Thursday, March 25, 2010

BTT: Break

Booking Through Thursday

Do you take breaks while reading a book? Or read it straight through? (And, by breaks, I don’t mean sleeping, eating and going to work; I mean putting it aside for a time while you read something else.)

One of the reasons why I can read a lot of books is that I don't read more than one book at a time. I know there's a lot of folks who "multi-read," tackling several books at a time. Personally, I prefer to concentrate on one book, then move on to the next once I'm done. Though I don't get mixed up with the characters or stories, it seems disrespectful to the author that I don't give it my full attention.

In that sense, I guess I treat books as I would a movie: sit down, be comfy and dedicate an hour or so for it.


  1. One book at a time, and a straight sitting, that's me. Here's mine.

  2. I usually stick with a book until the end.

  3. So far, it seems that everyone is sticking with one book at a time! We should take notes on this! :D

  4. I have a different book going in each of my favorite reading spots but I rarely take extended breaks from any of the books I'm reading. You can see the 3 books that are the exception here.

  5. In an ideal world, I would love to do one book at a time. However, my social commitments sometimes keep me from reading as I would like. Here is my response: