Reading List 2016

Your handy source for all the books I’ve read so far this year. Don’t forget to check out the lists from 2014 and 2o15 for more reading ideas!

January

  1. Cress by Marissa Meyer (reread) – 5* – YA Fantasy/Sci-fi
  2. Winter by Marissa Meyer – 5* – YA Fantasy/Sci-fi
  3. The Prince’s Man by Deborah Jay – 4* –  Fantasy
  4. Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence – 3* – YA Dark Fantasy
  5. The Viscount Who Loved Me by Julia Quinn – 4* – Regency Romance

February

  1. Wallbanger by Alice Clayton – 3* – Contemporary Romance
  2. Skip Beat Volume 1-35 – 5* – Manga (Japanese graphic novels)
  3. Dark Lover by J.R. Ward – 4* – Paranormal Romance
  4. Lover Eternal by J.R. Ward – 4* – Paranormal Romance

March

  1. Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede – 3* – MG Fantasy
  2. Skinwalker by Faith Hunter – 4* – Paranormal Romance
  3. The Vampire’s Mail Order Bride by Kristen Painter – 4* – Paranormal Romance
  4. Do Not Wash Hands in Plate by Barb Taub – 5* – Humor/Memoir
  5. Truthwitch by Susan Dennard – 4* – YA Fantasy
  6. The Burning Sky by Sherry Thomas – 5* – YA Fantasy
  7. Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined by Stephanie Meyer – 3* – YA Fantasy

April

  1. Jackaby by William Ritter – 4* – YA Mystery/Paranormal/Historical
  2. The Black Orchid by Celine JeanJean – 5* – Steampunk/Fantasy
  3. Stars Above by Marissa Meyer – 5* – YA Fantasy/Sci-fi
  4. To Ride Pegasus by Anne McCaffrey – 5* – Science Fiction
  5. Pegasus in Flight by Anne McCaffrey – 5* – Science Fiction
  6. Pegasus in Space by Anne McCaffrey – 5* – Science Fiction
  7. UnBlessed (What? I can’t read my own books?) – YA Fantasy
  8. Fire Blessed (It’s for research, honest.) – YA Fantasy
  9. Ice Blessed (Fact-checking and error-checking, promise.) – YA Fantasy

May

  1. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell – 5* – NA Contemporary Romance
  2. Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr – 3* – YA Paranormal Romance
  3. The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot – 3* – YA Contemporary Romance
  4. Bound by Kate Sparkes – 4* – YA Fantasy
  5. The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross – 3*

June

  1. Torn by Kate Sparkes – 4* – YA Fantasy
  2. The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley – 3* – MG Fantasy
  3. My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodie Ashton, and Jodi Meadows – 5* -YA Historical Fantasy
  4. Romancing Mister Bridgerton by Julia Quinn – 5* – Regency Romance
  5. Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  6. Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison – 4*
  7. The Last Dragon by Silvana de Mari – 4*
  8. Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell – 3* – YA Contemporary Romance

July

  1. OCD, the Dude, and Me by Lauren Roedy Vaughn – 4* – YA Contemporary
  2. Carry On by Rainbow Rowell – 4* – YA Fantasy/LBGT
  3. Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer – 4* – YA Romance
  4. Scarlet Epstein Hates It Here by Anna Breslaw – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  5. Girl Against the Universe by Paula Stokes – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  6. Starflight by Melissa Landers – 4* – YA Science Fiction
  7. When It Happens by Susane Colasanti – 3* – YA Contemporary Romance
  8. Waiting for You by Susane Colasanti – 3* – YA Contemporary Romance
  9. So Much Closer by Susane Colasanti – 3* – YA Contemporary Romance
  10. Take Me There by Susane Colasanti – 3* – YA Contemporary Romance
  11. This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab – 4* – YA Dystopian

August

  1. A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas – 5* – YA Fantasy
  2. P.S. I Like You by Kasie West – 5* – YA Contemporary Romance
  3. A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas – 5* – YA Fantasy
  4. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas – 5* – YA Fantasy

September

  1. Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas – 5* – YA Fantasy
  2. Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas – 5* – YA Fantasy
  3. Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas – 5* – YA Fantasy
  4. Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake – 4* – YA Fantasy
  5. When We Collided by Emery Lord – 3* – YA Contemporary
  6. Ravished by Amanda Quick – 4* – Regency Romance
  7. Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery – 3* – Children’s Classic

October

  1. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo – 5* – YA Fantasy
  2. Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo – 5*  – YA Fantasy
  3. Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton – 4* – YA Fantasy
  4. Freedom’s Landing by Anne McCaffrey – 5* – Science Fiction
  5. No Good Duke Goes Unpunished by Sarah MacLean – 4* – Regency Romance
  6. Walk On Earth A Stranger by Rae Carson – 4* – YA Historical Fantasy
  7. World of Warcraft: The Official Cookbook by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel – 5* – Cookbook
  8. Captive Prince by C.S. Pacat – 3* –
  9. Anna Dressed In Blood by Kendare Blake – 5* – YA Horror

November

  1. Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  2. In 27 Days by Alison Gervais – 5* – YA Romance
  3. Heartless by Marissa Meyer – 5* – YA Fantasy
  4. His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik – 4* – Historical Fantasy

December

  1. The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord – 5* – YA Contemporary Romance
  2. Not If I See You First by Eric Lindstrom – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  3. First & Then by Emma Mills – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  4. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  5. I’ll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  6. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll – 3* – Children’s Classic
  7. Bookishly Ever After by Isabel Bandeira – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  8. P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  9. Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  10. Smart Girls Get What They Want by Sarah Strohmeyer – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  11. The Fill-In Boyfriend by Kasie West – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance

 

 

Genre Tally

  • YA Fantasy: 21
  • YA Contemporary Romance: 26
  • YA Paranormal Romance: 1
  • YA Contemporary: 1
  • YA Dark Fantasy: 1
  • YA Horror: 1
  • YA Dystopian: 1
  • YA Sci-fi: 4
  • YA Historical Fantasy: 2
  • YA Paranormal Mystery: 1
  • YA Steampunk: 1
  • Literary Classics: 2
  • Contemporary Romance: 1
  • Regency Romance: 4
  • Paranormal Romance: 4
  • Fantasy Romance: 1
  • Steampunk: 1
  • Historical Fantasy: 1
  • Middle Grade Fantasy: 3
  • Fantasy: 1
  • Science Fiction: 4
  • Humor: 1
  • Comic Books: 1 (series)
  • Diet/Cookbooks: 1

 

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