2018: A Year in Books

2018: A Year in Books

A selection of stats to show the types of books I have been reading this year – plus it is another chance for me to create an infographic! πŸ™‚Β 

8 Thriller
(1) For Your Eyes Only by Ian Fleming; (2) A Legacy of Spies by John le Carre; (3) The President is Missing by Bill Clinton and James Patterson; (4) Forever and a Day by Anthony Horowitz; (5) Jack and Jill by James Patterson; (6) Girl on Fire by Tony Parsons; (7) The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown; (8) Call for the Dead by John le Carre

5 Short Stories
(1) The Distance of the Moon by Italo Calvino; (2) Create Dangerously by Albert Camus; (3) The Breakthrough by Daphne du Maurier; (4) Four Russian Short Stories by Gazdanov and others; (5) The Garden of Forking Paths by Jorge Luis Borges

4 Fantasy
(1) Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald by J. K. Rowling; (2) War Storm by Victoria Aveyard; (3) The Wren Hunt by Mary Watson; (4) The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo

4 Historical Fiction
(1) The Labyrinth of the Spirits by Carlos Ruiz Zafon; (2) The Prisoner of Heaven by Zafon; (3) Munich by Robert Harris; (4) The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

2 Mystery
(1) A Necessary Evil by Abir Mukherjee; (2) The Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

1 Contemporary
It Only Happens in the Movies by Holly Bourne

1 Philosophy
The Trial by Franz Kafka

1 Nonfiction
The Shortest History of Germany by James Hawes

1 Sci-Fi
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams


Nationalities of Authors

Argentinian – Jorge Luis Borges | Australian – Markus Zusak | English – several | French – Albert Camus | German – Franz Kafka | Italian – Italo Calvino | Russian – Gazdanov and others | Spanish – Carlos Ruiz Zafon | American – several


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5 thoughts on “2018: A Year in Books

    • Thank you – found a live for doing them although I won’t be doing too many next year as they’re a bit time consuming.
      100?! That’s very impressive and yes, it may take you a while to figure out the stats πŸ˜†

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