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Booking Through Thursday


Some people read one book at a time. Some people have a number of them on the go at any given time, perhaps a reading in bed book, a breakfast table book, a bathroom book, and so on, which leads me to…

Are you currently reading more than one book?
If so, how many books are you currently reading?
Is this normal for you?
Where do you keep your current reads?

I’m currently reading two books, with a bookmark in a third where I’ve gotten stuck. The first two books are: The Crimes of Paris, by Thomas and Dorothy Hoobler; and What Jane Austen Ate and Charles Dickens Knew, by Daniel Pool. The book where I’m stuck is Iain Pears’s Stone’s Fall. Reading several books at once is normal for me, abut haf the time—usually, I try to stick with one book. My current reads are in several places; Stone’s Fall and the Daniel Pool are on my bedside table, The Crimes of Paris is sitting next to me on the couch, though usually, like most “currently reading” books, it’s in my handbag (I never like to go anywhere without a book in my bag, in case I get stuck waiting somewhere).

Comments

Alyce said…
Oh no! I have Stone's Fall too and it's huge. I've been hoping that it was a riveting read. I guess I'll just have to wait and see what I think of it. Good luck finishing the rest!
It's always one at a time for me. I am usually too absorbed in one to pick up another till I'm done.
DeSeRt RoSe said…
I always carry a book in my bag, even if just to pop it while going up or down the elevator, to me it's worth it :)
i read 1 book at time because I tried 2 books and ended up confused.. but I'm planning on doing it again and trying different genres so I could avoid confusion :)

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