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How much reading time?

Discussion in 'General Book Discussion' started by mom2kngr, Nov 4, 2005.

  1. Rhapsody

    Rhapsody New Member

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    I can;t really say that I have a set number of minutes or hours a day that I spend reading,
    Some days I'll read for a few hours, some days a few minutes, and if the book is really good I could spend all day reading. :rolleyes:
     
  2. kirsty

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    Something that always annoys me about my lifestyle isthe lack of time I put aside for pleasure reading. It depends, in the Summer I'll spend a couple of hours a day reading, but during term time, it's usually about 15 minutes a day. Shame really.
     
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    hm it depends. i don't always have time to read at home, even though lately i've been reading for 30-50 minutes before falling asleep. i dont read at home at all if i'm busy with school. i read in school, especally first period. last marking period i'd read in my 3rd period. i did today, [different teacher/class] but its annoying to have all those breaks while reading
     
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    I agree, woe is life!.:D
     
  5. WoundedThorns

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    i wish i had more time to read. i remember the time when i was 10 and 11 and i just read nonstop after school. even part of middle school. ah, the days of no schoolwork. i'm hoping i'll have time to read books outside of for classes once i go to college
     
  6. cajunmama

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    That will depend on what you're studying and how well you want to do. ;)
     
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    It depends on how much I want to read that particular day. In my job I stay in a locked room and nobody checks up on me so if I want to I can get in a good nine hours so long as I don't fall behind, which isn't hard to do in the slow season. I know, I'm a bad person.:(
     
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    I need to spend a lot of time studying eveyday, so that kind of competes with my reading time. Usually, I can squeeze in an hour or so of reading before I go to bed.

    I can't read a good book then study afterwards cuz I can't concentrate, I keep thinking about the book. :confused: On school breaks, however, I can practically read the whole day. :D
     
  9. steffee

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    I spend a lot of time studying too. I read (leisure) when I'm sick of studying, or need a break, usually in the evening. It could be six hours straight, it could only be half an hour, but on average is about 2 hours a day for leisure reading, compared to about six-ten hours a day of reading textbooks/journals/notes etc.
     
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    I read mostly before going to bed or on journeys like the bus home from town

    Thanks
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    As much as I can, with the abundance of my leisure time I haven't got many problems with that.
     
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    Never enough! As my TBR stack will attest to quite vocally. But usually at least an hour, if I am lucky 2 hours before I sleep. Sometimes I can grab a couple of hours in the afternoon.
     
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    Gosh my workload just doubled so my reading time has been non exsistent:( Makes me sad.....all day all i want to do is just go over there and pick up my book and read for say 30 minutes but I can never get to it.
     
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    Just finished Angels & Demons, as well as M.Scott Peck's Glimpses of the Devil. The latter took me two days to read and was excellent. I forgot some good books to bring with me to my brother in law's this weekend, but I'm busy having him clean-up my home computer from viruses and garbage like that.:mad:
     
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    I'm away from home at the moment. No time to read since Friday.

    <<IT IS DOING MY HEAD IN.>>
     
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    I hate getting stuck away from home without something to read. It's like leaving home without my toothbrush, only worse. Hang in there!
     
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    There is nothing truly more aggravating than doing that. I'll buy a book in a store or something like that when it happens, that's how bad it just gets to me. Of course, I always be sure to leave books where ever I may be able to use them unexpectedly. In the suitcase, in the car, etc.:D
     
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    Well I've got books with me, just not had time to open them. I am 5 minutes from here, and I'm going there again today. It's a kind of torture, really.
     
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    Wow! Do you suppose they'd hire me to be a nightwatchman? I could handle that!
     
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    Me too!! It looks amazing!
     

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