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Book round up of 2016

Friday, December 30, 2016

Because I'm a total nerd, I made a few stats about the books I've read this year.

I've read 81 books, which is 13 more than the 68 I managed in 2015. In 2015 I set myself a goal of 50 books, and obviously smashed that, so this year I upped my goal to 70 books. I've smashed that, too! However, I think for 2017 I'll keep my goal at 70 books, or maybe 75. I don't think I'll manage to read many more, even though I'd like to.

Of those 81 books, 35 were paperbacks, including ones I own, ones I borrowed, and ones I got out from the library. 36 were eBooks and were a combination of ones I bought and ones I requested on NetGalley. 8 were hardcover and were again a mixture of ones I bought and ones I borrowed. Two were audiobooks and these were both borrowed from the library.

Of the 81, the vast majority by over half were Young Adult books - 48, in fact. A further 8 were either kids books or middle grade books (where, for instance, I personally place the Wells & Wong novels). 16 books were general adult fiction. 9 were crime novels, which is my second favourite genre but which I've totally neglected this year!

I'm looking forward to 2017 for many reasons. I want to write more, and read more, and maybe read Tumblr less. I've got a few books already on my January TBR and, well, watch this space...

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