Today I am doing the Reading Habits Tag! Originally created by BethJune327, find the video and her channel here! I thought this would be fun to do because my reading habits are constantly changing.
Question #1: Do you have a certain place at home for reading?
I typically read in my bedroom. I mostly read on my bed but I also have a comfy chair. Sometimes I can get distracted in my room (by computer, TV or other books!) and if this happens I will usually move to my living room couch.
Question #2: Bookmark or a random piece of paper?
I usually use a bookmark but every once in awhile I can’t find one and use whatever I can find including receipts, hair ties, bobby pins and gum wrappers.
Question #3: Can you stop reading anytime you want or do you have to stop at a certain page, chapter, part, ect.?
I can stop whenever (usually bc I fall asleep oop) but I usually aim to finish a chapter before moving on to another task.
Question #4: Do you eat or drink while reading?
I am always drinking water but I usually don’t eat. If I do eat it is probably popcorn or goldfish crackers (the least messy snacks in my opinion!)
Question #5: Can you read while listening to music/watching TV?
I used to be able to listen to music because I read on my commute to school and it was easier to read while listening to music rather than the sound of other people on the train. Now a days I need mostly silence, I sometimes turn on white noise if there is too much going on in my house! I like thunder storm mixed with campfire.
Question #6: One book at a time, or several at once?
I wish I read one book at a time! I am constantly between 10 different books. I am such a mood reader so I jump between books all the time. Usually I stick to one book a day unless I finish.
Question #7: Reading at home or everywhere?
I almost always read at home. I will read ebooks in waiting rooms and such but majority of my reading at home.
Question #8: Reading out loud or silently in your head?
Silently in my head! I used to read things for school out loud so I could have better retention but I read WAYYYYY faster in my head and like to devour books.
Question #9: Do you read ahead or skip pages?
I only do this if I am thinking about DNF-ing. I will sometimes read the last chapter to see if things happen that sound interesting enough to keep going (usually no hahaha)
Question #10: Breaking the spine or keeping it new?
I prefer hardbacks and this isn’t a concern. But it is impossible not to break the spines of my mass market paperbacks but I try haha (I like the look of fresh spines on my shelf!)
Question #11: Do you write in books?
Not usually but recently I saw Steph (from No BS Book Reviews) write in her ARCs. When I started reading Kids of Appetite by David Arnold I thought about doing this and I am enjoying way more than I thought I would!! I underline and throw in a few heart eye emojis.