66 UKYA novels,
26 LGBT novels,
13 non-fiction books,
42 new series,
27 fantasy novels,
11 graphic novels.
I celebrated my sixth blogoversary in January!
Shortlisted for the Best Old Timer award in the UKYA Book Blogger Awards!
I got to go to Eve Ainsworth’s launch for her debut, 7 Days.
I met Gayle Forman at a talk and signing in Foyles.
I went to the first UKYA Blogger Awards ceremony in London and watched my friends win awards!
I attended the Hot Key Books Blogger Brunch and met Laura Dockrill, Lydia Syson, Hayley Long, Julie Mayhew, James Dawson and Jess Valance.
I got to interview Sarah J Maas in person at MCM Comic Con in May!
Went to the Chapter 5 Blogger Event with an appearance from Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer.
I got to go to the launch of Remix by Non Pratt.
I attended the #FFFYA (Friendsships, Family and First Love) event at Bloomsbury with Sarah Crossan and Jenny McLachlan.
I attended the #AskPaperTowns Q&A with John Green, Nat Wolff and Cara Delevigne at the Leicester Square Odeon.
The #NewDayNewNormal event at Waterstones Piccadilly with Louise O’Neill, Lisa Williamson and David Levithan.
A panel and signing with Andrew Smith and Michael Grant at Waterstones Piccadilly.
I met Katherine Rundell, Jenny Downham and Annabel Pitcher at Waterstones Piccadilly.
I went to An Evening with Jandy Nelson at Waterstones Piccadilly.
Sarah (Sarah’s Reviews), Daphne (Winged Reviews) and I were lucky enough to have afternoon tea with Julie Kagawa the gorgeous Kettner’s.
#MagicandMayhem with Leigh Bardugo and Katherine Webber at Waterstones Piccadilly.
I was invited to go to Macmillan for the My Kinda Book Book Club/Christmas blogger party with 2016 debut authors Sara Barnard and Harriet Reuter Hapgood.
I spent two weeks in New York City.
I spent a week in Crete, Greece.
I went to Disneyland Paris/Paris.
I went to some gigs:
The Darling Buds (Jamie Campbell Bower’s band!) at Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen (Supported by: Hello Operator)
We Are the Ocean at Electric Ballroom (Supported by: Max Raptor and Twin Wild)
Fall Out Boy at Wembley (Supported by: Matt and Kim, Professor Green)
Warped Tour at Alexandra Palace (incl.: Black Veil Brides, Asking Alexandra, Young Guns, Reel Big Fish, Attila, Metro Station, Man Overboard)
Bring Me the Horizon at Alexandra Palace (Supported by: Neck Deep and Pvris)
I saw some shows:
Once at Phoenix Theatre (with Ronan Keating!)
Hedwig and the Angry Inch at the Belasco Theatre on Broadway
How was your 2015?