2016 reading challenge

54/50 books read

18,913 pages read

Most popular book (5,890,606 people also read): Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling
My average rating: 3.7
Highest Rated on Goodreads: Winter by Marissa Meyer (4.59)

Kim Askew & Amy Helmes: Puck (#4 Twisted Lit)
Young Adult/Contemporary/Retellings
Published: 2016
Rating: ★★★★1/2☆

Victoria Aveyard: Glass Sword (#2 Red Queen)
Fantasy/Young Adult/Science Fiction/Dystopia/Romance/Magic
Published: 2016
Rating: ★★★★1/2☆

Leigh Bardugo: Grisha verse (#1-2)
Fantasy/Young Adult/Romance/Magic
Shadow and Bone (#1)
Published: 2012
Rating: ★★★★★
Siege and Storm (#2)
Published: 2013
Rating: ★★★★★

Cara Brookins: Rise: How A House Built A Family
Non Fiction/Autobiography/Memoir
Published: 2017
Rating: ★★★☆☆

Pierce Brown: Red Rising (#1 Red Rising Saga)
Young Adult/Science Fiction/Fantasy/Dystopia
Published: 2014
Rating: ★★★★☆

Kiera Cass: The Selection (#1-5)
Young Adult/Romance/Science Fiction/Dystopia
The Selection (#1)
Published: 2012
Rating: ★★★★★
The Elite (#2)
Published: 2013
Rating: ★★1/2☆☆☆
The One (#3)
Published: 2014
Rating: ★★★★★
The Heir (#4)
Published: 2015
Rating: ★★★1/2☆☆
The Crown (#5)
Published: 2016
Rating: ★★★1/2☆☆

Stephen Chbosky: The Perks of Being A Wallflower
Young Adult/Contemporary
Published: 1999
Rating: ★★★★★

Rachel Cohn & David Levithan: Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares (#1 Dash & Lily)
Young Adult/Romance/Contemporary/Holiday/Christmas
Published: 2010
Rating: ★★☆☆☆

Kimberly Derting: The Pledge (#1 The Pledge)
Young Adult/Science Fiction/Dystopia/Romance
Published: 2011
Rating: ★★★☆☆

Connor Franta: A Work In Progress
Non Fiction/Autobiography/Memoir/LGBT
Published: 2015
Rating: ★★★★★

Claudia Gray: A Thousand Pieces of You (#1 Firebird)
Young Adult/Science Fiction/Fantasy/Romance
Published: 2014
Rating: ★★☆☆☆

Jenny Han: To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before (#1 To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before)
Young Adult/Contemporary/Romance
Published: 2014
Rating: ★★★★☆

Sophia Elaine Hanson: Vinyl (#1 Vinyl)
Young Adult/Science Fiction/Dystopia
Published: 2015
Rating: ★★★★☆

Aaron Hartzler: What We Saw
Young Adult/Contemporary/Mystery/Romance
Published: 2015
Rating: ★★☆☆☆

Fred Holmes: Hannah (#1 The Ugly Teapot)
Fantasy/Middle Grade
Published: 2016
Rating: ★★★★☆

Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff: Illuminae (#1 The Illuminae Files)
Young Adult/Science Fiction
Published: 2015
Rating: ★★★★★

Stephen King: The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon
Horror/Adult/Thriller
Published: 1999
Rating: ★★★1/2☆☆

Emmy Laybourne: Monument 14 (#1-2)
Young Adult/Science Fiction/Dystopia
Monument 14 (#1)
Published: 2012
Rating: ★★★☆☆
Sky on Fire (#2)
Published: 2013
Rating: ★★☆☆☆

Lois Lowry: The Giver Quartet (#1-2)
Young Adult/Classics/Science Fiction/Dystopia
The Giver (#1)
Published: 1993
Rating: ★★★1/2☆☆
Gathering Blue (#2)
Published: 2000
Rating: ★★★★☆

Marie Lu: The Rose Society (#2 The Young Elites)
Young Adult/Fantasy/Science Fiction/Dystopia
Published: 2015
Rating: ★★★★☆

Tahereh Mafi: Shatter Me (#1 Shatter Me)
Young Adult/Science Fiction/Dystopia/Romance/Fantasy
Published: 2011
Rating: ★★★1/2☆☆

Morgan Matson: Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour
Contemporary/Romance/Young Adult
Published: 2010
Rating: ★★★★☆

Morgan Matson: Since You’ve Been Gone
Contemporary/Romance/Young Adult
Published: 2014
Rating: ★★★★☆

Mindy McGinnis: Not A Drop to Drink (#1 Not a Drop to Drink)
Young Adult/Science Fiction/Dystopia
Published: 2013
Rating: ★1/2☆☆☆☆

Seanan McGuire: Every Heart A Doorway (#1 Wayward Children)
Fantasy/Young Adult/Mystery/LGBT/Urban Fantasy
Published: 2016
Rating: ★★★★★

Marissa Meyer: Winter (#4 The Lunar Chronicles)
Young Adult/Fantasy/Science Fiction/Romance/Retellings
Published: 2015
Rating: ★★★★★

Cat Patrick: Forgotten
Young Adult/Fantasy/Romance/Paranormal/Mystery
Published: 2011
Rating: ★★★1/2☆☆

Stephanie Perkins: Isla and the Happily Ever After (#3 Anna and the French Kiss)
Romance/Young Adult/Contemporary
Published: 2014
Rating: ★★★☆☆

Ransom Riggs: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (#1 Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children)
Fantasy/Young Adult/paranormal/Mystery/Horror/Science Fiction/Time Travel/Supernatural/Historical Fiction
Published: 2011
Rating: ★★★☆☆

Jon Robinson: Nowhere (#1 Nowhere)
Young Adult/Science Fiction/Dystopia
Published: 2013
Rating: ★★1/2☆☆☆

J.K. Rowling: Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone (#1 Harry Potter)
Fantasy/Young Adult/Magic/Childrens
Published: 1997
Rating: ★★★★★

Victoria Schwab: This Savage Song (#1 Monsters of Verity)
Fantasy/Young Adult/Paranormal/Science Fiction/Dystopia
Published: 2016
Rating: ★★★★★

V.E. Schwab: A Darker Shade of Magic (#1 Shades of Magic)
Fantasy/Young Adult/Magic
Published: 2015
Rating: ★★★★1/2☆

Eve Silver: Rush (#1 The Game)
Young Adult/Science Fiction/Aliens
Published: 2013
Rating: ★★★1/2☆☆

Kristen Simmons: The Glass Arrow
Young Adult/Science Fiction/Dystopia/Fantasy/Romance
Published: 2015
Rating: ★★★★★

Joey Slater-Milligan: PSY
Fantasy/Middle Grade
Published: 2016
Rating: ★★★★☆

Lisa M. Stasse: The Forsaken (#1 The Forsaken)
Young Adult/Science Fiction/Dystopia
Published: 2012
Rating: ★★★☆☆

Maggie Stiefvater: The Raven Cycle (#1-4)
Fantasy/Young Adult/Paranormal/Romance
The Raven Boys (#1)
Published: 2012
Rating: ★★★★1/2☆
The Dream Thieves (#2)
Published: 2013
Rating: ★★★★1/2☆
Blue Lily, Lily Blue (#3)
Published: 2014
Rating: ★★★★1/2☆
The Raven King (#4)
Published: 2016
Rating: ★★★★1/2☆

Paul Tremblay: A Head Full of Ghosts
Horror/Adult/Thriller/Mystery/Fantasy/Paranormal
Published: 2015
Rating: ★★★★☆

April Genevieve Tucholke: Wink Poppy Midnight
Young Adult/Mystery/Contemporary/Romance/Magical Realism
Published: 2016
Rating: ★★★★☆

Danielle Vega: The Merciless (#1 The Merciless)
Horror/Young Adult/Fantasy/Paranormal
Published: 2014
Rating: ★1/2☆☆☆☆

Jennifer Wilson: New World (#1-2)
Young Adult/Science Fiction/Dystopia
Rising (#1)
Published: 2014
Rating: ★★★★★
Ashes (#2)
Published: 2015
Rating: ★★★★1/2☆

Rick Yancey: The 5th Wave (#1 The 5th Wave)
Young Adult/Science Fiction/Dystopia
Published: 2013
Rating: ★★★★☆