Read 56 books...check!
As part of my Read 1,000 Books initiative, I set a goal to read one book per week.
Shortest book read: 32 pages...Revolting Rhymes by Roald Dahl.
Longest book read: 912 pages...The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets Nest (Large Print) by Steig Larsson.
Oldest book read: 1911 The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Newest book read: 2011 Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling.
Biggest waste of time: Behind the Bell by Dustin Diamond.
Favorites: On Writing by Stephen King
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
The Year of Living Biblically by A. J. Jacobs
I achieved this goal ahead of time due in part to some high volume reading months:
This year I read mostly fiction books, but also enjoyed many memoirs and non-fiction books:
It's no surprise that because of #12 on The List, I read a lot of Roald Dahl books. But I also read a lot of books from:
And one last chart because obviously I had fun learning to make charts in Pages:
I'm glad that I read so much this year and I fully intend to continue reading as much as possible because it drives me crazy that no matter how hard I try, I'll never be able to read all the books. <--- Yes, I realize I'm a nerd. I've embraced it.
I've decided to add all of the picture books that I've read in second grade this year to my 1,000 books list for two reasons. 1) I did, in fact, read them. 2) It will bump up my total!
* In Spanish because I didn't want to call such an epic post Number Two.