Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag

The year’s closer to being over than not and I’ve accomplished diddly squat. That’s not entirely true, but I feel like time is speeding up much too fast, so this tag actually allowed me to reflect on the beginning of the year! Thank you orang-utan librarian and icebreaker694 for tagging me! Check out their blogs if you like reading entertaining stuff. Let’s go:

Best Book You’ve Read Yet in 2016

This wasn’t a conclusion I came to lightly. There was a large amount of math and science involved that allowed for these two novels to win, blah blah blah. Okay, so that’s obviously false, but I did think about it for awhile before making this decision.

Best Sequel You’ve Read So Far in 2016

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I haven’t read many sequels this year, so I guess  Saga Vol. 2

New Release You Haven’t Read Yet But Want To

There’s so many but these two will do.

Most Anticipated Release for the Second Half of the Year

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I guess this would be it. (P.S. I’ve already read this but when I wrote this I hadn’t)

Biggest Disappointment

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Serious disappointment.

Biggest Surprise

Two authors I’d never heard of and I don’t like contemporary romance often (Wallbanger).

Favourite New Author

They’re completely different genres and styles of writers, but I’m loving them both.

Newest Fictional Crush

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Zeus

Newest Favourite Character

Ummm……I really don’t know.

Book That Made You Cry

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Nothing. I’m not overly emotional, however, the closest would be The Air He Breathes

Book That Made You Happy

Not necessarily happy but they were very funny.

Favourite Book to Film Adaptation

I don’t really have a favorite but they did great on The Martian – it was exactly like the book.

Favourite Post You Have Done This Year

Haha, I really don’t know. The funnest was the Rip it or Ship It Tag

Most Beautiful Book You’ve Bought This Year

Stardust & Binti, but the year’s still young.

What Books Do You Need to Read by the End of the Year

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A lot of the books I have, but mostly Hamlet.

I tag:

My Tiny Obsession

Mud and Stars

The Bookish Daayla

20 thoughts on “Mid Year Book Freak Out Tag

  1. mudandstars says:

    Thanks for the tag! I really want to read some of these, especially Vicious and The Martian! Also that Stardust cover is soooo beautiful – I’m jealous!! 🙂

    • Codie says:

      No problem! I haven’t read Vicious yet, but The Martian was great! Haha, isn’t the cover beautiful – I love it 🙂

      • mudandstars says:

        So beautiful – I need it in my life! Which other V.E. Schwab books have you read? I just finished A Darker Shade of Magic and loved it, and I got to meet her last weekend at this YA book convention I went to in London!! 🙂 She was so lovely.

      • Codie says:

        I’ve actually only read the same one you have, A Darker Shade of Magic, but I’m trying to read book 2 pretty soon. Whoa! That’s so cool – both London and V.E. Schwab ❤ 🙂 So cool to meet authors and they're just as awesome as you'd hope.

      • mudandstars says:

        Ahh awesome – I really want to read book 2 asap too 🙂 And exactly- I love it when authors are as awesome in real life as you imagine they would be from reading their book!

  2. theorangutanlibrarian says:

    Agree with you about the Martian movie 🙂 And Schwab is great!! Would you believe that I still haven’t read Hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy? (cos I can’t) Hamlet is amazing!! Love your post!

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