Welcome to the Historical Fiction Online forums: a friendly place to discuss, review and discover historical fiction.
If this is your first visit, please be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above.
You will have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.
To start viewing posts, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

The final countdown: How many books did you read in 2010

For discussions of historical fiction. Threads that do not relate to historical fiction should be started in the Chat forum or elsewhere on the forum, depending on the topic.
User avatar
Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 5713
Joined: August 2008
Currently reading: "Pine" by Francine Toon
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 12:34 pm

I read 22, and if you count the one I finished last night - most of which I read in December - then that makes 23. About the norm for me, I'm not a fast reader and it would have been an even lower total, probably around 15, if I hadn't started commuting again and read some very easy-to-read books to pass the journey.

Actually I think 20 is a very low estimate to classify someone as a bookaholic!
Currently reading: "Pine" by Francine Toon

Carla
Compulsive Reader
Posts: 965
Joined: August 2008
Contact:

Post by Carla » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 1:56 pm

I never remember to keep a formal log, so I don't know the exact total. I reviewed 23, and I'd guess the total would be about 40 - 50 (not counting work).
PATHS OF EXILE - love, war, honour and betrayal in Anglo-Saxon Northumbria
Editor's Choice, Historical Novels Review, August 2009
Now available as e-book on Amazon Kindleand in Kindle, Epub (Nook, Sony Reader), Palm and other formats on Smashwords
Website: http://www.carlanayland.org
Blog: http://carlanayland.blogspot.com

User avatar
Divia
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 4435
Joined: August 2008
Location: Always Cloudy, Central New York

Post by Divia » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 2:07 pm

Whats DNF?
News, views, and reviews on books and graphic novels for young adult.
http://yabookmarks.blogspot.com/

User avatar
Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 9581
Joined: August 2008
Location: Seattle, WA

Post by Misfit » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 2:27 pm

[quote=""Divia""]Whats DNF?[/quote]

Did not finish.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

User avatar
Margaret
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 2440
Joined: August 2008
Interest in HF: I can't answer this in 100 characters. Sorry.
Favourite HF book: Checkmate, the final novel in the Lymond series
Preferred HF: Literary novels. Late medieval and Renaissance.
Location: Catskill, New York, USA
Contact:

Post by Margaret » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 6:42 pm

They're definitely going to need to revisit that "extreme bookoholic" definition!
Browse over 5000 historical novel listings (probably well over 5000 by now, but I haven't re-counted lately) and over 700 reviews at www.HistoricalNovels.info

User avatar
LoveHistory
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 3751
Joined: September 2008
Location: Wisconsin, USA
Contact:

Post by LoveHistory » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 7:31 pm

Based on books I finished, going from my Reading Log and adding a few I know I read, I have about 20.

Far fewer than I wish it had been. But it was a difficult year. This year will be better...I hope. I certainly plan on visiting the library more often (for the classics, at least they have some of them).

User avatar
fljustice
Bibliophile
Posts: 1995
Joined: March 2010
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Contact:

Post by fljustice » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 10:18 pm

44 this year (about a third HF), which is down. I read 55 in each of the two years prior to that. Hope to read more and watch less TV in 2011!
Faith L. Justice, Author Website
Image

User avatar
Tanzanite
Bibliophile
Posts: 1963
Joined: August 2008
Location: Northern Virginia
Contact:

Post by Tanzanite » Sun January 2nd, 2011, 11:08 pm

53 - not quite as many as I would have liked, but, oh well...

User avatar
LoobyG
Compulsive Reader
Posts: 568
Joined: April 2010
Location: Derbyshire, UK

Post by LoobyG » Mon January 3rd, 2011, 12:49 pm

32, not including two DNF since April 2010 when I started counting - hopefully I'll beat that this year!

User avatar
Ludmilla
Bibliophile
Posts: 1346
Joined: September 2008
Location: Georgia USA

Post by Ludmilla » Mon January 3rd, 2011, 3:35 pm

I think I logged almost 150, but I didn't log all of my junk food reads, so it was at least 30 books over that. This is a lot for me... I'm not a particularly fast reader, but I indulged myself in quite a few popcorn reads with my eReader this year. Roughly 60 of the total were print books and the rest were eBooks.

Post Reply

Return to “General Discussion”