A Year in Review 2012

Books That Made Me Laugh Out Loud:
Chloe and the Lion by Mac Barnett
Let's Go For a Drive by Mo Willems
The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy
Forgive Me I Meant To Do It by Gail Carson Levine

New-To-Me Series That On One Hand I'm Glad To Have Found, But On The Other, I'm Seriously Horrified That I'd Missed Out On Until Now:
Beka Cooper Terrier by Tamora Pierce 
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

Sequel Happiness:
My Bonny Light Horseman by L.A. Meyer
A Million Suns by Beth Revis
Rapture of the Deep by L.A. Meyer
The Wake of the Loreilee Lee by L.A. Meyer
A Hero for WondLa by Tony DiTerlizzi
Horten's Incredible Illusions by Lissa Evans

Book That Made Me Crave Food:
Tyler Makes Pancakes by Tyler Florence & Craig Frazier

Most Enjoyable Bad Book:

Forgettable Plot Saved By a Fresh, Honest Voice: 
Ungifted by Gordon Korman

Book(s) I Was Most Surprised By:
Virtuosity by Jessica Martinez
Flip by Martyn Bedford 
Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead

Made of Pure Awesome:
Page by Paige by Laura Lee Gulledge
The False Prince by Jennifer Nielsen
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
The Theory of Everything by J.J. Johnson

Best Book Hidden Under the Worst Cover:
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

More Adorable Than Sparkling Puppies:
The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy

YA Book Most Likely to be Loved By Adults More Than Actual YAs:
Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Biggest Disappointment: 
Aliens on a Rampage by Clete Barrett
The Kill Order by James Dashner

Books that Invoked Irrationally Violent Emotions in me:
UnWholly by Neal Shusterman
Beneath a Meth Moon by Jaqueline Woodson

Books I Loved For Their Imperfect Heroines:
The False Prince by Jennifer Nielsen

Best Book For Wimpy Kid Lovers:
Middle School Get Me Outta Here by James Patterson

Best Vampire Book For Twilight-Haters:
On the Day I Died by Candace Fleming
The Diviners by Libba Bray

Favorite Roadtrip Book:
Every Day by David Leviathan

Best Action/Adventure Book:
Chomp by Carl Hiassen

Books that were weird just to be weird:
Oddfellow's Orphanage by Emily Winfield Martin
A Confusion of Princes by Garth Niz
The Other Normals by Ned Vizzini

Sci-fi's that made me think there is still a future for this genre (future, get it):
A Million Suns by Beth Revis
Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
The Search For WondLa by Tony DiTerlizzi

Books I lent out to people multiple times:
The Maze in the Heart of the Castle by  Dorothy Gilman
The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner

Worst Book of the Year:
The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
The Land of Storied: The Wishing Well by Chris Colfer

Have a question about this list. Wonder why I loved or hated a book? Leave a comment...let's discus