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Past and Current Inky Awards Stats

Welcome to my first post on this particular blog!
I thought out of personal interest, that I should go through all the Inky Awards Longlists starting from 2012 and figure out how many books I have read from each year, and what my favourite books were from those lists.

2012
– The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
– Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
– Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

Gold: 0
Silver: 3
Favourite Inky book of 2012: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

2013
– My Life as an Alphabet by Barry Jonsberg
– Every Day by David Levithan
– The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
– Drama by Reina Telgemeier
– The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
Gold: 1
Silver: 4
Favourite Inky book of 2013: Drama by Reina Telgemeier

2014
– Every Breath by Ellie Marney
– The Sky So Heavy by Claire Zorn
– Winger by Andrew Smith
Gold: 2
Silver: 1
Favourite Inky book of 2014: The Sky So Heavy by Claire Zorn

2015
– The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl by Melissa Keil
– The Intern by Gabrielle Tozer
– The Protected by Claire Zorn
– Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson
– We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
– Half Bad by Sally Green
– Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Gold: 3
Silver: 4
Favourite Inky book of 2015: Half Bad by Sally Green

2016
– Clancy of the Undertow by Christopher Currie
– The Flywheel by Erin Gough
– Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
– Sister Heart by Sally Morgan
– Carousel by Brendan Ritchie
– Green Valentine by Lili Wilkinson
– Cloudwish by Fiona Wood
– Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
– A Court of Thorns of Roses by Sarah J Maas
– Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy
– The Rest Of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness
– The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes
– Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan
– The Marvels by Brian Selznick
– Made You Up by Francesca Zappia
Gold: 7
Silver: 8
Favourite Inky book of 2016: Carousel by Brendan Ritchie or The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes

2017
– Frankie by Shivaun Plozza
– The Sidekicks by Will Kostakis
– The Yearbook Committee by Sarah Ayoub
– The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
– Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven
– You Know Me Well by David Levithan and Nina LaCour
– The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson
Gold: 3
Silver: 4
Favourite Inky book of 2017: Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

2018
– Wreck by Fleur Ferris
– The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
Gold: 1
Silver: 1
Favourite Inky book of 2018: Wreck by Fleur Ferris

Clearly I haven’t read too many books from the Inky lists (particularly from this year – yikes!) but I want to think of this as a starting point! I have a plan to get through as many of the Inky longlist books as possible, and I’m going to start with finishing a bunch from the 2018 list.
Look forward to a whole bunch of reviews and discussions about Everything Inky!

5 comments

rhapsody

This is such a great list! I haven't read many from this year yet either haha. It has also been brought to my attention that you are missing...ahem...Radio Silence by Alice Oseman...ahem....and if you haven't read it go read it now because it's amazing and brilliant. What's your favourite book out of all of these?

2nd Jul, 18
sylvs

Of course lol. But really Radio Silence is amazing. Don't doubt Rhapsody on her book recommendations ;P

25th Feb, 19
otaku

In reply to sylvs

I completely trust y'all. Will be reading it very, very soon! I'll let you guys know what I think of it when I'm done :))
However I do officially now own 'Born For This' so that's also on my priority list! ^^

25th Feb, 19
sylvs

In reply to otaku

WOOO!!! Yay! @Rhapsody I can sense is grinning behind the screen right now lol

25th Feb, 19
otaku

Thank you!! <3
It’s crazy looking back at the lists and realising that you haven’t read as many as you thought you had.
I know! *cries* I’ve been dying to read Radio Silence since it came out. I loved Solitaire, but I think I’m about to put in an order on Book Depo sometime soon so I’ll probably get Oseman’s latest two books ?

My favourite of all of those books would probably have to be Half Bad by Sally Green. The whole series just UGH I can’t. It’s so good.
And the Carousel duology is a close second. It makes me sad that more people don’t talk about it. Especially its sequel. Wow. Seriously ?

3rd Jul, 18