The End of the Year 2020 Wrap Up Post


Thank you to all of you of my visitors this past year, particularly to those that took the time to leave a comment, or like, a post! Your support is appreciated.

Blog Statistics: In 2020

Blog posts: 293 (total words 144.1K)

Visitors: 28.2K

Comments: 3976

Likes: 5323

Top Commenters: Helen M, Mystica, Anne

Most viewed (2020) review: I Give My Marriage a Year by Holly Wainwright

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Reading statistics: In 2020…

Total books read: 187 books

All but two were books provided for review. You can see a list, linked to my reviews, on the 2020 Review Schedule page 


Format read

 

Pages read: 68, 081

Average book length: 364 pages

Average pages read per day: 329 pages

Longest Book: 516 pages The Lady Brewer of London by Karen Brooks

Average rating: 3.9 stars

Fiction vs Nonfiction

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Author Gender:

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Challenge results: In 2020…

2020 Goodreads Challenge

Challenge Incomplete: 187/200

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2020 Nonfiction Reader Challenge

Challenge Completed: 12/12

 

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2020 Australian Women’s Writers Challenge

Challenge Completed: 77/50

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2020 Aussie Author Challenge

Challenge Completed: 24/24

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2020 Historical Fiction Reading Challenge

Challenge Completed: 31/25

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2020 Social Justice Nonfiction Challenge

Challenge Completed: 5/5 

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2020 Nerd Daily Reading Challenge

Challenge Incomplete: 46/52

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2020 Swords and Stars Reading Challenge

Challenge Incomplete: 8/10

35 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Carol
    Dec 31, 2020 @ 18:40:40

    I love end of the year wrap ups! Congrats on completing so many challenges!

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  2. biteintobooks
    Dec 31, 2020 @ 21:11:37

    Wishing you a GREAT 2021, in your personal life AND bookwise ^^

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  3. ThoughtsBecomeWords
    Dec 31, 2020 @ 21:12:50

    Brilliant! Here’s to 2021 and another happy reading year.

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  4. Linda Moore
    Jan 01, 2021 @ 00:58:03

    HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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  5. Helen Murdoch
    Jan 01, 2021 @ 10:36:14

    You did well on your challenges this year. Let’s hope 2021 is better for reading and life than 2020.

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  6. Laura @ Library of Clean Reads
    Jan 01, 2021 @ 12:54:03

    Wow! This is a great stat page! You’ve been good with your challenges and you read some great books. I hope you have another year of awesome reading!

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  7. Anne - Books of My Heart
    Jan 01, 2021 @ 13:21:04

    You did great! Happy New Year!

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  8. Cherry Hughes
    Jan 01, 2021 @ 14:04:49

    I’m exhausted just reading your Stats! 🥰

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  9. Ti
    Jan 01, 2021 @ 14:10:15

    Wow!! You read a lot of books!! Impressive.

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  10. Literary Feline
    Jan 01, 2021 @ 15:42:50

    It looks like you did very well this past year with your challenges and reading. I love all your graphs. 🙂 Wishing you a peaceful, joyous and healthy New Year, Shelleyrae.

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  11. bevbaird
    Jan 01, 2021 @ 16:15:15

    A great year of reading! Hope 2021 is as good or better. Happy New Year!

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  12. Laurie C
    Jan 02, 2021 @ 00:26:28

    Graphs! Or are they charts? 😉 Great wrap-up post! I hope to be more organized about my blog this year…Happy New Year!

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  13. Laurel-Rain Snow
    Jan 02, 2021 @ 01:01:28

    Wow, you did a lot of challenges! I did your Nonfiction one, and my goal was six books. I read seven! Thanks for spurring me on!

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  14. yvonne473
    Jan 02, 2021 @ 04:07:03

    You had a great reading year in 2020. Hope 2021 is a great one!

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  15. Nise' (Under the Boardwalk)
    Jan 02, 2021 @ 04:34:12

    It was a successful year of reading for you. We had some of the same stats except for NF. I did not read one this year. Happy New Year to you!!

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  16. Liz Dexter
    Jan 03, 2021 @ 04:20:55

    Wow, great stats! I do love seeing people’s wrapups. Pages per day is impressive, too. Happy reading in 2021!

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  17. Barbara Harper
    Jan 03, 2021 @ 05:25:24

    187! Wow! I read 84, and that was a record for me. How did you get all those pie chart statistics? Happy New Year!

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  18. stacybuckeye
    Jan 03, 2021 @ 15:55:04

    Love end of year stats. Great numbers!

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  20. sjhigbee
    Jan 04, 2021 @ 02:52:47

    Well, whatever else was going on in your life, Shelleyrae – you absolutely nailed your reading challenges! And I don’t care if you didn’t make 200 books – that is still mightily impressive:)).

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  21. waytoofantasy
    Jan 05, 2021 @ 11:25:07

    Love seeing others stats. I’m impressed with your variety in genres! I really need to spread out more but…people keep on writing fantasy novels that I want to read LOL. Happy New Year!

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  22. Jennifer
    Jan 05, 2021 @ 13:25:43

    Thank you, Shellyrae, for leading by reading example 😉 and for adding a number of books to my reading list.

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  23. Tracey (Carpe Librum)
    Jan 06, 2021 @ 21:45:42

    Great wrap up and loved seeing your blog stats 🙂

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