It’s Tuesday, that means it’s time for a bookish favorites posts. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Shanah Bionic Book Worm and is quite simple: check out the topic and write a post with your picks.
Let’s talk about some weird bookish habits I have!
#1 Always bring a book
Wherever I go, I always bring a book with me. Believe me when I say that the existence of ereaders made my life a lot easier. I remember the dreadful summer when I read It by Stephen King and dragged the book around with me while travelling for over a month.
Anyways, the only thing more dreadful would have been not having anything to read.
#2 Listing new words
Since I mostly consume Britsh/American literature, I almost exclusively read in English. It is not my first language, so every now and then I stumble over a new word. To make sure I remember all the new vocabulary I pick up, I have a little notebook where I take down everything.
#3 2 Books at once
Ever since I got an ereader I have the habit of reading two books at once. An actual physical book at home where I don’t have to carry it around and one on my ereader for on the go. It doesn’t always work out the way I intended because sometimes I get really excited about when I have on my ereader and keep reading that at home instead of going through all the paperbacks that keep piling up.
#4 Always finish the chapter
Wether I am reading a physical copy or a digital version of a novel, I always try to finish a chapter. It annoys me a lot when somebody interrupts me and I have to put down my novel before I reach the end of the chapter.
#5 Never bend the spine, fold a page or mark something
I guess this is more of an anti-habit. (is that even a thing?) All my books are in pristine condition and you can barely tell that I actually read them. It makes me cringe so hard when people bend the spine of their books, highlight or write in them or fold the corner of the page to mark their
What’s your bookish habit? Let me know in the comments!