Top books of 2017

This is a list showcasing my reading year with the best and worst books read, and with most read and favourite authors of 2017

My Goodreads goal was to read 50 books in 2017, which I reached by reading 71 books 🙂reading in 2017

Most read authors in 2017:

  1. Brigid Kemmerer – 8 books (5 novels + 3 novellas)
  2. Kiera Cass – 6 books
  3. Rachel Hawkins – 6 books
  4. Richelle Mead – 6 books
  5. Ally Carter – 5 books
  6. Erin Watt – 5 books (4 novels + 1 novella)

Top 5 authors read in 2017:

  1. Victoria Schwab
  2. Marie E. Person
  3. Erin Watt
  4. Kerstin Gier
  5. Brigid Kemmerer

Top 5 standalones read in 2017:

  1. When Dimple met Rishi by Sandhya Menon – 4*
  2. When It’s Real by Erin Watt – 4*
  3. Eliza and her Monsters by Francesca Zappia – 4*
  4. One of us is Lying by Karen McManus – 4*
  5. Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella – 4*

Top 5 series read in 2017:

  1. Monsters of Verity series by Victoria Schwab  – 5*
  2. The Remnant Chronicles trilogy by Marie E. Person – 5*
  3. The Royals series by Erin Watt – 5*
  4. Caraval series by Stephanie Garber – 5*
  5. Ruby Red or Precious Stone trilogy by Kerstin Gier – 5*

Top 5 books published and read in 2017:

  1. Our Dark Duet (Monsters of Verity #2) by Victoria Schwab – 5*
  2. Caraval (Caraval #1) by Stephanie Garber – 5*
  3. When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon – 4*
  4. One of us is Lying by Karen McManus – 4*
  5. Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh – 4*

Top 5 most disappointing reads in 2017 (even though I was disappointed in these books, I still liked them, but they simply didn’t deliver on my expectations):

  1. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black – 2.5*
  2. Heist Society (Heist Society, #1) by Ally Carter – 3*
  3. Anna and the French Kiss series by Stephanie Perkins – 3*
  4. Rebel Belle series by Rachel Hawkins – 3*
  5. Geekerella by Ashley Poston – 3.5*

Worst 5 books read in 2017:

  1. Unconventional by Maggie Harcourt – 2.5*
  2. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black – 2.5*
  3. Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss, #2) by Stephanie Perkins – 2.5*
  4. Heist Society (Heist Society, #1) by Ally Carter – 3*
  5. Matched (Matched, #1) by Ally Condie – 3*

Top 5 contemporaries read in 2017:

  1. The Royals series by Erin Watt – 5*
  2. When Dimple met Rishi by Sandhya Menon – 4*
  3. When It’s Real by Erin Watt– 4*
  4. Gallagher Girls series by Ally Carter – 4*
  5. Wait For You (Wait For You, # 1) by J. Lyyn (Jennifer L. Armentrout) – 4*

Top 10 fantasies read in 2017:

  1. Monsters in Verity series by Victoria Schwab – 5*
  2. The Remnant Chronicles trilogy by Marie E. Person– 5*
  3. Caraval (Caraval, #1) by Stephanie Garber – 5*
  4. Ruby Red or Precious Stone trilogy by Kerstin Gier – 5*
  5. Elemental series by Brigid Kemmerer – 4.5*
  6. The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater – 4.5*
  7. The Hex Hall trilogy by Rachel Hawkins – 4*
  8. The Return (Titan, #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout – 4*
  9. Abandon trilogy by Meg Cabot – 4*
  10. The Selection series by Kiera Cass – 4*

Top 10 books read in 2017:

  1. Our Dark Duet (Monsters in Verity, #2) by Victoria Schwab – 5*
  2. The Beauty of Darkness (The Remnant Chronicles, #3) by Marie E. Person – 5*
  3. Paper Princess (The Royals, #1) by Erin Watt – 5*
  4. Caraval (Caraval, #1) by Stephanie Garber – 5*
  5. Ruby Red (Precious Stone Trilogy, #1) by Kerstin Gier – 5*
  6. Sacrifice (Elemental, #5)  by Brigid Kemmerer – 5*
  7. Silver Shadows (Bloodlines, #5) by Richelle Mead – 5*
  8. The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle, #1) by Maggie Stiefvater – 4.5*
  9. The Hex Hall (The Hex Hall, #1) by Rachel Hawkins – 4*
  10. The Return (Titan, #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout – 4*