2018 Reader Survey … a teaser

Interesting results!

A Writer of History

With the holiday and big accident (see this post) beginning to ease into the background, yesterday I turned my thoughts to the reader survey conducted in June and July. While the full report won’t be available for at least a week, here’s a sample of things to come.

This year’s survey was designed to reach readers of all fiction genres. 2418 people responded; 84% female, 16% male. The survey includes questions on:

  • general reading habits
  • the selection and acquisition of books
  • the reading experience
  • the influence of social media on reading

Here’s a question you might find intriguing:

WHAT ARE YOUR FAVOURITE FICTION GENRES? (CHOOSE UP TO 3)

  • FIRST, A CAVEAT … I am a member of a robust group of historical fiction fans so results have a built-in bias for that genre
  • TOP 5 GENRES ARE MYSTERY/THRILLER, ROMANCE, HISTORICAL FICTION, WOMEN’S FICTION AND LITERARY

Digging…

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