Contents of blog copyright Book Dragon's Lair 2009-2017
It's been an interesting year so far. I've lost both my Moms. My mother died in January after a long decline. Soon after, my Mother-in-Law went in for bypass surgery. While her heart healed, other issues zapped her strength and she died April 22.

I may have challenge update posts but I don't know when I'll be posting regularly or when I'll get to visit everyone who is working on the challenges I'm hosting.

Thursday, December 31, 2009

52 Books in 52 Weeks wrap-up?

This was a no-brainer for me but that doesn't mean I followed through on the updates :-(

Robin of My Two Blessings did a wrap-up post and asked some questions.....


Yes, I read 52 books during 2009 -
reviews: 47
re-reads: 112
nonfiction: 10
library books: 38
children/teen: 60
ebooks: 246
titles under 100 pages: 149
titles over 400 pages: 32


Even if you didn't, how many did you manage to read?


Did you discover a new author or a new genre.
I read many new authors and discovered I read almost every genre.


Did you rediscover an old classic or reread a book from years gone by?
I usually re-read.


What book did you finish up the challenge with?
Santa Clawed by Rita Mae Brown


Did you read from a list and fly by the seat of your pants choosing a different book each week?
I had a list this year because of all my challenges but I spent a great amount of time reading off-list. I also didn't complete all my challenges.


What was your favorite book?
LOL


What was your least favorite book?
DNF The Christmas Cookie Killer


Did you learn something new about reading, yourself or a topic you read?
I learned to enjoy nonfiction


What is on your wish list for 2010?
Time? More bookshelves. My wish list at amazon has grown with blogger recommendations


What authors, genres, or books would you like to see spotlighted on the blog for 2010?
Sorry, haven't given it any thought


Just a few questions to think about as we wrap up our reading year. I'll be posting a 2009 Reading Wrap up post shortly on My Two Blessings and will link to it on Mr. Linky. I have a wish for the 2010 Read 52 Books in 52 Weeks Challenge. According to the stat counter the blog received 4,391 visits over the past year: 3,596 were first time visitors and 785 were returning visitors. How many commented? About 1%. We have a lot of shy visitors. So, my wish is that you won't be so shy in the future and let us know what you think - about anything you read here on 52 Books. I promise, we won't bite.
I'll try

5 comments:

Mary said...

Nice job on the challenge! I wish for more reading time too.
Happy New Year!

Daisy said...

Wow, yeh, you read this year! That is amazing. I'm looking forward to this year's 52 in 52. I'm a voracious reader but never participated in something like this. Sounds fun!

Laughing Lioness said...

I am always impressed when I visit about how much reading you get done! You are inspiring! Have a great New Year FULL of WORDS = )!

Sherrie said...

Hi!
Congrats on reading 52 books. I did too. I have Santa Clawed on my list this year. Have a great day!

Sherrie
Just Books
http://sherriesbooks.blogspot.com/2009/12/review-house-of-reckoning-john-saul.html

Robin of My Two Blessings said...

I'm always impressed with how much other people manage to read. Great job and looking forward to hearing about your 2010 reads. Happy New year!

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