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Friday, January 01, 2010

Fun facts about my 2009 reads

I kept some new stats this year, thanks to Literary Feline

Total books read: 49
Total authors read: 44

Authors
male: 17
female: 27
new : 29

Genre
fiction: 15
young adult: 18
crime/mystery: 6
fantasy: 4
sci fi: 1
non-fiction: 6

Book Size
pint size (200 pgs or less): 13
intermediate (201-350 pgs) : 21
substantial (351-500 pgs): 11
door stoppers (500+ pgs): 4

Year of Publication
oldest: 1924 (Giants in the Earth)
several from 2009

1920s- 1
1940s- 1
1960s- 1
1980s- 2
1990s- 10
2000s- 35

Places visited in books
New York City, Prince Edward Island, magic kingdom of Landover, Florida, Barbados, Chicago, Wisconsin, Forks, Washington, Netherlands, Philadelphia, Oregan territory, Massachusetts, London, Dakota territory, Pompeii, Texas, Soviet Union, Los Angeles, Hogwarts, Washington, D.C., Australia, Louisiana, Elkhart, Indiana

1 Comments:

  • At 11:44 PM, Blogger Literary Feline said…

    I love reading all these fun facts. :-) You traveled all over through your reading this past year. I like that you included a list. I'll have to remember that for next year . . .

     

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