/r/books/

r/books

23.7M members
r/books is a subreddit with 23.7M members discussing topics like Books and Reading. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is massive in size, and has high activity.
This is a moderated subreddit. It is our intent and purpose to foster and encourage in-depth discussion about all things related to books, authors, genres, or publishing in a safe, supportive environment. If you're looking for help with a personal book recommendation, consult our Weekly Recommendation Thread, Suggested Reading page, or ask in r/suggestmeabook.

Popular Topics in r/books

#1

Books

: "Idaho bill to ban Books that feature ‘homosexual acts’ – such as holding hands"
172 posts
#2

Reading

: "Reading while high"
110 posts
#3

Reading Books

: "Where has The Count of Montecristo been all my life?"
23 posts
#4

Book

: "What's a silly detail in a Book that ruined it for you?"
22 posts
#5

Novel

: "American Gods left me feeling different from nearly any Novel I've ever read."
20 posts
#6

Finished

: "I just Finished "This is how you lose the time war" by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone and it was amazing"
19 posts
#7

Finished Reading

18 posts
#8

Writing

: "Have you ever stopped reading a book because you didn't like the Writing style?"
6 posts
#9

Characters

: "Not All Characters Deserve Redemption Arcs"
5 posts
#10

Author

: "What book has put you off ever trying another book written by the same Author?"
5 posts

Popular Themes in r/books

#1
Pain & Anger
: "Re-reading Mathew Perry's book and I hate biographies now."
35 posts
#2
News
: "‘I should not have written ‘A Clockwork Orange’’: How Anthony Burgess came to disown his own novel"
20 posts
#3
Solution Requests
: "Is there any example of women writing men very very badly?"
14 posts
#4
Advice Requests
: "How does Harry Potter work for kids nowadays?"
6 posts

Member Growth in r/books

Daily
+-397 members(-0.0%)
Monthly
+150k members(0.6%)
Yearly
+1.5M members(6.7%)

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