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message 1: by Rosemarie (new)

Rosemarie | 1047 comments Mod
How many books have you read for each category?
Please share your results here.

message 2: by Trisha (new)

Trisha | 275 comments I’m so pleased you asked! It made me check the lists & add a book I’d read but not put on the correct shelf. All up to date now.

Love: 17
Science fiction/fantasy: 10
Comedy: 10
Family & self: 10
Crime: 5
State of the nation: 5
War & travel: 3

message 3: by Rosemarie (new)

Rosemarie | 1047 comments Mod

message 4: by Renee (new)

Renee M | 361 comments Mod
I felt exactly the same way! I keep a Google Doc but never bothered to count. Counting made me realize where my preferences lie. ;-)

SciFi/Fantasy= 44
Love= 43
WarTravel= 31
State of Nation= 27
Family/Self= 24
Comedy= 21

Total= 227 (As soon as I finish Lorna Doone)

message 5: by Rosemarie (last edited Aug 23, 2018 06:42AM) (new)

Rosemarie | 1047 comments Mod
Since joining the group in 2016 I have read 106 books from the list.

This group has made a difference and taken me out of my comfort zone at times.

Comedy - 46 books
Crime - 38
Family and Self - 56
Love -68
Science Fiction and Fantasy -61
State of the Nation - 53
War and Travel - 52

The numbers above may not be exact, but they are close enough to give an idea of my least used categories.

message 6: by Renee (new)

Renee M | 361 comments Mod
I might need some recommendations from the Comedy category. I’m not as drawn there as you seem to be, so I’m probably missing out on the good stuff.

message 7: by Jenny, Makeing a world of books (new)

Jenny Clark | 989 comments Mod
I have read
Love: 16
Science fiction/ fantasy: 28
Comedy: 5
Family & self: 8
Crime: 9
State of the nation: 8
War & travel: 7
and am working on war and Peace. Obviously, I like Science Fiction, though I counted all 7 Harry Potters in that, as well as 2 Disckworlds and the 3 His Dark Materials, so it is a tad skewed.

I own and need to finsh
Love: 9
Science fiction/fantasy: 7
Comedy: 3
Family & self: 6
Crime: 3
State of the nation: 13
War & travel: 3

I have been trying to expand into the other categories, but War and Travel seem to all be so long...

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