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Wednesday, January 1, 2014

2013 YEAR IN REVIEW

Reading Goal for 2013: 200 books
Total Number of Books Read in 2013: 200 books
Re-reads: 12
Audiobooks Read: 13
5 Star Reads: 10
4.5 Star Reads: 27
4 Star Reads: 84
3.5 Star or Less Reads: 67
Blog Reviews Published: 108

Here is a list of of all the books I read in 2013 with ratings (includes re-reads):

1. The Importance of Being Denny by Kari Gregg (male/male contemporary) -- 3 Stars
2. The Importance of Being Wicked (Wild Quartet #1) by Miranda Neville (historical romance) -- 3.5 Stars
3. The Mist on Bronte Moor by Aviva Orr (YA time travel) -- 3 Stars
4. A Million Suns (Across the Universe #2) by Beth Revis (YA science fiction) -- 4.5 Stars
5. The Scandalous, Dissolute, No-Good Mr. Wright by Tessa Dare (historical romance) -- 4 Stars
6. Blessed Isle by Alex Bleecroft (male/male historical) -- 4 Stars
7. The Ghost and the Goth (The Ghost and the Goth #1) by Stacey Kade (YA science fiction) -- 4 Stars
8. Quid Pro Quo (Market Garden #1) by L.A. Witt and Aleksandr Voinov (male/male contemporary) -- 3.5 Stars
9. Hammered (Iron Druid Chronicles #3) by Kevin Hearne (urban fantasy) -- 4 Stars
10. Mad About the Earl (Ministry of Marriage #2) by Christina Brooke (historical romance) -- 3.5 Stars
11. Shades of Earth (Across the Universe #3) by Beth Revis (YA science fiction) -- 5 Stars
12. Escorted (Escorted #1) by Claire Kent (contemporary romance) -- 4 Stars
13. Crimson Frost (Mythos Academy #4) by Jennifer Estep (YA paranormal) -- 4.5 Stars
14. Kiss of Steel (London Steampunk #1) by Bec McMaster (steampunk romance) -- 5 Stars
15. How Beauty Saved the Beast (Tales of the Underlight #2) by Jax Garren (urban fantasy) -- 4.5 Stars
16. Painted Faces by L.H. Cosway (contemporary romance) -- 4 Stars
17. A Most Scandalous Proposal by Ashlyn Macnamara (historical romance) -- 3.5 Stars
18. Shying Away by Kate Sherwood (male/male contemporary) -- 4 Stars
19. One Week Girlfriend (Drew + Fable #1) by Monica Murphy (NA contemporary) -- 4.5 Stars
20. The Iron Duke (Iron Seas #1) by Meljean Brook (steampunk romance) -- 4 Stars
21. Too Stupid to Live (Romancelandia #1) by Anne Tenino (male/male contemporary) -- 4 Stars
22. Dirty Laundry (Tucker Springs #3) by Heidi Cullinan (male/male contemporary) -- 4 Stars
23. One Good Earl Deserves a Lover (Rules of Scoundrels #2) by Sarah MacLean (historical romance) -- 4.5 Stars
24. New Life by Bonnie Dee (contemporary romance) -- 3.5 Stars
25. The Boy Next Door by Annabelle Costa (contemporary romance) -- 2.5 Stars
26. Second Hand (Tucker Springs #2) by Heidi Cullinan and Marie Sexton (male/male contemporary) -- 4 Stars
27. Never a Hero (Tucker Springs #5) by Marie Sexton (male/male contemporary) -- 4 Stars
28. Scarlet (Lunar Chronicles #2) by Marissa Meyer (YA science fiction) -- 4.5 Stars
29. The Ugly Stepsister Strikes Back by Sariah Wilson (YA contemporary) -- 4 Stars
30. The Indigo Spell (Bloodlines #3) by Richelle Mead (YA paranormal) -- 5 Stars
31. The Misbehaving Marquiss by Leigh LaValle (historical romance) -- 3 Stars
32. Queen of the Dead (The Ghost and the Goth #2) by Stacey Kade (YA paranormal) -- 4 Stars
33. Body & Soul (The Ghost and the Goth #3) by Stacey Kade (YA paranormal) -- 4.5 Stars
34. I Love the Earl (The Truth About the Duke #0.5) by Caroline Linden (historical romance) -- 4 Stars
35. A Discovery of Witches (All Souls #1) by Deborah Harkness (paranormal romance) -- 4.5 Stars
36. Moonglow (Darkest London #2) by Kristen Callihan (historical/paranormal romance) -- 4 Stars
37. Undead Sublet (Half-Moon Hollow #1.5) by Molly Harper (paranormal romance) -- 4 Stars
38. Lord of Darkness (Maiden Lane #5) by Elizabeth Hoyt (historical romance) -- 4.5 Stars
39. Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion (horror romance) -- 4 Stars
40. Take It Off (Market Garden #2) by L.A. Witt and Aleksandr Voinov (male/male contemporary) -- 4 Stars
41. Whitetail Rock (Whitetail Rock #1) by Anne Tenino (male/male contemporary) -- 4 Stars
42. Destroy Me (Shatter Me #1.5) by Tahereh Mafi (YA dystopian) -- 4 Stars
43. If It Flies (Market Garden #3) by L.A. Witt and Aleksandr Voinov (male/male contemporary) -- 4 Stars
44. The Fix (Whitetail Rock #2) by Anne Tenino (male/male contemporary) -- 3 Stars
45. Pushing the Limits (Pushing the Limits #1) by Katie McGarry (YA contemporary) -- 4.5 Stars
46. Beauty Awakened (Angels of the Dark #2) by Gena Showalter (paranormal romance) -- 3.5 Stars
47. The Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times by Jennifer Worth (nonfiction) -- 4 Stars
48. Wild Invitation (Psy Changeling #0.5, 3.5, 9.5, 10.5) by Nalini Singh (paranormal romance) -- 4 Stars
49. The Viscount Who Loved Me (Bridgertons #2) by Julia Quinn (historical romance) -- 5+ Stars *re-read*
50. Poker Night (Psy Changeling #11.5) by Nalini Singh (paranormal romance) -- 3.5 Stars
51. Movie Night (Psy Changeling #3.4) by Nalini Singh (paranormal romance) -- 3.5 Stars
52. And One Last Thing by Molly Harper (contemporary romance) -- 4 Stars
53. Mina Wentworth and the Invisible City (Iron Seas #1.5) by Meljean Brook (steampunk romance) -- 3.5 Stars
54. When She Said I Do (Worthington #1) by Celeste Bradley (historical romance) -- 4.5 Stars
55. Lover At Last (Black Dagger Brotherhood #11) by JR Ward (paranormal romance) -- 4 Stars
56. Tarnished Knight (London Steampunk #1.5) by Bec McMaster (steampunk romance) -- 4 Stars
57. City Mouse (Country Mouse #2) by Amy Lane and Aleksandr Voinov (male/male contemporary) -- 3.5 Stars
58. Crossing the Line (Pushing the Limits #1.5) by Katie McGarry (YA contemporary) -- 3 Stars
59. Poacher's Fall (Midwinter Manor #1) by J.L. Merrow (male/male historical) -- 3 Stars
60. Covet Thy Neighbor (Tucker Springs #4) by L.A. Witt (male/male contemporary) -- 4 Stars
61. Twice Tempted (Night Prince #2) by Jeaniene Frost (urban fantasy) -- 4 Stars
62. Touch & Geaux (Cut & Run #7) by Abigail Roux (male/male contemporary) -- 4.5 Stars
63. Flirting with Maybe by Wendy Higgins (YA contemporary) -- 3 Stars
64. The Lady Most Willing by Julia Quinn, Connie Brockway, and Eloisa James (historical romance) -- 4 Stars
65. Ten Reasons to Stay (School of Heiresses #2.5) by Sabrina Jeffries (historical romance) -- 3.5 Stars
66. Promises (Coda #1) by Marie Sexton (male/male contemporary) -- 4.5 Stars *re-read*
67. When She Was Wicked (Honeycote #1) by Anne Barton (historical romance) -- 4 Stars
68. The Art of Seducing a Naked Werewolf (Naked Werewolf #2) by Molly Harper (paranormal romance) -- 4 Stars
69. Family Man by Heidi Cullinan and Marie Sexton (male/male contemporary) -- 4 Stars
70. Winterblaze (Darkest London #3) by Kristen Callihan (historical/paranormal romance) -- 4.5 Stars
71. Neanderthal Seeks Human (Knitting in the City #1) by Penny Reid (contemporary romance) -- 4 Stars
72. Line of Scrimmage by Marie Force (contemporary romance) -- 3.5 Stars
73. Elixir (Covenant #3.5) by Jennifer L. Armentrout (YA paranormal) -- 4 Stars
74. Beauty and the Blacksmith (Spindle Cove #3.5) by Tessa Dare (historical romance) -- 3.5 Stars
75. How Beauty Loved the Beast (Tales of the Underlight #3) by Jax Garren (urban fantasy) -- 4.5 Stars
76. The Bridgertons: Happily Ever After (Bridgertons #9) by Julia Quinn (historical romance) -- 4 Stars
77. Built 4 It by Daisy Harris (male/male science fiction) -- 3.5 Stars
78. About a Dragon (Dragon Kin #2) by G.A. Aiken (fantasy romance) -- 4 Stars
79. Lord of Wicked Intentions (Lost Lords of Pembrook #3) by Lorraine Heath (historical romance) -- 4.5 Stars
80. The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom (League of Princes #1) by Christopher Healy (MG fantasy) -- 4 Stars
81. A to Z (Coda #2) by Marie Sexton (male/male contemporary) -- 4 Stars *re-read*
82. Seducing the Single Lady by Maya Rodale (historical romance) -- 3 Stars
83. Between Sinners and Saints by Marie Sexton (male/male contemporary) -- 5+ Stars *re-read*
84. Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, Volume 4 by Naoko Takeuchi (fantasy manga) -- 4 Stars
85. Sweet Peril (Sweet Trilogy #2) by Wendy Higgins (YA paranormal) -- 4 Stars
86. Eon: Dragoneye (Eon #1) by Alison Goodman (YA fantasy) -- 3 Stars
87. All Night with a Rogue (Lords of Vice #1) by Alexandra Hawkins (historical romance) -- 3 Stars
88. Sweet Revenge (Nemesis Unlimited #1) by Zoe Archer (historical romance) -- 4.5 Stars
89. Strawberries for Dessert (Coda #4) by Marie Sexton (male/male contemporary) -- 5+ Stars *re-read*
90. This Is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith (YA contemporary) -- 4 Stars
91. A Woman Entangled (Blackshear #3) by Cecilia Grant (historical romance) -- 4 Stars
92. After Math (Off the Subject #1) by Denise Grover Swank (NA contemporary) -- 3.5 Stars
93. Fear, Hope, and Bread Pudding (Coda #6) by Marie Sexton (male/male contemporary) -- 4.5 Stars
94. Any Duchess Will Do (Spindle Cove #4) by Tessa Dare (historical romance) -- 5 Stars
95. If It Fornicates (Market Garden #4) by L.A. Witt and Aleksandr Voinov (male/male contemporary) -- 4 Stars
96. Obsidian (Lux #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout (YA science fiction) -- 5 Stars *re-read*
97. Spider's Bite (Elemental Assassin #1) by Jennifer Estep (urban fantasy) -- 4 Stars
98. Heart of Obsidian (Psy Changeling #12) by Nalini Singh (paranormal romance) -- 5+ Stars
99. The Ugly Duchess (Fairy Tales #4) by Eloisa James (historical romance) -- 4 Stars
100. Onyx (Lux #2) by Jennifer L. Armentrout (YA science fiction) -- 4 Stars
101. Glitterland by Alexis Hall (male/male contemporary) -- 4 Stars
102. My Bluegrass Baby (Bluegrass #1) by Molly Harper (contemporary romance) -- 4.5 Stars
103. With This Kiss: Part One by Eloisa James (historical romance) -- 4 Stars
104. Seduced by a Pirate (Fairy Tales #4.5) by Eloisa James (historical romance) -- 3.5 Stars
105. With This Kiss: Part Two by Eloisa James (historical romance) -- 4 Stars
106. The Laird's Forbidden Lover by Amelia C. Gormley (male/male historical) -- 3 Stars
107. With This Kiss: Part Three by Eloisa James (historical romance) -- 4 Stars
108. Spartan Frost (Mythos Academy #4.5) by Jennifer Estep (YA paranormal) -- 3.5 Stars
109. Lazy Sundays by K-lee Klein (male/male contemporary) -- 3.5 Stars
110. Insurgent (Divergent #2) by Veronica Roth (YA dystopian) -- 4 Stars
111. Heart of Iron (London Steampunk #2) by Bec McMaster (steampunk romance) -- 4 Stars
112. More Than Friends by Aria Grace (male/male contemporary) -- 1.5 Stars
113. Dare You To (Pushing the Limits #2) by Katie McGarry (YA contemporary) -- 4.5 Stars
114. Freshman: Uncut (Ivory Towers #1) by Daisy Harris (male/male contemporary) -- 3.5 Stars
115. On the Island by Tracey Garvis-Graves (contemporary romance) -- 4 Stars
116. Breaking (Escorted #1.5) by Claire Kent (contemporary romance) -- 3 Stars
117. MacRieve (Immortals After Dark #13) by Kresley Cole (paranormal romance) -- 4 Stars
118. Catch a Ghost (Hell or High Water #1) by S.E. Jakes (male/male contemporary) -- 3.5 Stars
119. When Lightning Strikes (1-800-Where-R-U #1) by Meg Cabot (YA paranormal) -- 3.5 Stars
120. The Heiress Effect (Brothers Sinister #2) by Courtney Milan (historical romance) -- 5 Stars
121. Code Name Cassandra (1-800-Where-R-U #2) by Meg Cabot (YA paranormal) -- 3.5 Stars
122. Conspiracy in Death (In Death #8) by JD Robb (romantic suspense) -- 4 Stars
123. Once Upon a Tower (Fairy Tales #5) by Eloisa James (historical romance) -- 4.5 Stars
124. The Winning Season by Alison Packard (contemporary romance) -- 3.5 Stars
125. His Request (His Client #2) by Ava March (male/male historical) -- 3.5 Stars
126. The Dragon and the Pearl (Tang Dynasty #2) by Jeannie Lin (historical romance) -- 4 Stars
127. The Taming of Mei Lin (Tang Dynasty #0.5) by Jeannie Lin (historical romance) -- 3 Stars
128. Devil in Winter (Wallflowers #3) by Lisa Kleypas (historical romance) -- 5+ Stars *re-read*
129. The Geek Who Loved Me by Gretchen Galway (contemporary romance) -- 3 Stars
130. Loyalty in Death (In Death #9) by JD Robb (romantic suspense) -- 4 Stars
131. Opal (Lux #3) by Jennifer L. Armentrout (YA science fiction) -- 4.5 Stars
132. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell (YA contemporary) -- 5 Stars
133. Amy and Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson (YA contemporary) -- 4.5 Stars
134. Capture & Surrender (Market Garden #5) by L.A. Witt and Aleksandr Voinov (male/male contemporary) -- 4 Stars
135. Obsession by Jennifer L. Armentrout (YA science fiction) -- 4 Stars
136. What the Duke Desires (The Duke's Men #1) by Sabrina Jeffries (historical romance) -- 4 Stars
137. Witness in Death (In Death #10) by JD Robb (romantic suspense) -- 4 Stars
138. Run to You by Charlotte Stein (contemporary romance) -- 3.5 Stars
139. From the Ashes (Fire and Rain #1) by Daisy Harris (male/male contemporary) -- 3 Stars
140. Dairy Queen (Dairy Queen #1) by Catherine Gilbert Murdock (YA contemporary) -- 4 Stars
141. Keeping the Castle by Patrice Kindl (YA historical) -- 3 Stars
142. Bound by Night (Moonbound Clan #1) by Larissa Ione (paranormal romance) -- 4 Stars
143. Agamemnon Frost and the House of Death (Agamemnon Frost #1) by Kim Knox (male/male steampunk) -- 3.5 Stars
144. Seduction of a Highland Lass (McCabe #2) by Maya Banks (historical romance) -- 4 Stars
145. The School for Good and Evil (School for Good and Evil #1) by Soman Chainani (MG fantasy) -- 4 Stars
146. Origin (Lux #4) by Jennifer L. Armentrout (YA science fiction) -- 4.5 Stars
147. To All the Rakes I've Loved Before (Honeycote #1.5) by Anne Barton (historical romance) -- 3 Stars
148. Never Desire a Duke (One Scandalous Season #1) by Lily Dalton (historical romance) -- 4 Stars
149. Sweet Young Thang (Theta Alpha Gamma #3) by Anne Tenino (male/male contemporary) -- 3.5 Stars
150. The Adorned by John Tristan (male/male fantasy) -- 4 Stars
151. Midnight Frost (Mythos Academy #5) by Jennifer Estep (YA paranormal) -- 3.5 Stars
152. A Witch's Handbook of Kisses and Curses (Half-Moon Hollow #2) by Molly Harper (paranormal romance) -- 4 Stars
153. Why Dukes Say I Do (Wicked Widows #1) by Manda Collins (historical romance) -- 3.5 Stars
154. Illumination by Rowan Speedwell (male/male contemporary) -- 4.5 Stars
155. First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson #1) by Darynda Jones (urban fantasy) -- 4 Stars
156. Friends Without Benefits (Knitting in the City #2) by Penny Reid (contemporary romance) -- 4 Stars
157. Entangled by Lex Valentine (male/male contemporary) -- 2.5 Stars
158. Reckoning (Night Huntress #0.5) by Jeaniene Frost (urban fantasy) -- 3.5 Stars
159. Halfway to the Grave (Night Huntress #1) by Jeaniene Frost (urban fantasy) -- 5+ Stars *re-read*
160. One Foot in the Grave (Night Huntress #2) by Jeaniene Frost (urban fantasy) -- 5 Stars *re-read*
161. Styxx (Dark Hunters #22) by Sherrilyn Kenyon (paranormal romance) -- 4 Stars
162. Good Boy (Theta Alpha Gamma #4) by Anne Tenino (male/male contemporary) -- 3 Stars
163. Pleasures of Somerville Park (Somerville Park #1.5) by Ava March (male/male historical) -- 3.5 Stars
164. Aftermath (Aftermath #1) by Cara Dee (male/male contemporary) -- 4 Stars
165. Never Love a Highlander (McCabe Trilogy #3) by Maya Banks (historical romance) -- 4.5 Stars
166. Love Lessons by Heidi Cullinan (male/male contemporary) -- 4 Stars
167. Rhythm and Bluegrass (Bluegrass #2) by Molly Harper (contemporary romance) -- 4 Stars
168. After the Fall (Tucker Springs #6) by L.A. Witt (male/male contemporary) -- 4 Stars
169. Hot Head by Damon Suede (male/male contemporary) -- 5 Stars *re-read*
170. Duke of Midnight (Maiden Lane #6) by Elizabeth Hoyt (historical romance) -- 4.5 Stars
171. The Untamed Mackenzie (Highland Pleasures #5.5) by Jennifer Ashley (historical romance) -- 4 Stars
172. Stars & Stripes (Cut & Run #6) by Abigail Roux (male/male contemporary) -- 4 Stars *re-read*
173. Her Mad Hatter (Kingdom #1) by Marie Hall (fantasy romance) -- 3 Stars
174. Entwined (Darkest London #3.5) by Kristen Callihan (historical/paranormal romance) -- 4 Stars
175. All In With the Duke (Gambling on Love #1) by Ava March (male/male historical) -- 4 Stars
176. Crash Into You (Pushing the Limits #3) by Katie McGarry (YA contemporary) -- 4.5 Stars
177. The Wicked Wallflower (Bad Boys and Wallflowers #1) by Maya Rodale (historical romance) -- 4 Stars
178. The Sum of All Kisses (Smythe-Smith #3) by Julia Quinn (historical romance) -- 4 Stars
179. Shock & Awe (Sidewinder #1) by Abigail Roux (male/male contemporary) -- 4 Stars
180. Winter's Heat (Nemesis Unlimited #1.5) by Zoe Archer (historical romance) -- 3.5 Stars
181. Provoked (Enlightenment #1) by Joanna Chambers (male/male historical) -- 3.5 Stars
182. Flowers for Him by Marie Sexton and Rowan Speedwell (male/male contemporary) -- 3 Stars
183. Fish & Chips (Cut & Run #3) by Abigail Roux and Madeleine Urban (male/male contemporary) -- 5 Stars *re-read*
184. The Fiery Heart (Bloodlines #4) by Richelle Mead (YA paranormal) -- 5 Stars
185. Long Time Gone (Hell or High Water #2) by S.E. Jakes (male/male contemporary) -- 3.5 Stars
186. The Chocolate Thief (Amour et Chocolat #1) by Laura Florand (contemporary romance) -- 3.5 Stars
187. Naya's Most Important Visitors (Psy Changeling #10.4) by Nalini Singh (paranormal romance) -- 3 Stars
188. I'm Dreaming of an Undead Christmas (Half-Moon Hollow #2.5) by Molly Harper (paranormal romance) -- 3.5 Stars
189. My Fair Dork (Men of Holsum College #8) by Daisy Harris (male/male contemporary) -- 3.5 Stars *re-read*
190. The Professional: Part One (Gamemaker #1) by Kresley Cole (contemporary erotica) -- 3.5 Stars
191. No Good Duke Goes Unpunished (Rules of Scoundrels #3) by Sarah MacLean (historical romance) -- 4 Stars
192. The Countess Conspiracy (Brothers Sinister #3) by Courtney Milan (historical romance) -- 5+ Stars
193. Reaver (Demonica #10) by Larissa Ione (paranormal romance) -- 5 Stars
194. The Fall of a Saint by Christine Merrill (historical romance) -- 3 Stars
195. Oh Christmas Hells, Oh Christmas Hells (Demonica #9.5) by Larissa Ione (paranormal romance) -- 3.5 Stars
196. O Come All Ye Horsemen (Lords of Deliverance #4.6) by Larissa Ione (paranormal romance) -- 3.5 Stars
197. Deliberately Unbound (Bound #2.5) by Ava March (male/male historical) -- 3.5 Stars
198. Deliberately Bound (Bound #3.5) by Ava March (male/male historical) -- 3.5 Stars
199. A Maiden Lane Christmas (Maiden Lane #6.5) by Elizabeth Hoyt (historical romance) -- 4 Stars
200. Touch of Midnight (Midnight Breed #0.5) by Lara Adrian (paranormal romance) -- 3.5 Stars

4 comments:

  1. Dang Jennifer! Not a bad year! Not bad at all!

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  2. Wow, that's a lot of books 0.o. But congrats on a great year of reading and I hope you have another successful year of reading :D.

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  3. Awesome wrap up!!! That is quite a many reads you have there. It looks like you had quite a reading success of 2013!!

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  4. It looks like 2013 was a good reading year! You read so many books! I hope 2014 is just as successful in the reading department.

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