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Saturday Book Discussion: What are you doing here?



What are you reading now?



Me: Fledgling, by Octavia Butler.

You: Go.

Poll-time



And a poll, for my amusement and because I am lazy today. Keep the topic suggestions coming, folks!

Poll #1841261 What are you doing here?

How much time do you spend reading per week?

I read a lot every day.
30(23.4%)
I try to read at least a little every day.
68(53.1%)
I spend some time every week reading, but not as much as I'd like.
28(21.9%)
I'm lucky if I get a chance to do any reading.
2(1.6%)
It's been a long time since I last finished a book.
0(0.0%)

How do you use book reviews?

I read reviews to find books to add to my TBR list.
84(25.2%)
I read reviews for a book I'm interested in to decide if I want to read it.
88(26.4%)
I read others' reviews after I read a book, to see what they thought of it.
87(26.1%)
I read reviews of books I won't ever read myself, because they're interesting.
42(12.6%)
I read reviews so I can talk about the book in the comments.
25(7.5%)
I don't read book reviews.
7(2.1%)

How often do you read bookish?

I have it f-listed and read everything (or at least look at every post title).
64(50.8%)
I read bookish regularly, but not every post.
31(24.6%)
I skim the comm occasionally, but only when looking for something of interest.
23(18.3%)
I mostly only come here when I want to post.
1(0.8%)
I rarely read bookish and am only here by chance.
7(5.6%)

How often do you post reviews?

I review almost everything I read.
13(10.2%)
I post reviews often, but only about books I really want to talk about.
5(3.9%)
I am an occasional reviewer.
16(12.6%)
I very rarely or never post reviews.
72(56.7%)
I do review books, but not here.
21(16.5%)

What do you like most about bookish?

I like reading the reviews.
46(38.0%)
It's a place to post my reviews.
4(3.3%)
For questions or asking for recommendations.
16(13.2%)
I like reading the book discussion threads.
55(45.5%)

How do you rate bookish's reviews?

This is my favorite book reviewing community.
11(9.1%)
I like bookish, but it's one of many book sites I read.
67(55.4%)
I prefer other places like Goodreads and Amazon to bookish.
26(21.5%)
Most bookish reviews aren't very interesting.
6(5.0%)
Especially the ones by that guy inverarity who thinks he's soooo smart.
11(9.1%)





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