Bibliophile’s reading report for 2005

I finally found time to sit down and finish my reading report. In addition to the books reported here, I started but did not finish several books, and read chapters and parts of about 15 school and academic books (required reading and research for assignments).

Off we go:

Total books read in 2005: 282
Fiction: 202, or 71,6 %
Non-fiction: 80, or 28,4%

Total no. of pages: 60355
Re-reads: 15
Library and loan books: 156
E-books: 50
Audio books: 8
Translated books: 14
Average number of stars per book (out of a possible 5): 3,6

Languages: Danish (2), English (265), Icelandic (14)


Breakdown by genre:
Crime, mystery and action: 86, or 30,5%
Romance and chick-lit: 29, or 10,3%
Fantasy and sci-fi, supernatural horror included: 28, or 9,9%
Teen and children’s literature: 22, or 7,8%
Novels that defy genre classification (also known as literature): 16, or 5,7%
Books about books and reading: 12, or 4,2%
Biographies, autobiographies and memoirs: 12, or 4,2%
Travel: 11, or 3,9%
Other: 66, or 23,4 %

I will publish a list of my most read authors of 2005 later this week.

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