Surprising Facts About How Many Books People Read A Year!

Are you a book lover? I am!
I am a voracious reader who has always lived in a home were books were treasured and enjoyed.

For years, my husband and I have watched or record the CBS Sunday Morning News show. A few weeks ago, the following “How many books a year to you read?” statistics were posted during the show. It was random sampling of adults.

No books: 14%
1 or 2 books: 15%
3-5 books: 24%
6-12 books: 20%

As a person who always takes a book to read in the car, as a passenger, waiting for an appointment, or relaxing before going to sleep at night, I found the statistics surprising. As an author, I found the following statistics disappointing.

Below are examples of the type of books each Brain Color personality enjoys reading:

Yellow Brainers like: History, bestsellers, and religion books

Blue Brainers like: Biography, self-help, and inspirational books

Green Brainers like: Technology, mystery, and crossword puzzle books

Orange Brainers like: Sports, “how to…”,  and adventure books

Use your Green Brain to think about the books you like to read and how many books a year you read!

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  1. George on March 6, 2018 at 7:42 pm

    Does Playboy count?
    Seriously, I love to both read and play Bridge (BBO) on my Kindle–e readers have brought old fashioned entertainment to a whole new level!

  2. Penelope Steiner on March 6, 2018 at 8:00 pm

    It is tragic what technology has done to stunt initiative, curiosity, and thirst for the written word.
    Regardless of Brain Color one should indulge in the literary genre.
    Thank You.

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