2017 Statistics Survey: The Answers

Here are my answers for the 2017 Statistics Survey hosted by myself and Brittany (The Book Addict’s Guide):

  • Number of books read…
    • Under 250 pages (not including novellas): 19
    • Between 400-449 pages: 13
    • Between 450-499 pages: 4
    • Over 500 pages: 5
    • Over 1000 pages: 0
  • Number of…
    • Audiobooks: 0 (I don’t think I listened to any books)
    • Re-reads: 10
    • DNFs (did not finish): 2
  • Number of books rated…
    • Five Stars: 24
    • One/Two Stars: 11
  • Number of authors met in 2017: I met a handful that were really exciting, but my top two were Sarah Ockler and Stephanie Perkins
  • Number of book events attended in 2017: Maybe around 7ish?
  • Number of books you read in one day: Just 1
  • Number of books that made you cry: I cry easily when reading. I probably teared up with all of them.
  • Number of 2018 books you have on pre-order: 10

  • Book read furthest away from home (vacation reads?): I only went to NYC for BookCon so I guess maybe What to Say Next.
  • Book that took you the longest to read: What to Say Next because I picked it  up and read 25 pages but then got distracted and didn’t pick it up again for like 2 months.
  • Book that you personally connected with the most: I can never answer this one. Maybe Match Made in Manhattan because of it being a girl online dating.
  • Book that made you love the villain: A Court of Wings and Ruin. A character that wasn’t 100% a villain but I hated, did something that swayed me a little to him not being 100% awful.
  • Book you said you’d come back to but still haven’t picked up again: I usually don’t do this.
  • Book you read waaaay before its publication date: Furyborn. It is out in May of 2018
  • Book you read on your birthday: Love Songs and Other Lies
  • Book with a character who shares your name: Note sure
  • Book you weren’t entirely truthful about when rating (Fluff up any ratings? Rated even though you didn’t finish?): I’m pretty truthful with my ratings.
  • Book you read in 2017 but already want to re-read: Furyborn
  • Book you borrowed from a friend a long time ago and still have: Most of Gail’s library
  • Book you which you could go back and read for the first time again: Always Anna and the French Kiss.
  • Most books read by one author this year: Probably Sarah J. Maas since I read A Court of Mist and Fury 3 times in 2017 along with some of her other books.

  • Book you read that is red: Dirty Rowdy Things
  • Starts with X, Y, or Z: None
  • Book you hugged when you finished it: More Than You Can Tell
  • Book you wanted to throw across a room: Heart of Fire
  • Food you craved while/after reading a certain book: This could be anything. Books love to make me want some kind of food.
  • Book that became an instant go-to recommendation: Letters to the Lost
  • Furthest out of your comfort zone: N/A
  • Read on a recommendation (that you may not have picked up yourself):  Mayhem series
  • Forced yourself to finish: N/A
  • Series or author’s works you binged (whether all at once or throughout the year): Mayhem series

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2017 Statistics Survey: A Bunch of Randomness

In 2014 Brittany from The Book Addict’s Guide and I were inspired by Jamie of The Perpetual Page Turner and her end of the year survey. Brittany and I took our inspiration of that and Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, and came up with our first annual Statistics Survey. Since it seemed to be a hit we brought it back for its 4th time! Figured why not do it again!

We want to hear the quirky stuff that happened in your reading and blogging this year. We have included a linky at the end where we hope you will take our little questionnaire and link back so everyone can see what interesting facts are out there about you. I promise I will be doing one myself at a later date.

So come on, get answering.

NumberOf

  • Number of books read…
    • Under 250 pages (not including novellas):
    • Between 400-449 pages:
    • Between 450-499 pages:
    • Over 500 pages:
    • Over 1000 pages:
  • Number of…
    • Audiobooks:
    • Re-reads:
    • DNFs (did not finish):
  • Number of books rated…
    • Five Stars:
    • One/Two Stars:
  • Number of authors met in 2017:
  • Number of book events attended in 2017:
  • Number of books you read in one day:
  • Number of books that made you cry:
  • Number of 2017 books you have on pre-order:

BytheBooks

  • Book read furthest away from home (vacation reads?):
  • Book that took you the longest to read:
  • Book that you personally connected with the most:
  • Book that made you love the villain:
  • Book you said you’d come back to but still haven’t picked up again:
  • Book you read waaaay before it’s publication date:
  • Book you read on your birthday:
  • Book with a character who shares your name:
  • Book you weren’t entirely truthful about when rating (Fluff up any ratings? Rated even though you didn’t finish?):
  • Book you read in 2017 but already want to re-read:
  • Book you borrowed from a friend a long time ago and still have:
  • Book you which you could go back and read for the first time again:
  • Most books read by one author this year:

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  • Happiest & saddest:
  • Longest & shortest…
    • By page number:
    • By title:
    • From buying to reading:
  • Best & worst…
    • Average rating on Goodreads:
    • Books you read/your rating:
    • Series enders:
  • First & last…
    • Reads of 2017:
    • Books on your bookcase (1st book on the top left and last book on the bottom right):
  • Most disappointing & biggest pleasant surprise:
  • Fandom you joined & one you abandoned:
  • Series you picked up & series you quit:
  • Most lenient & harshest ratings:
  • Most hyped & furthest under the radar that you read:

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  • Book you read that is red:
  • Starts with X, Y, or Z:
  • Book you hugged when you finished it:
  • Book you wanted to throw across a room:
  • Food you craved while/after reading a certain book:
  • Book that became an instant go-to recommendation:
  • Furthest out of your comfort zone:
  • Read on a recommendation (that you may not have picked up yourself):
  • Forced yourself to finish:
  • Series or author’s works you binged (whether all at once or throughout the year):

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  • First…
    • Post of 2017:
    • Review of 2017:
  • Last…
    • Post of 2017:
    • Review of 2017:
  • Number of posts in 2017:
  • Number of reviews posted this year:
  • Least coherent review:
  • Post with the most views (posted in 2017):
  • Post you wish you could re-write:

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2016 Statistics Survey – The Answers

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Here are my answers for the 2016 Statistic Survey hosted by myself and Brittany (The Book Addict’s Guide):

 

NumberOf

  • Number of books read…
    • Under 250 pages (not including novellas): 12
    • Between 400-449 pages: 12
    • Between 450-499 pages: 3
    • Over 500 pages: 5
    • Over 1000 pages: 0
  • Number of…
    • Audiobooks: 1
    • Re-reads: 9
    • DNFs (did not finish): 3
  • Number of books rated…
    • Five Stars: 17
    • Two Stars: 11
  • Number of authors met in 2016: Not many this year. Emery Lord and Jodi Meadows were definite highlights.
  • Number of book events attended in 2016: 4/5
  • Number of books you read in one day: Probably only 1.
  • Number of books that made you cry: I feel like I cried a lot reading this year. All in Pieces and Empire of Shadows were hardcore ugly cries.
  • Number of 2017 books you have on pre-order: 4 right now.

BytheBooks

  • Book read furthest away from home (vacation reads?): A Court of Mist and Fury (started it in Mexico)
  • Book that took you the longest to read: A Court of Mist and Fury. Vacation plus taking it all in slowly made me take a while to finish. But so worth it.
  • Book that you personally connected with the most: All in Pieces.
  • Book that made you love the villain: A Court of Mist and Fury because a villain isn’t always the villain you think.
  • Book you said you’d come back to but still haven’t picked up again: None. When I’m done I am usually done.
  • Book you read waaaay before it’s publication date: I read a book that is coming out in August of 2017, in December of 216.
  • Book you read on your birthday: If I Was Your Girl
  • Book with a character who shares your name: Andie in The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson (although she spells it wrong. HEHE)
  • Book you weren’t entirely truthful about when rating (Fluff up any ratings? Rated even though you didn’t finish?): Not sure I had anything this year.
  • Book you read in 2016 but already want to re-read: All in Pieces, The Geek’s Guide to Unrequited Love, A Court of Mist and Fury (I’m reading it currently)
  • Book you borrowed from a friend a long time ago and still have: Let’s not embarrass me here.
  • Book you which you could go back and read for the first time again: A Court of Mist and Fury.
  • Most books read by one author this year: Tammy Falkner (7)

ThisThat

  • Happiest & saddest: Happiest: In Real Life/Saddest: All in Pieces
  • Longest & shortest…
    • By page number: Shortest: Good Girl Gone (158)/ Longest: Empire of Storms (693)
    • By title: Shortest: Us/Longest: The Only Thing Worse Than Me is You
    • From buying to reading:I have no idea.
  • Best & worst…
  • First & last…
    • Reads of 2016: First: The Distance from A to Z/Last: Kissing Max Holden
    • Books on your bookcase (1st book on the top left and last book on the bottom right): First: The Assassain’s Blade/Last: The Summer of Chasing Mermaids
  • Most disappointing & biggest pleasant surprise: Disappointment: By Your Side/Surprise: Deeper
  • Fandom you joined & one you abandoned: NA
  • Series you picked up & series you quit: Not sure
  • Most lenient & harshest ratings: I think I was me this year and I didn’t rate up or be too kind. I just rated what I felt was deserved for my taste level.
  • Most hyped & furthest under the radar that you read: A Court of Mist and Fury (the hype was so deserved and All in Pieces (needs more hype because it is amazing!)

GrabBag

  • Book you read that is red: Wrecked
  • Starts with X, Y, or Z: Zack (Sawyer Bennett)
  • Book you hugged when you finished it: All in Pieces
  • Book you wanted to throw across a room: By Your Side
  • Food you craved while/after reading a certain book: Chocolate croissants (Two Summers)
  • Book that became an instant go-to recommendation:The Distance from A to Z, All in Pieces and The Geek’s Guide to Unrequited Love
  • Furthest out of your comfort zone:I stayed in my zone. The more I read the more I realize this is what I need to do. Stay away from things that aren’t my type of book.
  • Read on a recommendation (that you may not have picked up yourself): The Kind Worth Killing
  • Forced yourself to finish:I don’t force it.
  • Series or author’s works you binged (whether all at once or throughout the year):Tammy Falkner and Sawyer Bennett

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2016 Statistics Survey: A Bunch of Randomness

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In 2014 Brittany from The Book Addict’s Guide and I were inspired by Jamie of The Perpetual Page Turner and her end of the year survey. Brittany and I took our inspiration of that and Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, and came up with our first annual Statistics Survey. Since it seemed to be a hit  we brought it back once again but with some minor tweaks. Figured why not do it again!

We want to hear the quirky stuff that happened in your reading and blogging this year. We have included a linky at the end where we hope you will take our little questionnaire and link back so everyone can see what interesting facts are out there about you. I promise I will be doing one myself at a later date.

So come on, get answering.

NumberOf

  • Number of books read…
    • Under 250 pages (not including novellas):
    • Between 400-449 pages:
    • Between 450-499 pages:
    • Over 500 pages:
    • Over 1000 pages:
  • Number of…
    • Audiobooks:
    • Re-reads:
    • DNFs (did not finish):
  • Number of books rated…
    • Five Stars:
    • One/Two Stars:
  • Number of authors met in 2016:
  • Number of book events attended in 2016:
  • Number of books you read in one day:
  • Number of books that made you cry:
  • Number of 2017 books you have on pre-order:

BytheBooks

  • Book read furthest away from home (vacation reads?):
  • Book that took you the longest to read:
  • Book that you personally connected with the most:
  • Book that made you love the villain:
  • Book you said you’d come back to but still haven’t picked up again:
  • Book you read waaaay before it’s publication date:
  • Book you read on your birthday:
  • Book with a character who shares your name:
  • Book you weren’t entirely truthful about when rating (Fluff up any ratings? Rated even though you didn’t finish?):
  • Book you read in 2016 but already want to re-read:
  • Book you borrowed from a friend a long time ago and still have:
  • Book you which you could go back and read for the first time again:
  • Most books read by one author this year:

ThisThat

  • Happiest & saddest:
  • Longest & shortest…
    • By page number:
    • By title:
    • From buying to reading:
  • Best & worst…
    • Average rating on Goodreads:
    • Books you read/your rating:
    • Series enders:
  • First & last…
    • Reads of 2016:
    • Books on your bookcase (1st book on the top left and last book on the bottom right):
  • Most disappointing & biggest pleasant surprise:
  • Fandom you joined & one you abandoned:
  • Series you picked up & series you quit:
  • Most lenient & harshest ratings:
  • Most hyped & furthest under the radar that you read:

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  • Book you read that is red:
  • Starts with X, Y, or Z:
  • Book you hugged when you finished it:
  • Book you wanted to throw across a room:
  • Food you craved while/after reading a certain book:
  • Book that became an instant go-to recommendation:
  • Furthest out of your comfort zone:
  • Read on a recommendation (that you may not have picked up yourself):
  • Forced yourself to finish:
  • Series or author’s works you binged (whether all at once or throughout the year):

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  • First…
    • Post of 2016:
    • Review of 2016:
  • Last…
    • Post of 2016:
    • Review of 2016:
  • Number of posts in 2016:
  • Number of reviews posted this year:
  • Least coherent review:
  • Post with the most views (posted in 2016):
  • Post you wish you could re-write:

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2015 Statistic Survey – The Answers

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Here are my answers for the 2015 Statistic Survey hosted by myself and Brittany (The Book Addict’s Guide):

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  • Number of books read…
    • Under 250 pages (not including novellas): 5
    • Between 400-449 pages: 15ish based on the Goodreads page count
    • Between 450-499 pages: 1
    • Over 500 pages: 6 (although one was a DNF so I guess 5)
    • Over 1000 pages: 0
  • Number of…
    • Audiobooks: 10
    • Re-reads: 11
    • DNFs (did not finish): 2
  • Number of books rated…
    • Five Stars: 20 (but some of these are 4.5 stars. Since Goodreads has failed us for another year with ½ stars I have to go with 20).
    • One/Two Stars:  No one stars as I DNF anything that will be that low. 8 2 star reads since I try to give them the benefit of the doubt too often.
  • Number of authors met in 2015: A lot. I went to (BEA 1 & 2) & I moderated a panel at the Boston Teen Author Fest with Sarah (What Sarah Read) and one for Tiffany Schmidt and AC Gaughen. But I think meeting Sarah Dessen, Amy Ewing and Heather Demitrios were high up there for me.
  • Number of book events attended in 2015: At least 4 I think.
  • Number of books you read in one day: I think one this year. I didn’t have a really good reading year.
  • Number of books that made you cry: 11 maybe. That is a guess though.
  • Number of 2016 books you have on pre-order: 7 although I have already read 3 of the 7.

BytheBooks

  • Book read furthest away from home (vacation reads?): Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen when I went to Austin and San Antonio.
  • Book that took you the longest to read: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken. Thanks for that holidays.
  • Book that you personally connected with the most: I don’t know that I personally connected to any one book but Twenty Boy Summer (a reread) is such a human story it is hard not to connect to it.
  • Book that made you love the villain: None
  • Book you said you’d come back to but still haven’t picked up again: None
  • Book you read waaaay before it’s publication date: When We Collided by Emery Lord. I was asked to blurb the ARC so I read it about a year before its release.
  • Book you read on your birthday: Play On by Michelle Smith
  • Book with a character who shares your name: I can’t recall any of them having the name Andi or Andrea.
  • Book you weren’t entirely truthful about when rating (Fluff up any ratings? Rated even though you didn’t finish?): The Boy Most Likely To by Huntley Fitzpatrick. I love Huntley and I love Tim the main character but I didn’t love the book as much as I rated it. I just couldn’t bring myself to go lower than 4 stars for it.
  • Book you read in 2015 but already want to re-read: When We Collided.
  • Book you borrowed from a friend a long time ago and still have: Black Heart by Holly Black.
  • Book you which you could go back and read for the first time again: Anna and the French Kiss. Duh.
  • Most books read by one author this year: 7 all from Jay Crownover. I binged one of her series and read her spin off Built.

ThisThat

  • Happiest & saddest: Happiest  – Anna and the French Kiss; Saddest – The Last Time We Say Goodbye by Cynthia Hand
  • Longest & shortest…
  • Best & worst…
  • First & last…
    • Reads of 2015: First – Anna and the French Kiss; Last – Passenger by Alexandra Bracken
    • Books on your bookcase (1st book on the top left and last book on the bottom right): First – Anna and the French Kiss; Last – Queen of Shawdows
  • Most disappointing & biggest pleasant surprise: Disappointing – Unleashed; Pleasant Surprise – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Fandom you joined & one you abandoned: I can’t think of any
  • Series you picked up & series you quit: No clue.
  • Most lenient & harshest ratings: Lenient – The Boy Most Likely To; Harshest – Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between
  • Most hyped & furthest under the radar that you read: Hyped – Queen of Shadows and it was worth the hype; Under Radar – The Last Time We Say Goodbye by Cynthia Hand (it was FANTASTIC!)

GrabBag

  • Book you read that is red: The Wrath the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh
  • Starts with X, Y, or Z: The Year We Fell Down by Sarina Bowen
  • Book you hugged when you finished it: Twenty boy Summer and Parallel by Lauren Miller. It had been a long time since I read both and I just love them.
  • Book you wanted to throw across a room: Unleashed
  • Food you craved while/after reading a certain book: Fries and Pizza reading Saint Anything.
  • Book that became an instant go-to recommendation:  The Deal by Elle Kennedy.
  • Furthest out of your comfort zone:  All the Harry Potter books
  • Read on a recommendation (that you may not have picked up yourself): What We Saw by Aaron Hartzler
  • Forced yourself to finish: Hello, Goodbye and Everything in Between
  • Series or author’s works you binged (whether all at once or throughout the year): I binged Jay Crownover’s Marked Men series. SO SO GOOD!

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