How Many Books Do You Read Per Year

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Post by Ariella McManus » Tue Sep 27, 2011 4:06 pm

I'm retired, so I get a lot of reading time. I've always loved to read and am a fairly fast reader so definitely 10+ books a year.
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Post by Joanna Wester » Sun Oct 02, 2011 10:59 am

I read like almost 9/month. I love reading, especially novels and technologies books. Novels bringing strong imagination to me. so If a year, well... alot._.
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Post by Aurelia West » Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:51 pm

I read a lot I suppose but not at such a fast rate. I definitely read over 10 a year, but each month I read a slightly different amount than the month past. It depends on RL schedule most of the time so I cannot usually have much say. It also depends on if I find a book to read. Otherwise, I'll just read fanfiction <3
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Post by Daphne Coady » Wed Feb 08, 2012 1:55 am

I definitely read at least 10 a year. Usually 1 a month, but sometimes if it's a really long book I don't quite get to 1 a month, so that's why I'm saying 10 lol
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Post by Benjamin Fraser » Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:51 am

It is hard to give a regular number because it differs depending on what is going on in my live at the moment. On average, I guess I read at least one book every week most of the time. It was easier when I was younger and did not have as many obligations and of course it also depends on the kind of book it is. Nowadays, I spend a lot of time every day getting to work and back by public transport, so that gives me some time to read as well.

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Post by Ivelisse Ada » Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:39 pm

I definitely agree with everyone who says it's kind of difficult to find the time between school, extracurriculars, etc >.>. Between school work, HOL, and the volunteering I do, reading has sadly been something I've done less and less. BUT, I definitely still read quite frequently. I would say I end up finishing a book in (give or take) a month, and I especially get a lot of reading done during the winter break >.>. I always have a small pile of books that I want to read, but every time I finally finish a book and can grab another one from the pile, a new one is added and it's neverending :P . Which is good of course, but never getting to the bottom of that pile feels a little unsatisfying :lol:
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Post by Morpheus Styx » Sun Aug 05, 2012 7:43 pm

I read generally 20 or more books a year.
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Post by Spencer Hogart » Tue Aug 28, 2012 6:12 pm

I read at least 15 books a year but this year I think I've read 20 something books so far.
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Re: How Many Books Do You Read Per Year

Post by Gail Allen » Wed Sep 21, 2016 1:56 am

Last year I managed 25 books. I've upped my own goal this year and I'm hoping for 30. I've just decided to start reading the outlander series, so there should be a good chance I'll reach my goal.
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Re: How Many Books Do You Read Per Year

Post by Kia Brushman » Fri Sep 23, 2016 8:15 pm

Hmm, it really depends, but I do read a lot, I'd say around 70-100! I often don't have time to read though, which makes me sad.
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Post by Elizabeth Mayes » Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:57 pm

Wow! That's pretty impressive. I've never really kept track of how much reading I do. I think I read maybe 2-3 books a month so that would come out to about 24-36 a year.
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Re: How Many Books Do You Read Per Year

Post by Vanessa Tilley » Sun May 07, 2017 2:24 pm

I am working on reading more books a year. I fell off the reading wagon more than I would like to admit. I have joined some reading challenges now to see if I can't read at least one book a week. So far so good!
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Re: How Many Books Do You Read Per Year

Post by Hannah R Thomas » Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:13 am

On average, I try to go for 100 books per year
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Re: How Many Books Do You Read Per Year

Post by Hanna Inari » Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:10 am

I usually read a lot of fanfiction but I read almost no books. This year however, I've read 6 books in a month in my trip to the sea. Books are good when there's no internet :D
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Post by Robin Blackwood » Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:21 am

It were the times when I was reading much more, but now there is no time left for reading. So I am reading perhabs two weeks per week.
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Re: How Many Books Do You Read Per Year

Post by Shiloh Adlar » Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:15 pm

I used to be able to read upwards of 50 or more books a year, including the books I had to read for school otherwise I never would have gotten that high. I've always had a ridiculously busy schedule. Now, I'm lucky if I get 30. This year I've read nearly that, and I'm hoping to get to at least 40.
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Re: How Many Books Do You Read Per Year

Post by Marie Dark » Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:25 pm

I guess I read at least 10 books a year..... some of those are re- Reading my favorite books. However, now that I'm on HOL, I may read more due to some book challenges on here..... I don't read fast..... I like to take my time
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Re: How Many Books Do You Read Per Year

Post by Scarlett Lacarnum » Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:33 pm

I try to a for 52 books per year, so one a week. Lately I have been surpassing that by 10-12 books. It would be nice to get through 100 in a year. Maybe 2018....
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Re: How Many Books Do You Read Per Year

Post by Prof. Amy Lupin » Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:45 am

I usually read upwards of 30 books a year. I've managed to surpass the 50 book mark at least twice in the last 5 years, and I just missed it in 2017 by 2 books. I generally try not to set reading goals for myself though (with the exception of the Book Club's Summer and Winter Reading Challenges), as every now and then I like to tackle slightly longer books.
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Re: How Many Books Do You Read Per Year

Post by Shadow Gaunt » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:30 pm

A few years ago I was able to find the time to read over 100 books a year, but now that number has dwindled down to a mere 40-50 a year.
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