He feels inadequate that he only reads two books a month. Ok, I'll admit that I read a bit more than that . know people who are lucky to read one book a year. I average about 4-5 books per month, not counting reference, ebooks or short. many do you know/think you read? I read 7 books in Feb & 7/8 would be my monthly average but a lot depends on. the books, some taking a lot longer to read. in just four days, then followed that by reading an average of a book a week. It all depends on how tired. myself the goal of reading at least fifty this year. I think my average is something like one book every four days . or so, so I average around 7 books a month. But like .