Birthday BookHaul | 2017

My Birthday was at the end of February, but it wasn’t until the first weekend of March my mom and I traveled to Stockholm for some shopping, mainly book shopping, because the huge book sale we have in Sweden every year at this time, had started and I was going to buy a few books from different stores. We started off going to my favorite bookstore ever where I found a few books on sale and also a few birthday books I really had wanted for a long time:

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  • A gathering of Shadows by V E Schwab
  • This savage song by V E Schwab
  • Passenger by Alexandra Bracken
  • Fairest by Marissa Meyer

After that, we went to Scandinavia’s biggest IRL bookstore and found my books on sale, and I also got some books for my Birthday money:

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  • The Edge of everything by Jeff Giles
  • Holding up the Universe by Jennifer Niven
  • A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

It was ones again a great birthday gift since this is what we’ve done for a few years now; my parents giving me money for Christmas and Birthday if I don’t find anything else I want.

That’s it for this post. My next one will probably be my March Wrap-Up if I don’t decide to post anything else before then. Take care 🙂

Winter Book Haul | 2017

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So, this new thing I’m trying on my blog is a seasonal book haul instead of a monthly since I’m not buying as many books this year (read 5, buy 1 resolution). Although, I’m only counting January & February this year since the December book haul of last year is already up.

I can’t believe I didn’t buy a book all of January and about 3 weeks of February. For the past 2 years, I have bought books every single month, and it hasn’t been one or two books each month but about 5-10 every month. I think I’m having a book buying withdrawal of some kind since I’ve felt for the past three weeks or so the biggest urge ever, to buy books. But since I’ve been reading 5 to buy 1, I’ve been able to save some money and really thought about which books to buy next and which I want for my birthday which was in the end of February and what books to buy from the Huge book sale we have every year here in Sweden and all that jazz.

So, I didn’t buy any books at all until the last week or so of February.

In January and February, I read the total of 20 books, which means I could buy 4 books myself (but of course I cheated a little bit and decided to add the 4 books I had left from last years read 1, buy 1 resolution – see 2016 reading resolution wrap-up), and I’ve also sold 20 books so that’s four more books I can buy, 12 books in total I can buy.

Books I bought myself:

  • Leona – Tärningen är kastad by Jenny Rogneby (The Die is cast in English)
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy by Stieg Larsson (in Swedish) which I really don’t count since I changed out my old set for this new one.
  • Allt jag inte minns by Jonas Hassen Khemiri (Everything I don’t remember in English)
  • Delicious by Roy Fares (Baking  recipes)
  • Smarta Sötsaker by Ulrika Hoffer (Baking  recipes)

I don’t know if I should count the two last books since they aren’t books for reading. I’m not counting The girl with the dragon tattoo since they were replacements for battered ones I already had. Which means I only bought 2 books really (four if I count the baking recipe books), and I have 10 (8) books left I can buy if I want too.

The rest of the books I’m going to add in my Spring BookHaul and Birthday Bookhaul since I don’t have them yet.

Another Book UNhaul | 2017

It has only been about a month since I did my last UNhaul, and I’m doing another one so soon after that because I found a few more books I had forgotten about and they were hidden in our spare room, all of them I’m UNhauling. And I’m also UNhauling some Swedish hardbacks I won’t read because I actually prefer reading the mass market paperbacks when it comes to Swedish books, no matter the genre, they’re just easier to read as mass market paperbacks. I actually don’t like reading hardbacks at all, I prefer paperbacks, but that’s beside the point of this post.

All of the books are going to be donated as soon as I can get to our local charity store. So, the books I’m getting rid of this time are:

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  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  • Wormwood by Poppy z. Brite
  • Shadows of glass by Kassy Tayler
  • Remember me by Sophie Kinsella
  • Burning Bright by Tracy Chevalier
  • And the ass saw the angel by Nick Cave
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo
  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Tokyo MewMew Vol. 1, 2 and 4 by Mia Ikumi and Reiko Yoshida in Swedish
  • Great Horror Stories – Tales by Stoker, Poe and Lovecraft – edited by John Grafton
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • White Oleander by Janet Fitch

On to the Books in Swedish:

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  • Mördar-Anders och hans vänner (samt en och annan ovän) by Jonas Jonasson (English title: Hitman Anders and the Meaning of it all) – This I’m going to give my mom.
  • Himmelstrand by Johan Ajvide Lindqvist (English title: I am behind you)
  • Låt de gamla drömmarna dö by Johan Ajvide Lindqvist (English title:) Let the old dreams die)
  • Sandmannen by Lars Kepler (English title: The Sandman) – getting the Mass Market Paperback
  • Stalker by Lars Kepler (English title: Stalker) – getting the Mass Market Paperback
  • Lejontämjaren by Camilla Läckberg (English title: the ice child) – getting the Mass Market Paperback
  • Rörgast by Johan Theorin (English title: the voices beyond) – got the Mass Market Paperback
  • Sju Sorters kakor (recipes of seven kinds of cookies) – it’s an old tradition in Sweden to serve seven kinds of cookies when you invite people over, not that anyone does that anymore what I know of.
  • A Swedish book on Zodiac signs, how people of specific zodiac signs are in life and in love-life.
  • Magikologi – Merlins hemliga book om trollkarlar (English title: Wizardology: The Book of the Secrets of Merlin)

I also went through my TBR shelf again and found some books I’m just not going to read or I’m going to get other editions of (mainly Swedish hardcovers but also a couple of other books):

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  • Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier
  • Delirium Stories by Lauren Oliver – I’m selling this one and I’m getting another edition of it.
  • Stum sitter guden by Anna Jansson (English title: there isn’t one)
  • Nancy by Elsie Johansson (English title: there isn’t one)
  • Analfabeten som kunde räkna by Jonas Jonasson (English title: The girl who saved the king of Sweden)
  • Britt-Marie var här by Fredrik Backman (English title: Britt-Marie was here)
  • Min mormor hälsar och säger förlåt by Fredrik Backman (English title: My grandmother asked me to tell you she’s sorry)

I’m giving the last three books to my mom since she does want to read them and she doesn’t care about them being hardcovers. I’m getting them in the Mass Market Paperbacks instead.

So yeah, it was actually more books than I thought it would be, but I’m happy to be rid of them and I won’t miss a single one of them, to be honest.

January Wrap-Up | 2017

I was surprised to see that January was a good reading month since it usually isn’t for me. I read a total of 11 books which is way, way more than I could have even hoped to read. It was a really good and successful reading month to say the least.

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  • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
    It was a weird book to be sure, but I kind of liked it, even though it took me a few days to get to because of the dense text. It was only the last chapter that bothered me a little bit since it was only dense text and nothing else, hardly any room to rest my eyes or just rest between paragraphs. But that doesn’t really stop me from giving the first book of the year 3,5 stars since the last chapter was necessary to understand what was going on in Dr. Jekyll’s head.
  • Änglarna dansar i gryningen by Camilla Davidsson
    Part three of the ”Under Vintergatans Alla Stjärnor” series. I loved it. It was the perfect ending to the trilogy (I found out a few days ago that there’s going to be a fourth book), and I couldn’t have wished for a better start for Emma and her newfound love. 5 solid stars.
  • Fragments by Dan Wells
    Oh My God! Great book, just fantastic! This was such good continuation in the Partials trilogy. I might be jumping too far ahead, but I think this series has Everything that makes a great dystopian trilogy. I gave it 4,5 stars.
  • Ruins by Dan Wells
    My least favorite book in the Partials trilogy. Don’t get me wrong, it was still really, really good, it was just that it was so predictable. The main plot twist I figured out in the first 1/3 or so of the second book in the trilogy. But there still were a few things that surprised me a bit. All in all, this trilogy has become my favorite dystopian ever (after Legend by Marie Lu). This book I gave 4 stars.
  • Breaking Point by Kristen Simmons
    I really struggled getting into this book throughout the entire thing. Partly because I couldn’t remember what happened in the first book in this trilogy called Article 5, I only remember small snippets of it even though I read the first book in 2016. I guess I should have re-read that one before getting into this one, but I just didn’t want to. Now I wish I had since that struggle was with me for the entire book more or less. The recaps didn’t help me much at all. I remember I liked Article 5 a lot, and I really liked Breaking Point too, but in a different way, I think. Because of my mistake, I can’t give this book more than 3,5 stars, unfortunately.
  • Three by Kristen Simmons
    It was a good enough ending to a trilogy. I liked it more than I liked the second book and it concluded the story just fine. Like the second book it was slow at times, but when it picked up I was fine with it. 4 stars.
  • The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
    It was a great beginning and introduction to the series of unfortunate events. I liked it way more than I actually thought I would. 4 stars.
  • The Reptile Room by Lemony Snicket
    My favorite book in the series so far (after reading the first 4 books), I liked everything about it, including the reptiles. I loved the relationship between Sunny and the Deadly snake, and I loved Uncle Monty and his relationship with the children. 5 stars.
  • The Wide Window by Lemony Snicket
    My least favorite books so far, it just didn’t grab me like the second book did and I wasn’t as invested in the story either. 3,5 stars.
  • The Miserable Mill by Lemony Snicket.
    These books are so easy to read, it’s hard not to like them. It wasn’t the best of books, I actually thought it was the most ridiculous book in the series so far, I didn’t like it. There were several things that were just, eh. 3 stars.
  • Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo
    I started reading this book last year but didn’t finish it since the first 1/3 took me 1,5 weeks for me to read and I was bored out of my mind, and I wasn’t up to continue at the moment. I wasn’t even sure I wanted to finish it at all, but after reading a few other books, I decided to give it another shot and I finished the rest of the book in just under a week. This time around I really liked it and I actually cared what happened to some of the characters, so I guess when I started reading it last year, I just wasn’t in that kind of mood. But it ended up being a really good book. 4 stars.

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I’ve decided that in the end of ever months Wrap-Up I’m going to note what goals I made a dent in or finished, I thought it might be a fun thing to do, and also to keep track on my goals for myself.

So, this month I…

  • Read 11 books out of the 40 I put as a goal, so, that means I have 29 books left to finish that goal.
  • Read 1 classic, which means I have 4 left of my years goal of reading 5.
  • Read 1 book in Swedish, which means I have 4 left to finish my goal for the year.
  • I finished 3 series, which means I have 7 left of my years goal of finishing 10 series.
  • I haven’t bought one book this month, but since I’ve read over 10 books, I’m allowed to buy 2 books (read 5, buy 1 goal).
  • All the books I’ve read are from my TBR shelf, which means that I’ve gotten down to 122 owned TBR books from the 133 I had before.

Probably the Biggest Book UNhaul I’ll Ever Do | 2017

I’ve had a huge amount of books in storage for a long time. I’ve now gone through them, and also purged my bookcases. So next week, I’m going to sell them all, and donate if some books doesn’t sell. I feel this is very well needed right now since I need the space and I also feel like I don’t want to keep books if I haven’t truly loved them, and I’m so tired of books having different sizes and everything, so I’ve also purged books with the ”wrong size” to the rest of the series. I won’t go into much detail about the books and their synopsis except maybe comment why I’m getting rid of them.

There was an incident where I Unhauled books and I forgot to take photos of them, but I still wrote down all the books I sold, I’ll just post them here.

All the books marked with an ¤ are books I’m going to re-buy in different editions.

  • Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole (maybe ¤)
  • Collected Works of Alexander Pope
  • The Divergent trilogy + Four
  • The Throne of Glass series (the first 4 books) ¤
  • 2 first books in Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein trilogy in Swedish ¤
  • Daughter of Smoke and Bone boxset by Laini Taylor
  • 2 books with short stories in Swedish by Edgar Allan Poe
  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley ¤
  • Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux ¤
  • The Vampire Book – The Encyclopedia of the Undead
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  • Hollow City by Ransom Riggs
  • Every Day by David Levithan
  • Passion by Lauren Kate
  • Rapture by Lauren Kate
  • Fallen in Love by Lauren Kate
  • Stardust by Neil Gaiman
  • A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness ¤

First of is YA Paranormal books or Fantasy books in general.

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The Fallen bind ups 1 & 2 by Thomas E Sniegoski I’m getting rid of because I’m just not interested anymore, I read the first bind-up but it wasn’t anything special and I haven’t picked up the second one so why keep them?

I’ve sold the second and last book in the Fallen series by Lauren Kate earlier and forgot to take a photo of them, so these are the two left. I just didn’t want to keep them since I know I’m not going to re-read them.

I know for sure I won’t be reading Terry Pratchett’s book The Wee Free, whatever. I picked it up once but put it down after a couple of chapters, it just wasn’t for me. Same with Wings by Aprilynne Pike and Half Bad By Sally Green.

I haven’t been interested in picking up the Queen of the Tearling by Erica Johansen, so I don’t want to keep it.

Beautiful Creatures, Shiver and Evil Librarian I’ve read, won’t continue the series (read the two sequels in the Shiver series, not the last one) and Evil Librarian I just don’t care to keep. I’ve also read Storm Front by Jim Butcher but I don’t need to keep that book even though I might want to continue the series later on.

Next up is: Dystopian Novels

2017-01-19-15-52-48Partials¤ is the wrong size. And I got two copies of Fragments because this one was damaged a little bit. Same with End of Days by Susan Ee.

The Legend Trilogy, I’m selling because I want the boxset with the novella included, so I don’t need to keep this.¤

Under the Never Sky trilogy I’m getting rid of because, 1. Wrong size of the two last books, and 2. They weren’t that good. (might re-buy if I want to re-read them and give them another chance)

The 5th Wave¤ was the wrong size to the rest of the trilogy. Delirium¤ and Requiem¤ are both the wrong editions to the Pandemonium I have which is the most beautiful thing ever.

Atlantia by Ally Condie. I’m selling because I just don’t want to keep it, it was not a good story anywhere at all.

And, the Maze runner I’m selling because I’m just not going to read it. I tried two times and that’s enough for me, it’s going.

The House of Night series (first 9 books) and The Mortal Instruments

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Simply getting rid of House of night series Because I won’t be finishing it. And The Mortal Instruments I’m selling because I won’t re-read it ever again, and I don’t support Cassandra Clare.

Various books

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The Heroin Diaries by Nikki Sixx, I read it in Swedish a couple of years back and wanted it in English (don’t know why) I haven’t read it and probably never will.

You by Caroline Kepnes was a huge disappointment and I don’t want to keep it. The rest of the books  I haven’t read and probably never will so I didn’t want to keep them.

Various different books and Contemporary YA

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The Twilight Saga – the official illustrated guide I’m getting rid of because I haven’t touched it since I bought it. I don’t need a book to know the characters and places in the Saga and all the info about them.

The three first books in the Black Butler Manga, I read them, didn’t care for them. Bye bye.

Most of the Contemporary books I’ve read and don’t want to keep because they weren’t that good. The only books I haven’t read are The Fault in Our stars and Paper Towns by John Green, getting rid of them because I just don’t care about his books. Shopaholic to the stars I DNF’d 1/3 of the way in. And An Englishwoman in New York I don’t care to read anymore.

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I read Etiquette & Espionage and didn’t like it, it was way too immature for my taste and I won’t be reading the rest.

2017 Bookish Goals

When October was ending I started thinking about which books I might want to read during 2017 and I got so excited that I looked up challenges and reading lists and everything else I could find. I wrote a list of 17 books I wanted to read in 2017, I wrote down the prompts of the Around the World in 52 Books challenge and wrote down what books to read for what prompts, and I wrote a huge list of goals and resolutions.

But when December came I feel so overwhelmed, especially since I had around 10 books to read this month to finish of some series and whatnot, and starting next year with a huge reading list is just stressing me out way too much to be healthy, so I have trashed the 17 in 2017 and also the Around the World in 52 books challenge. Since I know I’ll be crazy busy for at least the first 6 months, I’ve decided to, for now, not to start any challenges.

Instead I’ve written just a couple of goals I’m going to focus on for the entire year, it’s not much but I think it will be enough, and if I feel I can take a little more, I can always add something small to complement the list.

The Goals I’ve Written for 2017 are:

  • Read 40 books
  • ONLY read books I own (I’m going to attempt to make my TBR bookshelf MUCH smaller)
  • Read 5, buy one – Last year I did read one, buy one and it went better than expected, but since I’m attempting on emptying my TBR shelves as much as I can, I needed to go extreme on this one to keep myself from buying more books than I can read.
  • Read 5 classics
  • Read 5 books in Swedish
  • Read a Children’s Classic

I think this should be enough, not to little not to much. But if even this becomes too overwhelming I might trash the resolutions entirely (except read what I own and read five, buy one) and just read what I feel like without any expectations at all.

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This goes with the Read 5, buy one goal. There are a couple of things I’m going to focus on whenever I actually buy books during the year. Since I’ve decided that I need to read five books before I can buy one the amount of books I’m buying is really limited and reserved for a couple of the goals I have for the year.

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  • Finish 10 series – these are series I started in 2015 or 2016, that I know for sure I’m going to try to finish. (I’m not counting novella collections). Here’s the series I’ve started:
    – The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer (3 books left to buy)
    – Uglies by Scott Westerfeld (3 books left)
    – Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas (1 book left)
    – Partials by Dan Wells
    – Article 5 by Kristen Simmons
    – Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
    – Nattens Barn by Benni Bodker (2 books left)
    – Under Vintergatans Alla Stjärnor by Camilla Davidsson ✔︎
    – Red Rising by Pierce Brown (1 book left)
    – Lumikki Andersson by Salla Simukka (2 books left)
    – Night World by L J Smith (2 binds up left)
    – Little Blue Envelope by Maureen Johnson (1 book left)
    – Moskva Noir by Camilla Grebe & Paul Leander-Engström (1 book left)
    – Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard by Rick Riordan (2 books left)
  • Read the Harry Potter series in English – I still need the last four books in the series.
  • Read 5 books from the Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge – If there are a couple of books I don’t own and can’t get from the library I’ll need to buy it/them.
  • Don’t start a new series/trilogy if I can’t finish it during the year – There are a few sequels in trilogies or series I don’t have but own the first book of and might need to get if I decide to start reading them during the year, and I know there are a couple of complete duologies I could read if I want to.

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Ok, so for a small announcement… I won’t be doing any TBR/WTR blog posts anymore, I want to be open to whatever book comes my way during the year. There might be a book or two I know for 150% I’m going to read one month or so, I might post a short TBR post then, but otherwise I’m just not going to.

One other thing, I want to post more review’s on my blog. So, I think I’m going to attempt to write at least 6 reviews this year.

Top Books of 2016 & 2016 Bookish Resolutions Review

So, 2016 is over and it’s time to look back and decide which books of the year became my favorites and which resolutions I completed and which I didn’t. My favorite books of the year below are in no specific order and I have really no explanations to give on all of them, but for some there might be.

The only one missing from the picture is Me Before You, because my mom has it hidden somewhere, lol.

  1. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes – When I read this book it was exactly what I needed at the time. I was going through a hard time and this book reminded me of how much I still have to give and how much there is to live for, it actually helped me get through that hard time.
  2. The Martian by Andy Wier – This was the last book I read in 2016. I think this was the best book I read all year, it had everything I needed at the time; it was funny and I actually laughed out loud several times and it was easy to get through even though there were plenty of scientific terms which some I didn’t understand at all, but it didn’t matter. I really loved it.
  3. A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas
  4. The Cellar by Natasha Preston – This was one of the, if not the first book I read in 2016, and it was exactly what I was looking for. It was creepy and freaky, I love reading everything like what this book was I still think about it.
  5. Cinder by Marissa Meyer
  6. Just One Day by Gayle Forman
  7. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
  8. A Hundred Pieces of Me by Lucy Dillon – Like Me Before You I read this at a time I really needed it, I wasn’t in bad shape or anything, but I needed to remind myself of what matters and what doesn’t. It wasn’t quite what I had expected, but that didn’t matter, it was actually a bit better than I had expected.
  9. Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo – I was hesitant to completing the trilogy after loosing interest since it had been so long since I read the first book, but I found the last two books in my favorite bookstore after not finding what I was really looking for, I have been looking for both of them but only found one of them so I hadn’t bought them before. Boy was I happy to have finally bought and reading them both. I think this has become my favorite trilogy of all times along with a few more.
  10. Aristotle and Dante Discovers the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
  11. I’ll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios
  12. Until Friday Night by Abbi Glines
  13. The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson – All I have to say is: it’s Morgan Matson! 😉
  14. Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma – It was a devastating read, and months after reading it I still think about it. I didn’t really see it just as an incestuous story, but it was a contemporary love story about forbidden love, I could overlook the incest in it which I thought would be a problem for me, but it wasn’t.
  15. Unforgiven by Lauren Kate – I’ve read the entire Fallen series by Lauren Kate and even thought I loved it at the time, I’ve lost a lot of interest in re-reading that series and I wasn’t a fan of Lauren Kate any longer, but when I found out there would be a book about Cam, who was my favorite character in the series, I needed it. And Oh My God, it was way better than I would ever have thought it could be.
  16. Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi
  17. Summer in the City by Candace Bushnell

Bookish Resolutions

You can read my original 2016 resolutions in the very beginning of this blog since it was one of the first posts I ever posted.

The Reading Goals for 2016

  • Read a total of 60 books ✔︎- I’ve finished this goal in October I think, and I read 74 books in total.
  • Finish of series/trilogy’s (not counting novella collections), goal was to finish 6 of them and I finished:
    – Delirium by Lauren Oliver
    – The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken
    – Penryn & the End of Days by Susan Ee
    – Grisha Trilogy by Leigh Bardugo
    – Under the never sky by Veronica Rossi
    – The Assassin’s Curse by Cassandra Rose Clarke
    – The Carrie Diaries by Candace Bushnell
    – Just one Day by Gayle Forman
    – The Young Elites by Marie Lu
    – The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
    – The Summer I turned pretty by Jenny Han
    And since I started 15 new series this year for some reason, there’s supposed to be 21 series finished, but that obviously didn’t happen even though I tried, I really did. One thing I’ve learned from this; Don’t start more series than you can finish! Lol. Well, 12 finished series is better than none.
  • Read at least 1 book written in verse
  • Finish my 16 books in 2016 – see below this list, but I didn’t finish it.
  • Start 4 new series/trilogy’s ✔︎
    – A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas
    – Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer
    – Falling Kingdom by Morgan Rhodes
    – The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher
    And Eleven more!!!
  • Read a book, buy a book – I can’t buy one book until I’ve read one book! – I’ve done surprisingly well with this. I’ve read 74 books and I’ve bought 69, so I think I did quite well. I’ll definitely do this again next year but I’m going to tweek the number a bit. ✔︎
  • Read at least 5 books in Swedish ✔︎
  • Read 5 classics – This did not happen this year, I just wasn’t in the mood to read classics.

2016 in 2016 books

  1. A Game of Thrones by George R R Martin 
  2. Forbidden by Tamara Suzuma ✔︎
  3. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  4. A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas ✔︎
  5. More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera ✔︎
  6. You by Caroline Kepnes ✔︎
  7. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  8. The Martian by Andy Wier ✔︎
  9. The Cellar by Natasha Preston ✔︎
  10. Fight Club by Chuck Palaniuk ✔︎
  11. The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate ✔︎
  12. Pensionatet vid världens ände by Camilla Davidsson ✔︎
  13. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes ✔︎
  14. Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli ✔︎
  15. Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher ✔︎
  16. Storm Front by Jim Butcher ✔︎

Out of these I’ve read 13/16 books, sure I actually changed the list during the year one time since my priorities changed, but I still didn’t complete the list. I won’t be doing this next year though since it caused me too much stress I really don’t need.