Monday, December 24, 2012

Best of 2012: Best Books I've Read

Best Books I've Read

So, I adore Jennifer L Armentrout. She is the queen of writing kick-butt heroines and sexy warrior love interests. Also, I have a love/hate relationship with her cliff-hanger endings. They give me a reason to wait for the sequel, when I'll often wait for the sequel then end up never reading it. I always pick up her sequels when they become available on my nook. Team Aiden and Daemon forever!
Deity  |  Opal

Who doesn't love Cassandra Clare? And who can pass up a Shodowhunter? Especially when it's set it Victorian England? So naturally, Clare's three books that I read this year ended up on my favorite reads list. How could they not?
City of Lost Souls
 Clockwork Angel
Clockwork Prince


 I waited thirteen months for this book to come out. And when it came in the mail, I picked it up and didn't put it down until I finished it. Which isn't necessarily a good thing when your in class... And it left me with ANOTHER cliffhanger! (Do you see a trend? I love books with major cliffhangers)
 I cried and laughed and cried some more. The Fault in Our Stars presented a very real and raw look at the life of a teenage cancer patient. I fell in love with Hazel and Augustus. And I'm sure you will too :)
 When I say Throne of Glass was one of my favorite reads, I'm including the four prequel novellas too. Because I loved those just as much as the book itself. And how could you not love it with passages like this:
"I like music," she said slowly, "because when I hear it, I . . . I lose myself within myself, if that makes sense. I become empty and full all at once, and I can feel the whole roiling around me. When I play, I'm not . . . for once, I'm not destroying. I'm creating."
Kaylee's journey is amazing. I adore her strength, courage, and stubbornness. And I love Todd. Is there any more explanation needed?
Sweet Evil was just amazing. I don;t have words to describe the awesomeness. I love Anna's innocence and naivete. I love Kaidan's bad-boy-ness. And I love that in the end, Anna didn;t collapse when Kaidan left to protect her. She might have been depressed for a few days, but then she picked herself up and said "I'm my own person. I can survive without him." Sweet Evil


  1. Cassandra Clare is excellent! I really need to catch up with the Mortal Instruments.

    My Top 10 of 2012 is here if you'd like a look :)

  2. Opal is a great one! Had I read Clockwork Prince this year I would have included it! I included Before I Wake!
    My Top 10

  3. OMG! I LOVE your list! Cassie's books are off the charts & I'm such a diehard JLA fan, it's not even funny! Still need to read I read Sweet Evil too & loved it. Gotta read the others, but they're on the list!

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  4. Wow awesome list! I've only read Deity and I though it was okay, but there are so many on this list that I REALLY want to read. Throne of Glass looks AMAZING, and so does Sweet Evil. I've heard a lot of great things about The Fault in Our Stars, so I think I'll be buying that too. Thanks for featuring these awesome books!! :D

    My Top 10

  5. I can't believe I've not read any of these books! They all sound really good though. I do want to read The Fault in our Stars.

  6. I loved Before I Wake, and I really hope I'll one day feel up to reading The Fault in Our Stars. *g*

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  7. Hi, from a new GFC follower.

    A great selection: I haven’t read all of these, but quite a few are on my TBR list! :)

    My Top 10 Reads: