Generation Read: Millennials Are Book Buyers at Heart


A couple of months I came across an article in Good citing the book-buying habits broken down by generation. Turns out, people born between 1979 and 1989 accounted for 30% of all book purchases in 2011. More than any other generation, including those self-centered baby boomers with far more disposable income.

Hopefully we will continue to lead in becoming a literate nation and take our shopping purchases to independent bookstores, to help support small business in America.

BOY TOYS TALK BACK: Why do you think people are embracing books more than their elderly counterparts?

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  • akismet-0a993139e0969a6ee6adedd6674e837e
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    We Boomers have horded so many books we have little room left or money to buy many more. Sigh.

  • akismet-0a993139e0969a6ee6adedd6674e837e
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    We Boomers have horded so many books we have little room left or money to buy many more. Sigh.

  • Get a kindle! 🙂

  • Get a kindle! 🙂

  • What Is It About a Hot Guy Reading a Book? « Confessions of a Boy Toy
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    […] month I posted about how young people are a generation of loyal readers. Apparently books are also a must-have for the drop dead sexy. Whether you’re lounging by the […]

  • What Is It About a Hot Guy Reading a Book? « Confessions of a Boy Toy
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    […] month I posted about how young people are a generation of loyal readers. Apparently books are also a must-have for the drop dead sexy. Whether you’re lounging by the […]

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