I set my Goodreads goal at one again for the second year. It makes me feel less pressured to keep on track and I feel a lot less guilty if I fail. So far, I’ve read 28 books this year (which means I’m 2800% into my goal ;)).
BEST BOOKS YOU’VE READ SO FAR IN 2018
BEST SEQUEL OF 2018 SO FAR
The Heart Forger for sure. I was so so so so excited to read it because The Bone Witch was one of my top fantasies of last year.
NEW RELEASE YOU HAVEN’T READ YET, BUT WANT TO
Legendary, Isle of Blood and Bone, Sky in the Deep, Furyborn, The Outsider, Neverworld Wake… I’m really behind.
MOST ANTICIPATED RELEASE OF THE SECOND HALF OF 2018
Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix, the sequel to Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao.
I haven’t really had one yet. I’ve liked everything I read so far.
MONDAY’S NOT COMING! That book *wrecked* me.
FAVORITE NEW AUTHOR (DEBUT OR NEW TO YOU)
Definitely Tomi Adeyemi and Lily Anderson. I loved both of their books and I can’t wait to see more from them.
NEWEST FAVORITE CHARACTER
I don’t know. I don’t usually get fangirly over book characters. Except Harry Dresden. But I think that’s because I’m getting older and older guys are better now xD
BOOK THAT MADE YOU CRY
I didn’t cry, but I was so stunned at Monday’s Not Coming. That was such a roller coaster of emotions and mystery. Whew.
BOOK THAT MADE YOU HAPPY
The Good Demon. Not what I thought I would take away from that book, but it had a really nice message and it handled tough topics really gracefully. I just really liked that book.
FAVORITE BOOK TO MOVIE / TV-SHOW ADAPTATION YOU’VE SEEN THIS YEAR
Annihilation and Ready Player One. Annihilation is one of my new favorite movies this year. I love the visuals so much and trying to figure out what is exactly going on. And I just liked RPO better than the book. I think they made some changes that were necessary to bring it to film and it wasn’t as boring as I thought it would be.
FAVORITE POST YOU’VE WRITTEN THIS YEAR
My Monthly Wrap Up for May. I think I just like going over the things I’ve done and thinking about them all over again.
MOST BEAUTIFUL BOOK YOU BOUGHT OR RECEIVED SO FAR THIS YEAR
The Heart Forger. I LOVE LOVE LOVE the covers for the series. They’re very much my aesthetic.
BOOKS YOU NEED TO READ BY THE END OF THE YEAR
I don’t like to think like that. Stresses me out. I’ll read what I get to and the end of the year has no bearing on me reading stuff.