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End of Year Survey 2020

I read an staggering 128 books in 2020 (that I remembered to add to Good Reads), over that amount I read some fantastic books, some awful ones, and some that will live rent free in my head forever!
As such I thought it would be fun to answer some questions the End of Year Survey by Perpetual Page Turner.

Want to read more:
See the 21 books I want to read in 2021 here
See my 2021 book goals here

https://talireads.com/2021/01/13/end-of-year-survey-2020/

**2020 READING STATS**
Number Of Books You Read: 128
Pages Read: 38,642
Shortest Book: 24 pages

Longest Book: 784 pages
Average Book Length: 301 pages
Average Rating: 3.9
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1. Best Book You Read In 2020?
The Giver by Lois Lowry, Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas and Before the coffee gets cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi
2. Book You Were Excited About & Thought You Were Going To Love More But Didn’t?
One by One by Ruth Ware
3. Most surprising (in a good way or bad way) book you read?
The Five by Hallie Rubenhold – A non fiction about the women killed by Jack the Ripper, I did not expect to love it so much
4. Best series you started in 2020? Best Sequel? Best Series Ender of 2020?
Best series I started was the Wayward Children series by Seanan McGuire


5. Favorite new author you discovered in 2020?
So many! Seanan McGuire, Stephen Graham Jones, Riley Sager, Grady Hendrix and Elisabeth Thomas to name a few.
6. Best book from a genre you don’t typically read/was out of your comfort zone?
milk and honey by Rupi Kaur – The first poetry book I have read for pleasure
7. Most action-packed/thrilling/unputdownable book of the year?
Horrorstor by Grady Hendrix
8. Book You Read In 2020 That You Would Be MOST Likely To Re-Read Next Year?
Before the coffee gets cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi
9. Favorite cover of a book you read in 2020?
Horrorstor by Grady Hendrix
10. Most memorable character of 2020?
Jonas from The Giver by Lois Lowry
11. Most beautifully written book read in 2020?
Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas
12. Most Thought-Provoking/ Life-Changing Book of 2020?
Becoming by Michelle Obama
13. Book you can’t believe you waited UNTIL 2020 to finally read?
The Giver by Lois Lowry


14. Best 2020 debut you read?
Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas
15. Best Worldbuilding/Most Vivid Setting You Read This Year?
Wilder Girls by Rory Power and the Wayward Children series by Seanan McGuire
16. Book That Put A Smile On Your Face/Was The Most FUN To Read?
The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune
17. Book That Made You Cry Or Nearly Cry in 2020?
Before the coffee gets cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi and Lanny by Max Porter
18. Hidden Gem Of The Year?
Lanny by Max Porter
19. Book That Crushed Your Soul?
Too many to list!
20. Most Unique Book You Read In 2020?
Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas


What were your top books? Did you fill out the End of Year Survey, if so pop a link in the comments so I can check it out!

https://talireads.com/2021/01/13/end-of-year-survey-2020/

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