wrap up in which, I contest to my utter failure as a reader.
Wow, I’ve only read 38 books this year. Not even in the forties! This is a long way down from the 55 books I read last year. Though on the bright side, almost all of the ones I did read were good.
Favorites Published in 2016 that Everyone Should Read No Matter Your Age and/or Hogwarts House
The two books that stole my life and killed my soul and broke my little heart that gets way too attached to book characters:
Awesome introduction to a new series that I’ve already started to fall in love with:
Great conclusion to a series I am in love with:
Diverse romance with genuine and witty main characters:
Transgender POC main character + magical realism + beautiful writing:
Introduction to series with a lot of potential:
A cute, touching holiday read:
Heartfelt story about friendship and loyalty and what it means to be different:
Favorites I Read This Year Not Published in 2016 But Go Read Them Anyway Because THEY’RE AWESOME
Coming out stories that made me want to hug the characters and never let go (also known as two of the longest titles in YA):
Heartbreaking LGBT stories:
Based on A Thousand and One Arabian Nights that have similar premises but distinct characters and writing styles:
Magical realism that is strange and beautiful:
Love, loss and the importance of mental health:
Dragons at its finest:
My first Giveaway!!
What better time to give away books than the end of the year?
1. United States ONLY! (Sorry to everyone living in the foreign lands!)
2. Choose ONE of the following books. I repeat ONE of the following:
What Light by Jay Asher
Kids of Appetite by David Arnold
The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
**Keep in mind the copies I’m giving away are ARC copies. There may be slight evidence of wear since I’ve read them first.
3. I will contact the winner with the e-mail address provided. If the winner does not reply within two days, someone else will be chosen.