Part of the reason is my mathematical side. Having spent the vast proportion of my life so far undertaking numerical pursuits (i.e. Maths degree followed by Accountancy career) I love anything that lets me count things. Goodreads is brilliant for this. Set a reading target. Set a list of 'Want to Read' books. Monitor against the targets! Wow - who knew reading could be so statistical!? (Although it can be slightly stressful to be told you are behind target - thought reading was meant to be fun!!)
I currently seem unable to read just one book at a time - and have a number on the go at once - all recorded in my trusty app.
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The Community element is also something that is great - and reading the reviews (always after I have read the book myself) is very interesting to see other perspectives.
I'm currently 30 books into my 100 target for 2016 but Goodreads tells me I am 1 behind schedule so until next time...
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