Wrapping Up 2015!

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Good Morning Swooners!
This has been a crazy year for us here at Books and Swoons. 2015 brought us a lot of changes and we are happy to have experienced them, but are also excited about the new year! Here is a recap of our reading in 2015!

2015 Reading Challenges:
Jenn's Results:
18 for the TBR Pile Reading Challenge. Went over what I originally intended of 1-10.
24 for the Real Book Challenge. Went over what I originally intended of 1-10.
12 for the Netgalley/Edelweiss Challenge. Didn't reached my goal of 25.

Nahomi's Results:
12 for the TBR Pile Reading Challenge. So, I barely met my goal which was originally 11-20.
6 for the Real Book Challenge. I failed this challenge big time. I originally intended to read 11-20.
11 for the Netgalley/Edelweiss Challenge. I was so happy to surpass my goal of 10.

From Jamie's site: 6th Annual End of Year Survey
Jenn:
Number Of Books You Read: 55 books
Number of Re-Reads: 0
Genre You Read The Most From: Contemporary/Realistic Fiction

Nahomi:
Number Of Books You Read: 56 books
Number of Re-Reads: 1
Genre You Read The Most From: New Adult Contemporary/Realistic Fiction

1. Best Book You Read In 2015? 
In Fantasy: Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas (both). In Contemporary(New Adult/Adult): Paige in Progress by Brighton Walsh. In YA: Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead. In Sci-fi: These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner (Nahomi).

2. Book You Were Excited About & Thought You Were Going To Love More But Didn’t? 
Dark Wild Night by Christina Lauren (both)

3. Most surprising (in a good way or bad way) book you read?
 Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (In a good way!) (Jenn)
This Shattered World by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner (so good!) (Nahomi)

4. Book You “Pushed” The Most People To Read (And They Did)? 
Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas and yes they did! (Jenn) 
Party Girl by Rachel Hollis (Nahomi)

5. Best series you started in 2015? Best Sequel of 2015? Best Series Ender of 2015? 
We started and finished Richelle Mead's Vampire Academy series which we ended up LOVING. (both)

6. Favorite new author you discovered in 2015? 
Rachel Hollis (both)

8. Most action-packed/thrilling/unputdownable book of the year? 
Vampire Academy series and Queen of Shadows (both)

9. Book You Read In 2015 That You Are Most Likely To Re-Read Next Year? 
Vampire Academy (Jenn) Throne of Glass (Nahomi)

10. Favorite cover of a book you read in 2015?
 First and Then by Emma Mills (Jenn)
These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner (Nahomi)

11. Most memorable character of 2015? 
Rose Hathaway and Dimitri Belikov from Vampire Academy series (both)

14. Book you can’t believe you waited UNTIL 2015 to finally read?
 Vampire Academy (both)

16.Shortest & Longest Book You Read In 2015? 
Queen of Shadows (longest)

18. OTP OF THE YEAR (you will go down with this ship!) 
Rose Hathaway and Dimitri Belikov from VA series (both)

20. Favorite Book You Read in 2015 From An Author You’ve Read Previously? 
Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas (both)

21. Best Book You Read In 2015That You Read Based SOLELY On A Recommendation From Somebody Else/Peer Pressure: 
Party Girl by Rachel Hollis (Jenn) Throne of Glass by Sarah J Mass (Nahomi)

22. Newest fictional crush from a book you read in 2015? 
Dimitri Belikov from VA series (both)

23. Best 2015 debut you read?
First and Then by Emma Mills

24. Best Worldbuilding/Most Vivid Setting You Read This Year? 
A Court of Thorns and Roses and Queen of Shadows (both)

25. Book That Put A Smile On Your Face/Was The Most FUN To Read?
 Smart Girl by Rachel Hollis (both)

30. Book That Made You The Most Mad (doesn’t necessarily mean you didn’t like it)?
 All the Rage by Courtney Summers (Jenn) Mini Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella (Nahomi)

That's all for now but stay tuned because we have some excited content for 2016! We wish you all the best in 2016. Happy New Year!

2 comments :

  1. Love the VA series! So happy you both read and enjoyed it this year! Great year in books!

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