I absolutely love looking at everyone’s statistics and although I hate doing it for actual mathematics reasons, I love looking at my own stats too! So when I found this on Literary Me, I couldn’t help but do it! This is hosted by Andi’s ABCs & Book Addict’s Guide so make sure to give all three blogs some love!
Let’s get on with some good ol’ stats!
- Number of books read…
- Under 250 pages: 33 books
- Between 251-399 pages: 61 books
- Between 400-449 pages: 17 books
- Between 450-499 pages: 4 books
- Over 500 pages: 10 books
- Over 1000 pages: 0 books
- Number of…
- Audiobooks: 0 books
- Re-reads: 1 book
- DNFs (did not finish): 2 books
- Number of books rated…
- Five Stars: 69 books
- Four Stars: 34 books
- Three Stars: 16 books
- Two Stars: 3 books
- One Star: 1 book
- Number of authors met in 2017: 4!
- Number of book events attended in 2017: 5!
- Number of books you read in one day: 25 (each in one day, not all 25 in the same day!)
- Number of books that made you cry: 11
- Number of 2018 books you have on pre-order: 2
Book read furthest away from home (vacation reads?):
The furthest I went was Manchester and I read A Darker Shade of Magic whilst I was there!
Book that took you the longest to read:
Happy by Fearne Cotton took me 5 months to read – I read a little bit each night before bed to help me relax!
Book that you personally connected with the most:
Book that made you love the villain:
Good Omens by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman – I love literally every single character in this book, villains and all!
Book you said you’d come back to but still haven’t picked up again:
Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare – I KNOW THIS IS SHAMEFUL!
Book you read waaaay before it’s publication date:
Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff! I was lucky enough to get an ARC of this months before it was released and I LOVED IT!
Book you read on your birthday:
Horns by Joe Hill – nothing says Happy Birthday like a god Joe Hill book!
Book with a character who shares your name:
Book you weren’t entirely truthful about when rating (Fluff up any ratings? Rated even though you didn’t finish?):
None, I am always truthful with my ratings!
Book you read in 2017 but already want to re-read:
SO MANY. But mainly Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia because it was beautifully wonderful!
Book you borrowed from a friend a long time ago and still have:
I’M SO SORRY LAUREN. I still have quite a few from my friend but I never remember to read them!
Book you which you could go back and read for the first time again:
Harry Potter and Throne of Glass!
Most books read by one author this year:
Jay Kristoff, and I absolutely love his writing!
Happiest & saddest:
Happiest: The Princess Bride by William Goldman
Longest & shortest…
By page number:
Longest: Red Dragon/The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris – 708 pages
Shortest: Environmentally Friendly by Elias Zanbaka – 19 pages
Longest: An Illustrated History of Notable Shadowhunters & Denizens of Downworld by Cassandra Clare
Shortest: Aaru by David Meredith
From buying to reading:
Longest: Geralds Game by Stephen King – I bought it about 4 years ago, and FINALLY got around to it!
Shortest: Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar – I read it the day I got it!
Best & Worst:
Average rating on Goodreads: 4.3 stars
Books you read/your rating:
Best: Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas – 5 stars (and I LOVE IT)
Worst: Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll – DNF
Best: ACOWAR by Sarah J. Maas
Worst: I didn’t read any bad ones!
First & last…
Reads of 2017:
Last: Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia
Books on your bookcase (1st book on the top left and last book on the bottom right):
First: Warlock Holmes: A Study in Brimstone by G. S. Dennings
Last: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J. K. Rowling
Most disappointing & biggest pleasant surprise:
Disappointing: Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor
Fandom you joined & one you abandoned:
Joined: The Raven Cycle!
Abandoned: I don’t think I abandoned any?
Series you picked up & series you quit:
Picked Up: I finally read the Shades of Magic series by V. E. Schwab
Quit: I don’t think I quit any? Other than the Strange the Dreamer series!
Most lenient & harshest ratings:
I don’t think I’m lenient or harsh, I’m just honest!
Most hyped & furthest under the radar that you read:
Hyped: The most well known book I read was The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
Under the radar: The Who’s Who of British Crime! I love reading about true crime.
Book you read that is red:
Carrie by Stephen King – I mean it has to be red doesn’t it!
Starts with X, Y, or Z:
Book you hugged when you finished it:
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas because I needed a hug after it!
Book you wanted to throw across a room:
Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough because THAT ENDING.
Food you craved while/after reading a certain book:
I don’t really crave anything while reading!
Book that became an instant go-to recommendation:
Hate List by Jennifer Brown. It is so unbelievably beautiful.
Furthest out of your comfort zone:
Written For You by Joseph Congrad. It was so brilliant though!
Read on a recommendation (that you may not have picked up yourself):
The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee. It’s SO AMAZING CAN EVERYONE READ IT.
Forced yourself to finish:
I tried to stop doing that this year, but I had to force myself to finish Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor.
Series or author’s works you binged (whether all at once or throughout the year):
Joe Hill’s because I LOVE HIM.
Post of 2017: Bookish 2017 New Years Resolutions!
Review of 2017: Warlock Holmes: A Study in Brimstone by G.S. Denning // Review
Post of 2017: End of Year Book Survey!
Review of 2017: Blogmas Day 22: Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer // Review
Number of posts in 2017:
142 posts – I can’t believe I wrote 142 blog posts! YAY!
Number of reviews posted this year:
77 Reviews – WOW I’m so happy with that!
Least coherent review:
I try not to right these I hope! However my review of ACOWAR was a lot of fangirling!
Post with the most views (posted in 2017):
My review of Room 119 by Trev Lince! Go check it out if you haven’t already this book is amazing!
Post you wish you could re-write:
None, I’m actually proud of all my posts!
I’m so so sorry this was such a huge post! But I had SO much fun doing it, it’s fun to look back on the year!
If you want to do then consider yourself tagged, because it’s so much fun! Leave a comment with what you thought, and what your answers would be!
Until next time,