Mid-Year Freakout Tag!

Thank you, Stephen Writes for the tag! Unfortunately, WordPress isn’t letting me tag anyone. Hopefully I can figure that out sooner or later! Anyway, we are halfway through the year and I am currently reading The Witch’s Heart by Genevieve Gornichec. So let’s dive right into the questions!

1) How much have you read?

~I have read a total of 108 books which includes all audiobooks as well, so I am right on schedule for my 200 book goal!

2) What have you been reading?

~I am currently working through my Summer Reading TBR which mostly contains books about Animal rights and Conservation. Also, I am trying to get through my NetGalley list!

3) The best books I have read so far?

~ The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
~Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
~Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas
~Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi
~All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson

4) Best Sequel so far?

~A Cup of Silver Linings by Karen Hawkins

5) New releases you haven’t read but want to read?

~Devil in the Dark Water by Stuart Turton. I actually pre-ordered this book and it is still sitting on my shelf. I must remedy this!

6) Most Anticipated Reads for the 2nd half of the year?

~City of Time and Magic by Paula Brackston
~The Hidden by Melanie Golding
~A Spindle Splintered by Alix E. Harrow

7) The biggest disappointment so far?

~I have to say Jane Austen’s unfinished Sanditon. It just didn’t feel like Jane Austen.

8) Biggest Surpise?

~Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

9) New Favorite authors?

~Katherine Arden
~Brandon Sanderson

10) Underrated gems?

~The Library of Legends by Janie Chang
~Kenley Davidson’s Andari Chronicles series

11) Rereads?

~The Silmarillion

12) Newest fictional crush?

~Wynn from The Ice Swan by J’nell Ciesieslski

13) Newest favorite characters?

~Sensei from the Mistborn series, I would lay down my life for him.

14) Books that made me cry?

~Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell
~Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman
~A Cup of Silver Linings by Karen Hawkins
~The Mother’s Promise by Sally Hepworth

15) Books that made me happy?

~Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender
~The Andari Chronicles by Kenley Davidson
~Vonda Sinclair’s Highland Adventure series

16) Favorite book to film?

~Does the Return of the King count? I reread it again this year.

17) Most beautiful cover?

~The Library of Legends by Janie Chang
~Ariadne by Jennifer Saint

18) My favorite post this year?

I would have to say Books and Earth Day 2021.

And that’s it!!! Again, I will try to make all the tags in the comments because WordPress is against me. How is your year going? Are you on track for your goals?

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