I love reading other bloggers’ end of the year wrap-ups, especially if there are graphs! I thought I would try my hand at it this year. As of writing this, I have read 128 books in 2018, and I decided to break them down in to a variety of categories- just for fun!
I am pretty pleased with these results! I did not actively try to read more books written by female authors, but I am not surprised to see that I read so many. For whatever reason, I am more drawn to them!
I am not at all surprised to see that I have read so many contemporary novels, as they are what I tend to gravitate towards! I am sad that I have only read 11 historical fiction novels- it used to be my favourite genre. I am going to have to work on that in 2019! The 8 graphic novels are all Saga, and I am too scared to read the latest volume because I heard it is really sad! I am also thrilled with the number of non-fiction and SciFi/fantasy novels I have read this year!
I fell in love with audiobooks this year and it completely changed my reading life! I can not believe I listened to 48 audiobooks in 2018! I am also surprised I managed to read 19 ebooks, because it is not the format that I typically turn to.
I found a lot of new great authors this year! There were a few that I enjoyed so much that I read more than one of their books! I am surprised that I didn’t return to more books from authors I have read before! I might have to work on that next year!
2018 has been a great year, and a big part of that is because of all of you! Thank you for all of your support this year and I can not wait to see what 2019 brings!
31 thoughts on “2018 Wrap Up!”
I love your graphs! And 128 books is incredible – good for you! I always seem to read more female authors too, without meaning to, but it makes me happy! Hope you have a lovely New Year! 😊
Thank you! I hope the same for you!
Wish a very happy 2019! <3
Thank you! Same to you!
So interesting to see your reading laid out in graphs like this! Glad it was such a great reading year for you and wish you a wonderful 2019! 🥂
I really loved putting the graphs together. Glad you enjoyed them! Same to you!!🎉
Ohh, the graphs are a nice touch! Good job on reading 100+ books this past year, too 😊
Thank you! 😀
I’m loving the visuals. The graphs work well with these wrap-ups cause it gives you a better concept of the numbers. One of things I plan to work on in the new year is to keep better track of the genres I read so I can chart it at the end of the year. Happy New Year!
Thank you! That is a great goal and something I should work on as well. It took me forever to look back on all the books I read this year and determine their genres! Happy New Year!
Happy New Year Kristin! I know new authors are great to discover but I wish you more reading of your old favorites too this year 🙂
Thank you! I hope so too!
I love the charts, they’re so cute! Audiobooks were my go to this year and I love them 🙂
Thank you! Audiobooks are game changers!
I love your graphs!! I definitely read more female authors in 2018 as well. A trend I want to continue into 2019 😉
Thank you! I feel the same way!
This is nice! I like your graphs.. Congrats for reading 128 books, it’s amazing!
Thank you so much!
I just bought my first audiobook a few days ago and I am loving it. I think quite a big part of the books I read will be in the form of audiobook sin 2019!
Oh, awesome! Audiobooks are such a game changer! What a great find to start of the new year!
Great wrap-up! Love the graphs. Happy New Year!
Thank you! I had fun making the graphs! Same to you!
Oh this was so neat, the graphs were a really nice touch! This is making me want to investigate my own stats for 2018. Happy new year!!
Thank you!! I would love to see your stats! Happy new year!
Ooh I definitely want to try this tracking idea this year! I wish Goodreads gave you precentage of genre and what not. Looks like a great year!
I wish they did too! I can’t believe that they don’t!
I’m a sucker for graphs and charts and I love yours! I definitely see that a lot of bloggers read more female authors year by year, which is nice <3 Good luck for 2019, Kristin!
Very cool that you read so many new authors. I tried to get better at that myself in 2018 and was a lot of fun 🙂 Happy New Year!
It is fun! I discovered a lot of great new authors I hope to read more from this year! Same to you!