Reading Habits Tag!


Thank you so much to A Reading Writer for tagging me in the Reading Habits Tag!  I loved reading through your answers and can’t wait to share mine…

  • Do you have a certain place at home for reading?

When I’m at home I tend to read the most when I’m sat on my bed, or wrapped up in bed.  I’d love to have a little nook to read in with a big comfy chair and loads of pillows, but for now I just don’t have the space.

  • Bookmark or random piece of paper?

I love a good bookmark, but if I pick up a new book and I don’t have time to find a real bookmark, I will often use a random piece of paper to hold my place.  Some of my favourite bookmarks are some little magnetic character I found on Etsy, as they keep the page without marking it or tearing it.  I love the look of pretty metal bookmarks, but I find that when I keep a book in my bag, it can pull on the page and leave a little tear, so I keep these for books I only read at home.

  • Can you just stop reading or do you have to stop after a chapter/a certain amount of pages?

Most of the time I can just stop reading at any point of the book (if I really have to) but I do have to finish my page.  I hate leaving a book mid-page, and if my page ends mid sentence, I will sometimes (almost all of the time) keep reading until the page finishes at the end of a sentence.

  • Do you eat or drink while reading?

I’m quite happy to eat & drink whilst reading, however I am careful and I don;’t tend to eat anything messy or with my hands- just in case!

  • Multitasking: Music or TV while reading?

I actually quite like to have some level of background noise while reading, but it can’t be too loud.

  • Reading at home or everywhere?

I can and will read absolutely anywhere.  I have a book on me at all times (it’s almost like a security blanket), so I read during my lunch break in work every day, I’ll read if someone else is driving or I have to use public transport, I’ll read in waiting rooms… literally anywhere.

  • Reading out loud or silently in your head?

I read silently.  I actually struggle to read out loud a bit, I stutter a lot and stumble over my words, so it’s best just to read in my head.

  • Do you read ahead or even skip pages?

I do read ahead sometimes, but only by a couple of sentences.  This only really happens if a. the book is really boring, or b. I’ve read the book before .

  • Breaking the spine or keeping it like new?

When I read, I don’t make a conscious effort to break the spine or keep it looking new.  If it breaks, it breaks, if it doesn’t then great.  I would rather be fully emerged in a book than be constantly worrying about breaking the spine.

  • Do you write in your books?

Absolutely not! when I was little I used to write my name in the front cover of book, as I took them to school everyday, but now I wouldn’t dare leave a mark on the page.

Now it’s my turn to tag some fellow bloggers:

Becca and Books

Jenny in Neverland

The Reading Fangirl

A Book and Tea

Book Guy Reviews


I hope you enjoyed this tag as much as I did and as always, if you have any comments or recommendations please leave them below, and don’t forget to like and share!