My Year in Reading: Cassie-la’s 2017 Wrap Up

2017 may have ended over two weeks ago, but due to a prolonged (and continuing) fight with a never-ending cold, I didn’t get around to wrapping up my new favorites and biggest disappointments of the year … until now.

In 2017 — the year of the dumpster fire, not to be confused with the original year of the dumpster fire: 2016 — I completed all five of my reading challenges and accomplished my goal of starting and finishing 100 books.

Keep scrolling to check out the best and worst books I read in 2017, or head to GoodReads to see a visual list of all the books (the good, the bad and the in-between) I read last year.

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Waiting on Wednesday: ‘Scream All Night’ by Derek Milman

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly series hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming book releases we can’t wait to get our hands on.

This week’s Waiting on Wednesday pick is a thriller about a fictional B-horror movie legend and his son: Scream All Night by Derek Milman.

The novel follows Dario Heyward, the son of a famed director known for his cult classic creature features. Unfortunately by Heyward, all hell breaks loose when he is dragged back to the iconic castle turned film studio he once called home.

Described as a darkly hilarious contemporary novel, Milman’s debut sounds like it was written just for us.

Scream All Night hits shelves on July 24, 2018.

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