How long do you wait before starting a new book?

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Post by Jolyon Trevelyan » 27 Dec 2016, 17:29

Do you start on a new one straight away ?

I don`t i generally starts on a new book 2-3 days after i have finished a book.
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Post by ColetteVC7 » 27 Dec 2016, 17:44

When I finish a really good book, I usually have this kind of hazy feeling in my brain and it takes a couple hours to ease back into the world because my mind is still caught up in the characters and the plot and general musings on what the rest of their lives could have been like. Good books build worlds that are so good and tangible that I could just think about them and wonder about them for hours and honestly, starting a book so soon after a good book seems insulting. But if the book was unsatisfying or just okay, I usually find myself reading a new book or watching a movie or something more fulfilling soon afterwards.

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Post by Insightsintobooks » 09 Jan 2017, 20:32

I don't wait. I start a new book immediately unless I can't decide which to start.
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Post by greywalker » 11 Jan 2017, 14:30

Wait to start a new book? Not likely! In fact, I usually have more than one book going at the same time. I'm addicted to reading.

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Post by RachelleLehan » 19 Jan 2017, 23:00

It honestly depends on the book I just finished reading, what I'm doing in life, etc.

If I'm reading a series I'll read one after the other, no time to waste. If I just finished a book that had a huge impact on me I need time to mourn the fact that it's over, or I'll reread it right then.

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Post by FireFairy » 20 Jan 2017, 00:07

For me it also depends on how much I liked the book, but in a different way. If I really liked the book and it affected me in a big way or made my emotions spin out of control then I usually have to wait before I can pick up another book. Now if the book I was reading has a sequel or another book in the series and I thought it was really good then I won't even stop for lunch before continuing the story line. If I really didn't like a book then I usually won't pickup another one for a day or two or I will re-read a book I already know I love lol. :techie-studyinggray:

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Post by Jauthor97 » 20 Jan 2017, 01:28

If the book I just finished was part of a series, I move to the next book right away. Normally I try to find my next book right away. I have only ever waited if the book I just finished impacted me greatly.
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Post by cjohns105 » 20 Jan 2017, 17:45

I've always read multiple books at the same time. Doing so helps me to absorb the impact of what is happening in various plot lines. So I don't wait at all. When selecting a new thing I let it happen organically, even if I have a stack of books waiting.
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Post by nightnurse » 20 Jan 2017, 21:01

I have a waiting list of books I am going to read at this time I think I have about 20 books on my list. I also have about 5 books
pre-ordered just waiting for their release.
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Post by Cowgirl888 » 21 Jan 2017, 09:17

I start immediately after I finish a book. I usually have a couple I'm reading at the same time.

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Post by Scerakor » 17 Mar 2017, 20:21

There is usually very little to no delay in-between finishing one book and starting another for me. In fact, there have been some occasions on a simple 45 minute bus ride where I finish the book in the middle of the trip and don't even wait to start a new one.

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Post by shish_by_design » 13 Jul 2017, 06:13

depends on how tired I am, the time of the say or If am free.Usually I just grab another one immediately from my want to read shelve.
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Post by Gingerbo0ks » 13 Jul 2017, 06:59

Immediately after finishing one, I've always got something to read!
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Post by SilviaP21 » 13 Jul 2017, 07:02

For me it depends. I usually wait a day after I finish a book just to let it sink in. But after becoming a mother, I have less time for reading so sometimes I have to wait 2 or 3 weeks before I have the chance to start a new book.
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Post by hazelk » 13 Jul 2017, 17:41

ASAP :) :) :)

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