Saturday, December 31, 2011

Books of 2011 (And Goals for Next Year!) Wrap-Up

My goal was to read 50 books this year, something I thought I could do because it seems like I read a lot (at least compared to other people I know.) But I just didn't do it. I read 41 books this year. Not too shabby I guess. But next year I plan to really make this goal! I think I may have made it and not known it though, because I only started this blog and started keeping track with goodreads in the middle of the year. I tried to remember all the books I had read but I might have missed a few. So here are all the books I managed to finish: (Not in a particular order. They were at first but as I went back to link reviews, happily I found more!)

1. Evercrossed by Elizabeth Chandler
2. Stolen by Lucy Christopher
3. An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
4. Where She Went by Gayle Forman
5. City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
6. Halo by Alexandra Adornetto
7. Delirium by Lauren Oliver
8. Matched by Ally Condie
9. Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
10. The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han
11. Forever by Maggie Stiefvater
12. It's Not Summer Without You by Jenny Han
13. Tweet Heart by Elizabeth Rudnick
14. Fall for Anything by Courtney Summers
15. Take Me There by Carolee Dean
16. L.A. Candy by Lauren Conrad
17. The Mark by Jen Nadol
18. Destroy All Cars by Blake Nelson
19. Recovery Road by Blake Nelson
20. Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma
21. Anya's Ghost by Bera Brosgol
22. Mercury by Hope Larson
23. Americus by M.K. Reed
24. Page by Paige by Laura Lee Gullege
25. Leaving Paradise by Simone Elkeles 
26. Return to Paradise by Simone Elkeles
27. The Rising Moon by Nlisa Rodriguez
28. Choker by Elizabeth Woods
29. The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
30. The Underdogs by Mariano Azuela
31. Hold Still by Nina LaCour
32. Burned by Ellen Hopkins
33. Because I Am Furniture by Thalia Chaltas
34. Switched by Amanda Hocking (Review coming soon!)
35. My Teenage Beating Heart by C.K. Kelly Martin
36. Stealing Heaven by Elizabeth Scott
37. The Legend of the Candy Cane by Lori Walburg
38. Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon by Naoko Takeuchi
39. Swoon by Nina Malkin 
40. You Are Not Here by Samatha Schutz
41. The Eternal Ones by Kirsten Miller

And that's it for me! There are some AMAZING books coming up for 2012, and I can't wait to read them, and hopefully smash my goal of 50 books. 2011 was my first year blogging and I'm happy to say it was a great year. Bloggers as well as readers have been great to me. Thanks to anyone who has followed, read, or commented. You guys rock!

So what did you read this year? What was your favorite book? Did you do an end of the year post? Link it up or tell me in the comments and I'll be happy to check it out. :D

--Alexis

1 comments:

Monica Everdeen said...

Favorite book? Umm ..I would say Bloodlines by Richelle Mead!

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