a yearly wrap-up {2011}

Some Numbers:

  • Total Books Read: 83
    • Books Read: 68
      • Pages Read: 19493
      • Longest Book:
        HP and the Order of the Phoenix by JK Rowling (reread) = 870 pages
        The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown = 509 pages
      • Shortest Book:
        The Marquise of O— by Heinrich von Kleist (short story) = 30 pages
        Meet Kit by Valerie Tripp = 69 pages
      • Average Pages per Book: 287
    • Audiobooks Listened To: 15
      • Time Listened: 143 hours
      • Longest Audiobook: Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland = 16 hours
      • Shortest Audiobook: Mary Poppins by PL Travers = 3.75 hours
      • Average Hours: 9.5
  • Fiction: 36
    • Chick Lit: 1
    • Children’s Lit: 9
    • Classics: 3
    • Contemporary Fiction: 5
    • Dystopian: 8
    • Historical Fiction: 8
    • Plays: 0
    • Poetry: 0
    • Short Story: 1
    • Spoofs: 1
    • Young Adult: 15
  • Non-Fiction: 12 (5 memoir, 1 essays, 6 non-fiction)
    • Memoirs/Biographies: 5
    • Essays: 1
    • General Non-Fiction: 6
  • Female Authors: 42
  • Male Authors: 28
  • New (to me) Authors: 54
  • Not New Authors: 16
  • Most Read Author: of re-reads, JK Rowling (all seven Harry Potter books); of new books, Suzanne Collins (all three of the Hunger Games trilogy)
  • Books by Dead Authors: 13
  • Books by Living Authors: 70
  • Books by American Authors: 42 different authors
  • Books by Non-American Authors: 28
    (11 British, 3 Canadian, 1 French, 1 Latvian, 1 Maori/New Zealander, 1 German, 1 Ukrainian, 2 Greek, 1 Australian, 1 Turkish, 1 Chinese, 1 Indian, 1 Italian, 1 Peruvian, 1 Irish)
  • Rereads: The Odyssey by Homer, all of the Harry Potter series, and Stardust by Neil Gaiman
  • Library books: 55
  • Books from my collection: 25
    • Kindle Books: 3
  • Daily Lit books: none
  • Online books: none
  • RBC Reads: 1 (Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte)
  • Challenges finished: 3 (Victorian Literature; RIP Challenge; HP Reading Marathon)
  • Challenges failed: none
  • New Year’s Resolutions finished: 5 (all); 1 sub-resolution (Regional World)
  • New Year’s Resolutions failed: 1 sub-sub-resolution (Regional USA)
Advertisements

One thought on “a yearly wrap-up {2011}

  1. wow, you mean you read The Odyssey twice, that’s quite a feat! here is my recap: http://wordsandpeace.com/2011/12/30/year-of-reading-2011/

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s