Reading Statistics

2008 Reading Statistics

Well, here it is …. January 1, 2009! Can’t believe another great year has gone by so quickly! I thought I would go ahead and take the time to post the information in regards to my reading in 2008. Here goes:

Overview

  • Books Read: 97
  • Books Un-Finished: 9
  • Pages Read: 39,221
  • Male Authors: 38
  • Female Authors: 33
  • New-To-Me Authors: 48
  • Longest Book Read: Blood Memory by Greg Iles, 764 pages
  • Shortest Book Read: Presumed Guilty by Matt Dalton, 192 pages

Best & Worst

  • Best Reading Month Based on Number of Books: January (14)
  • Worst Reading Month Based on Number of Books: October & December (Both with 4)
  • Best Reading Month Based on Number of Pages: January (5,252)
  • Worst Reading Month Based on Number of Pages: December (1,755)

Averages

  • Average Books Read Per Month: 8
  • Average Pages Read Per Month: 3,268
  • Average Pages Per Book: 404.3

Breakdown of the Numbers

  • Page Distributions
    • 0-200 pages: 1
    • 201-300 pages: 19
    • 301-400 pages: 25
    • 401-500 pages: 34
    • Over 501 pages: 18
  • Publication Date
    • 2008: 6
    • 2000-2007: 58
    • 1990s: 24
    • 1980s: 7
    • 1970s: 2
  • By Genre
    • Fiction: 82
    • Non-fiction: 15
  • By Rating
    • 5/5: 19
    • 4.5/5: 6
    • 4/5: 37
    • 3.5/5: 8
    • 3/5: 22
    • 2/5: 4
    • 1/5: 1
    • 0/5 (DNF’s): 9
  • Authors Read Multiple Times This Year
    • Christopher Andersen: 2
    • Sandra Brown: 2
    • Mary Higgins Clark: 2
    • Harlan Coben: 2
    • Jeffery Deaver: 2
    • Sue Grafton: 2
    • Thomas Harris: 2
    • Greg Iles: 2
    • Alex Kava: 2
    • Iris Johansen: 2
    • Stephanie Meyer: 2
    • Gregg Olsen: 2
    • James Patterson: 9
    • Kathy Reichs: 2
    • J.D. Robb/Nora Roberts: 3
    • Ann Rule: 2
    • Erica Spindler: 2
    • Danielle Steel: 2
  • Challenges
    • Challenges Completed: 11
    • Challenges Unfinished: 2

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