Do you skip pages while reading a book?

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Re: Do you skip pages while reading a book?

Post by RJohnReves » 12 Jan 2015, 19:26

Only with Jean Auel. When she kicks into softcore porn mode with Ayla and Jondalar, I gotta goo, bro

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Post by Langurl » 12 Jan 2015, 20:54

Sure! Not every book I read is riveting- some aren't even that good but I'm still interested in what happens. Some books are so darn descriptive and I'm only in the mood for the action. Or, like you said, some books are TOO good to waste on the in-between bits. My mom reads the last chapter before starting a book, while I purposefully put off reading an ending by starting a new book because I don't want to say good bye to the characters. To each their own. :)

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Post by ShanePeterson » 12 Jan 2015, 21:56

No. I couldn't bring myself to skip pages.

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Post by Ama Idim » 08 Aug 2017, 02:28

I experience this. I skip some paragraphs or even pages of books especially when it's not so interesting.

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Post by Kelebogile Mbangi » 08 Aug 2017, 03:13

I never skip a full page. If I start to feel that the event or scene being described is irrelevant to the plot then I quickly skim through a few paragraphs and pick up where it gets interesting again. I do this for most books except those that I have to review.

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I never skip a full page. If I start to feel that the event or scene being described is irrelevant to the plot then I quickly skim through a few paragraphs and pick up where it gets interesting again. I do this for most books except those that I have to review.
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Post by Star88 » 10 Oct 2017, 21:48

If there is an explicit scene, I might skip it. Also, when a scene is too embarrassing, I will skip it, but I will go back and read it.

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Post by Buchacha21 » 27 Oct 2017, 13:31

I may scan, but never actually skip.

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Post by Ubheeram Nina » 27 Oct 2017, 15:00

I skip only pages in magazines but books never. When i am reading, i'm completely lost in the character. Out of question to skip pages?

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Post by Lincolnshirelass » 30 Oct 2017, 06:50

I have to admit, I do, though not generally through disapproval but either because I'm impatient or in a hurry or both. Often (though not always) I do go back to re-read, at least scan-read, especially if I realise something hasn't become clear.

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Post by Gifty Naa Akushia » 31 Oct 2017, 04:58

No because, once a pick a book to read I believe that I must thoroughly read and understand it. That is when you can later give a good judgement of the book.

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Post by Valton » 31 Oct 2017, 05:40

If the story seems so obvious and i kinda know whats gonna happen next, i might skip the next few lines....but if am like super into the book i read word after word.

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Post by Pknjo » 31 Oct 2017, 08:32

I guess it's just the state of the mind at that particular time, and the nature of the book...

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Post by Dolor » 12 Nov 2017, 15:07

I don't skip pages while reading a book. I even read it over and over again.

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Post by vaz222 » 17 Nov 2017, 00:09

I have never skipped pages while reading. I prefer to read everything even if it gets boring.

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Post by Mailis » 21 Feb 2018, 14:05

I have done this very rarely, but it has happened few times with some free Kindle romance books, some of them have been written so badly that I just wanted to finish it and move on.

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