Happy 2018, everyone! I saw this tag at Bookmark your Thoughts and it seemed like the best tag to start the New Year with. I remember sitting down January 1st of last year and putting together my first book review for this blog which was for The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova. Since then I have discovered so many new authors and opportunities and am looking forward to seeing what 2018 brings to the literary world.
- Link to the original post (Bookmark Chronicles)
- Answer the questions below
- Tag 3-5 friends!
BEST BOOK/SERIES THAT YOU’VE READ IN 2017
My reviews of the above books:
Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer #1) by Laini Taylor
The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon
A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab
The Butterfly Garden by Dot Hutchison
A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Maas
Roar (Stormheart #1) by Cora Carmack
Golden Son by Pierce Brown
AUTHORS THAT YOU’VE RECENTLY FOUND AND WOULD LIKE TO READ MORE OF IN THE NEW YEAR
Cora Carmack ~ V.E. Schwab ~ Pierce Brown ~ Sara Holland ~ Sarah Glenn Marsh
MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK TURNED MOVIE?
I’ll be honest with you folks, I’m not much of a movie watcher. In 2018 I’ll watch maybe two or three new movies and that will be it. Don’t have a clue in the world what books are being made into movies.
NAME A CHARACTER THAT YOU WOULDN’T MIND SHARING A KISS WITH AT MIDNIGHT (IF THERE IS ONE)
Lila Bard from A Darker Shade of Magic. She is such an exciting and entertaining character.
WHAT’S ON YOUR TBR FOR 2018? (TOP 5 WILL SUFFICE IF IT’S AN EXTREMELY LONG LIST!)
HOW MANY BOOKS DO YOU HOPE TO READ IN 2018?
I just set my Goodreads goal to 35 for 2018. If I do more, great, but in 2017 I obsessed over how many books I read instead of just enjoying them. I don’t want to fall down that hole again. Reading is for pleasure and learning, not something I should be getting my panties in a twist about.
WILL YOU PARTICIPATE IN THE GOODREADS READING CHALLENGE (OR ANY OTHERS)?
Of course! Just before I started this post I updated my Goodreads goal for the year. I love to see what everyone else is reading and have a simple way to track what I’ve read and want to read.
ANY NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS? (BOOKISH AND OTHERWISE)
Not so much resolutions, no, but I do have a couple goals in mind for Literary Weaponry. I’m hoping to do a revamp soon and change my layout etc. I am also going to try to become more organized in my personal life and hold myself accountable for my own ambitions.
I want to thank you all for Literary Weaponry’s successful first year in 2017. Here is to 2018: may all your dreams come true.