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This 2014 End of Year Survey is hosted by Jamie at The Perpetual Page-Turner.

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Number Of Books You Read:

50 Books so far, hoping to get to at least 65 by the end of the December.

Number of Re-Reads:

Didn’t really count, but I would say no more than 5 or 6

Genre You Read The Most From:

Dystopian

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Best Book You Read In 2014?

Wow…this is a tough one; I would have to say that I can’t choose just one. So I’ll go with:  Erased by Jennifer Rush, Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi, The Treatment by Suzanne Young, Split Second by Kasie West and Parallel by Lauren Miller

Book You Were Excited About & Thought You Were Going To Love More But Didn’t?

I’m going to go with Ordinary by Jess Petosa…..even though I gave it four stars; I expected to like it a lot more.

Most surprising (in a good way or bad way) book you read in 2014?

Still Point by Katie Kacvinsky…..I wasn’t sure I was going to like the ending of this book, and I didn’t. I was not 100% happy with the way that the author ended it, but the book in itself was a nice wrap up for the series.

Book You “Pushed” The Most People To Read (And They Did) In 2014?

I actually don’t think I recommended a single book this year.

Best series you started in 2014? Best Sequel of 2014? Best Series Ender of 2014?

The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau | Erased by Jennifer Rush | Split Second by Kasie West

Favorite new author you discovered in 2014?

Helena Hunting (Clipped Wing Series)

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

Veronica Mars: Thousand Dollar Tan Line, by Rob Thomas……murder mystery. I mostly read Dystopian and Young Adult.

Most unputdownable book of the year?

Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

Book You Read In 2014 That You Are Most Likely To Re-Read Next Year?

Parallel by Lauren Miller

Favorite cover of a book you read in 2014?

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Most memorable character of 2014?

I’m going to go with America and Maxon from The Elite and The One by Kiera Cass

Most beautifully written book read in 2014?

The Trouble with Goodbye (Fairhope #1) by Sarra Cannon

Most Thought-Provoking/ Life-Changing Book of 2014?

The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau

Book you can’t believe you waited UNTIL 2014 to finally read?

Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

Favorite Passage/Quote From A Book You Read In 2014?

Anything by Suzanne Young or Tahereh Mafi, they are both amazing writers, I couldn’t just pick one favorite passage or quote from their books.

Shortest & Longest Book You Read In 2013?

Shortest: Friends by J.M. Darhower (66 pages) | Longest: City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare (733 pages)

Book That Shocked You The Most

Ordinary by Jess Petosa….wasn’t expecting it to end the way it did.

OTP OF THE YEAR (you will go down with this ship!)

America and Prince Maxon from The One by Kiera Cass or Lola and Cricket from Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

Favorite Non-Romantic Relationship Of The Year

Isla and Kurt from Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins

Favorite Book You Read in 2014 From An Author You’ve Read Previously

Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi, unfortunately most of the books I read were part of series.

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

Parallel by Lauren Miller and The Selection Series by Kiera Cass

Newest fictional crush from a book you read in 2014?

Prince Maxon from The Selection Series, he is an amazing character.

Best 2014 debut you read?

Blue Notes by Carrie Lofty

Best Worldbuilding/Most Vivid Setting You Read This Year?

The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau

Book That Put A Smile On Your Face/Was The Most FUN To Read?

Lola and the Boy Next Door and Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins, both of them were just a lot of fun to read.

Book That Made You Cry Or Nearly Cry in 2014?

Where You’ll Find Me by Erin Fletcher

Hidden Gem Of The Year?

Made by J.M. Darhower

Book That Crushed Your Soul?

I didn’t really read a book like that this year.

Most Unique Book You Read In 2014?

City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare, only because it was the only Otherworld type book I read this year.

Book That Made You The Most Mad (doesn’t necessarily mean you didn’t like it)?

City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare

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New favorite book blog you discovered in 2014?

Polished Page-Turners

Favorite review that you wrote in 2014?

Reignite by J.M. Darhower

Best discussion/non-review post you had on your blog?

Haven’t really had anything like this. Took a break from blogging for part of 2014.

Best event that you participated in (author signings, festivals, virtual events, memes, etc.)?

Top Ten Tuesday and Waiting on Wednesday

Best moment of bookish/blogging life in 2014?

Getting to reveal the cover for Made by J.M. Darhower

Most Popular Post This Year On Your Blog (whether it be by comments or views)?

November 11, 2014: Top Ten Tuesday Characters you Wish would get their own book.

Post You Wished Got A Little More Love?

Any post that with no comments.

Best bookish discover (book related sites, book stores, etc.)?

A couple new meme’s.

Did you complete any reading challenges or goals that you had set for yourself at the beginning of this year?

Unfortunately no. Been a bad year for me with reading and blogging.

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One Book You Didn’t Get To In 2014 But Will Be Your Number 1 Priority in 2015?

The Jewel by Amy Ewing

Book You Are Most Anticipating For 2015 (non-debut)?

 Soulprint by Megan Miranda

2015 Debut You Are Most Anticipating?

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Series Ending/A Sequel You Are Most Anticipating in 2015?

The Heir by Kiera Cass | Reborn by Jennifer Rush

One Thing You Hope To Accomplish Or Do In Your Reading/Blogging Life In 2015?

Hope to befriend more fellow bloggers, and read more of the books I have on my Kindle.

A 2015 Release You’ve Already Read & Recommend To Everyone:

I haven’t read any.

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