2015 READING STATISTICS

Hello everyone! I’m here today to bring to you all my complete 2015 ‘reading statistics’, which is essentially a bookish survey created by Jamie over at ‘The Perpetual Page Turner’ ( http://www.perpetualpageturner.com/ ), to highlight what we’ve read, in more detail, throughout the past year.

1. How many books did you read?
60

2. How many books did you re-read?
5

3. Which genre did you read the most from?
Young Adult Fantasy/Paranormal

4. Your overall favourite book of 2015.
The Martian by Andy Weir

5. A book you were excited about, and thought you were going to love, but didn’t.
The Whispers of the Fallen by J.D. Netto

6. The most surprising book you read (in either a good or bad way).
The Raven Boys by Maggie Steifvater

7. A book you pushed the most people to read (which they did).
I pushed my friend Rhiane to read A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas a lot sooner than she was planning on reading it, and she absolutely adored it

8. The best series you started. The best sequel you read. The best series ender you read.
Poison Study by Maria V Snyder

Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

Their Fractured Light by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

9. A new favourite author you’ve discovered.
Maggie Steifvater

10. The best book from a genre you don’t typically read, or that was out of your comfort zone.
A Work In Progress by Connor Franta

11. The most action-packed, thrilling and/or un-put-downable book of the year.
Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

12. A book you read that you are most likely to re-read next year.
I don’t often re-read books, but I am most likely going to re-read Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone in the illustrated edition very soon

13. Your favourite cover.
The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell

14. The most memorable character.
The Darkling from the Grisha trilogy by Leigh Bardugo

15. The most beautifully written book.
Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

16. The most thought-provoking, life-changing book.
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

17. A book you can’t believe you waited until 2015 to finally read.
Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

18. A favourite passage or quote.
“There are people you meet that you get to know, and then there are people you meet that you already know”- Confess, Colleen Hoover

“I have love in me the likes of which you can scarcely imagine and rage the likes of which you would not believe. If I cannot satisfy the one, I will indulge the other”- Frankenstein, Mary Shelley

19. The shortest book you read. The longest book you read.
Shortest: The Last Question by Isaac Asimov (16 pages)

Longest: Queen of Shadows by Sarah J Maas (645 pages)

20. The book that shocked you the most.
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

21. Your OTP of the year.
Adrian and Sydney from the Bloodlines series by Richelle Mead

22. Your favourite non-romantic relationship of the year.
The Raven Boys (and Blue) from … The Raven Boys by Maggie Steifvater

23. Your favourite book from a familiar author.
The Immortal Crown by Richelle Mead

24. The best book you read based solely on recommendation or peer pressure.
Mass Effect: Revelations by Drew Karpyshyn

25. Your newest fictional crush.
Rhysand from A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

26. Your favourite 2015 debut.
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

27. The book with the best world-building or most vivid setting.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling (I know it’s a bit of a cop out, but I can’t help it. Sorry)

28. A book that put a smile on your face or was the most fun to read.
Legend (The Graphic Novel) by Marie Lu

29. A book that made you cry.
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

30. A hidden gem.
Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler and Maira Kalman

31. A book that crushed your soul.
The Winner’s Crime by Marie Rutkoski

32. The most unique book.
Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

33. A book that made you mad (which you didn’t necessarily hate)
Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo

emilyp0tter
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