My goal for 2013 was to read 100 books, and I made it by the skin of my teeth.
And, for future reference, graphic novels totally count as real books. Shut up.
By the way, if you’re looking for a post about books released in 2013, this isn’t it. This is all about the books I personally read in 2013, most of which were published before that.
If you’re interested, click on the book links for my reviews. :)
Here are my stats for the year according to Goodreads:
And here are some personal highlights from my year of reading:
Favourite Book: The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
Least Favourite Book: This Beautiful Thing by Amanda Heath
Biggest Disappointment: Will You Love Me? by Cathy Glass
Pleasant Surprise: Unbreakable by Kami Garcia
Guilty Pleasure: The Look of Love by Bella Andre
Book I Wouldn’t Share with My Mother: Club Mephisto by Annabel Joseph
Favourite Male Character: Jason Grace from The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
Favourite Female Character: Gemma from Stolen by Lucy Christopher
Best Author Dedication: The House of Hades by Rick Riordan
Favourite Graphic Novel Series: Ouran High School Host Club by Bisco Hatori
Keep Tissues Handy: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
Darkest Book: Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence
Most Shocking Scene: A Storm of Swords: Blood and Gold by George R.R. Martin
Sexiest Erotica: The Good Boy by Lisa Henry and J.A. Rock
I Need The Sequel Now: Unbreakable by Kami Garcia
Favourite Writing Style: A Thread of Deepest Black by Finn Marlowe
Favourite Cover: Beautiful Music for Ugly Children by Kristin Cronn-Mills
So there you have it – my 2013 in books. I’ve made a Goodreads goal to read at least 50 books this year, around studying for my PhD. I’m hoping to make this post an annual thing, so it’ll be exciting to see what makes the list next for 2014!