Not all my 'already read' books are counted on reading completion

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Not all my 'already read' books are counted on reading completion

Post by LianaMayhew »

I have noticed that although I have already read over 50 books, my 'reading completion' is saying I've only read 16. I'm unable to change it. Is anyone else having this issue? And how can I have my reading completion changed to match what I have done?

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Post by Ben Moore »

You have to make sure you set the date that you read it when you added them. I had this problem with books that I added a while after reading them (I.e. they didn’t go through the ‘currently reading shelf’) but you can edit the setting!
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Post by LianaMayhew »

Thank you. Does that mean that when I change the setting, they will be put as already read?

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Post by Gravy »

If they aren't already marked as read you probably won't have the option of changing the 'date read.'

In that case, just mark them as read, and change the date after that.

You can also shorten the process by adding the book to your currently reading shelf before rating it. The 'date read' probably won't be accurate, but it will count toward your yearly goal.
The only time that won't work is if it's already been on a rated shelf (the system doesn't count rereads towards the goal).
Authority, when first detecting chaos at its heels, will entertain the vilest schemes to save its orderly facade.

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Post by LianaMayhew »

Thank you for your help. I have managed it now :)

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