TAG: Reading Habits

Chewing fingernails. Repeating a favorite word. Using bookmarks over dog ears. Habits. Everyone has them. Readers differ nonetheless.

Sometimes our habits bring us joys. Some are a bit deranged (Dog Ears? Really?). Yet, they add to our love of reading like a warm cup of coffee (Tea in my case).

I saw the Reading Habits tag over at Sincerely Karenjo. Feel free to tag yourself and share your reading habits, too.

Do you have a certain place at home for reading?

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In my cozy bed where I can switch reading positions at will and relax. 

Bookmark or random piece of paper?

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I’m a bookmark fiend. Give me all the bookmarks.

Can you just stop reading or do you have to stop after a chapter/a certain amount of pages?

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I need either a chapter break or a new chapter to stop reading. Doing so allows me to start fresh with a new informational batch.

Do you eat or drink whilst reading?

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I either sip tea or water while reading. That’s it. No smudges on my pages.

Multitasking: Music or TV whilst reading?

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I cannot read with music in the background (though I write without worry) as I get distracted. Oddly, I can leave the t.v. on. Weird.

One book at a time or several?

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I go by my mood. Sometimes I’m a singular reader and sometimes I can strike three books at a time.

Reading at home or everywhere?

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I carry a book with me everywhere for every occasion. There’s your answer.

Read out loud or silently in your head?

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Silently in my head. But, I’ve been known to read dialogue passages out loud if the flow’s good.

Do you read ahead or skip pages?

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I only skip pages if exposition or description bogs the story’s pace, which isn’t good.

Breaking the spine or keeping it like new?

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Break the spine? NEVER! I keep my books like new, even used ones.

Do you write in your books?

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When a particular quote or passage hits me, out comes the highlighter. But, I’m not wicked about it. My books aren’t day-glowing.

As mentioned before, tag yourself and pass good tidings along. Have fun!





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