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Annual Books Read Statistics for 2019 and End of ROW80 for 2019

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ereis this year’s Annual Books Read Statistics and Thoughts Post!





Here are the statistics for 2018, 2017, 201620152014201320122011 (and the list), 20102009 (and the list).

Books Read: 278, including the following (roughly, and not counting any of the houseparties we’ve done on thelitforum.com (which run to hundreds of thousands of words; various essays, journal articles, book excerpts, etc. for school; or the ongoing rereads of board books from previous years):
36 novels 181 board books, MG, and YA
31 essays and non-fiction and comics 14 short stories and anthologies 16 poems I’m not sure if it’s because I’m also doing a Master’s degree or because I’m reading more and more books to the kids, or both, but the number of novels I read seems to go down every year. I’d like to find a way to change this and bring up the number once more – as long as it doesn’t interfere with editing my own stories!

2018: 66 novels, 133 board books (plus ongoing rereads), 27 essays and non-fiction and …