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Elizabeth (Alaska) | 11853 comments From time to time, we'll post some group statistics. If there is something you'd like to see especially, please ask in the Socializing thread, and we'll see if we can provide them.


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Elizabeth (Alaska) | 11853 comments Most read books since Spring 2012. The number in parenthesis is the number of members who have read these books.


The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman (26)
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (20)
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (19)
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (19)
The Girl on the Train (17)
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood (17)
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (17)
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (17)
Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf (17)
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (16)
Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood (15)
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton (14)
Life After Life (14)
The Lover by Marguerite Duras (14)


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Elizabeth (Alaska) | 11853 comments We're active readers!

Challenge	#Mbrs	#Books 	#Pages
Summer 2016 33 757 248939
Spring 2016 36 917 277675
Winter 15-16 38 1006 332231
Fall 2015 36 813 264652
Summer 2015 43 944 313771
Spring 2015 38 751 239881
Winter 14-15 37 644 205777
Fall 2014 42 793 247464
Summer 2014 41 982 336503
Spring 2014 42 790 258020
Winter 13-14 36 877 286104
Fall 2013 33 768 251791
Summer 2013 32 569 197679
Spring 2013 38 722 241385
Winter 12-13 43 674 225503
Fall 2012 46 831 283973
Summer 2012 46 898 308803
Spring 2012 38 794 260290



message 4: by Elizabeth (Alaska) (last edited Nov 02, 2016 05:27PM) (new)

Elizabeth (Alaska) | 11853 comments Favorite Tasks (claimed most often, does not include times claimed as combos)

All time (no surprise as they are oft-repeated):

Group Reads, 286 times
Square Peg, 289 times

Summer 2016
First Letter - Title begins with OLYMPICS (113 times)
US - authors initials are same as state abbr. (51 times)


Spring 2016

20.5 R.K. Narayan - author published multiple forms - (117 times)
10.7 Rosemary's Task: 4 Letter Names (84 times)


Winter 15-16

Realistic Ratings 143 times (combo'd 405 times!)
Noel Noel 75 times (combo'd 181 times!)

Fall 2015

Six Degrees (87 times)
Innocence (55 times)
Authors with Three Names (55 times)

Summer 2015

10.2 Subtitles (66)
20.8 A Funny Story (52)

Spring 2015

20.6 Crime 73 times
10.4 Scrabble! 70 times

Winter 14/15

10.4 Island Dreams 65 times
10.8 Two for One 49 times

Fall 2014

20.6 Underrated, 115 times
10.4 9,10,11, 89 times

Summer 2014

10.4 Double Trouble, author has double letter in name, 83 times
10.9 Hot off the Press, published 2013/14, 86 times

Spring 2014

20.8 Spring Fling, title word contains only 1 vowel, 104 times
20.1 Shakespeare's Birthday, lived in 2 centuries, 90 times

Winter 13/14

10.5 Goodreads Authorized, GR author, 101 times
10.6 Beginnings/Endings, debut or most recent, 79 times

Fall 2013

20.8 Stephen King's Birthday, non-human major character, 56 times
20.2 ISoLT 1909-1922, author lived 1909-1922, 52 times

Summer 2013

20.8 Baseball Team, more than 9 named characters, 81 times
20.5 32 Teams, page count has both a 3 and 2, 57 times

Spring 2013

20.5 Emma, author a woman and a single female narrator, 114 times
20.10 Initially, author is published with first name initials, 47 times

Winter 12/13

20.4 Winter Trees, author born 1932-1963, 145 times
20.7 Notable, NYT notable books 2010-2012, 37 times

Fall 2012

20.8 Veteran Author, any book by an author who has published more than 20 books, 145 times
20.7 Women of Achievement, 83 times

Summer 2012

10.02 Underrated, book had fewer than 250 ratings, 79 times
20.04 Literature Map, similar authors from another website, 63 times

Spring 2012:

20.4 El Ateneo (books made into movies), 70 times
20.10 It's Academic, author is a faculty member, 35 times


message 5: by Elizabeth (Alaska) (last edited Nov 02, 2016 05:27PM) (new)

Elizabeth (Alaska) | 11853 comments Number of Finishers, by season

Summer 2016
Five Years thru Summer - Time Traveler, 9
RwS, 10
Mega, 7

Spring 2016

Waters of the World, 12
RwS, 11
Mega, 8

Winter 15-16

Dominoes, 14
RwS, 12
Mega, 8


Fall 2015

Travel the United States, 13 (Land Cruiser 12, Flightseer 1)
RwS, 7
Mega, 4

Summer 2015

10-20, 23 (Time Traveler 22, Time Leaper 1) Multiple finishes were allowed
RwS, 13
Mega, 11

Spring 2015

Reading Globally, 8
RwS, 5
Mega, 4

Winter 14/15

A to Z, 9
RwS, 7
Mega, 4

Fall 2014

Between the Wars, 9 (8 Constant Traveler, 1 Time Leaper)
RwS, 10
Mega, 6

Summer 2014

Author to Author, 20 (New Friends 11, Familiar Faces, 9)
RwS, 12
Mega, 10

Spring 2014

Eyes on the Prize, 17
RwS, 8
Mega, 7

Winter 13/14

Travel the Pacific Rim, 11 (Well-Traveled, 9, Sightseer, 2)
RwS, 10
Mega, 9

Fall 2013

Pick N Mix, 25
RwS, 9
Mega, 9

Summer 2013

RwS, 8
No sub-challenge this season

Spring 2013

That's So 20th Century, 13 (Chronologician 12, Chaostician, 1)
RwS, 8
Mega, 6

Winter 12/13

Location, Location, Location, 11
RwS, 8
Mega, 7

Fall 2012

ABC, 13 (Doctorate, 9; Graduate 4)
RwS, 9
Mega, 6

Summer 2012

Ten Degrees of Separation, 18
RwS, 10
Mega, 8

Spring 2012

Around the World, 17 (Circumnavigator, 16, Frequent Flier, 1)
RwS, 11
Mega, 8


message 6: by Elizabeth (Alaska) (last edited Nov 02, 2016 05:28PM) (new)

Elizabeth (Alaska) | 11853 comments .


Totals in the database at the end of Summer 2016:
Books: 9737
Authors: 4821
Series: 1532

Season 	Books Added	Authors Added	Series Added

Summer 2016 453 216 78
Spring 2016 1201 239 63
Winter 15-16 568 251 107
Fall 2015 463 211 83
Summer 2015 498 235 63
Spring 2015 295 168 60
Winter 14-15 365 162 55
Fall 2014 503 213 57
Summer 2014 598 325 104
Spring 2014 452 213 71
Winter 13-14 526 260 79
Fall 2013 485 235 87
Summer 2013 410 233 69
Spring 2013 494 258 93
Winter 12-13 472 298 67
Fall 2012 647 1304 140
Summer 2012 619 104
Spring 2012 688 152




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