Faves of 2011 (so far) – Part 1: The Books

I seriously love this idea – thanks to Inkcrush for coming up with this fantastic 3 part meme! The rest of my answers will be posted over this week.

DAY ONE: The Books

1. Favourite book read so far in 2011:
2 way tie between Divergent by Veronica Roth and Wither by Lauren De Stefano

2. Most powerful book
Living Dead Girl – Elizabeth Scott

 

3. Brilliantly funny

Beauty Queens – Libba Bray

 

4. Best ache-y, heart-breaking, tear-jerker read

But I Love Him – Amanda Grace
Living Dead Girl – Elizabeth Scott
Thirteen Reasons Why – Jay Asher

 

5. Most beautiful story

Eh, fair to say I haven’t read any beautiful stories this year – it’s all dark dreary and dystopian! lol But the most beautifully told story would go to The Day Before – Lisa Schroeder

 

6. Delicious rainy day comfort read

Babe In Boyland – Jody Gehrman & Bad Girls Don’t Die – Katie Alender

7. Adrenalin-fuelled, unputdownable award

Delirium – Lauren Oliver & Divergent – Veronica Roth

8. The beautiful prose award

The Day Before – Lisa Schroeder


9. Most atmospheric and vivid setting

The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare (I’ve only read City of Bones & City of Ashes)

 

10. I-so-want-to-go-there award

Die For Me – Amy Plum…. France, it sounds LOVELY!

 

11. Most original and imaginative

Sisters Red – Jackson Pearce – I absolutely loved this re-telling of Little Red Riding Hood (with a MAJOR twist).

 

12. Best under-appreciated, hidden gem book

Enclave – Ann Aguirre

 

13. I-had-no-idea-i-would-love this-so award

Forbidden – Tabitha Suzuma

 

14. Most haunting story

Living Dead Girl – Elizabeth Scott
Thirteen Reasons Why – Jay Asher

 

15. Outside my comfort zone but gosh how i loved it

The Knife of Never Letting Go – Patrick Ness

 

16. Series that i’m loving

The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare

 

17.  Most memorable voice award

Grace from Shiver – Maggie Steifvater

 

18. Completely awesome premise award

Divergent – Veronica Roth

 

19.  Would make the best movie

Divergent – Veronica Roth & Sometimes It Happens – Lauren Barnholdt

20.  Want to re-read already

I never re-read books, but if I did it would be Wither – Lauren De Stefano

What do you think?

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