My reading year

Reading Summary & Comparisons

My favorite books:

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5 of 5 stars

I achieved my Goodreads goal of 100 books–read 102 books.

Summary

Genres I read (these numbers don’t add up since there’s some overlap)

  • Fantasy–65%
  • Urban Fantasy–19%
  • Science Fiction–12%
  • Mysteries–17%
  • Romantic Suspense–4 %
  • Romances–17%
  • Young Adult–12%
  • Short Stories/Novellas–2%

Book Format (overlap in these numbers, too)

  • E-books–75%
  • Audiobooks–16%
  • Print Books–10%
  • Library books–11%
  • NetGalley–2%

Number of pages read

  • 33,278 pages

Books Read by Year

  • 2014 — 27.4%
  • 2013 — 13.7%
  • 2012 — 15.7%
  • 2011 — 10.8%
  • 2010 — 5.0%
  • 2009 to 1928 — 27.4%

Book Ratings (I use letter grades on my blog, but on Goodreads I have to use the star versions)

  • A — 8%
  • A- — 19%
  • B+ — 37%
  • B — 20%
  • B- — 6%
  • C+ — 5%
  • C — 3%
  • C- — 2%

Author most glommed in 2014–Deborah Crombie

  • 9 books in four months
  • Fueled my return to mysteries

Comparing 2014 and 2013

  • In 2013 I read 88 books so I’m happy to read 14 more books.
  • I read mostly Science Fiction and Fantasy in both 2014 (75%) and 2013 (68%).
  • In 2014 75% of the books I read were E-books; in 2013 it was 100%!
  • In 2014 I read 17 mysteries, but in 2013 only 1.

Check out my posts about favorite new authors and favorite books I read in 2014.