2017 Wrap-Up

I read a total 83 of books, novellas, etc. this year. I don’t think I wrote reviews for all of them. A couple were kids books and at least one was a Thursday Tale.


Pages read: 10,323
Time listened: 242 hrs 7 minutes

Audiobooks: 26
EBooks: 37
Print: 20

Male authors: 27
Female authors: 46
Multiple authors: 3

New-to-me authors: 46


It’s hard to categorize some books into one genre. Some may overlap, but I’ve tried to put them where I think they fit best. My reading was a little more varied this year than last, but next year I’m hoping to add more nonfiction to my list.


Chic Lit: 2
Classic: 7
Fantasy/Paranormal: 1
General Fiction: 2
Graphic novel/manga/comic – 3
Horror: 2
Humor: 1
Middle School: 3
Mystery: 34
Picture Book: 12
Romance: 5
Sci-fi: 3
Thriller/Crime: 3
Western: 1


Faith: 4

5 star reads

The End of the day   Pride and Prejudice
Favorite new-to-me author: Edgar Cantero

Favorite new-to-me series/trilogy: The Interdependency by John Scalzi

Places I Read

I’ve just listed the first book/novella I read set in each state/country.


Alabama – Wooing the Wedding Planner by Amber Leigh Williams
California – The Girl with Ghost Eyes by M. H. Boroson
Colorado – Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew J. Sullivan
Maine – Dead Tide by Leighann Dobbs
New Jersey – Motion for Murder by Kelly Rey
Oregon – Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero
Pennsylvania – Two Days Gone by Randall Silvis
Massachusetts – A Christmas Peril by J.A. Hennrikus
Mississippi – Double Deck the Halls by Gretchen Archer
New York – I’m Scheming of a White Christmas by Kate O’Keeffe
South Carolina – Bones to Pick by Linda Lovely
Washington, DC – Kill and Run by Lauren Carr


Australia – Heart Note by Cassandra O’Leary
Canada – Glass Houses by Louise Penny
England – Stiletto by Daniel O’Malley
Italy – Game of Mirrors by Andrea Camilleri
Scotland – Of Books and Bagpipes by Paige Shelton
Japan – Penance by Kanae Minato

I had more countries on my list last year. I should have kept better track, there are some on my list that I’m not quite sure where they were set.

How was your year in reading?


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