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message 1: by Tien (last edited Feb 15, 2009 02:08PM) (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 8404 comments Mod
Second Round of Reporting (up to 10 Feb 2009):

1. the number of books you've read; and
2. the number of shelves you've 'touched'

The Ladder so far (10 Feb 2009):

Lynlee: 109 shelves with 3 books
Amanda: 108 shelves with 7 books
Luann: 99 shelves with 13 books
Laura: 96 shelves with 2 books
Natasha: 95 shelves with 4 books
Jen: 84 shelves with 3 books
Cam: 82 shelves with 3 books
Cathy: 81 shelves with 2 books
Joanie: 73 shelves with 3 books
Mel: 72 shelves with 2 books
Jon: 70 shelves with 6 books
Lauren: 66 shelves with 2 books
Stephanie: 62 shelves with 1 book
Operandi: 54 shelves with 1 book
Angie, USA: 53 shelves with 6 books
Sarah: 48 shelves with 2 books
Angie, AUS: 32 shelves with 1 book
Andrew: 29 shelves with 1 book
Betty: 24 shelves with 1 book

message 2: by Tien (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 8404 comments Mod
Now I'm up to 6 books with 89 shelves

message 3: by Cam (new)

Cam Have only read the 1 book since the last reporting.
1. 3 Books read
2. 82 Shelves touched

message 4: by Lynlee4 (new)

Lynlee4 | 134 comments 3 books/109 shelves

message 5: by Jon (new)

Jon im up to 6 books 70 shelves

message 6: by Jon (new)

Jon those were good picks lylnlee - which ones were those?!

message 7: by Luann (new)

Luann (azbookgal) | 1004 comments 13 books
99 shelves

message 8: by Angie (new)

Angie (wallabygold) 1. 1 book
2. 32 shelves

message 9: by Jen B (new)

Jen B (jennybee618) 1. 3 total books
2. 94 total shelves

message 10: by Melissa (new)

Melissa (melitious) Sheesh, I haven't read another book yet. I'm halfway through my second, which should add about 10 more shelves. :-) Sick baby at home leads to very little reading getting done.

Good job, everyone!

message 11: by Melissa (new)

Melissa (melitious) Just added a kid's book I read with my son last night! Almost forgot about it!

1. 2 books
2. 72 total shelves

message 12: by Joanie (new)

Joanie | 61 comments 1. 3 books total
2. 56 shelves touched

I actually think the number is higher but I was having some trouble with goodreads today. When I would search it would say that 108 people listed this book on this shelf but then when I'd go to the shelf it would say "there are no users with this book on their shelves" and the book wouldn't be there. This happened a bunch of times to me today-anyone else having this problem? The other weird thing was that my book kept coming up listed on shelves like "sookie stackhouse"-I could see if one or two people accidentally put a book on the wrong shelf but 120? Weird.

message 13: by Tien (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 8404 comments Mod
Joanie wrote: "I actually think the number is higher but I was having some trouble with goodreads today. When I would search it would say that 108 people listed this book..."

Hm, Joanie, it could be the editions? sometimes when they're not combine under the same title, they'll show you weird things??

message 14: by Angie (new)

Angie (angiebowen) 1. 6 books total
2. 53 shelves touched

message 15: by Jen B (new)

Jen B (jennybee618) Ok, so my math skills are horrible - I'm at 84, not 94. It doesn't change my position on the board at all. I've added some formulas to the spreadsheet to add things up for me so that I don't have to count! I've only got 10 fingers...going higher than that is apparently more than I can handle :)

message 16: by Catamorandi (new)

Catamorandi (wwwgoodreadscomprofilerandi) I finally figured it out, Karen. So far I have:

1. 1 book
2. 54 shelves

message 17: by Sarah (new)

Sarah | 286 comments 2 books
48 shelves

Obviously reading series doesn't add many shelves to the total. Moving on to something a bit different for my next read!

message 18: by Lauren (new)

Lauren | 247 comments 2 Books
66 Shelves

I am almost finished book 3, but I was quite dismayed to find it didn't add any shelves!

message 19: by Amanda A (new)

Amanda A (carolinabookworm) | 268 comments 7 books
108 shelves

message 20: by Tien (new)

Tien (tiensblurb) | 8404 comments Mod
17: Natasha, welcome to post your results anytime for books you've finished reading on 10 Feb (local time) :)

18: Too funny, Jen. It's all good

19: Woo hoo, Randi! Glad you're still with us!

message 21: by Cathy (new)

Cathy | 90 comments 2 books 81 shelves

message 22: by Laura (new)

Laura (apenandzen) Sorry my 2/10 reporting is a little late:

2 books, 96 shelves

message 23: by Joanie (new)

Joanie | 61 comments Okay, I finally got my stuff sorted out. My corrected number of shelves touched is 73. Of course now that I've spent so much time going through lists I probably won't finish another book in time for the next update!

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