What was the best new (to you) author you discovered last year?
What was your favorite new (to you) series?
Mmm, I don’t know that I read that many series books.
Oh, duh. The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxed Set
Best parenting book?
Charlotte Mason’s Towards a Philosophy of Education.
Book that made you cry?
Book that made you laugh out loud?
Friday’s Child, by Georgette Heyer
Book that totally changed your perspective on something?
Jacques Ellul’s Propaganda, and Descent into Hell, by Charles Williams
Best homeschool(ing) book?
Charlotte Mason’s books
Worst book that you managed to finish?
A free book on my Kindle, but I don’t recall the title.
Book with the best surprise plot twist?
The Hunger Games trilogy.
All books are better than the movie unless the movie is a musical. Then it’s a draw.
Most over-hyped book of the year?
I would guess the Shades of Gray series but since I didn’t read any of them, that may not be fair.
Best Bibliovore recommendation of the year?
Book you have recommended to the most people this year?
Best feel-good book of the year?
For me, a Grace Livingston Hill
Best childrens/young adult book of the year?
I started Brandon Mull’s Fablehaven series, and I enjoyed it, but I didn’t finish it. I don’t think that’s the fault of the series, though. It’s for kids, btw, not adults.
Book you’ve been meaning to read for years and finally got to?
The Cloister and the Hearth
Read aloud that the family enjoyed the most?
We read Jerome K. Jerome’s Three Men in a Boat, but our youngest two did not enjoy it at all.
Best cookbook/knitting/gardening/or other household how-to?
Weekend Homesteader: March series.
Best political book?
All-around best story of the year?
Taking the coward’s route and saying I don’t know.
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