2011 Summation

BOOKS READ

Total Books Read = 45
Average Books Read Per Month = 3.75
Best Reading Month = November (7 books)
Worst Reading Month = October (1 book)

Total Pages Read = 14,233 (According to Goodreads)
Average Pages Per Book = 316
Average Pages Read Per Day = 39
Average Pages Read Per Month = 1,186
Total Chunksters (450+ pages) Read = 2

Total Fiction Books Read = 32
Total Nonfiction Books Read = 13
Total Audio Books “Read” = 0
Total Kindle Books Read = 4
Total Books Reread = 2

Total Books By Women = 25
Total Books By Men = 20
Total New-to-Me Authors = 34
Total Utah Authors = 2
Repeat Authors = David Allen (2); Laurie Halse Anderson (2); George R.R. Martin (2); Markus Zusak (2)

Total Books Read that I Own = 45
Total Books Read that I Don’t Own = 0

[rating:5] Ratings = 8
[rating:4] Ratings = 26
[rating:3] Ratings = 9
[rating:2] Ratings = 2
[rating:1] Ratings = 0

CHALLENGES

The Pulitzer Project – 11/84 [1 this year]
The Printz Project – 7/11 (+5 Honor books) [1 honor this year]
The Newberry Project – 20/89 (+9 Honor books) [1 honor this year ]

BOOK CLUB
HIGHLAND BOOK CLUB
November/December: A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens*
October: Dracula, by Bran Stoker OR Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley*
September: The Help, by Kathryn Stockett*
August: Princess Academy, by Shannon Hale*
June: I Capture the Castle, by Dodie Smith*
May: Rebecca, by Daphne du Maurier*
April: These Is My Words, by Nancy E. Turner*
March: The Glass Castle, by Jeannette Walls*
February: Chains, by Laurie Halse Anderson*
January: Peace Like a River, by Leif Enger*

THIRD THURSDAY BOOK CLUB
December: The Wednesday Wars, by Gary D. Schmidt*
November: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith*
October: Ella Minnow Pea, by Mark Dunn*
September – Middlemarch, by George Eliot (book and movie)
May – A Wizard of Earth Sea, by Ursula K. Le Guin*
April – The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, by Alan Bradley*
March – These is My Words, by Nancy E. Turner*
February – 84, Charing Cross Road, by Helene Hanff*
January – When You Reach Me, by Rebecca Stead*
 
* Indicates books I have read; links are to my reviews.

2011 was a great year! I enjoyed reading with all of you.