When I buy a book I have a habit of reading the first page and then flicking through the remainder of the book, from front to back.
I look at random words and sentences that could possibly hold no significance to the plot until I get to that stage. It is more a checking...
I do this when I really want to know what happens, but don't have very much time to read. I tell myself that I'm only going to take a little peek to satisfy my curiousity, and then I'll put the book away. But I always end up reading way more than I planned, and before...
Always .. Whether it's abook , a mag , or a newspaper .
I can call my self a " rushy " person , so i don't really like to wait at all , esp when it's a really boring introduction or something like that .
I really wanna change that , cause alot of times , i find my self...
I never, NEVER do that. It spoils the entire book.
I didn't learn that way and I'm too old to start now.
Anyone who does that to a good book either doesn't REALLY like to read or is lazy.
And I have read HUNDREDS in my lifetime.
...before i used to read at least 4 books a week. Now i barely read one a fortnight and even get impatient reading that. I skip through to essential plot details and sometimes to the end, then i give up. i wish i could go back to enjoying reading again