2015 was a great reading year for me. I branched out into different genres while digging deeper into genres and authors I know I love. My top ten list for the year contains books that will become some of my all-time favorites (see my earlier post!). And, here, I’ll attempt to organize some stats about my reading year for the first time ever!
Total number of books read: 73
Total number of pages read: 23,167
Longest book read:
The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss (722 pgs)
Shortest book read: (technically a short story)
Forbid the Sea by Seanan McGuire (20 pgs)
Average book length: 317 pgs
Most popular book I read this year (according to Goodreads): The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, with 481,331 other readers
Least popular book I read this year (according to Goodreads): Verses by Ani DiFranco, with 440 other readers
Average rating: 3.3 stars
Number of live author events attended: 3 (Kelly Link, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and Dinaw Mengestu) (all were awesome)
Number of states I purchased books in: 4 (Massachusetts, New York, Florida, Louisiana)
Number of library used book sales attended: probably around 10. I tried to count, but I lost track.
Number of books I bought: infinity, approximately
Number of audiobooks I listened to: 4
Plays I attended (plays are similar to books…): 3: Book of Mormon, Twelfth Night, Spring Awakening
✓Participated in Dewey’s 24-hour Readathon
✓Read more than 60 books
✓Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge
✓Colorful Book Covers Challenge: read 3 books for each color
Here’s to even more awesome reading in 2016!