It’s December! I almost forgot to start the “A Month of Favorites” posts today. This event is being run by Girlxoxo, Traveling with T and Estella’s Revenge. I thought it would be a great way to get back into blogging after NaNoWriMo. I won, by the way!
A Month of Favorites features a new topic each weekday. Today’s is to take a look back at my reading year. I’m a little behind on entering things into Goodreads, so I don’t have stats at hand, but I can answer a few of the sample questions without that.
Most-read genre: I set a goal to read at least 20 books about England this year, I’m somewhere in the upper 20s, now — so I smashed that one to pieces. It was fun to read lots of genres in that pursuit: travel, history, biography, and many flavors of fiction.
Most-read author: Gail Carriger. I started with the YA Finishing School series and I’m nearly through the Parasol Protectorate series for adults. These were mostly set in England and made a humorous break from some of the more serious books I read this year.
Where I read: the table in the sunroom where I eat my lunch and snacks, the bathtub, and almost anywhere on my phone
How many books I read at once: Three — one in each of the locations above
Print, ebook, audiobook?: Print in the first two locations and an ebook on my phone. I still can’t get myself to listen to audiobooks — instead, I listen to podcasts (often about books) from the BBC and NPR.
The best place I read this year: In the garden behind the Queensberry Hotel in Bath, England.
Enough about me. How was your Reading Year 2014?