2009 Reading Statistics

Well, here it is …. 2010! 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 2009. Here goes:

Overview

  • Books Read: 74
  • Books Un-Finished: 3
  • Pages Read: 24,430
  • Male Authors: 27
  • Female Authors: 25
  • New-To-Me Authors: 32
  • Longest Book Read: Heartstopper by Joy Fielding, 565 pages
  • Shortest Book Read: Rape: A Love Story by Joyce Carol Oates, 154 pages

Best & Worst

  • Best Reading Month Based on Number of Books: December (12)
  • Worst Reading Month Based on Number of Books: March (3)
  • Best Reading Month Based on Number of Pages: December (3,851)
  • Worst Reading Month Based on Number of Pages: March (1,294)

Averages

  • Average Books Read Per Month: 6
  • Average Pages Read Per Month: 2,036
  • Average Pages Per Book: 330.13

Top 10 Favorites (In alphabetical order):

  • Dancing with Ana by Nicole Barker
  • Sweetheart by Chelsea Cain
  • No Place Like Home by Mary Higgins Clark
  • The BoneMan’s Daughters by Ted Dekker
  • The Secret Between Us by Barbara Delinsky
  • Whispers by Lisa Jackson
  • To the Power of Three by Laura Lippman
  • Heart of Ice by Gregg Olsen
  • Roses are Red by James Patterson
  • She Loves Me Not by Wendy Corsi Staub

Breakdown of the Numbers

  • Page Distributions
    • 0-200 pages: 3
    • 201-300 pages: 25
    • 301-400 pages: 30
    • 401-500 pages: 15
    • Over 501 pages: 1
  • Publication Date
    • 2008: 15
    • 2000-2007: 36
    • 1990s: 15
    • 1980s: 4
    • 1970s: 1
  • By Genre
    • Fiction: 68
    • Non-fiction: 6
  • By Rating
    • 5/5: 21
    • 4.5/5: 5
    • 4/5: 30
    • 3.5/5: 10
    • 3/5: 7
    • 2/5: 1
    • 1/5: 0
    • 0/5 (DNF’s): 3
  • Source of Book
    • Owned: 43
    • Library: 22
    • Review Book: 9
  • Authors Read Multiple Times This Year
    • Chelsea Cain: 2
    • Paul Christopher: 2
    • Catherine Coulter: 2
    • Sue Grafton: 2
    • Charlaine Harris: 6
    • Jacquelyn Mitchard: 2
    • James Patterson: 11
    • Tamara Thorne: 3
  • Challenges
    • Challenges Completed: 5
    • Challenges Unfinished: 6
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One thought on “2009 Reading Statistics

  1. It looks like you had a good reading year. Thank you for sharing your stats, Tara! I’ve been wanting to read the Chelsea Cain books and maybe this will be the year for that.

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