Thursday, December 31, 2015

2015 End of Year Survey

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Created by Jamie @ The Perpetual Page Turner

Since 2015 is coming to the end, here's a recap of books and blogging things that I do in this year, as well as my plan in the future!

Number Of Books You Read: 54 (I didn't complete my Goodreads challenge, though)
Number of Re-Reads: I think 1? I only remembered re-reading The Distance Between Us
Genre You Read The Most From: Contemporary

1. Best Book You Read In 2015?

The Winner's Curse by Marie Rutkoski
The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan 
(warning : there will be a lot of Magnus Chase in this list)

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

Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill
It was set in London (which is, my favorite city in this world) and it has a hate-to-love romance! Unfortunately, the characters annoy me.

The Young Elites by Marie Lu
I mean, it's Marie Lu guys! Sadly there's some things that bothered me. I still give it 3.5 stars though

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

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
I didn't expect to love this one since the writing-style is pretty weird, but turns out I did

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

The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan

5. Best series you started in 2015? Best Sequel of 2015? Best Series Ender of 2015?

Best series that I started : Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard by Rick Riordan
Best sequel : The Winner's Crime by Marie Rutkoski
Best series ender : Champion by Marie Lu

6. Favorite new author you discovered in 2015?
Jenn Bennett! I'll read anything by her in the future.

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

The Deal by Elle Kennedy is a New Adult book. I rarely read read a NA book, but turns out I kinda like it.

8. Most action-packed/thrilling/unputdownable book of the year?

Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas
I read it in one and a half day! But that's because I was in a trip, if not, I could read it in less than a day

9. Book You Read In 2015 That You Are Most Likely To Re-Read Next Year?

This is my favorite Kasie West's book, and I don't think I'll be bored of it

10. Favorite cover of a book you read in 2015?

Signs Point to Yes by Sandy Hall

11. Most memorable character of 2015?

Magnus Chase
(Yes, again)

12. Most beautifully written book read in 2015?

13. Most Thought-Provoking/ Life-Changing Book of 2015?

Golden by Jessi Kirby
This book made me think about my life, literally

14. Book you can’t believe you waited UNTIL 2015 to finally read? 

Legend by Marie Lu
This book has been out since, what, 2011, and I just read it this year! Glad I did it, though.

15. Favorite Passage/Quote From A Book You Read In 2015?

“In three words I can sum up all that I've learned about: It goes on.” 
-Golden by Jessi Kirby

16. Shortest & Longest Book You Read In 2015?

Shortest Book : Happy Again by Jennifer E. Smith (84 pages)
Longest Book : The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan (528 pages)

17. Book That Shocked You The Most

Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas
The ending guys!

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


June and Day from Legend trilogy
Jack and Bex from The Anatomical Shape of a Heart
Miles and Alex from Made You Up
Caymen and Xander from The Distance Between Us

19. Favorite Non-Romantic Relationship Of The Year

I really love the relationship between Day and his brother, Eden.

20. Favorite Book You Read in 2015 From An Author You’ve Read Previously

The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan

21. Best Book You Read In 2015 That You Read Based SOLELY On A Recommendation From Somebody Else/Peer Pressure?

Made You Up by Francesca Zappia

22. Newest fictional crush from a book you read in 2015?

Magnolia by Kristi Cook
Jack and Ryder stole my heart!

23. Best 2015 debut you read?

Made You Up by Francesca Zappia

24. Best Worldbuilding/Most Vivid Setting You Read This Year?

The Winner's Curse by Marie Rutkoski
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

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

Epic Fail by Claire LaZebnik
Bookishly Ever After by Isabel Bandeira

26. Book That Made You Cry Or Nearly Cry in 2015?

Golden by Jessi Kirby

27. Hidden Gem Of The Year?

One of the Guys by Lisa Aldin
This book is actually pretty funny, and I like their friendship (also, fun fact, this is my first ever e-arc)

28. Book That Crushed Your Soul?

Champion by Marie Lu
More like, I died because of this book.

29. Most Unique Book You Read In 2015?

The Shatter Me trilogy by Tahereh Mafi
Again, because of the writing-style

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

The Beginning of Never by O. E. Boroni
Okay, I'm going to be honest here : this book really made me mad, and I didn't like it. The MC constantly do stupid things that pissed me off.

1. New favorite book blog you discovered in 2015?
Since I just joined the blogging world in the late December 2014, there's a lot new book blog for me. Here are some of my favorite book blog :

Paper Fury | Twirling Pages | Cover to Cover | Jillian's Books | Chasing Faerytales | Chapteriosity

2. Favorite review that you wrote in 2015?
Definitely my review of Golden by Jessi Kirby

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

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

No real events, sadly, but I'm participating in Nori @ ReadWriteLove28 's Book Blogger Creativity Project and it's really cool. You can see my post here.

5. Best moment of bookish/blogging life in 2015?
Made some new blogging friends! Hopefully, I could meet them someday <3

6. Most challenging thing about blogging or your reading life this year?
Definitely organizing, especially in the second half of 2015. I'm really busy at that time, so I don't have many times to read a book, let alone write a post.

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

By Views : Blog Tour : Signs Point to Yes by Sandy Hall
By Comment : Do You Have Any Weird Reading Habit?

8. Post You Wished Got A Little More Love?
My discussion about the importance of translation.

9. Best bookish discover (book related sites, book stores, etc.)?
There's a new english-books bookstores in my city! (Just fyi, I live in a non-english speaking country, so english-bookstore is very RARE here)

10.  Did you complete any reading challenges or goals that you had set for yourself at the beginning of this year?
HAHAHA no. My challenge is to read 60 books, and I didn't complete it.

1. One Book You Didn’t Get To In 2015 But Will Be Your Number 1 Priority in 2016?

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
Everyone said that it's awesome, so obviously I have to try it.

2. Book You Are Most Anticipating For 2016 (non-debut)?

The Hidden Oracle (The Trials of Apollo #1) by Rick Riordan
Can't wait to be back to Percy's world!

3. 2016 Debut You Are Most Anticipating?

The Crown's Game by Evelyn Skye
Russia + Enchanter? I'm in!

4. Series Ending/A Sequel You Are Most Anticipating in 2016?

The Winner's Kiss by Marie Rutkoski

5. One Thing You Hope To Accomplish Or Do In Your Reading/Blogging Life In 2016?
Interview an author! Would like to try one.

6. A 2016 Release You’ve Already Read & Recommend To Everyone

Blackhearts by Nicole Castroman

That's it! It turns out to be harder than I've expected, but I'm glad that I did it anyway. This will be my last post in 2015, so 



  1. Happy New Year! I'm so glad you loved Shatter Me; it is one of my favorites! I haven't read the Winner's trilogy yet but I can't for the third to release so I can binge them. I'm so glad you had such a great reading year! Happy reading!

    1. Happy new year too! You definitely should read it, Jeanna! It's awesome :D Thanks, you too <33

  2. Eeeep I haven't read The Winner's Curse NOR Magnus Chase yet but I own them both!!! Oops? I also haven't read The Distance Between Us nor Golden. I loved The Summer of Chasing Mermaids! YAAAAAAAAAY I am so honored that you mentioned the BBCP! *hugs*

    1. You have to read all of them, Nori! They're all great! So glad that you made it. I will definitely join again next year :D

  3. YES TO ALL OF THIS TIFFANY! I completely agree with all your answers. xD

    The Winner's Cruse and The Winner's Crime are so, so, so amazing and I am so glad to hear you liked them as much as I did! I don't know how we're going to survive the wait for The Winner's Kiss after that cliffhanger! *cries*

    And YES for Dangerous Girls being the most shocking and unputdownable book. So true.

    Thanks for sharing this and, as always, fabulous answers! ♥

    1. I KNOW! I have a huge book hangover after I finished it. At least it's only 3 months left until The Winner's Kiss is out! Thanks Zoe! <33

  4. Happy New Year! I still need to read Made You Up, definitely need to find a copy ASAP.


    1. Happy New Year too! You definitely have to read it :D

  5. I didn't get to Six of Crows in 2015 either but I'm so excited to finally read it! I also cant wait for Blackhearts, it seems so goooddd.


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