2010 in Review – Reading: final Bookkeeping, and Books of the Year!

2010 in Review – Reading: final Bookkeeping, and Books of the Year!

  As befits a book-blogging accountant, I’ll begin this look back at the year in reading with a little number-crunching: Total books read: 56 Fiction: 45 Adult: 33 YA: 12 Nonfiction: 11 Memoir: 8 History: 2 Other: 1 (music) Number of pages read: No idea, although I suppose I could do the math…but I’m really not all that interested in crunching this particular number at this point, so never mind! (Do you keep track of this statistic? How meaningful is it?) Published in 2010: 32 (includes reprints and paperback editions of books previously published in hardcover) Authors by gender (does […]

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A Mother of a Throwback Thursday

A Mother of a Throwback Thursday

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, so it seems appropriate to revisit some Thoughts from My Reading on motherhood. I first posted this piece five years ago this week–during the period when I was wading around in the shallow end of the mom-blog pool–but on re-reading it now, I don’t think my perspective has changed much. Bad mothers, good mothers, and mothers who think about motherhood If you would have asked me at 18, I would never have predicted that by the time I was 45, I would have been a mother for over half my life. (And five years later, […]

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2010 in Review – ‘Riting: Here and There…

2010 in Review – ‘Riting: Here and There…

Image via Wikipedia (If you think you’ve read this post before, you may be right – it accidentally got published a couple of weeks ago, and got into the feed before I could pull it back to the correct date. Oops!) Total posts in 2010: 305  – includes 11 guest posts, 10 progress updates during two 24-Hour Readathons, and 30 daily posts in November for NaBloPoMo Most-viewed 2010 post: “My Festival of Books Report, 2010 edition”, 4/27/2009 Most-viewed older post: “Vacation Books and Beach Reads”, 8/6/2009 I’m always curious to see which posts get the most reads during the course […]

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