2016 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): 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)

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  • 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!)

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  • 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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2015 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 last year we brought it back once again but with some minor tweaks.

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 2015:
  • Number of book events attended in 2015:
  • Number of books you read in one day:
  • Number of books that made you cry:
  • Number of 2016 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 2015 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 2015:
    • 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:

GrabBag

  • 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 2015:
    • Review of 2015:
  • Last…
    • Post of 2015:
    • Review of 2015:
  • Number of posts in 2015:
  • Number of reviews posted this year:
  • Least coherent review:
  • Post with the most views (posted in 2015):
  • Post you wish you could re-write:

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The Answers – 2014 Statistics Survey: A Bunch of Randomness

statsWant to play along with some random facts about your reading year? Check out the original post from myself and Brittany of The Book Addict’s Guide and link-up.

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  1. Number of books under 250 pages (not including novellas): 6
  2. Number of books read between 400-449 pages: 18
  3. Number of books read between 450-499 pages: 6
  4. Number of books read over 500 pages: 4
  5. Number of books read over 1000 pages: 0
  6. Number of novellas read: 7 (4 were in the book Four)
  7. Number of books that made you cry: 12 (I was a weepy mess this year!)
  8. Number of books from a female POV: 79
  9. Number of books from a male POV: 9
  10. Number of alternating or multiple POVs: 40 (The rest are all unknown or rereads)
  11. Number of DNFs (did not finish): 2
  12. Number of five star reads: 30
  13. Number of one/two star reads: 13
  14. Number of authors met in 2014: 10+
  15. Number of book events attended in 2014: 6, I think.
  16. Number of books you read in one day: This question could be taken a few ways now that I think about it. It could be how many I read on one actual day or how many books it took only a day for me to read. If it is the former than 2. If it is the latter than a much bigger number as I read a lot of books over a day period in a year.
  17. Number of audiobooks: 11
  18. Number of 2015 books you have on pre-order: 11
  19. Number of re-reads: 17

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  1. Book with the highest rating on Goodreads: Heir of Fire (4.61)
  2. Book with the lowest rating on Goodreads: In Deep (3.11)
  3. Book read furthest away from home (vacation reads?): Catch a Falling Star and The Here and Now in Savannah, GA
  4. Book that took you the longest to read: Froi of the Exiles. Took 9 days.
  5. Book that you personally connected with the most: I don’t know if I personally connected with it most but I’ll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios really got to me and stayed there.
  6. illmeetyouBook that made you love the villain: I’m not a villain person so I really can’t think of one off the top of my head.
  7. Book you said you’d come back to but still haven’t picked up again: I’m usually one that doesn’t go back to a book I have given up on. If I couldn’t get into it the first time I call it done.
  8. Book you read waaaay before its publication date: The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord. Read in August and it is out in March.startofmeyou
  9. Book you read on your birthday: I was reading The Jewel by Amy Ewing. Finished it 2 days later.
  10. Book with a character who shares your name: Honestly I’m not sure I read anything with an Andrea/Andi in it this year.
  11. Book you weren’t entirely truthful about when rating (Fluff up any ratings? Rated even though you didn’t finish?): I try to stay honest. Sometimes I won’t rate a book if I’m unsure how I feel about it.
  12. Book you read in 2014 but already want to re-read: Open Road Summer, I’ll Meet You There, A Court of Thorns and Roses. I’m a rereader.
  13. Book you borrowed from a friend a long time ago and still have?: Black Heart by Holly Black. I borrowed it from Gail FOREVER ago. OOPS!
  14. Book by a foreign author/originally published in another country: Finnikin of the Rock/Froi of the Exiles/Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta, Australian author.
  15. Book you which you could go back and read for the first time again: Right now it is A Court of Thorns and Roses.
  16. Most books read by one author this year: Since I did rereads it is a time with Stephanie Perkins and Sarah J. Maas at 6.

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  1. Happiest & saddest: Happiest: Loop by Karen Akins; Saddest: Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta
  2. Longest & shortest: Longest: Froi of the Exiles (593 pages); Shortest: Mistletoe and Mr. Right (150 pages)
  3. Best & worst: Best: A Court of Thorns and Roses; Worst: Some Boys
  4. First & last reads of 2014: First: Vengeance by Megan Miranda; Last: Unleashed by Sophie Jordan
  5. First & last books on your bookcase (1st book on the top left and last book on the bottom right): German Anna and the French Kiss, Signed Throne of Glasscourt
  6. The most disappointing & the biggest pleasant surprise: Disappointing: Winger by Andrew Smith; Surprise: Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas
  7. Bandwagon/fandom you joined & one you abandoned: Joined: Maas 13 aka Celaena and Chaol for life!; Abandoned: None
  8. Most lenient & harshest ratings: Lenient: The Things You Kiss Goodbye. The more I think about that book the less I like it; Harshest: Some Boys by Patty Blount
  9. Most hyped & furthest under the radar that you read: Hyped: Winger. Everyone loved that book and talked about it non-stop. I was not one of those people.; Under the Radar: Reborn by Jennifer Rush. It comes out in early January 2015, but there was no buzz at all for it and there should be.

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  1. Book you read that is red: A Court of Thorns and Roses
  2. Book you read that starts with M: Magnolia by Kristin Cook
  3. Book you read that you may have hugged when you finished it: Open Road Summer by Emery Lord
  4. Book you read that you may have wanted to throw across a room: My reread of The Elite by Kiera Cass. Even though I knew what would happen I still wanted to send it flying.
  5. Book that has the letters Q, X, or Z in the title (bonus for one of the words in the title beginning with those!): The Orphan Queen, Lola and the Boy Next Door, Zac & Miaanna1
  6. Book that suffered some damage this year (food? water? ripped pages/cover? Ouch!): My original copy of The One came with the cover torn off and my mom dropped my ARC of Landline in the pool.
  7. Food you craved while/after reading a certain book: This is just about every book. HA. I do know that I craved Nerds after reading one book. Just can’t remember the book now.
  8. First book you read in 2015: Anna and the French Kiss. Starting the year off right.
  9. Number of books read that end with a 6 in the page count: 26

 

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  1. Number of posts in 2014: 277
  2. Number of reviews posted this year: 94
  3. First post of 2014: 16 Blogging Days of Winter – Day 12
  4. First review of 2014: Erased by Jennifer Rush
  5. Last post of 2014: The ABCs with Trish Doller
  6. Last review of 2014: Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas
  7. Least coherent review: Probably Isla and the Happily Ever After. I didn’t want to give anything away yet I wanted to say all the words and share all the feels. It was a mess.tieks
  8. Review with the most views (regardless of post date): Open Road Summer by Emery Lord at 93 views
  9. Post with the most comments: Best of 2014 Book Giveaway at 58 comments.
  10. Post you wish you could re-write: A lot of my reviews. Not one specifically, but a few of them.
  11. Most popular post this year (that was posted in 2014): Tieks Review has had the most views of 2014 at 553

 

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