Ahoy there me mateys! Guess what day it is?
So to celebrate me 2 year (b)log anniversary, I break it down . . .
2017 Books By the Numbers:
Number of Posts: 150
Books Reviewed: 121
Books that Walked the Plank: 2
Books that Forced an Abandoned Ship: 10
Books Off the Charts: 8
Books with Second Reflections: 4
Authors Profiled in Broadsides: 9
Parley with an Author: 1
Most Books Read by a Single Author: 5 (Jonathan Stroud)
Books by Gender (to the best of me knowledge): F (70/58%) M (49/40%) Non-binary (2/2%)
Books by Genre: Fantasy (34/28.10%) Sci-Fi (43/35.54%) YA (34/28.10%) Thriller (2/1.65%) Historical (2/1.65%) Literary (1/.83%) Non-Fiction (5/4.18%)
ARCS (thank ye kindly NetGalley & Publishers!!): 34/28.10%
Top Five Books Read in 2017:
with some cheatin’ because I’m a pirate! Arrrrr!
Top Five Popular Reviews of 2017:
Me Top Five Personal Favourite Posts of 2017 (in no particular order):
Other Random Blog Stats:
First Book Review of 2017: shadowboxer (Tricia Sullivan)
Last Book Review of 2017: spoonbenders (Daryl Gregory)
Most Commented Post of 2017: 21 – the sea of rust (C. Robert Cargill)
Comments: 1,757 and counting
Books on me Ports for Plunder List (i.e. TBR to ye Landlubbers): 1063 and counting
Current Crew Members (i.e. Followers to ye Landlubbers): 527 and counting
If ye want to see all the books I’ve read by category visit: this map legend
If ye want to see all the books I’ve read by author visit: this map legend
To read 2016’s anniversary post #1 click here!
So welcome to me crew ye scalawags, seadogs, and fellow explorers! Let’s drink some grog to another year of sailing, plunderin’, and adventurin’ on the high seas!
Q: How can you tell a pirate has fallen for modern technology?
A: It’s the iPatch that gives it away!
Hardy har har!
x The Captain