Thursday, January 1, 2009

Reading stats – comparison between 2007 and 2008

I like to compare my reading stats to see how I'm evolving, or maybe not evolving. Either way, I think it's interesting.

2007 Reading Stats:

Total books read: 130

New authors: 79

Mystery: 58

Fiction: 66

Non-Fiction: 7

DNF: 2

Audio: 6

Total Pages Read: 36,073



2008 Reading Stats:

Total books read: 105

New authors: 72

Mystery: 43

Fiction: 52

Non-Fiction: 10

DNF: 0

Audio: 1

Total Pages Read: 33,120


Right away I can tell that I didn't read even close to the amount I read last year. I had a lot going on this year though. I was in school for the entire year, whereas in 2007 I was only in school for ½ the year. We also bought a new house this year that required a lot of work on the weekends and in the evenings. I really do think that's where most of my reading time went this year. I also listened to more audio books last year. I know the reason for that. This year Husband and I worked at the same company the entire time, so we carpooled. Unfortunately Husband is not a reader. The only good side is that while he listens to talk radio and does the driver, I read.


As for interesting stats for 2008, I thought you would never ask.

December proved to be the month where I read the largest amount of books, 12. Although May was a close second with 11 books read. I read the most pages in August, a whopping 3,659. December was came in second with 3,359 pages. I know why August was highest too, I read my A+ book which is huge. I'm sure you will be happy to note that I'm reading it again. That gives you something to look forward to in 2009. Haha!

4 comments:

bermudaonion said...

Your stats look pretty close to me. Happy New Year!

Literary Feline said...

I like to compare my reading stats to previous years too. It's fun to try and pick out patterns and see where there are variance. I enjoyed reading your bookish stats! Thanks for sharing.

Kris said...

Literary Feline - Thanks! I'll be making some changes to my stats...I'll be posting that within the next couple of days

iamyuva said...

well.. i would think-- it doesn't matter how many #of pages/books you read but what you read. hope is you learn from the past and become wiser at your choice(of books).

count & compare of number books which you would consider as 'waste of time' or 'not so interesting'books. i think you will find the progress..with it, the time you saved.

Happy 2009 & beyond.