2022 Reading Stats & Reflection

What a reading year I’ve had! 417 books is my best year yet, quantitywise. I’m not sure about quality because I was reading so much and, you know, raising and teaching a kid and carving out time for a husband, and volunteering 🙂 I rolled over my book a day challenge from 2021 and made it until April 15 and also was a first round judge for the Cybils Awards and both of those things made this total high.

For the first time since I started blogging, I’m not choosing a top 10 for books or movies. I just don’t have it in me. I’m burned out. I did post my 5 star reads and that will have to suffice. I did do some statting (honestly, I’m making everything a verb these days, so why not?) and here’s what I found…

Books read 417

Publication year most read 2022 with 168 titles

Oldest Book Anatole & the Cat by Eve Titus (1957)

Non-fiction 286, Fiction 131

Top visited countries France (17), Canada (12), Australia (10)

Fave Covers

Continued series 9

New series 10

Trilogy read 1 (Darkness Rising by Kelley Armstrong)

Longest book Whitney, My Love by Judith McNaught (708 pages)

Most read author Lemony Snicket with 9. Gage and I ready to start book 10 of the Series of Unfortunate Events books next week.

Favorite Books (Elementary Picture Books) (Middle School-YA) (Adult)

Okay, tell me your FAVORITE book of the year in the comments and I’ll add it to my 2023 reading list!

3 thoughts on “2022 Reading Stats & Reflection

  1. kaysreadinglife says:

    Hey Stacy! 417 books – wow! I read 64 and that is my lowest number since who knows when? However, 2023 will be better. I’ve read 3 books since December 20th and am hoping my ‘reading mojo’ is back. Happy New Year to you and your guys! I’m going to be reading The Lost Apothecary for a mystery book group later this spring.

  2. Lesley says:

    Ugh. Last night I compiled my list of favorite reads for 2022 and there’s no way I can pick my #1 favorite. I couldn’t even limit my list to 10, so instead of a Top Ten post, it will be a Best of 2022 post. Congrats on your great year of reading! I’m very impressed.

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