Before we get too far into 2015, here’s my recap of notable books read in 2014. I read 135 books last year and moved my book tracking collection over to Goodreads—you can see the full 2014 list here, but these are the highlights.
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I finally did it—I read 145 books in 2013, topping my record of 134 in 2004!
A few stats:
- Average number of books read per month: 12.1
- Highest number read in a month: 18 (December)
- Lowest number read in a month: 8 (May, June, September)
Favourite books/series from this year, in no particular ... Read more
Inspired by my book pal M, let’s wrap up the year in reading!
Number of books read in 2012: 92
Average number of books read per month: 7.6
Top 10 books/series in no particular order:
1. The Baby-sitters Club Series by Ann M. Martin
Goodbye club meetings! Stoneybrook parents won’t tolerate having just three half-hours a week to book a sitter by phone. Instead, Kristy creates online babysitter bookings and hires a Bangalore call centre to field any phone inquiries. Virtual ... Read more
Well, over the past few months, I’ve become an unequivocal Witold Rybczynski superfan.
This all started after I picked up one of Witold’s books, The Most Beautiful House in the World, from the local library. I’d read his architecture criticism at Slate before, and I knew he was a renowned ... Read more