End of Year Book Survey

This survey comes from The Perpetual Page-Turner, and I thought it would be a great way to share about what I read in 2014 rather than just listing favorites. I omitted some questions I didn’t feel were applicable to my personal reading habits, but if you’d like to see more responses, please follow the link above to the original post.

End of Year Book Survey 2014

Number of Books Read: 200

Number of Re-Reads: 27

Genre You Read the Most From: Young Adult Fiction

Book You Thought You Were Going to Love More But Didn’t: Yes Please by Amy Poehler

Book You “Pushed” The Most People To Read (And They Did) In 2014: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Book Store

Best series you started in 2014: Chaos Walking trilogy

Best Series Ender: The End (A Series of Unfortunate Events)

Favorite new author you discovered in 2014: Frances Hardinge

Best book from a genre you don’t typically read/was out of your comfort zone: Good Omens

Most action-packed/thrilling/unputdownable book of the year: Sandman series

Book You Read In 2014 That You Are Most Likely To Re-Read Next Year: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)

Favorite cover of a book you read in 2014: Through the Woods

Most beautifully written book read in 2014: Where’d You Go, Bernadette

Most Thought-Provoking/ Life-Changing Book of 2014: Lean In

Book you can’t believe you waited UNTIL 2014 to finally read: The Thirteenth Tale

Favorite Passage/Quote From A Book You Read In 2014: “So please ask yourself: What would I do if I weren’t afraid? And then go do it.”

Longest Book You Read: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Shortest: This is Just to Say: Poems of Apology and Forgiveness

Book That Shocked You The Most: We Were Liars

Favorite Book You Read in 2014 From An Author You’ve Read Previously: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Best Book You Read In 2014 That You Read Based SOLELY On A Recommendation From Somebody Else/Peer Pressure: The Graveyard Book

Best 2014 debut you read: So, Anyway by John Cleese

Best Worldbuilding/Most Vivid Setting You Read This Year: Abhorsen series

Book That Put A Smile On Your Face/Was The Most FUN To Read: Hark! A Vagrant

Book That Made You Cry in 2014: Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography

Hidden Gem Of The Year: Jane, the Fox, and Me

Most Unique Book You Read In 2014: It by Alexa Chung

Did you complete any reading challenges or goals that you had set for yourself at the beginning of this year? Yes, I originally wanted to read 100 books this year. I also read most of the unread books on my bookshelf and re-read several that I wanted to.

One Book You Didn’t Get To In 2014 But Will Be Your Number 1 Priority in 2015: Works of Jane Austen

One Thing You Hope To Accomplish Or Do In Your Reading/Blogging Life In 2015: Read fewer but longer books, especially classics

If you made it all the way to the end, thanks for reading! I’d love to hear your answers to any of these questions in the comments.


2 thoughts on “End of Year Book Survey

    1. Don’t get me wrong, I didn’t hate it. It just didn’t live up to my expectations.
      Thanks for your comment, and good luck with your reading goal! : )

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