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How many books are in your TBR pile?

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

How many books are in your TBR pile?

Postby Misfit » Sat September 6th, 2008, 12:43 pm

OK, let's get this one going again over here. Counting only the pile and not the mental to read list or the Amazon wish list but how many are actually in that pile. Me, about 30 but I recall there are a few members who will shame with with their TBR count. :D :D

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Alaric
Avid Reader
Location: Adelaide, Australia.
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Postby Alaric » Sat September 6th, 2008, 12:59 pm

At the moment I have twenty-nine un-read books on my bookshelf. Soon to be thirty when Lords of the Bow arrives.

I enjoy buying books and don't mind paying retail prices. I'm still in the stage of my life when I don't pay bills or rent, so most of my income from my job goes on books and DVDs. Quite often I'll go into Borders or Dymocks, find something I like and buy it, but not end up reading it until a year later. :o If I actually wasn't trying to curb my spending I would have a lot more than that I think.

TerriPray
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Location: Iowa, USA
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Postby TerriPray » Sat September 6th, 2008, 2:36 pm

um - 329...
Currently reading through submissions ranging from alternative history to science fiction and fantasy.

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sweetpotatoboy
Bibliophile
Location: London, UK

Postby sweetpotatoboy » Sat September 6th, 2008, 3:02 pm

Mine is 300+ also (I counted when we had this thread on the old forum).

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LCW
Compulsive Reader
Location: Southern California

Postby LCW » Sat September 6th, 2008, 3:22 pm

Last time I actually counted each book but this time lets just say it's somewhere around 250+! :o
Books to the ceiling,
Books to the sky,
My pile of books is a mile high.
How I love them! How I need them!
I'll have a long beard by the time I read them. --Arnold Lobel

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Rowan
Bibliophile
Interest in HF: I love history, but it's boring in school. Historical fiction brings it alive for me.
Preferred HF: Iron-Age Britain, Roman Britain, Medieval Britain
Location: New Orleans
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Postby Rowan » Sat September 6th, 2008, 3:35 pm

I've never counted the TBR's that are unpurchased, but they are a fair number. The ones I have purchased, but not read number around a half-dozen.

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LCW
Compulsive Reader
Location: Southern California

Postby LCW » Sat September 6th, 2008, 3:38 pm

The sad thing, depending on how you look at it, lol, is that my number is actually the books I have physically on my shelves in my home! Sigh! I got a bit carried away!!
Books to the ceiling,

Books to the sky,

My pile of books is a mile high.

How I love them! How I need them!

I'll have a long beard by the time I read them. --Arnold Lobel

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Sat September 6th, 2008, 3:52 pm

"TerriPray" wrote:um - 329...



LOL, I think you're ahead at least until Telynor checks in :p :) :D

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Spitfire
Reader
Location: Canada

Postby Spitfire » Sat September 6th, 2008, 4:54 pm

I really don't have that many. I continually weed out until I have only the gems remaining. So I have 55 on my TBR list.
Only the pure of heart can make good soup. - Beethoven

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SonjaMarie
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Location: Vashon, WA
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Postby SonjaMarie » Sat September 6th, 2008, 5:48 pm

Currently I'm reading one, I have 3 others from Booksfree, 2 more coming next week most likely and 2 I own that are on the backburner til I finish the others.

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