2016 in Books

It’s that time of year again! Here’s what I’ve been reading in 2016.



A pretty similar spread to last year’s!

And of course, my favorite part. Book awards! Note that these are for books I read in 2016, not books that were published in 2016.

Favorite Book Boyfriend: Sebastian Braddock from These Vicious Masks by Tarun Shankar and Kelly Zekas

Honorable mentions: Ben West from The Only Thing Worse than Me is You by Lily Anderson, Kashmir from The Girl from Everywhere by Heidi Heilig, and Pete Russell from The Bridge by Jill Cox

Character I want to be friends with: Kady Grant from Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Honorable Mentions: Mori from Lock & Mori by Heather Petty and Liv from All the Feels by Danika Stone

Awesome Antagonist: The Darkling from Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Interesting Non-fiction: The Port Chicago 50 by Steve Sheinkin

Honorable Mentions: Paper Hearts: Some Publishing Advice by Beth Revis, Conversions: Two Family Stories from the Reformation and Modern America by Craig Harline and The Physics of Superheroes by James Kakalios

Cover Love:

The Reader by Tracie Chee


Honorable Mentions:

Truthwitch by Susan Dennard


Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova


Burning Glass by Kathryn Purdie


Here’s to another great year for books. Looking forward to 2017!