How do you like your crime fiction? The result.

Posted: April 20, 2012 in polls

The results of this poll [now closed] even with such a small sample show that:

1] Books are still number one, and have not yet been taken over in popularity by the Kindle.

2] Surprisingly few people prefer audio books. 

3] I am not the only couch potato who likes to slump out watching  TV crime series.

Thanks to all those who voted.

  1. Margot Kinberg says:

    Thanks for sharing the results, Norman. I’m probably an old stick-in-the-mud about this but I do love the feel of a paper book…

  2. Amanda Mac says:

    Very interesting result, Norman and it concurs with my views about reading format. Kindle is starting to make inroads, but iPad does not even make a show!! The old fashioned format wins hands down! Thanks so much for sharing this…

  3. I think I may have missed this poll…or perhaps I couldn’t choose as frankly I like my crime fiction any which way it comes…paper book, audio book, ebook, on the tele, at the movies….apparently I just like murderers 😉

    I’m curious to know what the person who voted for ‘other’ had in mind

  4. keatsbabe says:

    Only just discovered your blog and must say it is wonderful 🙂 Shame I missed this poll but the results are spot on. I have a Kindle but even with the option of a sample it is easy to download some pretty poor crime fiction just because it is cheap.Nothing quite like flicking through a book….

  5. kathy d. says:

    Missed your poll as I was off-line several days due to some line problems, however, I wholeheartedly concur with the results: Paper books, yes! Next I’ll take TV shows or movies. But nothing like staying up until the wee hours with a good mystery in one’s hands.

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