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Re: how many books do you own?

Post by magicquill » 23 Jul 2017, 16:28

I've quite a lot, more than a hundred. Really like reading and buying books. Sometimes I also want to reread them all over again.
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Post by Buchacha21 » 25 Jul 2017, 07:24

I would guess around 500. My mini-library is my favourite corner in the house.

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Post by MsDree » 25 Jul 2017, 08:43

I don't have many books, I just have 1 small bookshelves as it's just me in my family who is very much willing to splurged on books.

But I'm proud its 50+ books all owned by me. And I am super proud that I got 1 completed series books by my favorite author Sabrina Jeffires.
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Post by Harmony Hills » 26 Jul 2017, 09:06

I have less than 100 books owned but more than 100 books read. :)
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Post by ritah » 26 Jul 2017, 10:35

I have no idea - I better get to counting!

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Post by k2rugman » 26 Jul 2017, 12:02

I don't have nearly as many books as I would like. My reason being I haven't lived in the same place for more than a year. I was in school for a while and then we've had to move a lot for my husband's work. It's hard having to move a bunch of boxes of books. Once we buy a house next year though, I'm setting up my library!

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Post by Zak » 26 Jul 2017, 12:13

I have a few

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Post by ebethina » 26 Jul 2017, 20:30

I probably own that I keep to maybe read again someday between 10-15 books. I don't like to keep books because since it is hard enough for me to find the time to read I know I will not read those again as I would rather take the time to read more. So I buy them at a book station here in town for cheap to read then give them back

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Post by Sophie11 » 28 Jul 2017, 07:58

Including E books, it amounts to almost 1000+. Holy molly :shock2: :lol: :D :? :o

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Post by Kinnera » 29 Jul 2017, 08:52

A couple of hundred, I guess. Never got around to counting them all though.

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Post by Ama Idim » 30 Jul 2017, 04:44

I've had (lost some), I have and will have many books. I find it hard yo put them together, they're just scattered about

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Post by rayn11255 » 10 Aug 2017, 11:25

I only have a couple hundred paperback and hardcovers. but I have almost 1500 kindle books. I like to read.

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Post by Mallory Whitaker » 10 Aug 2017, 12:52

Too many and not enough all at once. I used to be around 200 but I donated a bunch of ones I didn't think I'd read again. So now I'm down to somewhere around 100-150. This sort of makes me want to go count. Not even sure how many kindle books I have either!

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Post by Anirudh Badri » 18 Aug 2017, 15:39

Only about 20-30 physical books. I read mostly on my Kindle, but somehow don't really count books I read on it as books I own.
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Post by Elle Howard » 28 Aug 2017, 18:32

I have hundreds. When you enter my house you know that people that love to read live inside.
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