Part Two of Favourite Reads of 2012! But before that, a message to you all.
In terms of blogging, 2012 has been generally excellent. I've been to events and met up with people. I've widened my tastes gradually. I just about organised a month of spookiness that actually went well. So to all the amazing authors whose works I read and enjoyed, to all the bloggers and publishers and other people who I've chatted to or met, to all you generally awesome people reading this...
May 2013 bring you much happiness!
And on to the books...
Author: Sean Cummings
Reason: So much fun!
Title: Grave Mercy
Author: R. L. LaFevers
Reason: Kickass heroine and wonderful world building.
Title: The City's Son
Author: Tom Pollock
Reason: Urban fantasy-literally. In an amazing sense.
Title: I Hunt Killers
Author: Barry Lyga
Reason: Realistic, with great, fleshed out characters.
Title: The Assassin's Curse
Author: Cassandra Rose Clarke
Reason: Ananna is smart and sassy. Full on adventure. (full review some day).
Author: Zoe Marriott
Reason: Generally beautiful fantasy. (full review some day)
Author: S J Kincaid
Reason: Technology and friendship and a really awesome story.
Title: Hollow Pike
Author: James Dawson
Reason: Atmosphere. Creepy. Diverse. Witches.
Title: Maggot Moon
Author: Sally Gardner
Reason: The friendship! The conspiracy! The huggability!
Title: The Fault in Our Stars
Author: John Green
Reason: ALL THE FEELS. I cannot explain how beautiful this is. My general reaction to reading this was.
Just, go and read it if you haven't read it.
Happy new year, people!