The Blog .....
This has been my second year blogging and I have enjoyed it as much as the first
Best bits of my blogging adventure so far has been
All my blogging friends. You guys make it awesome: Sarah, Lyndsey, Lynsey Emma, Clover, Carly, Liz, Caroline, Andrew, Jesse, Vicki, Viv and Cicely. What did I do before I had you guys to chat to about books??
Spending the night at Alnwick Castle. Defnitely one of the best trips I have ever been on ... I had high tea with the Duchess of Northumberland , dinner in a tea house and slept in a castle.
Meeting all the wonderful authors I met this year including: Lindsay Barraclough, Will Hill, Malorie Blackman, Harriet Castor, Paula Rawsthorne and Cassie Clare.
The Books ...
BEST BOOK READ IN 2011:
Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
This book is just so harrowing yet beautiful at the same time. It is also really informative and has a really poignant story to tell.
MOST DISAPPOINTING BOOK READ IN 2011:
Crossed by Ally Condie
I so wanted it and when I finally did it was sooo dull.
MOST SURPRISING BOOK READ IN 2011:
The Worry Tree by Marianne Musgrove
Just such a beautiful book that I hadn't heard about before and really should have. As always another Catnip title that blew me away.
BOOK I WOULD MOST RECOMMEND IN 2011:
The historical fiction book I've always wanted to read. Amazing!
BEST SERIES OF 2011:
Eve Edwards Tudor series starting with the other countess
I love this series. It's Tudor yet modern at the same time. Love it.
NEW AUTHOR OF 2011:
Lindsay Barraclough author of Long Lankin
Long Lankin was so creepy and so good and Lindsay is so lovely
MOST UNPUTDOWNABLE BOOK OF 2011:
The truth about Celia Frost
Read it in a matter of hours. Loved it. Really pacey with loads of twists
MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2011:
Lola and the door next door
So excited to get this as I'd preordered the moment I finished Anna
BEST COVER OF 2011:
Haunting of charity delafield
It is gorgeous. I could just sit and look at it for hours
MOST BEAUTIFUL BOOK OF 2011:
The Statistical probability of Love at First Sight bu Jennifer E Smith
Cheating I know as a Jan 2012 release but it is so cute.
BOOK I CAN'T BELIEVE I DIDN'T READ UNTIL 2011:
Fallen Grace by Mary Hooper
I love Mary Hoopers books yet I had this sat on the shelf for at least a year? Why? It was awesome