I Stayed Up All Night Reading A Book

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    Quite A Few Times...

    I've stayed up quite a few times to read books. Some small, some large. I remember a while ago when I was reading the fifth Harry Potter book, I was reading it from 12 PM to 12 AM, and I only stopped to get something to eat or drink. I love the Harry Potter series, and I want to...
    animallover110293 animallover110293
    22-25, F
    Apr 10, 2013

    4:30ish am and I just finished reading a book I

    started five hours ago lol. I couldn't put it down :P
    tarara0414 tarara0414
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 9, 2014

    I stayed up for hours reading my 2 favorite

    Ellen Hopkins books. It was a good night.
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    Jun 4, 2015
    homesickray homesickray
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 19, 2015

    I finished 'The Book Thief' last night

    and it is one of the best books I've ever read.
    MW413 MW413
    16-17, F
    1 Response Nov 22, 2014

    Have done this with some good mysteries

    or well-written fantasy novels (Watership Down). Mostly do it when my asthma meds have me wired and I can't sleep. Did this last night and read all of "The Storied Life of A. J. Fikery," not a great book, but a fun read: most especially because it's a novel about booksellers...
    deleted deleted
    Mar 16, 2016

    And Now!

    It was just getting interesting, si I thought I'll read another page and then I'll sleep, Next thing I know, it's 6 in the morning! I had a busy day so I have not slept for about 40 hour, And I have a long night ahead of me
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Apr 29, 2010

    Can't Put A Good Book Down.

    This is why I always run out of good books. When I get one, I tend to get so engrossed that I'll read it cover to cover in more or less one sitting, much to the detriment of my social life and work :D Pratchett is particularly bad at writing books that are impossible to put down...
    Asclepius Asclepius
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Jun 26, 2010

    Have you ever just regret pulling an all

    nighter on a school night? Because then you fall asleep, and can't get up. I'm just listening to Trailer Trash Tracy. All I did all night was finish my book~
    wakeuptogepi wakeuptogepi
    1 Response Mar 3, 2014

    I need to do this again

    but adult life is so much more busy and tiresome! Can't remember the last time I did this. I miss those days.
    Nannyxd Nannyxd
    22-25, F
    Nov 22, 2014

    Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell~ i love this

    book! I really stayed up all night to finish it. But hate it coz i will absolutely miss the characters. Reading is really an ultimate escape. I'm not into books but these days I've been reading. I read 50 shades series, twilight, and The giver. Haven't finished divergent. I...
    Manhater013 Manhater013
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 6, 2014

    Well it was a manga cx Kaichou wa Maid-sama c:

    unf I was in love with the anime and I found the manga so I mean of purse I was gonna read it!! Hah but it was much longer than I expected ((but it also was one of the rare mangas that fulfill all my expectations)) cx oh god that's probally my favorite anime cx
    Alisenpai Alisenpai
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 6, 2014

    I did one time. Until like.

    .. 4/5 am and had to wake up at 6. Not gonna tell you what kind of zombie I looked like.
    LadyWhatever LadyWhatever
    22-25, F
    Sep 27, 2014

    Nah only a few hours!

    I normally just divide my time on clothes, reading,and the Internet
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 22, 2015

    This book is really getting me through hard

    times. I've never related so much to something like this. I know this boys struggle. I'm so glad my bestfriend let me borrow it. (:
    wakeuptogepi wakeuptogepi
    Mar 3, 2014

    I do not know many people my age

    who would have done what I have just done and sat down for 13 hours to read an entire SK book. As always with his stories, it was incredible. Sometimes I wonder if I am the only one my age who still reads, but I already know that I am not. It is sad to think how few there are...
    Imaginatrix Imaginatrix
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 7, 2015
    DrLizzyFreud DrLizzyFreud
    26-30, F
    Aug 19, 2015

    I Read 5 Books In 1 Night

    I remember I wanted to see how many books I could read in a single night. I learnt how to speed read when I was a child, but I always tried not to speed read in school because I was afraid I would miss something important. So I went to the library and checked out a few books...
    misskittycat06 misskittycat06
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 6, 2010
    strangelybeautiful strangelybeautiful
    26-30, F
    Mar 22, 2015

    Sometimes things just progress,

    and I was happy to progress reading. I was so eager to finish it that I didn't feel tired any more. It was a strange sensation. But the most incredible thing was when I looked out of my open curtains and saw that it was light. It was a new day, and it was weird how I'd been...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 19, 2015

    My first time pulling an allnighter to read was

    freshman year and I was reading the hunger games for my English class
    CarCarVrumVrum CarCarVrumVrum
    18-21, F
    Apr 19, 2016

    Of course I do! Doesn't everyone?

    ?? Reading is my escape.
    silentwellofsorrow silentwellofsorrow
    41-45, F
    Nov 22, 2014
    deleted deleted
    Jun 17, 2015

    My Strenghen Body

    i am 24 years girl.one morning i am walking near my house/ one boy wants to rape me. i gwt angrt. i took him my house. i made him in saree. i **** his *** by my strap on for one hour.
    sumathigopika sumathigopika
    22-25, F
    Oct 20, 2012

    Reading Is A Pleasure

    Good books can keep me up until I finish them.I love it when a books keeps me up all night...I'll lose sleep,forget to eat,and generally put life on hold until  the book is finished! There's something beautiful,awesome and intimately about all night reading...that's a very...
    natdj88 natdj88
    22-25, F
    Sep 7, 2010

    The Help By Kathryn Stockett

    It was a page turner for me.  It was somewhere between 300 and 400 pages.I read it in two nights.  Good book.Too bad the movie sucked and her sister who hosted a movie night at a local theater is a snob.
    ladygodiva110 ladygodiva110
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Sep 10, 2011

    Phew Boy! Yes I Did! ^~^

    On June 4th of last year. My birthday was one of the greatest I've had, because my older brother got me the 5th Percy Jackson & The Olympians book. I read the first 4 in like 3-4 days, but goodness, when I got the 5th, I was like WOOOOOOOHOOOOOOO!!! Of course, with it being my...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 5, 2010

    I did that so many times

    and I could do it again. XD Books are awesome
    XxFirepawsxX XxFirepawsxX
    16-17, F
    Dec 25, 2014

    Often Do

    When I get a book I usually feel the need to read it as soon as possible. I'll read a 500 page novel in a day and if that means staying up all night to do it then I will. I find I get engrossed in to, I tell myself "one more chapter then bed" "I'll get to page xx and then bed...
    Ketsan Ketsan
    31-35, M
    Dec 2, 2011

    So worth it. Thanks wattpad

    and Ebooks for all of my all nighters. Love you
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    Aug 19, 2015


    I do it all the time, sometimes I get lost in a book and forget the time.
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    Aug 30, 2010

    Ever Start A Book And Couldn't Put It Down?

    Its happened to me on a number of occasions. I pick up a book during the day and start to peruse the pages. Before I know it I'm 8 chapters in. Looks like frozen fish fingers and chips for tea tonight. I read some more then take some time to serve the grub. Copious amounts of...
    Thevy29 Thevy29
    31-35, M
    4 Responses Oct 11, 2013

    Always. My books are more interesting

    than things that happen at daytime in school.
    twelves twelves
    Dec 11, 2014

    I have a bad habit of doing this.

    I just get so into a book and can't put it down. Its physically impossible for me to do so. I have a crazy obsession with reading. I just love it.
    GreenEyess GreenEyess
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 22, 2015

    I guess you could consider it all night.

    A long time ago.. It was the first (relatively long) fiction book that I'd become completely immersed in and I didn't want to stop reading until the end. My friend was dying for me to read it so she let me borrow hers, and I ended up finishing it just before midnight.
    jasmineleigh328 jasmineleigh328
    18-21, F
    Oct 16, 2015

    So Many Times

    If I find a good book, I can stay up all night reading it. In fact, I can read 200 pages a day. If I'm absorbed in the book, I never notice the time. I have to force myself to go to sleep so that I can wake up in the morning. ^.^   Ah, good times. 
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123
    18-21, F
    Jul 4, 2010

    At least once a month,

    it's like a requirement
    lillolipop lillolipop
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 21, 2015

    I finished a series in 18 hours.

    The reason ereaders rule is I didn't have to wait for the bookstore to open. I can dl the series at 4 am which Is what I did. Finished at 7 am or something. That was sometime this past summer. Overall I felt fulfilled. I always have to know what happens.
    katariffik katariffik
    31-35, F
    Nov 22, 2014

    Reading Rayuela again.

    Need new books. any suggestion?
    BastetGoddess BastetGoddess
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 22, 2015

    All the time! Props to Nook,

    Kindle, Oyster, and all the other reading apps that have kept me awake since "minimalizing" my bookshelves!
    tandherbarbarian tandherbarbarian
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 6, 2014

    My Daughters And Harry Potter...

    When the last HP book came out, I stood in line with my twin daughters and a number of their friends (they were in 10th grade) at midnight to get teh first copies. We arrived home around 1:30 in the morning, and both daughters began reading.  At 7:30, one of them was finished...
    sinkem sinkem
    51-55, M
    Apr 11, 2013
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