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A deceptively easy question for this week (easy to ask but possibly hard to answer): What are/were your favorite book(s) of the year? (Bonus points if you know how many books you read.)


Don’t forget to leave a link to your actual response (so people don’t have to go searching for it) in the comments—or if you prefer, leave your answers in the comments themselves!

31 responses

  1. I am usually one of the last to leave my reply (doing this question on Friday), but it seems this time I am the first. Well, first of all, a happy and healthy 2013 to all of you, and here is the link to my answer.
    Kind regards

    http://acornerofthelibrary.blogspot.nl/2012/12/booking-through-thursday-favorites-of.html

  2. This is a great question! Here’s MY BTT POST

  3. Here’s my answer. Have a happy new year everyone!

  4. Great question to give ideas for next years list! Nothing like personal recommendations. Mine is at http://boyett-brinkley.blogspot.com

  5. thanks for a great year of BTT! here is my answer:

    http://inner-aspen.blogspot.com/2012/12/booking-through-thursday-best-of-2012.html
    I am also running a giveaway so don’t forget to enter🙂 happy new year!

  6. Patricia @ Lady with Books

    I’ve read 29 books this year. (30 if I can finish the book I’m reading now.) Way less than I was planning to.😦

    You can find my list of 2012 favorites here
    http://ladywithbooks.wordpress.com/2012/12/27/favorite-books-of-2012/

  7. Here’s mine…I can’t answer about my favorites just yet though because I’m still reading and the year is over just yet! http://booknympho.com/2012/12/27/booking-through-thursday-favorites-201/

  8. I picked a most memorable book, even though I’m still reading. Here’s mine:
    http://bonniesbooks.blogspot.com/2012/12/btt-27-2012-favorites.html

  9. I actually answered this (very difficult) question last week on my blog: http://alibrarianstake.com/2012/12/22/top-5-reads-of-2012/

    The Power of Habit, why we do what we do in business and life by Charles Duhigg
    The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
    Heft by Liz Moore
    Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
    Breed by Chase Novak

  10. I achieved the goal of reading 100 books this year, finishing with 107. But I’m still pondering at my favorite books at this moment. I try not to go over my notes and journals, just trying to see what books jump at me when I reflect.

  11. Here is my list. They didn’t come out in 2012, necessarily, but that’s when I read them. http://www.danahuff.net/?p=4340

  12. Mine’s here. I couldn’t narrow it down very much! Mine are also not all 2012 releases, just books I picked up this year. 2012 Favorites

  13. Here are my favorites reads this year, in a variety of categories: http://realbooks4ever.tumblr.com/post/39004188772

  14. Nice question. My answer is HERE.

  15. I just posted mine today:
    http://barbarah.wordpress.com/2012/12/28/top-books-of-2012/

    I read 60 books and listened to 18 audiobooks.

  16. The books I read this year are all on the sidebar of my blog – at least I think they all made it there. http://wearflyingnow.blogspot.com. My favorite books this year were my annual reading of “Pride & Prejudice” by Jane Austen; “On The Edge: My Story” by Richard Hammond; “Testament of Youth” by Vera Brittain; “A Rose for the Crown” by Anne Easter Smith; “The Maid of Fairbourne Hall” by Julie Klassen; and, last but not least “Overseas” written by my good friend, Beatriz Williams. All in all I read 50 books this year.

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