2015 Year in Review

December 19, 2015 Misc. 16

Bookish Resolution ChallengereportThis year has been a good reading year. I actually kept track of how many books I read this year and all of my challenges. I am probably about the most unorganized blogger…well heck I am just an unorganized and cluttered person…lol. So this year I decided to try and work on that and so I am excited that I can actually let everyone know how I did on my challenges. ๐Ÿ™‚

So far for Dec. I have read 13 books and that makes a total of 186 books this year. My goal was 175 so I am really proud of that and hope to even read more next year. ๐Ÿ™‚ Hoping to get a couple more books in ย before the end of the year..so hoping to have a nice round number of 190. ๐Ÿ™‚

I am going to go through each of my challenges and let you know how many books was read for that challenge and then select a couple of my favorite reads from each challenge.

CruisinCrusin’ Thru the Cozies

I set out thinking I might only read 12 of these but I got in a mystery mood and it hasn’t let up and so I have read 34!!


 ย Last Wool and Testamentย Between Rock and Hard Place

I read a lot of fun ones and can’t wait to read some more.

NetgalleyEdelweissButton12015Netgalley\Edelweiss Challenge

I soared through this one with 56 books and I am so bad about clicking more I only moved my % up 5%. ๐Ÿ™ So that is kind of a fail even though I read so many…lol.


The Falconerย murdercomplexย mist of midnight

cloakdaggerreadingchallenge2015Cloak & Dagger Challenge

I believe I signed up to read 10 and ended up reading 21 and liked it so much I took over the challenge for next year with a cohost. ๐Ÿ™‚


liarsincย ย ย Fixed in Fearย silentnight1

2015-authorsaz-bannerA-Z author challenge

I didn’t finish this one but I did pretty good. I got 19 out of the 26 letters and I decided this one was to hard for me to try next year…lol. So next year I am trying a different A-Z challenge to see if I can do that one. ๐Ÿ™‚


Deceptionย ย Caught dead Handedย F0891_BrokenWright_L

2015-Audiobook-Chalenge-Button.Audiobook Challenge

I said I would read 40 and I ย blew that one out of the water with 76! ๐Ÿ™‚


shadowfever1ย Dangerdatingย Secrets that Kill

I could add more I am sticking to just three for each challenge…lol.

horrorreadingHorror Challenge:

I signed up for ten and ended up with 19 as I realized this year that I am in the mood for not only mysteries but horror. ๐Ÿ™‚ Also why I ended up cohosting the horror challenge. ๐Ÿ™‚


from bad to cursedย Craneย The Suffering

historical challenge 2015Historical Romance Challenge

I signed up to do 6 as I didn’t think I was going to read much romance but ended up reading 12. ๐Ÿ™‚


tall dark and royalย ย How to Plan a wedding royal spyย ย My Highland Spy

2015 New Release ChallengeNew Book Challenge

I started out with just 16 as I didn’t think I really read that much in the new releases cause I was always behind, but this year I tried to keep up better and ended up reading 48. ๐Ÿ™‚


The Witch Hunterย ย Damage Doneย ย Uneasy-in-New-Orleans-200x300

2015HWLogo-300x300Homework Assignment Challenge

I totally bombed this one which is why I am glad there is a change in the rules on this challenge for next year. ๐Ÿ™‚

Bookish-Resolution-ChallengeBookish Resolution

I didn’t do so good with my resolutions, like I pretty much bombed them all. ย What I learned is to be a bit more realistic with my goals which I think I did this time so hopefully I do better next year. ๐Ÿ™‚


16 Responses to “2015 Year in Review”

    • Stormi

      I learned that if I actually keep track I do pretty good…lol. I learned this year that I do best using a notebook to keep track of books read for challenges. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Stormi

      You are welcome and I think we are even cause I have put probably just as many of your books (especially the mysteries) on my TBR list…lol. ๐Ÿ™‚

  1. Charlie @ Girl of 1000 Wonders

    WHOOT! Congratulations!!! 186 books is AAAAAAhhhhhmazing! I’m glad you kept up this year with your challenges – you have been SO successful! Time to celebrate! I am definitely in the cozies mood, too. I do the Alphabet Soup challenge for A-Z.

  2. Laura Thomas

    You did amazing, Stormi! I like how you did this post. I’m working on my finished challenges posts now and will be by to sign up for yours.

    The only one I won’t talk about is Netgalley. I failed so badly! LOL

  3. Lorna

    I stay away from the challenges because I would fail so horribly-all except for the Net Galley thing-I do really well with my books from there. You did fantastic with yours!

  4. Kathy

    You did great on your challenges! I failed on the Reading Assignment Challenge but I’m going to try it again in 2016. This time I selected books that meets other challenges so hopefully this will help lol. I hope you have a safe and Happy New Year!!

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