Reading List 2017 **NEW**

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

January

  • The Bad Boy Bargain by Kendra C Highley – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Uprooted by Naomi Novik – 5* – YA Fantasy
  • On The Fence by Kasie West – 5* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • The Hating Game by Sally Thorne – 5* – Contemporary Romance
  • The Iron Duke by Meljean Brook – 3* – Steampunk Romance
  • The Distance Between Us by Kasie West – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen – 2* – Classic Literature
  • Because of Miss Bridgerton by Julia Quinn – 4* – Regency Romance
  • Roseblood by A.G. Howard – 5* – YA Fantasy Retelling
  • The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson – 5* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • World of Warcraft: Illidan by William King – 5* – Fantasy (Video Game Backstory)
  • A Study In Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro – 5* – YA Contemporary Retelling

February

  • Half Bad by Sally Green – 5* – YA Fantasy
  • Half Wild by Sally Green – 4* – YA Fantasy
  • Half Lost by Sally Green – 4* – YA Fantasy
  • Dreaming of You by Lisa Kleypas – 3* – Regency Romance
  • White Cat by Holly Black – 4* – YA Fantasy
  • The Summer I Became A Nerd by Leah Rae Miller – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • By Your Side by Kasie West – 5* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer – 4* – YA Sci-fi (graphic novel)
  • Cold-Hearted Rake by Lisa Kleypas – 3* – Regency Romance
  • Marrying Winterborne by Lisa Kleypas – 4* – Regency Romance

March

  • The Geek’s Guide to Unrequited Love by Sarvenaz Tash – 3* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi – 5* – YA Fantasy
  • The Last of August by Brittany Cavallaro – 4* – YA Contemporary Retelling
  • Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo – 4* – YA Fantasy
  • Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell – 5* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You by Lily Anderson – 5* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Seige and Storm by Leigh Bardugo – 4* – YA Fantasy
  • Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo – 4* – YA Fantasy
  • Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • The Wrong Side of Right by Jenn Marie Thorne – 3* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Ask Again Later by Liz Czukas – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Not After Everything by Michelle Levy – 3* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Shuffle, Repeat by Jen Klein – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Summer of Sloan by Erin L Schneider – 3* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • How to Keep Rolling After A Fall by Karole Cozzo – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance

April

  • The Reece Malcolm List by Amy Spalding – 3* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Attachments by Rainbow Rowell – 4* – Contemporary Romance
  • The Forgetting by Sharon Cameron – 4* – YA Dystopian
  • Deerskin by Robin McKinley – 4* – YA Fantasy
  • My Unscripted Life by Lauren Morrill – 3* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Crystal Singer by Anne McCaffrey – 3* – Science Fiction
  • Ruined by Amy Tintera – 3* – YA Fantasy
  • I’ll Be Yours by Jenny B Jones – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas – 5* – YA Fantasy

May

  • A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Maas – 5* – YA Fantasy
  • A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J Maas – 5* – YA Fantasy
  • This Adventure Ends by Emma Mills – 5* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Sweet Filthy Boy by Christina Lauren – 5* – Contemporary Romance
  • Signs Point to Yes by Sandy Hall – 2* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • The Queen of Bright and Shiny Things by Ann Aguirre – 5* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Adorkable by Cookie O’Gorman – 5* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • All the Feels by Danika Stone – 5* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Dirty Wild Thing by Christina Lauren – 4* – Contemporary Romance
  • Dark Wild Night by Christina Lauren – 3* – Contemporary Romance
  • The Replacement Crush by Lisa Brown Roberts – 3* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Alterations by Stephanie Scott – 3* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You by Lily Anderson (Yup, twice!) 5*
  • The Hating Game by Sally Thorne (Ditto) 5*
  • Beautiful Bastard by Christina Lauren – 3* – Contemporary Romance

June

  • It Started With Goodbye by Christina June – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Along Came A Duke by Elizabeth Boyle – 3* – Regency Romance
  • Geekerella by Ashley Poston – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Beastly by Alex Finn – 4* – YA Contemporary Retelling (with fantasy elements)
  • An Offer From A Gentleman by Julia Quinn – 4* – Regency Romance
  • Noteworthy by Riley Redgate – 5* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli – 5* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Textrovert by Lindsey Summers – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Ms Marvel by G. Willow Wilson – 3* – Comic book/Graphic Novel
  • Undead and Unwed by MaryJanice Davidson – 5* – Paranormal Romance (Humor)
  • As Old as Time by Liz Braswell – 3* – YA Fantasy Retelling
  • Windfall by Jennifer E Smith – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennet – 5* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance

July

  • Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia – 5* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • The Distance from A to Z by Natalie Blitt – 3* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Aftercare by Tanya Chris – 3* – LGBT Contemporary Romance
  • By Your Side by Kasie West (Number two: it was good!!!) 5*
  • Geek Girl by Holly Smale – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Love and Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch – 5* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • #famous by Jilly Gagnon – 3* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley – 3* – YA Contemporary
  • Devil’s Bride by Stephanie Laurens – 3* – Regency Romance
  • In 27 Days by Alison Gervais – 5* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Sass Yourself Slim by Cynthia Sass – 4* – Diet/Cookbook
  • Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer – 5* – YA Contemporary Romance

August

  • Bookishly Ever After by Isabel Bandeira – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Dramatically Ever After by Isabel Bandeira – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • When It’s Real by Erin Watt – 4* – YA Contemporary Romance
  • Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan – 4* – YA Fantasy
  • Manga Classics: Pride and Prejudice by Stacy King – 5* – Comic book/Graphic novel

 

 

Genre Tally

  • YA Fantasy: 18
  • YA Contemporary Romance: 52
  • Contemporary Romance: 8
  • Regency Romance: 7
  • Steampunk Romance: 1
  • Paranormal Romance: 1
  • YA Contemporary: 1
  • Literary Classics: 1
  • Fantasy: 1
  • YA Sci-fi: 1
  • Science Fiction: 1
  • YA Dystopian: 1
  • Comic Books: 2
  • Diet/Cookbooks: 1

 

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