Tuesday, December 31, 2013

2013 Book Favorites

Well 2013 is quickly coming to a close and here at WinterHaven Books, we'd like to thank all of our bloggy friends that have visited and chatted with us here. As a close out for the year, we wanted to share with you the wonderful reading adventures we've had throughout the year with our 2013 favorites. Enjoy!!

What was your YA favorite book in 2013? 
Arlene: Just One Year by Gale Forman, The Fiery Heart by Richelle Mead, Champion by Marie Lu
Amber: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey, If I Should Die by Amy Plum, Erased by Jennifer Rush, The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead
Crystal: Unhinged by A.G. Howard, Orleans by Sherri L. Smith, Mind Games by Kiersten White
Tina: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey, Sentinel by JLA, Origin by JLA, Wait for you by JLA

Who was your favorite YA fictional male character in 2013? 
Arlene: Jase Garrett from My Life Next Door, Willem De Ruiter from Just One Year. Daniel (Day) Wing from Champion
Amber: Evan from The 5th Wave, Guy from Fire & Flood, Adrian from The Indigo Spell, Logan from Deception, Kai from Sweet Peril
Crystal: Ohh that title has to go to Morpheus from Unhinged!
Tina: Dean Holder from Losing Hope, Cameron Hamilton from Wait for you by JLA, Aiden St. Delphi from Sentinel by JLA

Who was your favorite YA fictional female character in 2013? 
Arlene: Emmaline from The Moon and More, June Iparis from Champion 
Amber: Alexa from Defy by Sara B. Larson, Cassie Sullivean from The 5th Wave, Jade from Pieces of Jade
Crystal: That is a toss up between Fia in Mind Games, Alex in Apollyon and Alyssa in Unhinged
Tina: Celaena Sardothien from Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Mass, Cassie Sullivean from The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey, Alexandria Andros from Sentinel by JLA

What was your most anticipated YA book in 2013? 
Arlene: Just One Year by Gale Forman, The Fiery Heart by Richelle Mead, Champion by Marie Lu
Amber: The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey, If I Should Die by Amy Plum, The Fiery Heart by Richelle Mead, Sweet Peril by Wendy Higgins
Crystal: Definitely Apollyon by Jennifer L. Armentrout and The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey.
Tina: Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare (2013)

What is your reading challenge for 2014?
Arlene: My reading challenge for 2014 will be to catch up on some of my series favorites that I’ve fallen behind on such as Morganville Vampires, Daughter of Smoke and Bone, The Coincidence, Covenant, Infernal Devices, The Grisha, His Fair Assassin 
Amber: My reading Challenge for 2014 will be to read books on my shelf I haven't gotten to, catch up on series I've fallen behind on, and try to read some thrillers (I'm a big chicken)
Crystal: My reading challenger number wise will be 122. It was 121 in 2013 and I have increased it by one every year so I am going to continue to do that. As far as other goals go I am going to try and clean up my Netgalley and Eldeweiss account and also finish up a few series that I have left hanging on my shelf. I know 2014 will be an exciting year! 
Tina: I plan to read all books on my shelf purchased from 2013 and below.

Thank you everyone for a great reading and blogging year!! Be sure to share some of your 2013 favorites!!

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