October 2019 Wrap-up!

I honestly can’t believe that October is over. As you all know by now, October is one of my favorite months. I absolutely love autumn, and I basically survive off of Pumpkin Spice Lattes from September to November. There is just something wonderful about getting that perfect drink on a crisp fall day. Unfortunately, October was one of those months where my reading was drastically lower than my previous months. I squeezed in a novella and a graphic novel tonight so that I would be too embarrassed by my lack of reading. Though the quantity of books was down this month, the quality was high. I read one of my favorite books this year in October!

As I always say, if you’re reading this, I genuinely appreciate you. Thank you for taking the time to read my blog. I posted a lot of blog posts this month, and I’m just so thankful for every one of you!

As most readers know, our reading habits vary from month to month. I’m doing these monthly wrap-ups because the Ravenclaw in me LOVES all the statistics! I’m currently using the reading log by Book Riot to find all of my stats so if this looks like fun, I highly recommend taking a look at their reading log (though… it’s now not on their website)! So without further ado, here are my stats for October!

October Totals:
Books read: 7
Books I did not finish (DNF’d): 1
Hours listened: 15 hours, and 36 minutes
Pages Read: 794

Totals:
Total books read: 89
Total books I did not finish (DNF’d): 11
Total hours listened: 10 days, 11 hrs, and 53 mins
Total pages read: 10,883

Averages:
Average days per book: 4.38
Average pages read per day: 35.80
Average books read per month: 8.90
Average hours listened per day: 49 minutes and 43 seconds

Genres Read:
Romance: 45
Sci-Fi/Fantasy: 25
General Fiction: 8
Current Affairs/Social Science: 4
Historical Fiction: 2
General Non-Fiction: 2
Crime: 1
Humor: 1
Memoir/Biography: 1

Fiction Vs. Nonfiction
Fiction: 80
Nonfiction: 9

Format Read:
Print: 6
eBooks: 37
Audio: 46

Books Read in October:

  1. The Orchid Throne by Jeffe Kennedy – 5 Caffeinated Stars
  2. Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu – 4 Caffeinated Stars
  3. Twice in a Blue Moon by Christina Lauren – 4 Caffeinated Stars
  4. The Burnout Generation by Anne Helen Petersen – 4 Caffeinated Stars
  5. Desperate Measures by Katee Robert – 5 Caffeinated Stars
  6. Roger Ascham and the King’s Lost Girl by Matthew Reilly – 3 Caffeinated Stars
  7. Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell & Faith Erin Hicks – 4 1/2 Caffeinated Stars

Books DNF’d:

  1. Whispers of Shadow & Flame by L. Penelope

Favorite book of the Month: I’m going to have to go with Desperate Measures by Katee Robert. This book is seriously everything you need to read in a BDSM themed novel. It’s one of my favorite reads of the year.

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  1. I’m glad you found that stand out voon even though you didn’t read as much as normal. I hope November is good for you.
    Gemma @ Gemma’s Book Nook

  2. You are so organised with your stats. You are an organised Ravenclaw and I am a disorganised Hufflepuff. My favourite October read, one of my favourite books of the year, was Marni Mann’s Before You.

  3. I love the way you and a few others lay these stats out. I’m totally looking to start this in the new year. My only problem is. Do I do it for the books I READ or the books I’m reviewing AND read? For instance, I have 4 more books to read that will get reviews this yr. Then I’ll be moving onto books who’s reviews will be coming out in 2020… What’s your opinion?

    1. I do all of the books I read even if I haven’t reviewed them on the blog. I think it is fun to see how much you stay the same or change during a month. I don’t think it matters if those reviews aren’t up yet, it is just a fun way to show what you read & enjoyed. 🙂

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