Thursday, January 26, 2012

2011 Reads

According to Goodreads, I read 41 books in 2011. I know that's not a lot by many librarians' standards, but it's pretty good for me!

Only four books got five stars:
Left Neglected by Lisa Genova
Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok
Fallen Grace by Mary Hooper
The Complete Homebrew Beer Book by George Hummel (ha!)

I gave twenty-one books three stars. That's the rating I gave the most books.

There were three books that I only gave two stars:
Pretties by Scott Westerfeld
Legacy by Danielle Steel
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

No books got one star.

Nine books were by male authors, 31 by female, and one by a company (Real Simple).

The most books were read in April: Seven. Most months were around four or five.

I seem to like books with cover art of the back of a woman's head. That's weird, but five books have variations on this cover:
Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok
Grace Fallen by Mary Hooper
Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult
A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray
Not My Daughter by Barbara Delinsky

It's been an interesting year! Goal for 2012: 50 books. Can I do it?

1 comment:

  1. If you don't, oh well! I think it's better to read what you want and not feel any pressure. Thanks for posting some reading stats. :)