By Jason Boog on Galley Cat, October 1, 2012
The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling set a Goodreads record for the all-time biggest “started reading” day, as more than 35,000 people started reading the book in a single day.
The book unseated Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins as the book with the strongest “started reading” day. Insurgent by Veronica Roth holds third place. As of this writing, The Casual Vacancy has 38 percent five-star ratings on Goodreads.