Monthly Wrap Up

December 2020 Monthly Wrap Up

We made it through 2020, and it’s a fresh new year! I’m hopeful that 2021 is going to be better to us, and we can have a happy, healthy, and safe year.

I still want to keep up with the trend of highlighting positive things each month, so here’s my positives for December:

  • I hit 220 followers on my blog, and I’m seriously grateful for every last one of you.
  • Two of the books I read for the BBNYA made it to the top 3, and one was the winner!
  • I read a bunch of really awesome books.
  • I decided to try and branch out by reading different genres a bit more this year. 
  • I didn’t DNF any books!

Here’s my breakdown of monthly/cumulative totals for December:

December Totals

  • Books read: 26
  • Books DNF’d: NONE!
  • Pages read: 9,789
  • Average pages: 315.77

2020 Totals

  • Books read: 278
  • DNFs: 7
  • Number of pages read: 103,110
  • Hours listened: 119:24:40

Cumulative Averages

  • Days per book: 2.36
  • Pages read per day: 281.72
  • Books read per month: 23.17
  • DNF’d books per month: 0.58

Genres Read in December

  • Fantasy: 10
  • General Fiction: 2
  • Historical Fiction: 3
  • Mystery/Suspense: 2
  • Paranormal/New Age: 1
  • Romance/Erotica: 3
  • Sci-Fi: 1
  • Travel/Food: 4

Genres Read in 2020

  • Biography/Memoir: 2
  • Books About Books: 1
  • Fantasy: 122
  • Folklore/Fairy Tales: 8
  • General Fiction: 28
  • Graphic Novels: 3
  • Historical Fiction: 40
  • History/War: 1
  • Horror: 3
  • Mystery/Suspense: 10
  • Paranormal/New Age: 2
  • Play/Theater: 1
  • Poetry: 1
  • Romance/Erotica: 18
  • Science/Nature: 1
  • Sci-Fi: 31
  • Self-Help/Inspiration: 1
  • Social Science/Current Affairs: 1
  • Travel/Food: 4

Backlist vs. New Releases

  • Backlist books: 182
  • 2020 releases: 96
  • 2021 releases: 4

Fiction Vs. Non-Fiction

  • Fiction: 265
  • Nonfiction: 13

Format Read

  • Print: 151
  • Digital: 114
  • Audio: 13

Age Range

  • Adult: 121
  • YA: 153
  • Middle Grade: 3
  • Children: 1

My favorite books of the month were The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar and The Burning God by R.F. Kuang.

Here’s what I read in December, with links to my reviews:

  • Sinner by Maggie Stiefvater (Wolves of Mercy Falls #3.5)

How did your December reading go? What were your positives for the month?

4 replies »

  1. Wow great month and year! I read Ready Player One and finished A Storm of Swords and listened to Of Mice of Men. Hope 2021 is just as great for you!

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