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2011 Reading Stats

Not including library science text books, here are your friendly neighborhood librarian’s reading statistics for 2011.

# Books Read: 106

  • % Fiction: 90
  • % Nonfiction: 10
  • % Graphic Novel: 16
  • % Young Adult: 39
  • % Children’s: 19

# Reviewed for ABookandaHug.com: 24

# Written by Women: 64

# Written by Men: 42

First Book of 2011: Kitchen Confidential, by Anthony Bourdain

Last Book of 2011: Wildthorn, by Jane Eagland

Top 20 Favorites (in no particular order):

  1. Game of Thrones, by George R.R. Martin
  2. The Help, by Kathryn Stockett
  3. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs
  4. The Man Who Loved Books Too Much, by Allison Hoover Bartlett
  5. The Complete Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi
  6. Anna and the French Kiss, by Stephanie Perkins
  7. Before I Fall, by Lauren Oliver
  8. Maus, by Art Spiegelman
  9. Paper Towns, by John Green
  10. The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, by Maryrose Wood
  11. Bossypants, by Tina Fey
  12. If I Stay, by Gayle Forman
  13. Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares, by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
  14. Wonderstruck, by Brian Selznick
  15. Medium Raw, by Anthony Bourdain
  16. Wisdom’s Kiss, by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
  17. A Clash of Kings, by George R.R. Martin
  18. To Timbuktu, by Casey Sczieska and Steven Weinberg
  19. The Dreamer, by Pam Munoz Ryan
  20. The Weird Sisters, by Eleanor Brown

Filed under 2011 rading books A Book and a Hug fiction nonfiction YA children's books graphic novels George R.R. Martin Anthony Bourdain Allison Hoover Bartlett Lauren Oliver Maryrose Wood John Green Eleanor Brown Tina Fey Art Spiegelman Ransom Riggs Kathryn Stockett Marjane Satrapi Stephanie Perkins Gayle Forman Rachel Cohn David Levithan Brian Selznick Catherine Gilbert Murdock Casey Sczieska Steven Weinberg Pam Munoz Ryan

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Hurricane Reading List

The bad news is that my home is right in the path of Hurricane Irene.  The good news is that, in the event of power loss, I am fully stocked with candles, lanterns, and flashlights so I can do some serious reading. 

My Hurricane Irene Reading List:

What’s on your list?

Filed under hurricane books reading lit The Help Kathryn Stockett Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Ransom Riggs Awaken Katie Kacvinsky One Day David Nicholls A Game of Thrones George R.R. Martin