Adventures in YA Episode 055: 2017 Year End Wrap Up

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Summary: It’s time for the 2017 year end wrap up! In this episode, we answer our annual questions about our favorite books of the year. We also talk about some of our reading goals and how to make more time in your day to read. <br> Episode recorded in January.<br> What We’ve Been Reading:<br> Sara:<br> *Warcross<br> *The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer<br> *Starfish<br> Kristin:<br> *Garden Spells<br> *The Afterlife of Holly Chase<br> *Frostbite<br> *Three Sides of a Heart<br> *Jackaby<br> *Devils and Theives<br> Favorite New to You Author in 2017<br> Kristin:<br> *Shawn David Hutchinson<br> *Shivaun Plozza<br> Sara:<br> *Angie Thomas<br> *Maureen Goo<br> Favorite Character<br> Sara:<br> *Desi – I Believe in a Thing Called Love<br> *Starr – The Hate You Give<br> Kristin:<br> *Rishi – When Dimple Met Rishi<br> *A.J. – The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry<br> *Peter K – Always and Forever Laura Jean<br> Best World Building/Most Vivid Setting You Read This Year<br> Kristin:<br> *Three Dark Crowns<br> *Marina<br> Sara:<br> *Warcross<br> Favorite Cover of 2017<br> Sara:<br> *The Midnight Star<br> Kristin:<br> *Words in Deep Blue<br> *The Hate You U Give<br> *Mirror Mirror<br> Hidden Gem of 2017<br> Kristin:<br> *Hearts and Other Body Parts<br> Sara:<br> *Exit, Pursued by Bear<br> Best Series Started in 2017<br> Sara:<br> *Truthwitch<br> Kristin:<br> *Hunter Series<br> *Three Dark Crowns<br> A Book You didn’t Get to in 2017 but will Read in 2018<br> Kristin:<br> *There’s Someone in Your House<br> Sara:<br> *Crooked Kingdom<br> Most Surprising Read:<br> Kristin:<br> *When It’s Real<br> *Razorhurst<br> *Dimple<br> Sara:<br> *Carve the Mark<br> Series We Finished in 2017<br> Sara:<br> *The Young Elites<br> *Age of Legends Trilogy<br> *Queen of Hearts<br> Kristin:<br> *The Witch Hunter Series<br> *The Hunter Series<br> *Thunder Road<br> *To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before<br> Best Book of 2017<br> Sara: The Hate U Give<br> Kristin:<br> *The Hate U Give<br> *I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter<br> *Words in Deep Blue<br> *Far From the Tree<br> Most Anticipated Book of 2018<br> Sara:<br> *Puddin’<br> *On the Come Up<br> Kristin:<br> *Puddin’<br> *Black Wings Beating<br> *Leah on the Off Beat <br> Booktubers mentioned:<br> <a href="" rel="noopener" target="_blank">Lauren and the Books</a><br> <a href="" rel="noopener" target="_blank">SavidgeReads</a><br> Connect With Us:<br> <a href="">Adventures in YA</a><br> <a href="">Instagram</a><br> <a href="">Twitter</a><br> <a href="">Facebook</a><br> <a href="">Goodreads</a><br> Subscribe to Us:<br> <a href="">iTunes</a><br> <a href="">Android</a><br>