Number Of Books You Read: 48 (goal of 48!)
Number of Re-Reads: 7
Genre You Read Most: Literary Fiction
Best Book You Read In 2018?
Book You Were Excited About & Thought You Were Going To Love More But Didn’t?
Most surprising (in a good way or bad way) book you read?
Book You “Pushed” The Most People To Read (And They Did)?
Best series you started? Best Sequel of 2018? Best Series-Ender of 2018?
Favorite new author you discovered?
Best book from a genre you don’t typically read/was out of your comfort zone?
Most action-packed/thrilling/un-put-down-able book of the year?
Book You Read In 2018 That You Are Most Likely To Re-Read Next Year?
Favorite cover of a book you read in 2018?
Most memorable character of 2018?
Most beautifully written book read in 2018?
Most Thought-Provoking/ Life-Changing Book of 2018?
Book you can’t believe you waited UNTIL 2018 to finally read?
Favorite Passage/Quote From A Book You Read In 2018?
“For me, becoming isn’t about arriving somewhere or achieving a certain aim. I see it instead as forward motion, a means of evolving, a way to reach continuously toward a better self. The journey doesn’t end.” -Michelle Obama (Becoming)
Shortest & Longest Book You Read In 2018?
Book That Shocked You The Most
OTP OF THE YEAR (you will go down with this ship!)
Favorite Non-Romantic Relationship Of The Year
Favorite Book You Read in 2018 From An Author You’ve Read Previously
Best Book You Read In 2017 That You Read Based SOLELY On A Recommendation From Somebody Else/Peer Pressure:
Newest fictional crush from a book you read in 2018?
Best 2018 debut you read?
Best World-building/Most Vivid Setting You Read This Year?
Book That Put A Smile On Your Face/Was The Most FUN To Read?
Book That Made You Cry Or Nearly Cry in 2018?
Hidden Gem Of The Year?
Book That Crushed Your Soul?
Most Unique Book You Read In 2018?
Book That Made You The Most Mad (doesn’t necessarily mean you didn’t like it)?
New favorite book blog you discovered in 2018?
Oops – none…. Haven’t had much time to explore! Any recommendations?
Favorite review that you wrote in 2018?
Best discussion/non-review post you had on your blog?
Best event that you participated in (author signings, festivals, virtual events, memes, etc.)?
Best moment of bookish/blogging life in 2018?
Most Popular Post This Year On Your Blog (whether it be by comments or views)?
Post You Wished Got A Little More Love?
Best bookish discovery (book related sites, book stores, etc.)?
Did you complete any reading challenges or goals that you had set for yourself at the beginning of this year?
I re-introduced the TBR Pile Challenge for 2018 and read about half the books on my list but reviewed even fewer than that. I hope to do better in 2019!
One Book You Didn’t Get To In 2018 But Will Be Your Priority in 2019?
Book You Are Most Anticipating For 2019 (non-debut)?
2019 Debut You Are Most Anticipating?
Series Ending/A Sequel You Are Most Anticipating in 2019?
One Thing You Hope To Accomplish Or Do In Your Reading/Blogging Life In 2019?
I want to read all 14 books on my TBR Pile Challenge list. I want to read at least a few books from my Classics Club challenge list. And I would like to post new content more regularly, not necessarily just book reviews.
A 2019 Release You’ve Already Read & Recommend To Everyone:
Hmmm…. Don’t think I’ve gotten any 2019 releases! I’m starting the year with CIRCE by Madeline Miller, though, which was a 2018 release. 🙂
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