Booking Through Thursday

A weekly meme about (mostly) books and reading.

Numbers Game April 9, 2009

Filed under: Wordpress — --Deb @ 1:55 am

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For something different, I’m borrowing a question from … here! One of the very first questions ever at Booking Through Thursday. Back from 2005 when Laura owned the blog but, because it was so new, it didn’t get as many responses as it does now … so, why not revisit?

Here’s the question:

Some people read one book at a time. Some people have a number of them on the go at any given time, perhaps a reading in bed book, a breakfast table book, a bathroom book, and so on, which leads me to…

  1. Are you currently reading more than one book?
  2. If so, how many books are you currently reading?
  3. Is this normal for you?
  4. Where do you keep your current reads?

Don’t forget to leave a link to your actual response (so people don’t have to go searching for it) in the comments—or if you prefer, leave your answers in the comments themselves!

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158 Responses to “Numbers Game”

  1. Here’s mine!

    Happy Thursday, everyone!

  2. blodeuedd Says:

    Mine is up now too :D


  3. Shauna Says:

    My post is up here.

  4. Julia Says:

    Hi Everyone ( Deb) ! I wish you a Happy Thursday!

    Here Mine!

  5. Missy Says:

    Here’s my answer….hope everyone has a great day!

  6. Wish you all a great Thursday!

    Here is mine

  7. romelettedj Says:

    mine’s here!

  8. Violet Says:

    Here’s mine. Happy BTT everyone :)

  9. Novroz Says:

    Mine is up :)

    Happy BTT

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  11. Lynne Says:

    Mine answer’s up here.

  12. thekoolaidmom Says:

    I’ve never been one to read just one book… lol… but realizing I’m reading SEVEN was a bit surprising.

    Kool-Aid Flavored Books

  13. wendy Says:

    revisiting old questions is good…all questions are new to me! My reading habits have changed from one-book-at-a-time kinda girl to horses for courses. read my BTT here

  14. JoAnn Says:

    I’m earlier than usual today. Great idea to revisit and an old question!

  15. Mo Says:

    my answers are up, too!

    Happy Reading, All…

  16. Janet Says:

    Oops! Let me try that again. Click here. Sorry! and thanks.

  17. Matthew Says:

    Usually one at a time but not this week.

    My answer is up. Happy BTT everyone. :)

  18. Bluestocking Says:

    My answer is up! I have returned after a few weeks.

    Numbers Game

  19. thebluestockingguide Says:

    Here is mine.


  20. Kylee's 2009 Says:

    Here are my BTT Number answers!

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  22. Jeane Says:

    My answer is short and sweet!

  23. Kim Says:

    I finally got mine done! Come on over!

  24. You can find my BTT post HERE.

  25. Olga Says:

    Woot! Happy BTT! :D

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  27. Nice question, my answer is here.

  28. Valerie Says:

    Great questions! I’m usually a more-than-one-at-a-time girl! My post is here:

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  30. dogearedandwellread Says:

    I’m participating for the first time!

  31. Toni Dupont Says:

    I guess my post will just have to be different – I have a website in progress, but no blog yet so I have no place else to write my comments except here.

    1. Are you currently reading more than one book?

    of course

    2. If so, how many books are you currently reading?

    currently 5 books, that I can remember right now
    unless we count audiobooks, then the count jumps to 7

    3. Is this normal for you?

    absolutely – I don’t want to carry my books from one room to the next and then lose track of where I left my book, so I keep reading material everywhere.

    4. Where do you keep your current reads?

    +2 on the lower shelf of my night stand
    +1 in the baby’s room, for those times she has fallen asleep in my arms but I don’t want to move her yet
    +1 in my car, usually a repeat reader, that I can read in waiting rooms
    +1 in the living room, usually whatever I’m reading with my oldest daughter (currently we are reading Twilight together)
    +1 audiobook in the car for my driving commutes
    +1 audiobook on the ipod, only to be listened to at the gym, which motivates me to get there more often to workout

  32. Emily Says:

    Mine’s up…I’m definitely a one-at-a-time kind of reader!

  33. It’s been awhile since I’ve participated (Hi guys!), but here’s my answer for this week:

  34. Meghan Says:

    My post is up here.

  35. Library Diva Says:

    Mine’s not very exciting this week, but it’s up: It’s also my 300th post!

  36. Marie Says:

    The Burton Review comment is finally up.. :)

  37. Mine is finally up.


    Happy Dance Thursday!

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  39. Anne Says:

    And I’m responding here — on time today.

  40. drey Says:

    I’m running late again… =) But here‘s my post. =)

  41. Vega Says:

    Here is mine for this week — and also catching up with the past weeks too! Enjoy!

  42. Nise' Says:

    I’m running late! My post is here.

  43. Here is my Booking through Thursday reply.

  44. rift Says:

    Usually I’m reading 3 books… currently I’m reading zero books! ACK! ;)
    S8, 9 april, BTT

  45. tanabata Says:

    oops, I forgot to post the link to my answer here.

  46. reviewsonbooks Says:

    glad you did I redo, especially for us newbies :)

  47. I always read more than one book – a novel, a non fiction and some poetry, plus a short story book, for a story between novels.

  48. Janice K Says:

    I always have three books going at the same time (fiction audiobook/nonfiction hardcover/fiction Kindle eBook).

    LAST DICKENS by Matthew Pearl
    A VERY PRIVATE WOMEN by Nina Burleigh
    BOOKMARKED FOR MURDER by Lorna Barrett

  49. Juliann Says:

    Finally getting to my post for this one. Off to read what others have to say.

  50. Jenny Says:

    Here is my first contribution to Booking Through Thursday (on Friday).

  51. kaye Says:

    I’m booking thru Thursday here<a href=

  52. Mish Says:

    I’m currently reading

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  55. Li Says:

    I’m a week late but here’s my response to this question (it’s the second response):

  56. Barb Says:

    Mine’s up too.

  57. Barb Says:

    Mine’s up too.

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