Favorite Books of 2017

This year I have read 66 books! With just over two weeks left of the year, I’m hoping to also finish Windwitch by Susan Dennard, The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss, and Because You Love to Hate Me edited by Ameriie.

As of today, these ten books are my favorites of 2017. All of them came as a surprise to me, and half of them were read through audiobook. Featured in the order I read them:


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The Reading Quest – TBR

Welcome back, friends!

It’s time to get ready for another (awesome) event hosted by Aentee of Read at Midnight (with gorgeous artwork created by CW of Read, Think, Ponder.)

This epic read-a-thon takes place from August 13 to September 10 and you should join the Quest here!


Look at how fun this is going to be! I’m so excited to jump in, read a ton, and gain EXP (because yes, that’s part of the game!)

But before I hop into the tbr…


you can watch this list instead of reading it! Friends, friends! I’ve made a booktube! Can you believe it?!

So, yeah. If you don’t want to read a list today, check out my tbr video instead:

So, without further ado, the reason you’ve come to the blog:

My #TheReadingQuest TBR

mage_1light copyI’ll be starting my journey as a MAGE:

  • a book with a one word title: Roar by Cora Carmack
  • a book that contains magic: The Near Witch by Victoria Schwab
  • a book based on mythology: Wandering Star by Romina Russell
  • a book set in a different world: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor
  • the first book of a series: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

warrior_1light copyIf I finish that, I’ll restart the game as a KNIGHT:

  • the first book of a series: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
  • a book with a verb in its title: Want by Cindy Pon
  • a book with a weapon on its cover: A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J Maas
  • a book with a red cover: Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine
  • a book that has a tv/movie adaptation: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

And here’s my potential Side Quest missions:

  • POTIONS a book concocted by 2+ authors: Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
  • MULTIPLAYER buddy read a book: The Winter of Our Discontent by John Steinbeck
  • GRIND a book with 500+ pages: The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
  • TIME WARP a book set in either the past or the future: Black Moon by Romina Russell
  • OPEN WORLD read whatever you want: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
  • RESPAWN read a book you previously dnf: The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
  • EXPANSION read a companion novel or short story: Doctor Who the Vault by Marcus Hearn





Are you joining? What Character Class did you choose? Let me know if you watch my video, too. I’m super nervous about posting it.

Summer Biannual Bibliothon Day 3: The Villain’s Synopsis

Welcome to day 3 of the 2017 Summer Biannual Bibliothon, friends!

For today’s blog challenge, we’re going to write a synopsis! You’ll find the regular synopsis on the back of the book, the inside jacket flap, or on Goodreads. Now, that’s all fine and dandy, but we always get the story from the protagonist’s perspective.


the back of the book was written from the villain’s point of view?

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