Reading Habits Book Tag

I’m baaack!!

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ominous *for now…*

Sorry I was gone so long… Forgiveses? Again?

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I’m coming back with this post because, unfortunately, it might be a while before the next one comes.

I’m considering posting twice within these few days because I’d like to leave you guys with bit more material to read before I go on an, admittedly, longer hiatus. *heh, heh*

Here’s the explanation: I’ve got a really busy next few (haha few, no, it’s quite a few months) ahead of me, so I won’t have any time to post. At all, basically. Honestly, I’m not expecting to get much sleep from now on.

*whispers* (AKA I’ve got loads and loads of schoolwork coming my way. LOADS.)

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However, moving on to something much more positive, I’ll be sure to post once the holidays arrive! (AKA Thanksgiving + the many holidays that occur in December.)

I am also planning on changing the theme (no worries—only temporarily this time! 😅 ) into something festive when the time comes, so there’s also that to look forward to. 🙂

Now, that’s enough explaining (aka me babbling a lot), so let’s actually get to the tag.

Onward!

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1. Do you have a certain place at home for reading?

As I’ve mentioned before, this answer is a bit boring (ahh please don’t abandon me just yet), as I normally just read at the table (come on, it’s comfortable and I don’t have to strain my neck or back), or my wonderful, wonderful bed.

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2. Bookmark or random piece of paper?

Mmm… Depends. I used to use random pieces of paper or post-its, but since I’ve got a collection of bookmarks now, I just use those. (Though when I’m feeling lazy it’s just -*whoosh* *swipes random paper from table*.)

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

Normally I just stop reading. I mean, I don’t want to set a certain amount for myself to read up to. Reading is usually for leisure, so I don’t want to put any pressure on myself to read a specific number of pages.

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4. Do you eat or drink while reading?

Mhm. Definitely. It *enhances the reading experience*.

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5. Multitasking: Music or TV while reading?

I listen to music when I read. For some reason, sometimes I feel like I have to be doing two things at once. That’s how my book playlists form. The music I listen to while reading that book is the music that creates the playlist for the book.

In a way, music helps me become absorbed in a book. Anyone? Anyone? No one? Okay…

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6. One book at a time or several at once?

I don’t do it intentionally—I swear! Somehow I just always end up reading multiple books at once.

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7. Reading at home or anywhere?

Anywhere. Including restaurants when waiting for the food to arrive. See, most people get annoyed when they have to wait a long time for food, but I just see it as more time for me to read. 😊

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8. Reading out loud or silently in your head?

Silently in my head, of course. Unless I’m reading to someone else. I have discovered that reading out loud takes a significantly looonger amount of time.

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9. Do you read ahead or even skip pages?

I suppose you could say I read ahead a bit because sometimes when I’m getting info-dumped I get bored and skim the giant paragraphs (sometimes I skip one or two paragraphs altogether). Or, if I’m not really interested in a book I skim and skip over pages until I reach the interesting parts. Heh. Heh.

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And other times there are very valid reasons for skipping a page. 😭 😭

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10. Breaking the spine or keeping it new?

As much as I want to keep the spine new, I always end up breaking it, so I’ve given up on that dream and just accepted it.

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11. Do you write in your books?

Nope. Only post-its, or nothing. Plus, there’s something really satisfying about seeing and feeling the post-its sticking out from the pages. (Or is that just me…? 😅 )

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12. Who do you tag?

Anyone. Everyone!

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P.S. I’m trying out inserting a feather in between every question for my tag posts. Yes? No? Too much? Feedback would be wonderful!

 

 

 

 

 

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2 thoughts on “Reading Habits Book Tag

  1. Feather is too much I think. But the post is great! I love that you mark up your books. I need to do that more (but of course I am reading library books so that is a little difficult…) I’m going to do this tag! Thanks!

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