Posted by: wildflowerz | January 1, 2011

2010 Book Recap

Books Read: 211
Pages Read: 76,169
Monthly Average: 18
Books from a Series: 136
Most Books Read from an Individual Series: 13 (In Death series by J. D. Robb)
Most Books Read in a Single Month: 23 (March and October)
Longest Book: Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon (1010 pages)
Shortest Book: The Middleman: The Doomsday Armageddon Apocalypse by Javier Grillo-Marxauch, Hans Beimler, Armando M. Zanker (63 pages)
Books Read From the Public Library: 152
Books Read From My Library: 59
Best Books: The Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling, The Giver by Lois Lowry, Double Cross by Carolyn Crane, The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold, The Help by Kathryn Stockett, and The Fiery Cross by Diana Gabaldon
Worst Book: Highlander in Her Bed by Allie MacKay
Breakdown by Letter Grade:

  • A: 67
  • B: 84
  • C: 37
  • D: 22
  • F: 1

Breakdown by Genre:

  • Chick Lit: 4
  • Classic: 7
  • Fantasy: 15
  • Fiction: 28
  • Graphic Novel: 2
  • Historical Fiction: 3
  • Juvenile: 9
  • Memoir: 6
  • Mystery: 32
  • Nonfiction: 9
  • Science Fiction: 2
  • Supernatural: 9
  • Suspense: 1
  • Young Adult: 84

Best by Genre:

  • Chick Lit: Swapping Lives by Jane Green
  • Classic: Night by Elie Wiesel
  • Fantasy: The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • Fiction: The Help by Kathryn Stockett and The Fiery Cross by Diana Gabaldon
  • Graphic Novel: The Middleman: The Doomsday Armageddon Apocalypse by Javier Grillo-Marxauch, Hans Beimler, Armando M. Zanker
  • Historical Fiction: A Poisoned Season by Tasha Alexander
  • Juvenile: The Giver by Lois Lowry and The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge
  • Memoir: The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls and Julie & Julia by Julie Powell
  • Mystery: Orchid Beach and Orchid Blues by Stuart Woods
  • Nonfiction: Are You There Vodka? It’s Me Chelsea by Chelsea Handler, The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins, and The Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin
  • Science Fiction: Spin by Robert Charles Wilson
  • Supernatural: Double Cross by Carolyn Crane
  • Suspense: End of Story by Peter Abrams
  • Young Adult: The Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling

ETA:  I forgot to add that the only re-reads of 2010 for me were the Harry Potter series and Jane-Emily by Patricia Clapp.

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