Monday, December 5, 2016

This Is How We Read #AMonthofFaves2016

Today's post is one that I love -- sharing reading stats!

I'm on my 120th and 121st books of the year -- one audiobook (a reread of The Wee Free Men) and one review book (The Ferryman Institute). So far this year I have listened to 17 books, have read 9 non-fiction books, and have read 11 books for review.

There are quite a few authors that I've read three or more books by this year:
Christopher Fowler (3) -- Bryant and May Off the Rails and The Memory of Blood and The Invisible Code
Roald Dahl (3) -- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator and Matilda
Kage Baker (3) -- Sky Coyote and Mendoza in Hollywood and The Graveyard Game
Diana Wynne Jones (6) -- Witch's Business and The Lives of Christopher Chant and Archer's Goon and Dark Lord of Derkholm and House of Many Ways and Howl's Moving Castle
Terry Pratchett (4) -- Equal Rites and Guards! Guards! and Nation and Sourcery
Beverly Cleary (3) -- Ramona the Pest and Ramona and Her Father and The Mouse and the Motorcycle
Catherynne Valente (5) -- The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making and The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There and The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two and The Boy who Lost Fairyland and The Girl Who Raced Fairyland All the Way Home
Maggie Stiefvater (4) -- The Raven Boys and The Dream Thieves and Blue Lily, Lily Blue and The Raven King
Maile Maloy (3) -- The Apothecary and The Apprentices and The After-Room

As you probably could have guessed, DWJ is in the lead.

For the rest of December, I would like to do a couple more rereads (A Christmas Carol, more Flavia de Luce stories), get through a couple more review books, and read one or two more from the TBR. I'm also waiting for the audiobook of The Raven Boys to be available so I can start that series again!

And, as for my favorite book of the year so far ... it's a middle-grade book with a ship whose name shares a quality with me. Any guesses? (I posted about it in September.)

Counting my chickens, er, reads,


  1. It's fun to see what stats share in posts like this. I have to finish my post...

    1. I didn't get working on the post until very late last night so I just grabbed a few quick stats from my spreadsheet. :)

  2. Oh geez, I have no guesses for your fave book :-) Love that you read multiple books by the same author. I want to do better on that next year.

    Tanya Patrice

    1. I honestly didn't realize that I read so many books by the same authors until I wrote them out like this! Part of it was that I was trying to catch up on some series reading. I'm sure I'll have to do more of that next year too!