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View Poll Results: What types of books do you like to read?
Non-fiction 60 51.28%
Humour 47 40.17%
Horror 35 29.91%
Indie 23 19.66%
Lifestyle & Home 3 2.56%
Mystery & Thriller 92 78.63%
Religion 10 8.55%
Romance 32 27.35%
Self Help 8 6.84%
Travel 18 15.38%
Science Fiction & Fantasy 95 81.20%
Sports 6 5.13%
How to 14 11.97%
Biographies & Memoirs 47 40.17%
Education 12 10.26%
History 47 40.17%
Parenting 2 1.71%
Politics 13 11.11%
Technical 18 15.38%
Computers 17 14.53%
Comics & Graphic Novels 26 22.22%
Cookbooks 28 23.93%
Historical Fiction 57 48.72%
Religion & Spirituality 17 14.53%
Young Adult 41 35.04%
Travel 18 15.38%
Other (please explain) 19 16.24%
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Old 11-09-2012, 07:49 AM   #1
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What genres do you like to read (multiple choice)? 2nd version

This is just a second version of the poll orginally posted by jbcohen. I just added multiple choice on his behalf I hope I didn't miss anything.

*It may take some time for me to get the poll to show properly. I've never done this before

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Old 11-09-2012, 08:41 AM   #2
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Thanks for this improvement I saw no way to properly respond to the previous poll. This poll is still lacking general Literature & Fiction as a category and that makes up about 60% of my reading. So I called that "other". Non-Fiction makes up the other 40%, with some of that in some of the specific areas in this poll.
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Old 11-09-2012, 08:46 AM   #3
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Thank you Pookeysgirl. I really wanted to vote in the original thread but I just couldn't because I wanted to choose more than one choice, so thank you for making it multiple choice!
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Hey, you even spelled humour properly.

Though there's Travel and Religion appearing twice, it seems.
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:12 AM   #5
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Thanks for this improvement I saw no way to properly respond to the previous poll. This poll is still lacking general Literature & Fiction as a category and that makes up about 60% of my reading. So I called that "other". Non-Fiction makes up the other 40%, with some of that in some of the specific areas in this poll.
Dang it! I knew I was going to forget something! Sorry
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:13 AM   #6
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Non-fiction
Humour
Indie
Mystery & Thriller
Science Fiction & Fantasy
Sports
Biographies & Memoirs
History
Comics & Graphic Novels
Historical Fiction
Young Adult
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Old 11-09-2012, 09:41 AM   #8
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Non-Fiction
Humor
Indie
Science Fiction and Fantasy
Biographies and Memoirs
History
Parenting
Politics
Cookbooks
Historical Fiction
YA

I guess I could have put "other" for general fiction or chick lit, but most fiction I read seems to be historical or humorous, and chick lit seemed to fit under humor. I don't read a lot of chick lit anyway.
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Old 11-09-2012, 01:44 PM   #9
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Thanks! Something not quite right with the poll percentages though.
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Old 11-09-2012, 04:02 PM   #10
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I voted for everything other than self-help, education and parenting... just like I indicated in the other thread.
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Old 11-09-2012, 04:23 PM   #11
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Thanks for the poll. Mystery / Thrillers was my #1 pick
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Much better.
I notice there's a lot of adrenaline junkies as well as SF&Fantasy readers.

Surprisingly low on romance (so far).
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I read a lot of different genres, so I checked off almost all of them.
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My favorites in the below order. I love being able to have the various genres on my reader, so I can choose what I am in the mood to read.

Mystery & Thriller
Historical Fiction
Science Fiction & Fantasy
Young Adult
Romance
History
Biographies & Memoirs
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