2017 Reading Year In Review


I have always loved to read, but in 2017 I really got back in to the groove of reading for fun after having to read so many books in college as an English major!¬† My love for reading was definitely “rekindled” ūüėČ after my mom got me a Kindle Paperwhite for Christmas last year. I also re-discovered how awesome the library in my town is; I have been able to read so many books thanks to their extensive catalog. Here are the books I read in 2017 :


American Gods

A Song of Ice and Fire Series:

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)

A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire, #2)

A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire, #3)

A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire, #4)

A Court of Thorns and Roses:

A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1) 

A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #2) 

The Infernal Devices Series:

Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1)

Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices, #2) 

The Mortal Instruments Series:

City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)

City of Ashes (The Mortal Instruments, #2)

City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3)

City of Fallen Angels (The Mortal Instruments, #4)

Everland (Everland #1)

Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch

The Grisha Series:

Shadow and Bone (Grisha Verse, #1) 

Siege and Storm  (Grisha Verse, #2)

Ruin and Rising (Grisha Verse, #3)

Red Queen (Red Queen, #1) 

A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1)


General Fiction:


After You (Me Before You, #2)


Bridget Jones Series:

Bridget Jones’s Diary¬†(Bridget Jones, #1)

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (Bridget Jones, #2)

Mad About the Boy (Bridget Jones, #3)

A Christmas Carol

The Girls

The Handmaid’s Tale

The Hate U Give 

Little Fires Everywhere

My Man Jeeves (Jeeves, #1)

The Nest

Skipping Christmas 

Where’d You Go, Bernadette¬†


Historical Fiction: 

A Fall of Marigolds

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Kopp Sisters Series:

Girl Waits with Gun (Kopp Sisters, #1) 

Lady Cop Makes Trouble (Kopp Sisters #2)

Miss Kopp’s Midnight Confessions (Kopp Sisters #3)¬†

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon

The Nightingale 

The Ninth Hour 

Outlander (Outlander, #1)

Secrets of a Charmed Life



As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride 

Bad Feminist


Hi, Anxiety: Life with a Bad Case of Nerves

The Princess Diarist

Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls, and Everything in Between

What Happened 

Why Not Me?

Wishful Drinking

Yes Please



The A.B.C. Murders (Hercule Poirot, #13)

And Then There Were None


The Child Finder

Hercule Poirot’s Christmas(Hercule Poirot, #20)

I See You

A Murder Is Announced (Miss Marple, #5)

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot, #4)

Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot, #10)

A Pocket Full of Rye (Miss Marple, #7)

Sharp Objects

We Were Liars

The Woman in Cabin 10


Reference/ How To/ Non-Fiction:

The Black Hand: The Epic War Between a Brilliant Detective and the Deadliest Secret Society in American History 

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well 

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking


Science Fiction: 

The Darkest Minds (The Darkest Minds, #1) 

The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1) 



Eye of the Needle

In a Dark, Dark Wood

Mr. Mercedes (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #1) 

Red Sparrow (Red Sparrow Trilogy #1) 

The Snowman (Harry Hole, #7) 

The Unlikely Spy


You (You, #1) 

This year I read 82 books. My goal for next year is to read 100 books! I have been tracking all of my books on Goodreads, which is sort of like a Facebook page for readers, including my overall star rating (1-5) of each. Goodreads has also been awesome to discover new books and authors that I might enjoy!

My top 5 this year were: 

5. A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #2) 

4. Bluebeard 

3. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

2. Watchers

1. Eye of the Needle

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