JHENIFER PABILLANO

Books of 2013

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 order:

  • The FitzOsbornes series by Michelle Cooper
  • Confessions of the Sullivan Sisters and How to Say Goodbye in Robot by Natalie Standiford
  • My Booky Wook & Booky Wook 2 by Russell Brand
  • Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick
  • The Descendants by Kaui Hart Hemmings
  • The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks - E. Lockhart
  • Mary Roach’s books, especially Gulp, Packing for Mars, and Bonk
  • The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
  • I Wear the Black Hat by Chuck Klosterman
  • Rainbow Rowell’s two adult books, Attachments and Fangirl
  • I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella
  • Hateship Friendship Courtship Loveship Marriage by Alice Munro
  • The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg
  • All of Susin Nielsen’s books - The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen, Word Nerd, Dear George Clooney, Please Marry My Mom
  • Kenneth Oppel’s Airborn series, Frankenstein series, and the standalone Half-Brother (seriously, so good)
  • The Mothership series by Martin Leicht and Isla Neal
  • How Poetry Saved My Life by Amber Dawn
  • The Wes Anderson Collection by Matt Zoller Seitz
  • Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

If you’re curious, you can also see the full list of my 2013 reads, with intermittent commentary!

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Wow Jhen - that’s terrific! Definitely gave me inspiration to read more in 2014 and to check out the FitzOsbornes.

said Sally on 1 Jan 2014 at 8:15pm

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