"To find out what a story's really about,' the Librarian said,

'you don't ask the writer. You ask the reader."

- SNOW & ROSE by Emily Winfield Martin

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Day 2 of Armchair BEA: "Best of 2012"

Good morning book-addicts :) 
It's day TWO of Armchair BEA!!! 

I signed up a bit late for it, and unfortunately, did not have time to set up a giveaway, so sorry :( 
SO, I've decided to join in on the "Best of 2012" chat! 

So far, my favorite reads for 2012 are

- Enchanted by Alethea Kontis

by Jess Rothenberg 

- Belles by Jen Calonita 

- Shadow and Bones by Leigh Bardugo 

- Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout 

- The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty 

And the newbies that I am looking forward to... 

- The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater 

- Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson 

- The Spindlers by Lauren Oliver 

- Cursed  by Jennifer L. Armentrout 

- Rapture (Fallen #4) by Lauren Kate 

- Finale (Hush, Hush #4) by Becca Fitzpatrick 

... and SO many others! 

I am excited to say that I will be driving in tomorrow to spend the afternoon at BEA!!! 
It's not a lot of time, but I know that it will be worth the hour drive :)

Being a part of Armchair BEA had been SO much fun! 
I look forward to everyone's posts later on this week too! 

Thanks for stopping by today :)
and happy reading!!! 


  1. Just reviewed Shadow & Bone yesterday -- loved it -- seems like everyone does. I'm also interested in Tiger Lily. I've heard good things about it. Have a great day! My “Best Of” Post

  2. Obsidian is everywhere! Note to self: Must read Obsidian...

    Happy A.C. BEA! BTW, really cute blog!!

  3. That is such a great list. I excited for Tiger Lily as well. I think (hope) that will be a great read.

  4. I haven't had the change to read any of these yet, although I really want to read Enchanted. I'm also excited for Tiger Lily. I'll have to keep the other books in mind!

    My Armchair Best of 2012

  5. I really want to read The Chaperone. I've been reading great things about it.

  6. Exciting to see The Chaperon on your list! That one's in my TBR stack, so I should get to it soon.

  7. I loved "Catastrophic History of You and Me"...it was such a fun read and I hear amazing things about "Obsidian". Gotta get on that one soon!

    Great lists!

    These are my faves of 2012.

    ♥Isalys / Book Soulmates

  8. Great list! Good idea!

    Splinder's List does look good.

  9. I am waiting for The Chaperone to come in at the library. It looks fantastic!

  10. Great list! Most of the ones you chose are either on my bookshelf (have read and loved), on my nightstand (waiting to be devoured), or on my TBR shelf (Why aren't there more hours in the day?). I really want to read Shadow and Bone.

    I hope you have a great BEA-filled week!

    ~Christina (and the other Book Hookup Litbrarians)
    The Book Hookup's Best of 2012

  11. Tiger Lily looks really good! And I've heard awesome things about The Catastrophic History of You and Me ... and Shadow and Bone! I have the latter as a galley -- I'll have to get reading it soon!

  12. Hard not to love ENCHANTED cover. I am thinking I might have to locate a copy of this one.

  13. Yay, thanks for the comment! I like that we both chose ENCHANTED and SHADOW AND BONES! I still have to read my copies of OBSIDIAN and THE CHAPERONE. Can't wait! Oh, I really want to read TIGER LILY, THE SPINDLERS, and CURSED as well! I was going to take the train in to NYC today or tomorrow, but a lot of stuff has been going on lately, so booo! Today would have been my favorite to go, I think!

  14. Hi, great list and I love your blog header too. :)


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