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2017 Wrap Up

It is time to look back at 2017 and decide what were my best reads! I managed to read a whopping 136 books this past year and choosing favorites was no small task. Not all the books bellow were published in 2017, but they are books read by me this past year and books I would gladly recommend and even read again. I intended to only pick one book a month...I failed...🤣 Have fun looking through my list and let me know if you think I forgot any! Happy New Reading Year sunnies 😎 -reviews for all books available in this blog, use the search bar on the left-

January
- The Darkest Part of the forest by Holly Black and Moonlight Prince by Karpov Kinrade (YA fantasy, both)


February
- Frostblood by Elly Blake (YA fantasy) and  All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven (Contemporary)


March
- The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco and Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller (YA fantasy, both)


April and May
- A Darker Shade of Magic and A Gathering of Shadows by VE Schwab (YA fantasy, both)


June
- Illuminae by Jay Kristoff (YA sci-fi)


July
- Cinderella.com by River Laurent (NA Romance) and RIP Eliza Hart by Alyssa Scheinmel (Contemporary) 


August
- A Book of Spirits and Thieves by Morgan Rhodes (YA fantasy)


September
- Hate to Love you by Tijan (NA romance) and Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff (NA fantasy) 


October
- Beautiful Secret by Christina Lauren (NA romance)


November
- All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater (YA fantasy) and Beautiful Player by Christina Lauren (NA romance)


December
- The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh (YA fantasy) 



As for the favorites for the year that would be Hate to Love you by Tijan for NA and All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater for YA! 







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