The Reading Habits Tag | Coffee n’ Notes
Posted by tj6james6
I included the link so you can see the gifs and the link to her nominator.
The rules are simple, answer a bunch of questions about your reading habits and then nominate a bunch of people to do the same. Don’t forget to tag the person who nominated you!
OK! And now for the questions:
You have 20,000 books on your TBR. How in the world do you decide what to read next?
First I want to say that it’s funny this should hit my inbox today since a follower and I have been discussing TBR lists today lol.
Now, how do I decide what to read next? If it’s a new book by an author I absolutely love that gets put at the top of the list.
If there aren’t any new books out I’ll go online and reread the book blurbs to see which one pricks my interest since I generally use my Kobo for reading and book descriptions isn’t part of their package.
You’re halfway through a book and you’re just not loving it. Do you quit or commit?
I’ll put it down and go on to something else (ahem fanfiction ahem) and come back to it at a later day. I actually have one in this category that I just can’t get into. It’s Pandora’s Story by Anne Rice. I love the Lestat/Mayfair Witches series but that one book I just can’t get into.
The end of the year is coming and you’re so close yet so far away on your Goodreads challenge. Do you quit or commit?
I have a Goodreads Challenge? Good to know.
The covers of a series you love DO. NOT. MATCH. How do you cope?
<<<— Ebook reader. They don’t generally have good artwork any way since unless it’s a tablet it’s in black and white so I pay absolutely no attention.
Everyone and their mother loves a book you really don’t like. Who do you bond with over shared feelings?
When I can find somebody to actually discuss a book with it’s usually an online group of us. I find that when I discuss a book/series with a bunch of different people I get different perspectives so I’m able to see the book and characters more clearly
I COULD discuss with my boyfriend but he reads the same books over and over and over ad infinitim, rarely anything new unless it’s by an established author he already knows he loves.
You’re reading a book and you’re about to start crying in public. How do you deal?
This has happened a few times actually, lol. I let the tears come but cry quietly for a minute or two then buck myself up and keep on going.
A sequel of a book you loved just came out, but you’ve forgotten a lot from the prior novel. Will you re-read the book? Skip the sequel? Try to find a summary on Goodreads? Cry in frustration?
Easy! If it’s been a year or more since I read the last one (Jean M. Auel was famous for YEARS between her Earth’s Children books) I’ll go back and reread the series up to that point just to refresh my memory.
You don’t want ANYONE borrowing your books. How do you politely tell people “nope” when they ask?
This is why I LOVE ebooks! I buy them and they are not transferable! Nobody else can borrow them unless they take the reader, lol, and since that never leaves my purse/sight well, they don’t get the books :D.
You’ve picked up and put down five different books in the past month. How do you get over the reading slump?
I mostly read for fun, but sometimes there are many books coming out and I know I would love, but I am not in the right mood to read. What gets me out of that “reading slump” is going back to that one book that I loooved so much and who changed something in me. I re-read it slowly and enjoy it again, this opens the door for more books to be read. This is pretty much how I deal with it too. I generally go back to one of a very limited number of books. Karen, I Heard the Owl Call My Name or Dark Lover are my go tos when I hit a slump since they are at the top of my all time favorites list
There are so many new books coming out that you are dying to read! How many do you actually buy?.
Actually this depends. There are certain authors or series who are permanently at the top of my order list so they would be ordered first. If one of them doesn’t have a new one out then I’ll go with the book(s) which sound like what I’m in the mood for at that time.
After you’ve bought a new book you want to get to, how long do they sit on your shelf until you actually read them?
Since my eReader is my constant companion I usually get to it as soon as it’s downloaded to my device. Pre-order it’s there as soon as I get up in the morning. If I just bought it while browsing it might sit there for a few days.
Alright, Now For The Nominees:
If you read this and you love to read, consider yourself tagged 😀
I really enjoyed doing this tag and I hope you’ll have with it as well, thank you so much for reading ❤ Count these two lines as from me too.