Currently Reading Book Tag

Well hello there! Welcome back! πŸ™‚ How was your week ? Mine has been pretty busy, what with celebrating Thanksgiving and lots of school work (what else is new :D). But it’s been good, and I’m starting to get really excited for Christmas! I suppose I should warn you all that I am slightly crazy when comes to Christmas. πŸ˜€ It’s my absolute favourite holiday, and I love to milk it for all it is worth. So bring it on – Thanksgiving is over, it’s time for Christmas!! πŸ˜€

So this week I was tagged by the lovely Ruqs over at Many Things Bookish to do the ‘Currently Reading Book’ tag. Thank you, Ruqs! πŸ™‚ So without further ado, let’s get on to the questions:

  • How many books do you usually read at once? –Β It really depends. I normally have at least one school-related book and one pleasure-related book going at one time. But I often have more than that, so that’s just the bare minimum really. Right now I have probably about 4-5 books that I’m reading.
  • If you are reading more than one book at a time, how do you decide when to switch books? –Β Well ideally I read the books that I need to read for school first, leaving the pleasure books for when I’ve finished everything else. But that’s more of an ideal than anything else. πŸ˜€ I’ll normally switch between books either when I need to due to school deadlines, or when I’ve gotten tired of one and fancy a taste of the other. But to be honest, I read so fast that often I’ll have finished the book before I have a chance to put it down and read something else.
  • Do you ever switch bookmarks while you are partway through a book? –Β Is it terrible that I don’t really use bookmarks? I tend to either read so fast that I’ll finish the book in one sitting πŸ˜€ or I’ll just try to remember what chapter I’m on. Or, in a pinch I’ll grab a pencil or a piece of paper and stick it in so I don’t lose my place. But I would say 80% of the time I don’t use bookmarks.
  • Where do you keep the book(s) you are currently reading? –Β On my desk. I have a lined up stack of books I’m currently reading, are on my TBR, or I’ve just finished sitting in the corner. When I’m feeling organised, I put my school-related books in their related desk drawers. But I’ve got more books sitting on my desk than inside my desk. πŸ˜€
  • What time of day do you spend the most time reading? –Β Haha, I think the question would be better of as ‘what time of day don’t you spend reading?’ πŸ˜€ It varies hugely, depending on my schedule and what work I have to do. Ideally I’d do my school-related reading during the day, and my pleasure reading at night, but again, I’m afraid that’s just an ideal… I’ll grab any spare moment I can to squeeze in reading!
  • How long do you typically read in one sitting? –Β Again, it really varies. I can spend anywhere from 10 minutes to 2 hours straight reading. Last night I read for 90 minutes straight. It was lovely. πŸ˜€ But yeah, it really just depends on where and when I can find the time.
  • Do you read hardbacks with the dust jacket on or off? – Hmmm… Thinking about it, I don’t actually read that many hardbacks. But when I do, I think I just leave them on – unless they’re hampering my reading (aka. falling off). Then I take them off.
  • What position do you mainly use to read? –Β I’ve probably used pretty much every position you can think of. πŸ˜€ Lying face down/face up on my bed, curled up on the couch, perched in my desk chair, sitting on the trampoline, while walking, while vacuuming, up in a tree, hiding in a closet, upside down, in a car – you get the picture. πŸ˜€ But though my reading positions vary widely, I’d have to say the first three mentioned above are the ones I use the most.
  • Do you take the book you are currently reading with you everywhere? –Β If I know I’ll be in a position to read, then yes. So if I know I’m going to be in the car for 40 minutes, or babysitting for an evening, then yes I’ll definitely bring it. But if I’m driving 5 minutes to church, or popping out to the store, then I wouldn’t. It’s just not worth it to bring a book when you know you won’t be able to read it. πŸ˜€
  • How often do you update your Goodreads progress on the book you’re currently reading? –Β I’m afraid I must confess that I do not use Goodreads. :/ I know of it, but as of yet, I have not jumped into using it. I’ve heard a lot of good things about it though, so perhaps I’ll make the plunge one day! πŸ˜€

And I’m going to tag Bethany from The Treasure Within, Bethany from Behind the Pen, and Lydia from Noveltea.

I hope you enjoyed reading my answers to the questions! πŸ™‚

See you back here next Saturday! πŸ˜‰

 

Author: Hannah

Jesus follower. writer. bibliophile. dreamer.

13 thoughts on “Currently Reading Book Tag”

  1. Awesome! I wish I could afford to read for 90 mins straight on a weekday without feeling somewhat guilty about neglected schoolwork πŸ˜€ Or on a weekend too, for that matter. IGCSEs!!

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    1. Haha, I know what that feels like. I actually was reading a book for school, so that’s how I could justify it. πŸ˜€ It was an enjoyable book, but it was still for school. πŸ˜› Plus it was at 10 pm, and my brain was so tired from all my other work that’s all I could face doing. So I read and thoroughly enjoyed it! πŸ˜€ I can’t wait for summer where I can read to my heart’s content with out any school pressure!

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      1. Aww, none of my school books can possibly be classed as enjoyable lol! Lucky you! Haha, I was reading Six of Crows at 12am and my brain was tired and a few moments later I was completely lost as to what was going on!πŸ˜‚I know right, and so many months to go!

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      2. Ugg, it’s so annoying when you’re desperate to read but your brain is too tired to get the words your reading! πŸ˜€ I’ve stayed up way too late too many times this year trying to get my pleasure reading in, lol. πŸ˜€

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  2. Yeah!! I LOVE reading too! Spent 70 minutes reading last night! πŸ˜‰ And YES!!! Christmas is my favorite holiday too! πŸ˜‰ Praying for snow now!! Tell everyone hello!
    ~Bronwyn

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