My Reading Habits Tag

I really enjoyed doing the handwriting tag so I decided to do another tag about my reading habits!
Longtime readers know that a big part of my blog is dedicated to reading and book reviews so it only seemed appropriate to write a post on some of my habits on it. 

  • Do you have a certain place at home for reading?
    I like to read in my bed right before I go to sleep. I always try to read a bit for sleeping and obviously, my bed is the best, most comfortable place for that.
  • Bookmark or dog ear?
    Bookmark. ALWAYS. I never dog ear and I hate when I lend a book to a friend and they dog ear my book. Wars have been started for less!
  • Can you just stop reading or do you have to stop after a chapter?
    I always try to stop after a chapter but it depends on how tired I am or how interesting the book is. 
  • Do you eat or drink while reading?
    Sometimes I'll drink tea or coffee but I've definitely had my days when I was buried deep into a very good book and feel like I have to read during my meals too. 
  • Music or TV while reading?
    I actually am one of those crazy people who require silence to concentrate. I find music and TV to be distracting when trying to read. That said, I don't mind if something is on once I'm deep into a book. 
  • One book at a time or several at once?
    I really admire people who can read multiple books at once - my roommate in college used to read around 4-5 different books at a time and I just could not for the life of me figure out how she kept track of the different plotlines! I can't do that - one book at a time is all I can handle. 
  • Do you read ahead or skip pages?
    I love spoilers so I always read ahead and skip pages. When I was in school, the teachers would always have to tell me not to read ahead but I always did anyway and pretend I didn't. Some things never change :P 
  • Break the spine or keep it like new?
    I try to keep all of my books in pristine condition but sometimes spine breakage happens. It breaks my heart though...
  • Do you write in your books?
    No. Never. (See answer above regarding dog ear bookmarks).
Thanks for reading!


  1. This is such a fun tag-- it made me realize I have different habits for different types of books. Most of my non-fiction I love writing in and marking the pages, but I think I would be soo sad if that happened to my favorite fiction books I own! I also prefer complete silence when reading!

  2. I hate dog-earring, too! Don't ruin the book, ha! Bookmarks ftw. :)

    Le Stylo Rouge


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