29 December 2011

Top 10 of 2011!

Oh wow! What a year it's been! I finally got back into reading hardcore in 2010 and have read heaps of books inbetween then and now! I started my blog in September and it's already grown *so* much, so thankyou! Thankyou to my *checks blog*... WOW. 178 followers! Thankyou thankyou thankyou so much for all of your support <3

Now! I'm going to do "Top 10 reads of 2011" and "Top 10 literary crushes of 2011"!! These books weren't necessarily released in 2011 :)

Top 10 Books I've Read This Year (in no particular order)

1. Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
2. Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
3. Shatter Me by Tareheh Mafi
4. Unearthly/Hallowed by Cynthia Hand
5. On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
6. Crave by Melissa Darnell
7. Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma
8. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
9. Supernaturally by Kiersten White
10. The Shadow of Death (Last Vampire #8) by Christopher Pike

Top 10 Literary Crushes (in no particular order, apart from the first three)

1. ETIENNE ST. CLAIR from Anna and the French Kiss
2. Tucker from Unearthly
3. Christian from Hallowed 
4. Adam from Shatter Me
5. Sam from The Wolves of Mercy Falls
6. Tristian from Crave
7. Lend from Supernaturally
8. Jonah Griggs from On The Jellicoe Road
9. Clara from Unearthly/Hallowed (Who cares if she's a girl, I would befriend her in a heartbeat)
10. Anna from Anna and the French Kiss (Again, I would befriend her in a heartbeat)


  1. Great list! Now I really have to read Shatter Me. I don't think I can wait until January. :)

  2. Shatter Me is def on my favs list! and Adam = SWOON!


  3. I own but have not read most of the books on your top 10! I am slacking!!

    Can't wait to dive in. I am way too late on the "awesome book" train lol. Great post =)

  4. Woot! Etienne St. Clair and Jonah Griggs <3

  5. Love your picks, Taneika! Especially your choices of Sam and Tucker and Christian AND Clara for literary crushes. :) All completely worthy.

  6. I agree with so many of your choices!! THG, DOSAB and AaTFK are definitely on the top of my all time favourites list. AMAZING. I also love Supernaturally, Shatter Me and Unearthly <3

    Your crush list is exceptionally crushable :D ETIENNE ST CLAIR deserves the screaming of his name. And I lovelovelove Tucker (sexy cowboy!), Adam, Sam and Lend. On the fence with Christian, only because I love Tucker :P Ha and YES To Clara and Anna!!

  7. @Sarah - You have to wait until January?? WHAT?
    @Renu - Love Adam <3
    @Chelsey - No need to worry! I am late on the "Awesome Book" train too! I still need to read so so many!
    @Ajoop - They are both amazing :)
    @Wendy - Thankyou Wendy! I couldn't think of anymore boys I love so I picked my two favourite girls!
    @Brodie - Thanksss! Well, I'm happy to admit that I'm Team Unearthly boys because Tucker and Christian are both pretty up there, and as for Etienne *swoon*!

  8. I love your list! :) Some of them are my favourite books as well! :) :)

  9. Great list! Anna and the French Kiss & On the Jellicoe Road were definitely my favorite reads from this year too. (:


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