12/31/12

Out with the Old... In with the New


I read 123 books in 2013!

111 - Fiction
12 - Non-fiction/Memoir

29 - Romance/Love story
28 - Christian
27 - YA
25 - Historical
9 - Paranormal
6 - Chick-Lit
6 -  Mystery/Suspense
14 - Christmas!

30 - 5 Stars
16 - 4 1/2 - Stars
55 - 4 Stars
5 - 3 1/2 Stars
17 - 3 Stars

You might think - Wow! 31 - 5 star books, that's a lot.
Well I am very picky and am very careful which books I choose to read.
I actually turn down a lot of books. If it does not sound like a book that I will really like, I don't read it.
So I know even before I read a book that I will probably like it.

Here is a collage of all my 5 star books for the year -
  


For 2013 I only have one real challenge I am doing.
I find that I get so caught up in doing "review books" that I don't read any of my own books from my shelf, including gift books. Also I have gotten away from reading library books.

So this next year, every month -
I will read at least one Library book
I will read at least one book from my shelf 




8 comments:

  1. Happy New Year to you..Hope it is a very good year.
    RJB

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  2. I'm the same way. I'm also prone to ditching anything that doesn't stick. Great recap. A very Happy New Year to you too!

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  3. Wow, you did great! Have a happy new year!!!

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  4. Happy New Year; I look forward to reading your reviews in 2013!

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    1. Thank you, I am so glad that you keep coming back to visit my blog!

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  5. Wendy, are you going to be having monthly themes again?

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  6. I'm always so impressed with how much you read. I'm still striving to be more like you :)

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