Mid year book freakout tag

Hello everyone!

I have been off uni for one week and am trying to think of blog post ideas, but in the meantime I thought I would do the mid year book freakout tag. So far I have read 23 books in 2018. I am four books behind schedule on goodreads, but I don’t really care.

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Best book you’ve read so far

I read The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid and it was everything I needed in a book! I love books that go over the span over many years because a lot more can happen and it allows for there to be way more drama.

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New release you haven’t read yet but want to

I recently bought Stone Girl by Eleni Hale that was released in April. I would really like to read it, but I have a few ARCs I need to read first.

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Most anticipated release for the second half of the year

I am really excited for several books coming out! The one I am most excited about is All Your Perfects by Colleen Hoover. Her books are always really enjoyable and she’s the only author I am very loyal towards.

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Biggest disappointment of the year

I was really disappointed by The Nowhere Child by Christian White. It didn’t hold my interest at all.

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Biggest surprise of the year

The biggest surprise was Radio Silence by Alice Oseman. I was immediately hooked in by the story and couldn’t put it down. I didn’t think the book was going to be so good!

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Favourite new author

I cannot choose just one, so here are two of my new favourite authors:

Alice Oseman: After reading Radio Silence, I need to read some more books from her!

Jenn Bennett: I got Starry Eyes as an ARC and really loved it. I think I’ll need to read Alex, Approximately soon.

Your newest favourite character

I love Evelyn Hugo from The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo. I liked how she is really confident and opinionated. She is also really caring and loyal to those around her.

A book that made you cry

I cried several times while reading A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara. The story of Jude is heartbreaking and it would make anyone cry.

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A book that made you happy

A book that made me happy was Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz. This book is a very easy read and I flew through it so quickly. The main character is also very loveable.

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Favourite book to film adaptation you’ve seen this year

I have seen a few, but the one that sticks out is Call Me By Your Name. I watched the film before reading the book and as soon as the film ended, I ordered the book online. The film is absolutely phenomenal and it is still my favourite film of the year (I watched it in February).

 

 

 

Favourite review you’ve written this year

I really liked my review of Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett because it was for my first blog tour!

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Most beautiful book you’ve bought this year

I have always loved the cover of Starfish by Akemi Dawn Bowman. It’s so pretty!

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What books do you need to read by the end of the year?

I would like to read the books I still haven’t read that I own:

  • A Thousand Perfect Notes by C. G. Drews
  • Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli
  • Stone Girl by Eleni Hale
  • See Me by Nicholas Sparks
  • The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks

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I’m really impressed with the books I’ve read this year, they’ve been really good. I just need to read more instead of watching YouTube, I think that’s where I go wrong!

What has been your favourite book of the year (so far)?

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17 thoughts on “Mid year book freakout tag

  1. I also loved The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo! Such a beautiful novel – I also forced my friend to read it, and she loved it too! And yes, Radio Silence is such a surprisingly good novel! I read it in like 2 days because I was hooked! 😀

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    1. Very true, it’s the saddest book I’ve read 😭
      I hope so too, I’m so excited to read A Thousand Perfect Notes!
      Thank you, Lily ❤️🙂

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