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 did this last year after finding it on Literary Me, I couldn’t help but do it again! This is hosted by Andi’s ABCs & Book Addict’s Guide so make sure to give all three blogs some love!
I’m sorry it’s so late but it’s finally here!
Let’s get on with some good ol’ stats!
- Number of books read…
- Under 250 pages: 48 books
- Between 251-399 pages: 92 books
- Between 400-449 pages: 31 books
- Between 450-499 pages: 17 books
- Over 500 pages: 12 books
- Over 1000 pages: 0 books
- Number of…
- Audiobooks: 7 books
- Re-reads: 3 book
- DNFs (did not finish): 2 books
- Number of books rated…
- Five Stars: 93 books
- Four Stars: 63 books
- Three Stars: 29 books
- Two Stars: 5 books
- One Star: 7 book
- Number of authors met in 2018: 5
- Number of book events attended in 2018: 6
- Number of books you read in one day: 41 (each in one day, not all 41 in the same day!)
- Number of books that made you cry: 11!
- Number of 2019 books you have on pre-order: 2
Book read furthest away from home (vacation reads?):
I didn’t go on holiday so all my books were read close to home!
Book that took you the longest to read:
Tales From the Shadowhunter Academy by Cassandra Clare – IT’S A BEAST!
Book that you personally connected with the most:
The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur completely blew me away and I’m still so emotional about this book.
Book that made you love the villain:
Vicious by V. E. Schwab is the ONLY answer I can have for this.
Book you said you’d come back to but still haven’t picked up again:
Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak – I’M GETTING THERE I PROMISE I’M JUST TAKING MY TIME.
Book you read waaaay before it’s publication date:
A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer and it KILLED me having to wait for everyone else to read it because it’s now one of my favourite books!
Book you read on your birthday:
Restore Me by Tahereh Mafi!
Book with a character who shares your name:
NONE ONCE AGAIN!
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 2018 but already want to re-read:
Book you borrowed from a friend a long time ago and still have:
Literally EVERY Sara Barnard book – LAUREN I’M SORRY ONCE AGAIN.
Book you which you could go back and read for the first time again:
Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller – this duology was AMAZING!
Most books read by one author this year:
Tahereh Mafi – AND THANK EVERYONE I FINALLY READ THIS SERIES.
Happiest & saddest:
Happiest: Wundersmith by Jessica Townsend
Saddest: Lord of Shadows by Cassandra Clare – SEND HELP
Longest & shortest…
By page number:
Longest: The Fireman by Joe Hill – 768 pages
Shortest: Happier Thinking by Lana Grace Rivera – 42 pages
Longest: The Crimes of Grindelwald: The Original Screenplay by J. K. Rowling
Shortest: You by Caroline Kepnes
From buying to reading:
Longest: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo!
Shortest: Warlock Holmes: My Grave Ritual by G. S. Denning – I read it the second I got it!
Best & Worst:
Average rating on Goodreads: 4.2 stars
Books you read/your rating:
Best: Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody – 5 stars
Worst: The Versions of Us by Laura Bennett – DNF
Best: Obsidio by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman!
Worst: I didn’t read a bad one!
First & last…
Reads of 2017:
First: Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton
Last: Ink by Alice Broadway
Books on your bookcase (1st book on the top left and last book on the bottom right):
First: Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare!
Last: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Most disappointing & biggest pleasant surprise:
Disappointing: All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater *cries*
Pleasant: The Nowhere Girls by Amy Reed blew me away.
Fandom you joined & one you abandoned:
Joined: Shatter Me!
Abandoned: I haven’t *officially* abandoned it, but my need to read the sequel to Caraval is A LOT less sadly.
Series you picked up & series you quit:
Picked Up: Six of Crows duology FINALLY
Quit: The Cruel Prince by Holly Black
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: To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee is a pretty hyped book I’d say???
Under the radar: The Orgo Runners series by R. J. Furness!!!!
Book you read that is red:
Simon vs the Homosapien’s Agenda by Becky Albertalli
Starts with X, Y, or Z:
You by Caroline Kepnes
Book you hugged when you finished it:
The Queen of Zombie Hearts by Gena Showalter – I adored this book!!!!
Book you wanted to throw across a room:
The Survival Game by Nicky Singer – I just wasn’t a fan of the way it was written.
Food you craved while/after reading a certain book:
I never really crave food whilst reading!
Book that became an instant go-to recommendation:
The Truth Pixie by Matt Haig – It is beautiful!
Furthest out of your comfort zone:
I listened to Sadie by Courtney Summers as an audiobook, and I normally hate them so that was out of my comfort zone!
Read on a recommendation (that you may not have picked up yourself):
The Confession by Jo Spain – thanks Sarah!
Forced yourself to finish:
John Dies at the End by David Wong – THIS BOOK WAS LITERALLY INSANE.
Series or author’s works you binged (whether all at once or throughout the year):
Post of 2018: PULSE by Danielle Koste // Release Day Post!
Review of 2018: Swan Song by Charlotte Wilson // Review
Post of 2018: Bookish Resolutions for 2019!
Review of 2018: BLOGMAS DAY 5: Wintersong by S-Jae Jones // Review
Number of posts in 2017:
218 – can you believe it!!! I’m so proud of myself!
Number of reviews posted this year:
83 reviews – I tried to review a lot of books this year and I’m so happy!
Least coherent review:
I think I did okay at keeping them coherent!
Post with the most views (posted in 2018):
BLOG TOUR: Rafferty Lincoln Loves… by Emily Williams // Review – got a whopping 325 views last year, which is huge for my little blog!
Post you wish you could re-write:
I’m actually really 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! I’m also very sorry that it is SO late in the year already!
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,