Friday, January 2, 2015

2014 Book Stats

How many books read in 2014? - 49 which was less than my goal of 52

How many fiction and non fiction? 2 non fiction and 47 fiction...  both non-fictions were loosely about WWII and the Vietnam War

Male/Female author ratio? 33 females and 10 males (tried not to double count any)

Favorite book of 2014? this is so hard... probably I'll be Seeing you by Suzanne Hayes if I have to pick only one

Least favorite?

Any that you simply couldn’t finish and why? The Ocean at the end of the Lane and there was a parenting book I started and put down that I should pick up again ha

How many books from the library? 7 which is signficantly lower than last year's 25!

How many books read did I purchase? 9 I bought new, 7 I got used from the library's book sales..

How many were gifts? 8 were gifts

How many borrowed from others? 1

How many were given to me for reviews? 11

How many books read on kindle? I  moved from zero in 2013 to having read 1 (Labor Day) on the kindle this year

Any re-reads? Nope

Which countries did you go to through the page in your year of reading? United States, Afghanistan, France, England, Mexico, Ireland, Yugoslavia, Germany and I think that is it.. I read a lot of books set in England this year!

Which book wouldn’t you have read without someone’s specific recommendation? The Girl With all the Gifts, The Tiger's Wife, Labor Day

Which author did you read the most of? Sarah Jio & Gretchen Archer

What was your best reading month?

July! I read 10 books!

What was your worst reading month?
October, I think I only got one book done.. blah

2015 Reading Goals

1. Read 52 books
2. Read a book by Hemingway
3. Read one autobiography
4. Clear off my shelves

How many books did you read this year? What was a reading highlight? Best book? Worst book? Goal for 2015?

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