I saw this post on Meg @ Betweenthepages blog the other day and instantly knew I wanted to take part. It is such a fun idea and so nice to look back on 2017.
So, here we go with some 2017 stats.
Number of books read…
- Under 250 pages: 7 Books
- Between 251-399 pages: 15 Books
- Between 400-449 pages: 5 Books
- Between 450-499 pages: 0 Books
- Over 500 pages: 0 Books
- Over 1000 pages: 0 Books
- Audiobooks: 3 Books
- Re-reads: 0 Books
- DNFs: 0 Books
Number of books rated…
- ★★★★★: 3 Books
- ★★★★: 23 Books
- ★★★: 1 Books
- ★★: 0 Books
- ★: 0 Books
Number of authors met in 2017: 9!
Number of book events attended in 2017: 11!
Number of books you read in one day (individually): 5
Number of books that made you cry: 10
Number of 2018 books you have on pre-order: 2
Book read furthest away from home (vacation reads?): I read a few books whilst on holiday in Lanzarote. The most memorable being Always and Forever Lara Jean by Jenny Han
Book that took you the longest to read: The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti, it just took me a long time to read!
Book that you personally connected with the most: Super Awkward by Beth Garrod, I loved this book!
Book that made you love the villain: The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James, you will understand if you have read this book!
Book you said you’d come back to but still haven’t picked up again: The Last Star by Rick Yancey.
Book you read waaaay before it’s publication date: Goodbye, Perfect by Sara Barnard! This book isn’t released till February 2018.
Book you read on your birthday: A Tragic Kind of Wonderful by Eric Lindstrom.
Book with a character who shares your name: None, if anyone finds a character called Lois please let me know!
Book you weren’t entirely truthful about when rating (Fluff up any ratings? Rated even though you didn’t finish?): None, if I love a book you’ll see that, if I don’t like a book you’ll see that too.
Book you read in 2017 but already want to re-read: When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon, as well as a few more!
Book you borrowed from a friend a long time ago and still have: I don’t really borrow books, if I do they are from my Mum and I always give them back.
Book you wish you could go back and read for the first time again: Harry Potter! If I could read those for the first time again I would be so happy!
Most books read by one author this year: Jenny Han! I read the entire Lara Jean series this year!
Happiest & saddest…
Happiest: Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han
Saddest: Goodbye, Perfect by Sara Barnard
Longest & shortest…
By page number:
Longest: The Problem with Forever by Jennifer L. Armentrout – 455 Pages
Shortest: Massacre of the Sixty by Dave Johnston – 175 Pages
Longest: Fly on the Wall: How One Girl Saw Everything by E. Lockhart
Shortest: Countless by Karen Gregory
From buying to reading:
Longest: Spontaneous by Aaron Starmer – I read this a few months after buying it.
Shortest: The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James – I read this as soon as I bought it.
Best & Worst…
Books you read/your rating:
Best: The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James – ★★★★★
Worst: The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti – ★★★
Best: Always and Forever, Lara by Jenny Han
Worst: I didn’t read any other series last year.
First & last…
Reads of 2017:
First: All I Ever Wanted by Lucy Dillon
Last: The Problem with Forever by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Books on your bookcase (1st book on the top left and last book on the bottom right):
First: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews
Last: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K Rowling
Most disappointing & biggest pleasant surprise:
Disappointing: The Hundred Lies of Lizzie Lovett by Chelsea Sedoti
Pleasant: Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han
Fandom you joined & one you abandoned:
Joined: Legend of Zelda
Abandoned: None that I know of!
Series you picked up & series you quit:
Picked Up: Lara Jean Series
Quit: I didn’t quit any!
Most lenient & harshest ratings: I am just completely honest when it comes to ratings.
Most hyped & furthest under the radar that you read:
Hyped: The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James
Under the radar: Massacre of the Sixty by Dave Johnston
Book you read that is red: Massacre of the Sixty by Dave Johnston
Starts with X, Y, or Z: None!
Book you hugged when you finished it: Alway and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han! This book mad me so happy
Book you wanted to throw across a room: The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James
Food you craved while/after reading a certain book: Biscuits and cookies whilst reading the Lara Jean series.
Book that became an instant go-to recommendation: The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James
Furthest out of your comfort zone: Our Memory Like Dust by Gavin Chait. I really enjoyed it though!
Read on a recommendation (that you may not have picked up yourself): A Tragic Kind of Wonderful by Eric Lindstrom. Thank you Kimi!
Forced yourself to finish: I didn’t have to do that this year.
Series or author’s works you binged (whether all at once or throughout the year): Jenny Han! She is a genius!
Post of 2017: December Wrap-up and January TBR!
Review of 2017: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K Rowling
Number of posts in 2017: 214 posts! That is so many I didn’t expect to be anywhere near that number.
Number of reviews posted this year: 16. I suppose that is alright.
Least coherent review: I hope I didn’t post any of these.
Post with the most views (posted in 2017): Top Ten Tuesday: Most Anticipated Books for the rest of 2017!
Post you wish you could re-write: None that I can think of.
There you have it, that was a lot of numbers and statistics! I really can’t wait to see what 2018 has to offer. That was a long post!
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Until next time,