2014 End of the Year Book Survey


It's been my most bookish year yet, so I felt hopping on board with The Perpetual Page-Turner would be a good way to reflect, recap, and annoy you with more book posts.
Play along!


Number Of Books You Read: 70

Number of Re-Reads: 1

Genre You Read The Most From: Fantasy


1. Best Book You Read In 2014?




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



 3. Most surprising (in a good way or bad way) book you read in 2014? 

(in a good way!)

 4. Book You “Pushed” The Most People To Read (And They Did) In 2014?




 5. Best series you started in 2014? 

Best Sequel of 2014? 

Best Series Ender of 2014?

(best....or only)

 6. Favorite new author you discovered in 2014?


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

(contemporary YA)



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




 9. Book You Read In 2014 That You Are Most Likely To Re-Read Next Year?


10. Favorite cover of a book you read in 2014?


11. Most memorable character of 2014?

(Temeraire)


 12. Most beautifully written book read in 2014?


13. Most Thought-Provoking/ Life-Changing Book of 2014?


 14. Book you can’t believe you waited UNTIL 2014 to finally read? 


 15. Favorite Passage/Quote From A Book You Read In 2014?

Pass. Can't pick one (I'm not a quote kind of girl).


16.Shortest & Longest Book You Read In 2014?

Shortest (at 194 pages)

Longest (at 579 pages)

 17. Book That Shocked You The Most


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


19. Favorite Non-Romantic Relationship Of The Year

Sam & Stef- BF(literally)F!

20. Favorite Book You Read in 2014 From An Author You’ve Read Previously


21. Best Book You Read In 2014 That You Read Based SOLELY On A Recommendation From Somebody Else/Peer Pressure

(Thank you, Ricki Jill!)


22. Newest fictional crush from a book you read in 2014?

 Tarver
 Jesse
 (Will)

23. Best 2014 debut you read?


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


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


26. Book That Made You Cry Or Nearly Cry in 2014?


27. Hidden Gem Of The Year?


28. Book That Crushed Your Soul?


29. Most Unique Book You Read In 2014?


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

(so disappointed I was pissed off)



1. New favorite book blog you discovered in 2014? 

(Writer of Wrongs, aka Gillian of the excellent taste)

2. Favorite review that you wrote in 2014? 

Gone Girl. It was GIFtastic!

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

How to Wear Printcess as Nail Polish sparked some great inspiration, discussions, and (hopefully) fun times for folks.

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

Fairytale Fortnight.
Austen in August is a close second (I made an interactive quiz for it!).

5. Best moment of bookish/blogging life in 2014?

When I discovered audiobooks, and paired them with my iPod Shuffle, the library, my commute, and doing chores.

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

Blogger's Stats tell me that January 2014 had the most page views of the entire year, but I can't drill down to the specific blog post that had the most. :/

8. Post You Wished Got A Little More Love?

What's next for Printcess? 
Want to win eyeshadow inspired by books? There's very few entrants in there, and it's super easy to win!

9. Best bookish discover (book related sites, book stores, etc.)?

The Literally app.
Especially in November, when they ran #ThanksReading.


10.  Did you complete any reading challenges or goals that you had set for yourself at the beginning of this year?

Yes! All of them! I'm so proud of myself. :)
(I aimed for 30 and got 38)

(I got all the BINGOs)

(and 67/60 for my GR challenge)




1. One Book You Didn’t Get To In 2014 But Will Be Your Number 1 Priority in 2015?


2. Book You Are Most Anticipating For 2015 (non-debut)?


3. 2015 Debut You Are Most Anticipating?


 4. Series Ending/A Sequel You Are Most Anticipating in 2015?

See answer to question #2, above.

5. One Thing You Hope To Accomplish Or Do In Your Reading/Blogging Life In 2015?

Read all of my historical fiction novels. I've ordered them according to date the events take place, so it's my brief, fictional history of the world, from Ancient Greece to 1950.
That's about 40 books!

6. A 2015 Release You’ve Already Read & Recommend To Everyone:

N/A, I am so far behind the curve I'm in another gravity field.



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