Year of Reading 2016 statistics

2016 was a decent reading year for me.  I read 58 books in total this year (atleast these are the ones I can remember reading).

In graphs, this is what the year looks like:

authors

I even read books by 2 Canadian authors which I forgot to put down in the list before generating this. Overall, a lot of British and American authors. I would like to expand my reading on authors from different nationalities this year.genre

My most-read books were from Fiction Drama this year followed by Romance and Science Fiction. I hope I can get more Non-Fiction books in 2017. In fact, I am going to set a definite goal for Non-Fiction books in 2017. I feel like it’s really time for me to explore different kinds of Non-Fiction books, be it autobiographies (of celebrities, sports people, political activists) to books on Feminism and all sorts of current issues. Who knows, maybe I’ll really enjoy it.

gender

Not quite equal– More Female authors than Male authors. Wow!

year

I thought I read a lot of books in the 1900’s category but it turns out, to my surprise, I read even more books in the 21st Century category.

Shortest book: The White Cat and the Monk, by Jo Ellen Bogart – 32 pages (beautiful graphic novel)

Longest book: Villette by Charlotte Bronte – 600 pages.

Funniest: Thank You, Jeeves, by P.G.Wodehouse

Most tear-jerker: Allegiant, by Veronica Roth

Most disappointing: Sabriel by Garth Nix

Creepy: The Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman

Eye-opener: Sense and Sensibility, by Jane Austen

Beautiful illustrations: The Invention of the Hugo Cabret, by Brian Selznick.

Biggest discovery: Villette, by Charlotte Bronte

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