May 20, 2022

Books: Goodreads Posts Year-End Facts and Stats

In a recent blog post and infographic Goodreads shares some year-end numbers.


  • Goodreads claims to have have 13 million members. That’s double the amount they had a year ago.
  • Their database passed the 20 million reviews mark
  • Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl was the most reviewed book of 2012 with 22,383 reviews

Here’s the Complete

Hat Tip/Thanks: Nate H. at The Digital Reader

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