Friday, November 1, 2013

October poll results

Here are the results of the October poll, which asked the question, "Have you tried to get other people to read the OUTLANDER books?"
  • 25.46% - I got one or more of my close friends or family members addicted.
  • 23.63% - Many times!
  • 9.66% - Of course! I enjoy being an OUTLANDER ambassador.
  • 8.75% - I've given copies of OUTLANDER to my friends or coworkers.
  • 3.00% - I've recommended OUTLANDER to strangers in the bookstore or library.
  • 3.00% - I've recommended the books on Facebook, Goodreads, or other online sites.
  • 0.78% - I got my book club to read OUTLANDER.
  • 0.39% - I won a box of OUTLANDER paperbacks from Random House, and had fun distributing them to other people.
  • 14.36% - All of the above.
  • 6.66% - I've tried, but so far without success.
  • 1.44% - No, I haven't tried.
  • 2.87% - Other
Here are the responses for "Other". The numbers refer to the order in which questions were listed on the poll.
  • ALMOST All of the above! Often recommend the books to friends/fam/strangers, etc
  • all the above answer except for winning any books
  • Well, a combination of a few of these!
  • All but the book club one.
  • My sister said she doesn't care for red headed men. SHE'S CRAZY!!!!
  • yes to 1,2,3,5,8
  • Several friends read Outlander but then weren't interested in ready the others
  • wanted to, but hesitated over the Black Jack rape stuff.....
  • Yes, I had an Outlander party and gave everyone a book in their party bag
  • All but number 7
  • made whoe-hearted converts of two co-workers, working on others
  • #2, 5 & 6
  • Most people I tell have already read and loved them.
  • I succeeded in getting my cousin to read them, but so far no one else.
  • I have gotten my Sister, Niece and a few girlfriends reading the series :)
  • 22 friends, coworkers, former strangers into the books. Best stress reducers !!
  • Recommended to friends, family and strangers in varoous places.
  • The first 3 options all apply, along with recommending them on Facebook.
  • All the time for my job - also getting word out for the SHOW!
  • MOST of the above.
  • My exhusband read Outlander and half of Dragonfly...but that was a long time ago
  • When I can I've bought Outlander in bulk on ebay for distribution
There were 766 votes in this poll. Thanks very much to everyone who participated!  I didn't vote in the poll myself, but I have managed to get my sister and my mother to read the books.

Please take a moment to vote in the November poll, which is all about which of Diana Gabaldon's books you are currently reading or listening to. Thanks!

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