2017 Year in Review
About the Blog , Year in Review / January 6, 2018

As we enter into a new year, many are taking the time to reflect on what happened in 2017 and how they can make 2018 the best year yet. I already know 2018 will be the best year yet for many, many reasons. But, it’s important to understand where you’ve been in order to figure out the best way to get where you are going.  *Unlike TTT posts, all links to books below will take you to reviews on my blog. This is more-or-less to show the shame in lack of reviewing I did this year… O_o   Thanks to Goodreads, it’s easy to get some book stats without much effort. Here are my favorite statistics: 38,529 pages read 2 books DNF’d Shortest Book: White Robes: An Interesting Army by David Kudler (novella, 28 pages) Longest Book: Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld (novel, 656 pages) Average Book Length: 296 pages Average Rating: 3.6 stars Highest Rated 2017 Read on Goodreads: Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo Most Read Genres: Historical Fiction, Fantasy Most Read Reading Level: Young Adult Most Read Format: Hardcover Top Way to Access Books: Public library system Reflecting on my habits over the last few years, I find that…

2016 Year in Review
About the Blog , Year in Review / January 3, 2017

It’s hard to believe that 2016 has ended and we are into 2017 already! 2016 was a hallmark year for me. In real life, I had some great adventures with my friends and got engaged. In the blog world, well, I created my blog and began my journey to make friends and better understand books. I think it’s only appropriate to do a high-level reflection on the previous year, as well as set some dreams for 2017! Without further ado: Thanks for Goodreads, it’s easy to get some books stats. I used to keep more manual track of my reading, but… well, tracking for the sake of tracking is exhausting. Now I’ll let other systems get stats for me. 🙂 Here are some of the more interesting statistics: 178 books read 48,807 pages read 3 books DNF’d Shortest book: Marvel’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Issue 1 (24 pages) Longest book: Marvel’s Oz Omnibus (1,080 pages) [When I realized how many volumes there were, I went big instead] Average book length: 280 pages Average Rating: 3.5 stars Most Read Genres: Graphic Novels, Memoir, Fantasy Most Read Reading Level: Adult When you read 178 books, there are bound to be quite a…

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