2016 Books

Books read in 2016, with links to reviews and/or reactions, if applicable.

January – 6
Favorite: Words of Radiance

1. The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson (audio)
2. My True Love Gave to Me by Multiple Authors
3. Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson (audio)
4. Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
5. Shadow Scale by Rachel Hartman
6. Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson

February – 5
Favorite: The Host and Howl’s Moving Castle

7. Bands of Mourning by Brandon Sanderson
8. Mistborn: Secret History by Brandon Sanderson
9. Stars Above by Marissa Meyer
10. Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones (audio)
11. The Host by Stephenie Meyer (audio)

March – 6
Favorite: Mistborn

12. Calamity by Brandon Sanderson
13. The Children’s Home by Charles Lambert (audio)
14. Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson (audio)
15. The Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson (audio)
16. The Hero of Ages by Brandon Sanderson (audio)
17. Love in Lowercase by Francesc Miralles

April – 12
Favorite: The Raven King

18. The Forgetting Time by Sharon Guskin (audio)
19. Humans of New York: Stories by Brandon Stanton
20. Girl at War by Sara Novic
21. Wink Poppy Midnight by April Genevieve Tucholke
22. The Madwoman Upstairs by Catherine Lowell (audio)
23. A Drop of Night by Stefan Bachmann
24. This is Where it Ends by Marieke Nijkamp
25. Nine Magic Pea-Hens by Anonymous
26. The Trouble With Destiny by Lauren Morrill
27. Alexander and the Golden Bird by Anonymous
28. The Selection by Kiera Cass
29. The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater

May – 15
Favorite: The Sin Eater’s Daughter

30. A Kiss at Midnight by Eloisa James
31. The Elite by Kiera Cass
32. When Beauty Tamed the Beast by Eloisa James
33. The Ugly Duchess by Eloisa James
34. The One by Kiera Cass
35. The Heir by Kiera Cass
36. Being Mortal by Atul Gawande (audio)
37. Once Upon a Tower by Eloisa James (audio)
38. Dreamology by Lucy Keating (audio)
39. The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud (audio)
40. The Whispering Skull by Jonathan Stroud (audio)
41. The Hollow Boy by Jonathan Stroud (audio)
42. Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
43. The Crown by Kiera Cass (audio)
44. The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury (audio)

June – 8
Favorite: Laughing Without an Accent

45. Something New by Lucy Knisley
46. The Sleeping Prince by Melinda Salisbury (audio)
47. Kingdom of Strangers by Zoe Ferraris
48. Being Sloane Jacobs by Lauren Morrill
49. The Widow by Fiona Barton
50. North of Beautiful by Justina Chen Headley
51. The Sky Son by Byambaa Bayarmagnai
52. Laughing Without an Accent by Firoozeh Dumas

July – 3
Favorite: The Shadow Hour

53. The Shadow Hour by Melissa Grey (audio)
54. The Scorpion Rules by Erin Bow
55. Spark Joy by Marie Kondo

August – 6
Favorite: Bellweather Rhapsody

56. Bellweather Rhapsody by Kate Racculia
57. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by Jack Thorne
58. The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
59. An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir (audio)
60. The Chopin Manuscript by Multiple Authors (audio)
61. Losing It by Emma Rathbone

September – 8
Favorite: The Creeping Shadow

62. Rejection Proof by Jia Jiang (audio)
63. The Accidental Alchemist by Gigi Pandian (audio)
64. The Selection: Stories by Kiera Cass
65. Gentlemen and Players by Joanne Harris (audio)
66. Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (audio)
67. The Creeping Shadow by Jonathan Stroud (audio)
68. Ross Poldark by Winston Graham (audio)
69. Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo (audio)

October – 9
Favorite: The Girl with All the Gifts

70. Losing It by Cora Carmack
71. Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith (audio)
72. The Trespasser by Tana French (audio)
73. No One Knows by JT Ellison (audio)
74. The Masquerading Magician by Gigi Pandian (audio)
75. Faking It by Cora Carmack
76. Finding It by Cora Carmack
77. The Girl with All the Gifts by MR Carey (audio)
78. A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir

November – 4
Favorite: Like a River Glorious

79. Demelza by Winston Graham (audio)
80. The Motion of Puppets by Keith Donohue (audio)
81. Aerie by Maria Dahvana Headley
82. Like a River Glorious by Rae Carson

December – 1
Favorite: Without You, There Is No Us

83. Without You, There Is No Us by Suki Kim (audio)

Favorite Books of 2016
Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson (audio)
The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater
The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury (audio)
Bellweather Rhapsody by Kate Racculia
The Girl With All the Gifts by MR Carey (audio)
Runner-up: The Forgetting Time by Sharon Guskin (audio)
Runner-up: The Trouble with Destiny by Lauren Morrill

End of Year Stats: 2016 in Books