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Time to Wrap Up 2021 // A Year Full of New Beginnings

Hi all!

I’m back again! Today, I’ll be wrapping up 2021 by talking about my reading and blogging journey! I thought about creating separate posts, but I decided against it! I’ll link a table of content down below, so it’s easier to scroll through! This post is bound to be longer than other posts (I mean, I’m wrapping up the whole year?!?). I decided to use lots of graphics so it wouldn’t be as long or take as long to get through!

Without Further Ado, Let’s Get Started!


  • Bookish Stats and Accomplishments
  • Favorite Reads of 2021
  • Disappointing Reads of 2021
  • Favorite Blogger Posts
  • New to Me Authors
  • Final Thoughts
  • Books Read: 51 out 50
  • Pages Read: 20,110
  • Average Rating: 3.5
  • Average Book Length: 401 Pages
  • Standalones: 25
  • Series: 26
  • Arcs and Review Copies: 8
  • Posts Published: 84
  • Views: 4,474
  • Visitors: 1,613
  • Likes Received: 1,435
  • Comments Received: 717
  • Followers: 177

Top Posts:

⭐ Favorite Books of 2021 ⭐

Ace of Spades // The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo // Iron Widow
Grown // The Hate U Give // The Atlas Six
Felix Ever After // The Inheritance Games // Blood Like Magic
Hurricane Summer // These Violent Delights // Legendborn

Disappointing Reads of 2021

We Were Liars // The Night Circus // The Wild Ones
Monday’s Not Coming // Fable // A Sky Beyond the Storm // Everless

Favorite Blogger Posts

Since I’ve started my blog this year, I have met so many amazing bloggers. I’ve had such a wonderful time blogging, and I’m so excited to see what the future holds! To all my fellow bloggers, thank you for all the support and help you have given me over the past few months. I would love to collaborate with all of you in 2022, so let me know if you are interested.

Without further ado, I’ll now share my favorite blogger posts of 2021!

Rania: Recommending Books Based on Their Levels of Sass // where all I do is gush

Rachel: Books As Road Trips // a random post that emerged out of the void

Ashmita: books and annotations and 3 reasons to do so ~

Cherelle: If You Liked That Marvel Movie, Read This Book!

Aarushi: Books to Read for AAPI Heritage Month

Saima: Review: The Atlas Six

Cherry: An Emotion of Great Delight – A Discussion

Bertie: 10 Fantasy & Sci-Fi Books With Asexual Characters

Phoenix: People You See at Bookstores

Maria: Being a Mood Reader

Emily: Everything Wrong With Stamped: Racism, Anti-Racism and You by Jason Reynolds

April: Books as Weird Things I’ve Been Told in the Drive Thru

Kaya: The Dark Side of Being A YA Author: Piracy, Pay, and Cancel Culture

New to Me Authors

Since 2021 was the year I became involved in the Bookish Community, I discovered many authors I never heard of! It was great to be introduced to all these new authors, and I’m excited to see what they come up with in the future!

Final Thoughts

Thank you to all of those who have helped me along on my blogging journey! This year has been such an incredible year, and I’m so excited to see what 2022 brings! I have enjoyed every second I’ve been able to blog! I can’t wait to show all of you what I have planned for 2022, and I hope you stay with me during the journey!

Happy News Years! Let’s hope for another Year of New Beginnings! See you in 2022!

21 thoughts on “Time to Wrap Up 2021 // A Year Full of New Beginnings

  1. thank you so much for mentioning my post! i’m so glad you enjoyed it, and i also love your blog and everything you’ve put out this year. legendborn, grown, the hate u give, and the inheritance games are all books i also really loved! the others on your favorites i haven’t read yet, but already the tase is immaculate 😌 have a lovely new year!!

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  2. I haven’t read legendborn yet, and I’m dying to! Also, ace of spades was so awesome, I was so shaken by that twist I didn’t see coming.
    Happy new year, Maddie!!! Hope 2022 will be a great year for you!

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  3. thank you so much for the shoutout, my dear!! it truly means a lot. I’ve enjoyed reading your posts so much this past year, and I adore these graphics you included! ❤ I'm glad to see we share some of the same favourite books read this year, like Ace of Spades and The Atlas Six.

    wishing you a wonderful 2022!

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