I found this tag over at Jamie’s End of Year Book Survey! This was the first year in a long time where I did not complete my Goodread's book challenge. Nonetheless, I still read some pretty awesome books this past year and hope to up my reading game in 2022!

2021 Reading Stats

Number of books you read: 40
Number of re-reads: 0 I generally don't do re-reads
Number of books you DNFed: 6
Most read genre: Adult contemporary romance 
1. Best book you read in 2020:
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.

2. Book you were excited about & thought you were going to love more but didn’t:
Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark. I was bored and did not even finish this one.

3. Most surprising (in a good way or bad way) book you read:
This Will Only Hurt a Little by Busy Philipps. I enjoyed this memoir way more than I thought I would. At times, I was laughing out loud.

4. Book you “pushed” the most people to read (and they did):
I honestly don't have one.

5. Best series you started in 2021. Best sequel of 2021. Best series ender of 2021.
I don't really read many series..... Can't think of any I read in 2021.

6. Favorite new author you discovered in 2021:
Roxie Noir.

7. Best book from a genre you don’t typically read/was out of your comfort zone:
Saga graphic novel. I ended up loving it.

8. Most action-packed/thrilling/unputdownable book of the year:
Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid. 

9. Book you read in 2021 that you are most likely to re-read next year?
I don't really re-read books much.

10. Favorite cover of a book you read in 2021:

11. Most memorable character of 2021:
All of Taylor Jenkins Reid's characters in Malibu Rising. All so unique.

12. Most beautifully written book read in 2021:
The Scent Keeper by Erica Bauermeister.

13. Most thought-provoking/life-changing book of 2021:

14. Book you can’t believe you waited UNTIL 2021 to finally read:
The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn.

15. Favorite quote from a book you read in 2020:
“Family is found...whether it be blood or circumstance or choice, what binds us does not matter. All that matters is that we are bound.”
― Taylor Jenkins Reid, Malibu Rising

16. Shortest and longest books you read in 2020:

17. Book that shocked you the most:

18. OTP of the year (you will go down with this ship!):
I didn't really have any this year that I was crazy about.

19. Favorite non-romantic relationship of the year:
Can't think of any specific.

20. Favorite book you read in 2021 from an author you’ve read previously:
Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkin's Reid.

21. Best book you read in 2021 that you read based SOLELY on a recommendation from somebody else:

22. Newest fictional crush from a book you read in 2021:

23. Best 2021 debut you read:
I didn't read any debuts.

24. Most vivid setting you read this year:
The Scent Keeper by Erica Bauermeister.
25. Book that put a smile on your face/was the most FUN to read:
Malibu Rising. I love Taylor Jenkin's Reid writing.

26. Book that made you cry or nearly cry in 2021:
Nope! No crying this year!

27. Hidden gem of the year:
How To Hang a Witch by Adriana Mather.

28. Book that crushed your soul:
nothing lol.

29. Most unique book you read in 2021:
The Scent Keeper by Erica Bauermeister.

30. Book that made you the maddest (doesn’t necessarily mean you didn’t like it):
none. I don't really get mad over books.

About The Blog:

1. New favorite book blog you discovered in 2021:

2. Favorite review that you wrote in 2021:
Nothing is standing out, to be honest.

3. Best discussion/non-review post you had on your blog:
I did some book tours this year but nothing too exciting.

6. Most popular post this year on your blog (whether it be by comments or views):
Any of my posts really.

9. Best bookish discovery (book related sites, book stores, etc.):
I just found some really awesome fellow bloggers this year.

10. Did you complete any reading challenges or goals that you had set for yourself at the beginning of this year:
No, I did horrible this year.

2022 Reading
1. Book you are most anticipating in 2022 (non-debut):
Anything my auto-buy authors publish like Penelope Ward, Vi Keeland, Lauren Blakely, and Christina Lauren.

2. 2022 debut you are most anticipating:
Can't think of one off the top of my head.

3. Sequel you are most anticipating in 2022:
I don't really read many series.

4. One thing you hope to accomplish or do in your reading/blogging life in 2022?
Be better about blogging and actually complete my reading goals this year.

Do we have any answers in common?

Pick a question or two and answer them in the comments! Let’s discuss!