Saturday, December 31, 2011

Farewell 2011! (Part Two) Survey

1. Best Book You Read In 2011?
I would say The Daughter of Smoke and Bone- mainly because I had anticipated this book for a long time- and it fulfilled all of my expectations. And Akiva! Yummy!

2. Most Disappointing Book/Book You Wish You Loved More Than You Did?

That book would probably be Imaginary Girls, I just had a really hard time getting into it- it took me a span of two weeks to read- which is a LONG time for me.

Most surprising (in a good way!) book of 2011?THE UNBE(FREAKING)COMING OF MARA DYER. This book made me so happy, angry, twisted and upset that I loved it. I swear- I loved it. I felt all the emotions, and just loved this book to death.

Book you recommended to people most in 2011?
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer- because it ROCKED.

Best series you discovered in 2011?Anna and the French Kiss- okay, I must admit it isn't really a series but- there is multiple books (Lola, Isla) so I would like to call this a series. I loved Anna! I haven't read Lola yet- but I will!

Favorite new authors you discovered in 2011?

Sarah Dessen! - I hadn't read any of her stuff- EVER. And I have discovered that I love fluffy, romance, chick-lit. It is so CUTE! And fun to read- so definitely Sarah Dessen.

Best book that was out of your comfort zone or was a new genre for you?Getting Over Garrett Delaney- it was different, and I liked it!

Most thrilling, unputdownable book in 2011?Unbecoming of Mara Dyer- best book ever!

Book you most anticipated in 2011?
I would say The Daughter of Smoke and Bone because  I had heard lots about this and couldn't wait to read it. And when I FINALLY did- I loved it.

Favorite cover of a book you read in 2011?

11. Most memorable character in 2011? 
 Mara Dyer- Duh!

12. Most beautifully written book read in 2011?
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer

Book that had the greatest impact on you in 2011? 
Getting Over Garrett Delaney

Book you can't believe you waited UNTIL 2011 to finally read? 
Daughter of Smoke and Bone
15. Favorite Passage/Quote From A Book You Read In 2011? 
I will trample you Chinese Canadian Baby Man"

16. Book That You Read In 2011 That Would Be Most Likely To Reread In 2012?
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer

17. Book That Had A Scene In It That Had You Reeling And Dying To Talk To Somebody About It? (a WTF moment, an epic revelation, a steamy kiss, etc. etc.) Be careful of spoilers!The ending of The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer. I was like- WTF. WTF. And I punched pillows- and got so angry. I was like- seriously- HOW COULD AN AUTHOR DO THAT. This was one of the best books ever- and the ending killed me- as I said seriously. I died. I even screamed. For my mother it was rather amusing- I was very, very angry. But you definitely have to read this book. For sure!

New favorite book blog you discovered in 2011? 

The Story Siren
A Splatter of Ink

2. Favorite review that you wrote in 2011? 
I had fun writing the Son of Neptune review!

Best discussion you had on your blog? 
Haven't had one yet!

Most thought-provoking review or discussion you read on somebody else's blog?
I LOVED The Perpetual Page Turners Fictional Wedding

Best event that you participated in (author signings, festivals, virtual events, memes, etc.)?In My Mailbox, Top Ten Tuesday, Waiting on Wednesday, Follow Friday

6. Best moment of book blogging in 2011?
My first member!

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

My Matched Giveaway

8. Post You Wished Got A Little More Love?

The post I wish got a little more love was my review of Getting Over Garrett Delaney, I worked really hard on this review- and absolutely loved the book so I expected a little more- you know- LOVE. As for those of you who have read the review- You deserve a cookie!

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

 I found a 25$ gift card that had not been spent!

10.  Did you complete any reading challenges or goals that you had set for yourself at the beginning of this year?I completed my goodreads goal- 87/80

1. One Book You Didn't Get To In 2011 But Will Be Your Number 1 Priority in 2012?
Lola and The Boy Next Door

2. Book You Are Most Anticipating For 2012?

3. One Thing You Hope To Accomplish Or Do In Your Reading/Blogging In 2012?


  1. Great survey answers, I'll have to look into reading some of the books that you mentioned. Lola & The Boy Next Door is definitely one of my 2012 priorities too!

    New follower :)

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