Top Ten Books of 2017!

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Hello!  Can you even believe that it is the last day of 2017?  I read so many amazing books this year, it was so hard to narrow it down just to 10.  It was too hard for me to choose a top favorite, though, so I’ve decided to organize these books by read date!

Also, fair warning, this post is basically going to be me saying “I loved this book!!” over and over again. 😂🙈

Okay, without further ado, here are the top ten books that I read in 2017:

1. The You I’ve Never Known by Ellen Hopkins



This was the very first book I read this past year, and it was a great one!  It was so beautifully written, the characters were so unique and diverse, and I just really loved this book.

Check out my review here!

2. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness



I loved this book! It was a tearjerker, but such an incredible story.  The illustrations were equally beautiful.

Check out my review here!

3. Replica by Lauren Oliver



If you’ve followed my blog for a while, it will be no surprise to you to see this book made my list.  I’ve gushed about Replica all year.  It was just so great! I loved how unique it was.

Check out my review here!

4. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell


I adored Eleanor & Park so much!! It was my first full novel that I’ve read by Rainbow Rowell, and it made me an official fan of her writing!  This book made me laugh and cry, and I just loved it so much.

Check out my review here!

5. Everything Everything Nicola Yoon

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While Everything Everything wasn’t perfect, I really enjoyed it!  I loved the illustrations throughout, and I just loved Maddy’s character!

Check out my review here!

6. Dark Halo by Shannon Dittemore

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The entire Angel Eyes trilogy was so good, but this last book in the series really blew me away!  Dark Halo was such an incredible ending to an already great series!

Check out my review, for book 1, here!

7. Holes by Louis Sachar



After loving the movie for years, I finally read the book, and I’m so glad I did!  Holes is so well written and well thought out. I absolutely adored this story!

Check out my review here!

8. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman



This novel was just so lovely.  Backman weaved together such an incredible and emotional story, and I loved it!  I can’t wait to read more of his books in 2018.

Check it out on Goodreads!

9. Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson



I just really, really loved Second Chance Summer!  I loved the characters, the romance, the friendship, the family dynamics. I loved literally everything!  I cried like a baby, and yet I still loved this book.  I got it from the library, but after reading it, I really want to own a copy!

Check out my review here!

10. The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand

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This book totally took me by surprise!  I’m so glad I didn’t write this post ahead of time, because I literally finished it yesterday.  The Afterlife of Holly Chase is proof that you never know when you will read your next favorite book.  It was such a great Christmas story, and it is one I plan on rereading during future Christmases!

Check out my review here!




Honorable Mentions

I’d love to hear what your top 10 books that you read in 2017 were! Please let me know in the comments!

Also, I just want to thank all of you so much for reading and following my blog! I really appreciate every single like, comment, and view, and it is really incredible to me that so many of you are interested enough to hear what I think about books and read my blog.  I hope you all had a great 2017, and even if you didn’t, and I know it was a tough year for many, it is my hope and prayer that 2018 will treat you all wonderfully!  I’m looking forward to seeing all the wonders that 2018 will bring.

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6 Comments on “Top Ten Books of 2017!

  1. The only two I’ve read is A Monster Calls and Eleanor and Park, I love both of them. Bad Romance by Heather Demetrios is probably my number 1 read of the year.

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