I saw this booktag on Meggy’s blog @ Chocolate N Waffles and I decided to give it a try because I’m more often than not reading several books at a time! The tag was originally created on Booktube by Charly Reynhorse, and without further ado, let’s get into it!
Question 1: How many books do you usually read at once?
It depends, but often I end up reading three books at the same time: a sometimes bigger one on paperback or hardback, an ebook (on my kindle, or now on Scribd) and an audiobook when I’m in the mood.
Question 2: If you’re reading more than one book at a time, how do you decide when to switch to reading the other book (do you read a certain amount of pages in each?)
Here’s the trick: if the physical book I’m reading is too big for me to carry, I’ll just read it at home, and carry my Kindle in my bag. Sometimes I’ll finish my paperback on my way home and pick up a book on my Kindle app, and then pick up something else when I get home. I may have one book for my way to work, and one book to read at home. And audiobooks for when I’m cooking. Or in the mood to knit or do some crafts.
Question 3: Do you ever switch bookmarks while you’re part way through a book?
I keep losing my bookmarks, and then find them weeks later when I clean up my room, so yes. I have a huge collection of them, so that’s not a problem. Sometimes I also forget them in a book. I also like to use fancy bookmarks at home, but don’t want them to get damaged in my bag. So yes, anything can happen really!
Question 4: Where do you keep the book(s) you’re currently reading?
Either in my bag, or on the huge pile of books that’s sitting by my nightstand.
Question 5: What time of day do you spend the most time reading?
If I’m going to work it will be: one hour on my way, one hour at lunch, and one hour on my way back from work. If I’m not working, it really depends. (And these days, it can be all afternoon!)
Question 6: How long do you typically read for in one go?
To be fairly honest, I’m not really good at concentrating, and tend to check out my phone a lot. Sometimes I’ll want to share a reaction to what I’m reading on Twitter or Instagram, and get lost. Sometimes, I feel the unnecessary urge to update my reading on Goodreads, and then I end up doing something else entirely. So really, I have no idea.
Question 7: Do you read hard covers with the dust jacket on or off?
I take them off, I’m not some kind of monster!! And if I’m carrying the book with me, I leave it at home.
Just kidding, you do what you want.
Question 8: Which position do you mainly use to read?
Either sitting on my couch, or lying down on my bed.
Question 9: Do you take the book you’re currently reading with you everywhere you go?
Yes! At least one of them. And I know I can also read on my phone if for some reason I need to.
Question 10: How often do you update your progress in the book you’re currently reading on Goodreads?
Too often, it’s ridiculous. When I pick up a book. When I reach 10%(ish) because I feel like it’s acceptable to make an update. When I put down the book. When I feel like I made some progress. It doesn’t really make sense. And sometimes I forget. But you get the gist of it: I like using Goodreads.
And that’s it for today, thanks for reading, and feel free to participate as well if you’d like to! Stay safe, and happy reading!