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2010 Reading Stats

Organized by genre.

2010:

Fiction:
1. Atkinson, Kate - Started Early, Took my Dog - 352 pages (4 stars)
2. Atwood, Margaret - The Edible Woman - 301 (3 stars)
3. Auster, Paul - In the Country of Last Things - 188 (4.5 stars)
4. Bester, Alfred - The Stars my Destination - 272  (5 stars)
5. Butcher, Jim - Storm Front - 352 (3 stars)
6. Chiang, Ted - The Lifecycle of Software Objects - 150 (5 stars)
7. Christie, Agatha - And Then There Were None - 224 (4 stars)
8. Crofts, Lewis - The Pornographer of Vienna - 312 (4 stars)
9. DeWoskin, Rachel - Repeat After Me - 320 (4.5 stars)
10. Farmer, Philip Jose - To Your Scattered Bodies Go - 208 (4.5 stars)
11. Farmer, Philip Jose - The Fabulous Riverboat - 256 (2.5 stars)
12. Fford, Jasper - Shades of Grey - 480 (3 stars)
13. Flewelling, Lynn - Luck in the Shadows - 496 (4 stars)
14. Flewelling, Lynn - Stalking Darkness - 501 (4 stars)
15. Flewelling, Lynn - Traitor's Moon - 540 (4 stars)
16. Flewelling, Lynn - Shadow's Return - 544 (3.5 stars)
17. Flewelling, Lynn - The White Road - 400 (3 stars)
18. Gruen, Sara - Water for Elephants - 561 (3.5 stars)
19. Hammett, Dashiell - The Maltese Falcon - 224 (3 stars)
20. Hill, Susan - The Small Hand: A Ghost Story - 176 (3 stars)
21. Hobb, Robin - Dragon Haven - 570  (4.5 stars)
22. Kostova, Elizabeth - The Historian - 720 (4 stars)
23. Larson, Reif - The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet - 386 (4.5 stars)
24. Marshall, Michael - Straw Men - 486 (4 stars)
25. Martin, George R.R. - A Feast for Crows - 976 (3.5 stars)
26. Mieville, China - Perdido Street Station - 710 (3 stars)
27. Miller, Andrew - Ingenious Pain 337 (5 stars)
28. Moore, Christopher - Fool - 337 (4 stars)
29. Sagan, Francoise - Bonjour Tristesse - 128 (4.5 stars)
30. Willingham, Bill - Peter and Max: A Fables Novel - 400 (3 stars)
= 30 books
= 11,907 pages

Graphic Novels/Manga:
31. Azzarello, Brian - Joker - 128 (3 stars)
32. Ennis, Garth & Robertson, Derek - The Boys Volume 1: The Name of the Game - 153 (2.5 stars)
33. Ennis, Garth & Robertson, Derek - The Boys Volume 2: Get Some - 160 (2.5 stars)
34. Ennis, Garth & Robertson, Derek - The Boys Volume 3: Good for the Soul - 200 (2.5 stars)
35. Ennis, Garth & Robertson, Derek - The Boys Volume 4: We Gotta Go Now - 200 (2.5 stars)
36. Ohba, Tsugumi & Obata, Takeshi - Death Note 1 - 200 (3 stars)
37. Ohba, Tsugumi & Obata, Takeshi - Death Note 2- 200 (3 stars)
38. Ohba, Tsugumi & Obata, Takeshi - Death Note 3- 200 (3 stars)
39. Ohba, Tsugumi & Obata, Takeshi - Death Note 4- 200 (3 stars)
40. Ohba, Tsugumi & Obata, Takeshi - Death Note 5- 200 (3 stars)
41. Ohba, Tsugumi & Obata, Takeshi - Death Note 6- 200 (3 stars)
42. Ohba, Tsugumi & Obata, Takeshi - Death Note 7- 200 (3 stars)
43. Ohba, Tsugumi & Obata, Takeshi - Death Note 8- 200 (3 stars)
44. Ohba, Tsugumi & Obata, Takeshi - Death Note 9- 200 (3 stars)
45. O'Malley, Bryan Lee - Scott Pilgrim Vs the World Volume 1: Precious Little Life - 168 (3 stars)
46. Patrucha, Stefan - X-Files: Dead to the World - 208 (3 stars)
= 16 books
= 3,017 pages

Young adult:
47. Beddor, Frank - The Looking Glass Wars - 384 (3 stars)
48. Blackman, Malorie - Noughts and Crosses - 448 (4.5 stars)
49. Collins, Suzanne - The Hunger Games - 384 (4 stars)
50. Collins, Suzanne - Catching Fire - 480 (3.5 stars)
51. de Saint-Exupery, Antoine - The Little Prince - 96 (5 stars)
52. Dunmore, Helen - Ingo - 290/336 (2.5 stars)
53. Kaye, Marilyn - Gifted: Out of Sight, Out of Mind - 240 (3 stars)
54. Lo, Malinda - Ash - 304 (3.5 stars)
55. Meyer, Stephenie - The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner - 192 (2 stars)
56. Ness, Patrick - Chaos Walking 1: The Knife of Never Letting Go - 496 (5 stars)
57. Ness, Patrick - Chaos Walking 2: The Ask and the Answer - 536 (5 stars)
58. Ness, Patrick - Chaos Walking 3: Monsters of Men - 601 (5 stars)
59. Smith, M.M. - The Servants - 233 (4 stars)
60. Snyder, Maria V - Poison Study - 416 (4 stars)
61. Snyder, Maria V - Magic Study - 419 (2.5-3 stars)
62. Stiefvater, Maggie - Shiver - 448 (4 stars)
63. Stiefvater, Maggie - Linger - 432 (4 stars)
64. Westall, Robert - Gulf - 128 (4 stars)
65. Westall, Robert - The Machine Gunners - 224 (4 stars)
66. Westerfeld, Scott - The Last Days - 320 (2 stars)
= 20 books
= 7,311 pages

Short story collections:
67. Atwood, Margaret - Moral Disorder and Other Stories - 272 (4 stars)
68. Black, Holly & Castellucci, Cecil - Geektastic: Stories From the Nerd Herd - 403 (3.5 stars)
69. Chiang, Ted - Stories of Your Life and Others - 333 (4.5 stars)
70. Gaiman, Neil & Sarrantonio, Al, eds. - Stories: All New Tales - 428 (3.5 stars)
= 4 books
= 1,436  pages

Magazines:
71. Cox, Andy et al (eds) - Interzone #229: Jul-Aug 2010 - 63 (3 stars)
Sundry short stories posted on Lightspeed MagazineStrange Horizons, Clarkesworld Magazine, and other science fiction magazines
=1 book
= 63 pages (plus others, obviously, but nothing I could give a concrete # to)

Nonfiction:
72. Andress, Sandra and Nesbett, Peter - Letters to a Young Artist - 76 (3 stars)
73. Assael, Brenda - The Circus and Victorian Society - 268 (5 stars)
74. Blake, Mark - Stone Me: The Wit and Wisdom of Keith Richards - 86 (3.5 stars)
75. Chowdhury, G G et al - Librarianship: an Introduction - 301 (4.5 stars)
76. Foster, Alicia - Gwen John - 80 (4 stars)
77. Howell, Michael and Ford, Peter - The True History of the Elephant Man - 213 (5 stars)
78. Hurley, Catherine -  Could Do Better: School Reports of the Great and Good - 166 (3.5 stars)
79. Hyde, Marina - Celebrity: How Entertainers Took Over the World and Why We Need an Exit Strategy - 256 (4 stars)
80. Joyce, Allan C. and Janssen, Sarah - Under the Covers and Between the Sheets: The Inside Story Behind Classic Characters, Authors, Unforgettable Phrases, and Unexpected Endings - 165 (5 stars)
81. Kang, Hyok - This is Paradise!: My North Korean Childhood - 204 (4.5 stars)
82. Levitt, Stephen and Dubner, Steven - Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance - 288 (3 stars)
83. Roach, Mary - Stiff: The Curious Life of Human Cadavers - 297 (5 stars)
84. Sedaris, David - Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim - 257 (4 stars)
85. Shepherd, Madeline - Alba ad Astra: Scotland's Forgotten History of Space Exploration - Madeline Shepherd - 44 (3 stars)
86. Winn, Christopher - I Never Knew That About Scotland - 255 (4 stars)
= 15 books
= 2,956
Abandoned works:

Huxeley, Aldous - Crome Yellow
Swanwick, Michael - The Iron Dragon's Daughter
The rest of Death Note
The rest of The Boys


Totals:
86 books = 7.16 books per month, 1.65 books per week, 0.23 of a book per day (for individual month summaries for 2010, click here)
26,690 pages = 2,224 pages per month, 513 pages per week, 73 pages per day
32 books by women, 52 by men, 2 co-authored by a man and a woman
30 fiction books (4 mystery/crime, 9 science fiction, 9 fantasy, 7 general fiction)
16 graphic novels/manga, 4 short story collections, 1 full magazine
20 young adult books (10 fantasy, 8 science fiction, 2 general)
15 nonfiction (a few memoirs and books on various subjects like librarianism, artists, Scotland, dead bodies, and reading oddities)
6 re-reads (the Nightrunner series by Lynn Flewelling and The Stars by Destination by Alfred Bester)

....Huh. I thought I had only read 85 books, but evidently it's 86. I really can't be bothered going through the many book review entries and figuring out where I went wrong at this point. Whatever.

It was a pretty good reading year, with a pretty fair balance across genres. I read 10 more books from 2009, but only 300 more pages, which was surprising, probably owing to the fact I read more graphic novels. Last year I read from more genres, as I had reading for school and read more poetry and literary magazines.

My goals for 2011:

100 books, or at least 75
Review them all and be better about posting said reviews to communities so more people read them
Read more nonfiction, classics, graphic novels, magazines

Does anyone have a website/software that they use to keep track of their reading habits, something that has an informatics plug in that could creative graphs or automatically generate page counts, etc? Worth asking, as neither Word nor Excel are really doing it for me, and I would like to organize my reading habits better for 2011.

Thanks for taking a look at my list and happy reading for 2011! FYI, new friends are always welcome :)
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