How many of you have read a full book

Have any of you read a whole book. What let you read the whole book. What stopped you from considering to read it stop reading it.?

I read all the time. When I was in hospital I was sure everyone was listening to my thoughts. So I figured if I filled my head with things like “Treasure Island” or “Enders Game” then anyone reading my thoughts would be reading a good book.

I still like reading a lot. I keep reading a few of my favorite authors.


Over the years I’ve read more books than I can remember. Most when I was a kid. I haven’t read a full book in a long time. I miss it.

I used to read quite a bit. I went from about 40-50 a year (fiction novels, nothing heavy), to a half a book in the past year (The Corrections, still reading).

i read all of the harry potter books and another book with just over 700 pages but that was a while a go and i tried to read the follow up but my heart wasn’t into it anymore, i have 4 books i would really like to read just now and they are 2 murder mysteries and a tolkien book called the legend of sigurd and gudrin i think, it was a book i got for my dad that i was interested in.

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I have a hard time to read. My attention span is short and I forget what I just read. Last book I read was Shutter Island. Got it from a friend who said I had to read it.

I used to read a lot as a kid. Read Tolkien, fellowship of the rings when I was 15. In english. Finnish is my first, Swedish is my second language. My teacher was completely crazy over that and gave me top grade in english class.

One book I still love is Hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy! I’ve lost the book but I still have the movie.

Thank you this is what i was looking for

I read. The last two books I read were “Life”, an autobiography by Keith Richards, and (ironically) “Does the Noise in My Head Bother You”? , the autobiography of Steven Tyler. I still like to read, I have a stack of Readers Digest magazines I’ve been slowly working my way through lately.

When did you read it?

A couple of months ago. Since then I have been reading magazines and I needed to read a lot for school.

Do you have to push yourself to pickup your studies?

Yeah, kinda. It’s certainly not easy.

I use to be a big reader I think I’ve replaced the internet for reading these days.

I’d actually be pretty well read if I remembered most of what I’ve read. I’ve been out of reading mode for a good little while but I do like to read though.

I have read like 5-6 full book in my nearly 24 years of my life,I don’t read books now because it bored me,but if it’s interesting I would still read it like psychology or mental health.Now I read quite a fair bit too,I focus more of my reading now on “positive psychology” and “gratitude”

I think gratitude is important,it is the basic of human happiness and positivity,if you read ways to be happy most article will mention being grateful and thankful to people(love ones,who support you) and things,I am gonna stay grateful in my life and be positive too,hope I can spread these positive knowledge to others and help people’s life,although honestly I still learning to stay grateful and optimistic

I used to be an avid reader in my teens but all but stopped when I got ill. For years I hardly read then my wife wanted me to read to her at night- mostly what they call sagas.
Since she’s died in 2005 I’ve read about 5 books, all crime novels.

In this TV and computer age, I do not read books so much anymore - I have to admit, it is difficult for me to focus and stay interested. I do blame the meds and my illness somewhat

What do you try to know on the internet? What do you look up and read?

I read a lot. I used to read a lot more. My attention isn’t as good as it used to be so it’s hard for me to finish a book. At the beginning of the summer though I went on a reading binge and read like 5 books over the course of a week.

I read two books over this past week. The week before I was on a bit of a roll and read five, all Shane Scully novels by the late Stephen J. Cannell. I prefer to read eBooks on my Nexus 7 tablet. About to revisit Moby Dick next, I think. It’s been a while. (“Call me Ishmael.”)


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