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On BTT this week:

Do you keep a list of the books you’ve read? How? In a journal? Through one of the online services? If so, WHY? To keep good records for future reference? To make sure you don’t accidentally reread? If not, why not? Too eager to move on to the next book? Too lazy? Never thought to bother?

Yes! I keep it online on a blogspot journal. It use to be on this website and I am still considering bringing the whole list over. It is very long and includes the movies I consume. I also updated my GoodReads account to reflect more or less all the books I’ve ever read, but I’ve only ever added the dates for this year.

I like keeping records and lists of things. I started to really track books and movies when I started doing websites back in 2001 so I have kept it up. It really does help with accidental reread or rewatch. It helps me plan for what to read next, challenges, and set goals.

How about you?

10 thoughts on “Booking Through Thursday – Records

  1. I’ve kept a list on my blog every year since 2008 with mixed results. Goodreads is looking better and better as I read BTT answers today.

    1. Hi Holly! I agree GR does help since you can look up how many books of one author you have read, what to read next based on the books you have read. It’s a good system. Have a good weekend!

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