How many books do you tend to read each year?

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  1. andrew savage profile image60
    andrew savageposted 5 years ago

    How many books do you tend to read each year?

  2. LoisRyan13903 profile image82
    LoisRyan13903posted 5 years ago

    Probably about 52.  I tend to average one book a week.   It depends on how long it is though.  It took me about three weeks to read The Stand by Stephen King. When I was younger, I read a lot more and sometimes could read a 300 page book in a day.

  3. Anne Harrison profile image97
    Anne Harrisonposted 5 years ago

    I used to read 3-4 books a week, now I'm lucky if I average one. But I also listen to ebooks when walking my dog (about an hour a day), so, with luck, I'll average two books a week. I find listening as I walk is a great way to catch up on classics.

  4. Organised Kaos profile image93
    Organised Kaosposted 5 years ago

    Growing up, prior to the internet, digital TV, recorded movies etc I would average 1 a day (medium sized paperback).

    Nowadays, with all my current distractions, I would be generous saying 5 a year. Although this would be something I am willing to change smile

    1. LoisRyan13903 profile image82
      LoisRyan13903posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I have to confess that I read The Stand on my tablet (off-brand of an I Pad)  When I am not sure how many pages I am reading I tend to read faster)  I also like audio books

  5. visionandfocus profile image67
    visionandfocusposted 5 years ago

    I'm hoping 50 or so, averaging one a week. I kept count last year and was under my goal (42) but then many of them were textbooks, so I wasn't disappointed or anything.

  6. Radical Rog profile image78
    Radical Rogposted 5 years ago

    An intriguing question with an obtuse answer. The answer depends on what type of book, the word count etc. Non-fiction requires more effort. Authors like Tom Clancy tend to have high word counts. I also re-read books I've read before. Currently reading Dickens and this needs reading slowly to fully appreciate the prose.

  7. profile image0
    Old Empresarioposted 5 years ago

    I would say around 20 or just over that.

  8. ExEl6 profile image60
    ExEl6posted 5 years ago

    A couple of years down the line, I read 500 books (surprisingly) in an year. Now I find myself fortunate if I manage to read 100 books annually.

  9. Music-and-Art-45 profile image95
    Music-and-Art-45posted 5 years ago

    I would say around 20, I would like to start reading more though.

  10. Amanda108 profile image91
    Amanda108posted 5 years ago

    A number between 25 and 40. I actually have been keeping track of the number of books since I was 14 years old! I love seeing the number add up through the year. I get an accomplished feeling for it, just a sense of personal satisfaction.

  11. profile image52
    bargainkingposted 5 years ago

    I used to barely read books at all.But enjoyed a good one when i did get around to reading.One of my all-time favorites is the Left behinds series and James Patersons Lake House!! Anyways,,, i brought a cheap kindle from  http://www.paradisetreasures4u.com for like 59 dollars and in about three months i have read over 22 ebooks!!! I mean the kindle  bookstore is right at your fingertips and you can also google reviews for that particular book! So to answer you question finally..i intend to read around 100 books this year!! wish me luck!!!

 
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