In total nerd fashion, I keep track of what I read every year. I've been doing this since 2001, believe it or not. Back then I was a busy college student and I started by only tracking novels I had read that year. Two. I read two novels in 2001. Embarrassing, I know. The following year I did a bit better, both in terms of what I read and how well I tracked it. I stick to keeping track of things I read in their entirety. I also wanted to branch out and make sure I was reading a variety of things. As a result I added a lot of categories like short stories, non-fiction books, and audiobooks.
As I look back on 2016, I definitely got to read some good books an