And I'm back! By popular demand! With my answers to the tag I created!! Mwahahaha!! XD Sorry. My brain is still on Christmas vacation. From 2003.
I'm including links to my reviews for a lot of these, so that you can check those out if interested. :)
-- Include the above button in your post.
-- Answer the 11 questions.
-- Use as many book covers as you like. (The correct answer to this question would be ALOT. B-))
-- Tag 5-10 people and notify them that they have been tagged.
// How many books did you read in 2016? (Exact if you know, or approximate if not.)
130 books! :D
// Did you set a reading challenge for yourself and, if so, did you meet it?
Yes, my goal was 101 books and I met that in...October? ;)
// What was your most read genre this year? Least read?
Most-read was historical fiction. Least read was a tie between allegories and sci-fi with one of each. :P
// What's five of your favorite books from 2016?
Okay, I'm gonna be perfectly honest. WHY DID I MAKE THESE QUESTIONS SO HARD. *cough* Faith isn't very bright sometimes. Anywho...
Interrupted by Rachel Coker // I have already read this book twice and I'm already aching it read it again. The writing is absolutely beautiful. <3
A Gown of Spanish Lace by Janette Oke // Ahhh, this book is so great! :D I wanna read it again this year too.
Defy by Tricia Mingerink // I love this series. That is all. Read my full review here.
With Every Letter by Sarah Sundin // Eeps! This lady's books are fantastic!! :D I especially loved this one with the way the couple fell in love without meeting in person... <3
Beyond the Horizon by Jesseca Wheaton // An amazing WWII Cinderella retelling. Read my full review here.
// What's five of your least favorite books from 2016?
This wasn't nearly as hard as the previous question... XD
Christmas Union by Karen Anna Vogel // Blah. This story really fell flat to me. Let's just keep the rant short and say it had potential but needed editing... XD
Same Dress, Different Day by Juliet Van Heerden // Eh. This book wasn't what I'd hoped for it to be. It was kind of 'okay'. Read my full review here.
The Soldier's Bride by Rachelle J. Christensen // *groans* I really wanted to like this book. And the beginning and certain parts of it was great. But things that happened towards the end were gross, weird, and even morbid at times. Read my full review here.
What I Want by L.N. Cronk // Well, I read this book in a day. I liked many parts of it, especially the disabled guy and his blind girlfriend. They were cute. But...things happened. And then there was things happening at the ending that was completely pointless. Ack.
Danny's Girl by Susan Aylworth // Again, the end of this one ended up being gross. Read my full review here.
// What new favorite author did you discover? (Not necessarily that the author is 'new', but that they became new to you this year.)
Ahhh, so many!! And I'll be reading more by all of them. :D
Jennifer Lamont Leo
// What's five of your favorite book covers from the year?
Let me just clarify that this says five OF your favs. Not all. That's legit the only way this is possible. XD
While You're Awake by Amber Stokes // Eeps, this cover is so cute! It fits the story perfectly...and I love her dress. ^_^
The Last Ride by Susan K. Marlow // IT'S ANDI, OKAY. *ahem* It's blue. With a girl and a horse. Me loves it. <3
Remember to Forget by Ashley Royer // This book...tore me up. It was my first YA that I can think of, and it was so amazing. I'm pretty sure I cried. <3 And so OF COURSE it has a beautiful cover. I mean, just look. *siiiighhh*
Defy by Tricia Mingerink // Sunset. Castle. Prairie. 'Nough said.
This Quiet Sky by Joanne Bischof // Oh my. This is book is gorgeous. The cover fits the story line to. a. tee. *sniffles in remembrance*
// How many books did you purchase for yourself in 2016? (Exact if you know, approximate if not.) Well, I got about 100 books in 2016. Most of them I bought, but some were gifts, review books, or giveaway wins. XD
// What's the longest book you read in 2016?
According to Goodreads, it's On Distant Shores by Sarah Sundin, with 420 pages
// What's the shortest book you read in 2016?
Maggie's Hope Chest by Amanda Tero, 11 pages
// What's your reading goal for 2017?
131 books. Yep, I'm only upping it by one book from what I accomplished in '16, but I'm expecting a full and busy years in lots of ways, soo... *nods* :D
>>The tagged ones...
Raechel @ Gods Peculiar Treasure Rae
Rebekah Eddy @ Rebekah's Remarks
Rachael @ The Art of Writing for Him
Soleil @ Thoughts from a Daughter of God
Sierra @ One Sparrow's Song
Blessings, all! <3