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Hugos and Retro Hugos: GoodReads / LibraryThing stats

I was able to prepare this a couple of days ahead of time, so the numbers may have shifted in the interim. As usual, I have ranked by descending order of GoodReads users who have rated each of the nominated books.
GoodreadsLibrarything
numberaveragenumberaverage
WoT 1: The Eye of the World, by Robert Jordan138,0474.1510,0284.04
WoT 2: The Great Hunt, by Robert Jordan113,9654.168,1093.99
WoT 3: The Dragon Reborn, by Robert Jordan106,1754.197,5893.97
WoT 4: The Shadow Rising, by Robert Jordan79,5964.187,2423.90
WoT 12: The Gathering Storm, by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson60,8064.302,6454.27
WoT 5: The Fires of Heaven, by Robert Jordan59,2964.077,0063.80
WoT 13: Towers of Midnight, by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson58,4624.391,8284.29
WoT 6: Lord of Chaos, by Robert Jordan57,2434.046,8313.75
WoT 7: A Crown of Swords, by Robert Jordan53,2043.936,5233.55
WoT 8: The Path of Daggers, by Robert Jordan49,4183.856,2433.48
WoT 9: Winter's Heart, by Robert Jordan46,0333.856,0033.47
WoT 10: Crossroads of Twilight, by Robert Jordan40,2583.785,6773.42
WoT 11: Knife of Dreams, by Robert Jordan42,5214.075,0593.84
WoT 0: New Spring, by Robert Jordan31,5173.943,6813.69
WoT 14: A Memory of Light, by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson26,2414.518614.31
Parasite, by Mira Grant3,1343.692883.85
Ancillary Justice, by Anne Leckie3,1003.983864.08
Warbound, by Larry Correia1,3534.45444.38
Neptune's Brood, by Charles Stross9973.741773.78


Obviously a somewhat unusual situation, with one of the nominees consisting of 15 separate volumes with almost 12,000 pages published over a period of 22 years.

Anyway, in for a penny, in for a pound: here are the equivalent rankings for the Retro Hugo nominees for Best Novel of 1939.
GoodreadsLibrarything
numberaveragenumberaverage
Out Of The Silent Planet, by C.S. Lewis35,4063.906,0733.85
The Sword In The Stone, by T.H. White10,7483.921,6523.95
Galactic Patrol, by E.E. "Doc" Smith1,8653.958493.54
Carson of Venus, by Edgar Rice Burroughs6573.673633.32
The Legion of Time, by Jack Williamson273.33823.30
I am surprised that Sword in the Stone is so far behind Out of the Silent Planet. I guess it's been some time since the Disney film...
Tags: goodreads/librarything stats, hugos 2014
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