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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

RTW: Measure a Year in Books

Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writing- or reading-related question that begs to be answered. In the comments, you can hop from destination to destination and get everybody's unique take on the topic.
 
This week's topic: 
About how many books do you read in a year? Do you want to read more? Or, less?
 
For the past few years, I've been averaging about 50 books a year. It was a lot easier when I was in high school and had more time to read. Now that I'm in college, there isn't a lot of free time for pleasure reading. So far this year I've read 46 books and my goal is 50. 

I would really like to be able to read more. My to-read shelf on Goodreads is 457 books and counting. At this rate (assuming that I don't add any more books to the list, which is impossible) it will take me 9 years to read all of them.

I'm thinking next year my goal is going to be 100 books, but I doubt that I'll make it. That was my goal my senior year of high school and I barely hit 50.

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