Friday, January 6, 2012

Follow Friday



Feature & Follow Friday is hosted by Rachel of Parajunkee and Alison of Alison Can Read.

Question of the Week: Go count the number of unread books sitting on your shelf. How many?

There are only 35 books on my shelves that I haven't read. I tend to check books out of the library and only buy them later if I find that they merit a second read. The ones that I haven't read were mostly gifts, I think. Still, it hurts my soul that there are that many books on my shelves that I haven't read. I'll have to remember this the next time I am complaining that I've run out of reading material.

Happy Friday, everyone!

14 comments:

  1. You have a very small number of unread books compared to others. :)
    New follower.

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    Maja @ The Nocturnal Library

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  2. I would love to only have 35 books to read. I have way too many on my shelves. I just finally started going to the Library.

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  3. we really need more time to read I think.

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    Mine is here

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  4. Happy Friday! New Follower!

    amidnightsummersread.blogspot.com

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  5. I only have four. They were presents and not really something that strikes my interest. I'm a real book monster - if I get it in my hands, I read it right away.

    Happy Friday - have a great weekend!

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  6. Phew, well 35 sounds healthy enough, I suppose. *grin

    Patricia

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  7. I admire your ability to borrow from the library and only purchase the ones you love! Thanks for hopping by... Following back now!

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  8. I'm glad to find someone else who only buys books they've read! I was beginning to feel like a weirdo! I do re-read books a lot, so maybe that's why. (following back)

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  9. Hopping through. I'm like you. I usually buy books that I've already read and loved from the library.
    My Hop

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  10. That is a very reasonable number. I mostly borrow from the library. I only buy a book if I know I want to keep it, usually they are series books.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog. New follower.
    Waiting For Wentworth

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  11. I have 23, but at least half of those are nonfiction. I'm guessing my percentage of unread books is greater than yours though. I only have one big cabinet full of books.

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  12. @AG: Could be. I don't have that many though. Only three really small book shelves full. They are each about a foot and a half wide and only four shelves tall.

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  13. WOW...I admire your self-restraint! I have WAY more than that on my bookshelves! And I didn't count the ones I don't want to read...only the ones I do want to get to one day. Though, this year, I hope to not buy any books!
    New follower!

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  14. Thanks for stopping by, Kate!

    I don't think you actually followed, though ;)

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