2017 Reading Wrap-up

Happy New Years Eve! I hope it’s spent with people you love or at least like for the most part. Here’s my 2017 reading wrap-up!


I completed my Goodreads goal of reading 20 books, which I was super happy with! I didn’t count rereads because I only wanted to keep track of my new reads.

According to Goodreads, I read 7,340 pages. My shortest book was We Should All Be Feminists at 52 pages and my longest was Morning Star at 524 pages. My most popular book was The Help, which was read by 2,178,853 other people and my least popular was Starfish, read by 764 other people.

In terms of ratings we have:

  • 5 stars: 6 books
  • 4.5 stars: 3 books
  • 4.25 stars: 2 books
  • 4 stars: 3 books
  • 3.5 stars: 1 book
  • 3 stars: 2 books
  • 2.5 stars: 2 books
  • unrated: 1 book

Favourites: Red Rising trilogy by Pierce Brown, the Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, the Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, and the Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis

Least favourite: Between You and Me by Lisa Hall

In terms of authors:

  • 15 were women
  • 1 was a man
  • 6 were POC

Girl power!!

In terms of genres:

  • SFF/dystopian: 6
  • YA/contemporary: 4
  • Historical fiction: 2
  • Poetry: 2
  • General fiction: 2
  • Magical realism: 1
  • Thriller: 1
  • Mystery: 1
  • Non-fiction: 1


  • Paperback: 7
  • Hardcover: 3
  • Kindle edition: 10

Overall I’m really happy with how this year went. I read so many amazing books and found some new favourites. Thank you all for your support and recommendations!

Thanks for reading! See you in 2018!

xx Ally

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