The number of books to read was motivated by the desire to spend less and save more, so I could travel or buy a gadget. Sometime mid-year, however, there were some changes work-wise, so plans got busted and uncertainties crept up. Around this time, if I recall correctly, reading slowed down.
Anyway, I trudged on and managed to finish 24 books by the end of the year. I've started more than that and I promise to get on with the unfinished ones this year. I'm glad I even had time to read and enjoy these books.