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Re: How many books/year do you read?
« Reply #15 on: March 12, 2010, 04:27:09 PM »
When I was in grade school/high school I probably averaged four or five books a week, but since then I have tapered off.  Now it's three or four books a month.
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Re: How many books/year do you read?
« Reply #16 on: March 12, 2010, 05:14:30 PM »
I was sick a lot last year, so I read a lot. I'm a stay-at-home mom so when I don't feel well but I still need to take care of my kids, I end up reading a lot.
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Re: How many books/year do you read?
« Reply #17 on: March 13, 2010, 12:31:12 AM »
I've never actually kept track.  I just read.  Got through Storm of Swords in a week of being sick though.  Pretty much all I did.  Guess that gives some indication of how fast/slow I read.

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Holy freaking cool, Batman!  So, I logged into Shelfari tonight and on my account's homepage it says:  "You’ve read 8 books this year. Last year you read 30 books, so you’re ahead of your pace."  Who knew?  Guess that's my pace.  I usually read largerish books, so this doesn't really surprise me, but I really had no clue about my pace until tonight.  :)
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Re: How many books/year do you read?
« Reply #18 on: March 13, 2010, 02:55:24 PM »
I generally don't join Social Networking sites, but thanks for the tip on shelfari.

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Re: How many books/year do you read?
« Reply #19 on: March 15, 2010, 12:10:26 AM »
I used to read at least one novel a week, probably more like two or three. Now my reading's slowed down a lot, unfortunately.

I'm guessing I probably read somewhere between 30-50 books a year though, still.

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Re: How many books/year do you read?
« Reply #20 on: March 15, 2010, 03:06:00 AM »
I think my average is 4 a week. Unless I'm reading a series, then I tend to die down to two a week. Granted - I'm in high school, and half the time I'm just reading. Plus I have a kindle - so I can just flip to the next book when I finish one in class. I think since the start of this month I've already read at least 15 books. Which puts me at about 4 a week I guess.

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Re: How many books/year do you read?
« Reply #21 on: March 15, 2010, 07:25:37 PM »
I generally don't join Social Networking sites, but thanks for the tip on shelfari.

Actually, I use Shelfari exclusively for tracking my books.  Those I own, those I'm reading, those I want to read, etc.  It's awesome.  Yes, there are loads of paths to Social Networking within Shelfari but for the most part I stay away from them.  Though I did get roped into being the Admin for a Fantasy Books group...  Don't really do much for it though.  ;D
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Re: How many books/year do you read?
« Reply #22 on: March 15, 2010, 07:47:29 PM »
The one thing I don't like about Shelfari is that there are too many forums. There are many just for science fiction or fantasy. It is better with less forums so you get a larger community on each forum, but I guess people can make forums.

I like how they have images of books. I thought that was a cool touch.

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Re: How many books/year do you read?
« Reply #23 on: March 15, 2010, 07:54:17 PM »
I've been looking for something like Shelfari for a while, just as a way of keeping track of all the books I've read. Don't plan to visit the forums, although that may change at some point. Right now I'm trying (likely in vain) to make a complate list of every book I've ever read.

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Re: How many books/year do you read?
« Reply #24 on: March 16, 2010, 04:09:12 PM »
I use goodreads because that's what my friends are on and I like seeing what they are reading. I don't do any of the bookgroups, though.
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Re: How many books/year do you read?
« Reply #25 on: July 09, 2010, 12:38:21 AM »
I average 1-2 books a week.  When reading Sanderson, Butcher, Rowling or Salvatore that goes up to one book everyday.
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