Actor, Writer, Jedi, Singer,

Actor, Writer, Jedi, Singer,
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Saturday, December 31, 2016

Books of 2016

Definitely read a lot of good books this year :)

How many books read in 2016: 
40-50 something? 

How many fiction and non fiction?: 
Mostly fiction. Read textbooks in college as well, about science (geology and geography), history, stage management, logic, Diversity in Film throughout history, etc. 

Male/Female author ratio?: 

About the same- maybe more girls?

Favorite book of 2016?: 
The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle 
The Raven King
Carry On
Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom 
Rebel Force books (I read the first two, Target and Hostage)
Star Wars Republic and Clone Wars Comics
Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Sword of Summer
Running Barefoot 
Supernatural: Cold Fire
12 Years A Slave
Coming of Age in Mississippi 

Least favorite?:

The Way of the World
Gidion's Knot
The CallMacbeth
The True Gift


The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle, The Raven King, or Crooked Kingdom

Longest and shortest book titles?:

Longest - Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Sword of Summer
shortest - Clariel 

Longest and shortest books?: 
Longest was probably Carry On or Crooked Kingdom or The Raven King

How many books from the library?: 

Most were

Any translated books?:

Winterfrost, I believe was.

Most read author of the year, and how many books by that author?: 

I didn't really do that this year. I read a variety.

Any re-reads?: 

No :( (with fanfictions? YES). 

Favorite character of the year?
Obi-Wan Kenobi
Ferus Olin
Leia, Luke, and Han
Inej Ghafa, Kaz Brekker, Nina Zenik, Jesper Fahey, Matthias Helvar, Wylan Van Eck from Six of Crows
Blue, Gansey, Roan, Adam, and Noah from The Raven King
Simon Snow, Baz, and Penelope from Carry On
Apollo, Meg, Nico, and Will from Trials of Apollo
Magnus Chase, Samirah, Blitzen, and Hearthstone from Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard
Josie and Samuel from Running Barefoot

Which countries did you go to through the page in your year of reading?:

Italy, fantasy worlds (like Ketterdam), worlds in Star Wars, The Netherlands, England, Denmark, etc.

Which book wouldn't you have read without someone’s specific recommendation? 

Six of Crows/Crooked Kingdom (I would have read it eventually, but not this year), the plays I read for school, textbooks, etc.

Which author was new to you in 2015 that you now want to read the entire works of?

Leigh Bardugo.

Which books are you annoyed you didn't read?:

The Iliad, Huntress, Scarlet (and the rest of the Lunar Chronicles), More Than This, other Star Wars books, etc.

Did you read any books you have always been meaning to read?


Ender's Shadow
Shadow Games
Rebel Force books
Star Wars Republic: Prelude to Rebellion
Star Wars Clone Wars: The Defense of Kamino
Star Wars Clone Wars: Victories and Sacrifices
12 Years A Slave
The Crown of Ptolemy
Carry On
The Trials of Apollo: The Hidden Oracle
Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Sword of Summer
Six of Crows

What books are you planning to read in 2017?

Scarlet (and the rest of the Lunar Chronicles)
The Iliad
Made of Stars
Shadow of the Hegemon
Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: The Hammer of Thor
More Than This
Huntress (and other Malinda Lo books)
Death in Venice
Star Wars Republic and Clone Wars comics
Knights of the Old Republic comics
Finish the Rebel Force series
The Summer I Wasn't Me
Morning is a Long Time Coming
The Torchkeeper series: The Raising
Galaxy of Fear series
Choices of One
Sense and Sensibility
David Copperfield
Oliver Twist
Brandon Sanderson fantasy novels
Read the next books in the Angelfall series
Juliet Immortal
6 Seconds to Life
Gone Gone Gone
Shadow on the Crown
Dark Space


  1. Wow, that's awesome that you read so many books! :D Glad there were several you really enjoyed too! The Obi-Wan and Anakin comics you've been reading sound really good.

    1. Thank you! :) Definitely! You should read them some time! :)