It has been even more lethargic than last year with regards to this yearly plan. The last post was in the beginning of my use of blocks, and I for one, liked it for this purpose.
You can check out my last year’s post: here
I gathered up the strength to work on this in a few days and am pleased with how quickly it all came together. As usual it did its job in getting me excited for the rest of the year! Hope you find it even remotely interesting!
Total: 40390 Audio hours: 106
|Shortest read: A Christmas Memory : 95 Pages||Longest Read: Rhythms of War: 1088 Pages|
I have actually read more than I have reviewed/uploaded on Goodreads, but as I stand by own policies, I will be taking in only the ones I have reviewed for the statistics: 145 vs last year’s 175
Fiction Vs Non-Fiction
Genres of Graphic Novels
Short Stories sorted by Genre and nationality of author(s)
Fiction Vs Non fiction has improved yet again! 15% vs 13% of last year!
Percentage may not have improved but 46 Male and 95 Female which is better than last year!
Non-Audio Pages vs Genre
No. of Books vs Gender vs Genre
Nationality of Authors (Female vs Male vs Multiple)
I may have read multiple books by the same author but have not set any filter for that. This is solely on the basis on number of books
Audio listening time has fallen further : 106 (for reviewed books) which totals to 4.41 days
Listening time for audiobooks
Standalone vs Series: 78 vs 67 Keeping that steady!
Books by type and where I got them from
I have been working on my NetGalley backlist this year and it shows!
|Bought one book (Chemical Age) after reading|
|Ten reprints of old classic mysteries|
At the end of the year I will have even better results but as it stands, the translated works I have read are:
|Gender of Translator||French||German||Japanese||Mandarin||Norwegian||Russian||Spanish||Vietnamese|
Rating spread this year is almost the same as the last year!
Rating by Genre, Mystery has sneaked back in, in comparison to the last year
Locations my reads were based in:( The legend lists the number of books in each country)
I have had a marked improvement in the variety of locations although (obviously) some countries have many more than others.
|Dystopian World, Europe||1|
Year of publication:
The timeline of the stories (Any book which did not mention the pandemic, I did not accept it as 2020 but 2019ish):
Do let me know what you think of all of this and if you have any suggestions for other combinations! With this enthusiasm I should go back to my neglected podcast, you can check it out : here