Read-Alongs/Buddy Reads/Co-Reads, anyone?

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Are you interested in participating in a Read-Along/Buddy Read?

Yes
8
50%
No
1
6%
Maybe
7
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Read-Alongs/Buddy Reads/Co-Reads, anyone?

Post by Gravy » 26 May 2018, 03:54

Are any of you lovely people interested in participating in this sort of thing?


(For those who don't know what they are, two or more people read the same book, at the same time, and discuss it.)


Opinions? Would you participate in one? Start one?
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Post by Adeniyi2814 » 26 May 2018, 12:16

:techie-studyingbrown: I will like to participate in one...

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Post by gali » 26 May 2018, 23:06

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Post by Gravy » 27 May 2018, 03:36

(Given how many people want to read certain books (The Memory Painter for instance), I would think this would be more popular. :lol: )

Anyone interested in forcing me to finally read IT?
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Post by gali » 27 May 2018, 03:38

Gravy wrote:
27 May 2018, 03:36
(Given how many people want to read certain books (The Memory Painter for instance), I would think this would be more popular. :lol: )

Anyone interested in forcing me to finally read IT?
Maybe you should add a poll to your first post. :eusa-think:
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Post by Gravy » 27 May 2018, 03:41

gali wrote:
27 May 2018, 03:38
Gravy wrote:
27 May 2018, 03:36
(Given how many people want to read certain books (The Memory Painter for instance), I would think this would be more popular. :lol: )

Anyone interested in forcing me to finally read IT?
Maybe you should add a poll to your first post. :eusa-think:
I should have done that first off.
I must be coffee deficient. :lol:
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Post by gali » 27 May 2018, 03:50

Voted yes! :)
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Post by Mely918 » 01 Jun 2018, 00:37

I only ever tried to do that once with a friend. It didn't work out for me, since I prefer to experience the adventures of a book on my own first before sharing it with someone else. I'm fine with discussing it later, but simply don't like reading the same book with someone at the same time.

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Post by PlanetHauth » 09 Jun 2018, 23:07

I think this could be fun! I usually talk about the books I read with my husband or friends, but my husband doesn't read a lot right now because the Navy demands pretty much all of his free time, and he doesn't read the same things I do (outside of Sci-Fi/Fantasy). This would be a great way to improve book review skills too, I think, because having different perspectives being discussed can help some think of things in a different light than they normally would.
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Post by Kelsey anne » 18 Jun 2018, 23:05

Hello everyone, I am new to this site and I would be very interested in a reading buddy. I tend to read rather quickly because once I begin a good book I don't want to put it down until it is finished. I do read many different types of books from biographies to comics to love stories, thrillers and so on. Is there anyone else who is interested in a reading buddy? and if so what types of books are you interested in? :)

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Post by Kelsey anne » 19 Jun 2018, 11:16

PlanetHauth wrote:
09 Jun 2018, 23:07
I think this could be fun! I usually talk about the books I read with my husband or friends, but my husband doesn't read a lot right now because the Navy demands pretty much all of his free time, and he doesn't read the same things I do (outside of Sci-Fi/Fantasy). This would be a great way to improve book review skills too, I think, because having different perspectives being discussed can help some think of things in a different light than they normally would.
would you be interested in co reading with me? are there any books that look interesting to you?

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Post by PlanetHauth » 21 Jun 2018, 01:07

Kelsey anne wrote:
19 Jun 2018, 11:16
PlanetHauth wrote:
09 Jun 2018, 23:07
I think this could be fun! I usually talk about the books I read with my husband or friends, but my husband doesn't read a lot right now because the Navy demands pretty much all of his free time, and he doesn't read the same things I do (outside of Sci-Fi/Fantasy). This would be a great way to improve book review skills too, I think, because having different perspectives being discussed can help some think of things in a different light than they normally would.
would you be interested in co reading with me? are there any books that look interesting to you?
I would love to! I'll read almost anything, non-fiction not included. My favorite is Sci-Fi/Fantasy, closely followed by romance/erotica, but I love a good mystery or thriller too.
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Post by Kelsey anne » 21 Jun 2018, 01:32

PlanetHauth wrote:
21 Jun 2018, 01:07
Kelsey anne wrote:
19 Jun 2018, 11:16
PlanetHauth wrote:
09 Jun 2018, 23:07
I think this could be fun! I usually talk about the books I read with my husband or friends, but my husband doesn't read a lot right now because the Navy demands pretty much all of his free time, and he doesn't read the same things I do (outside of Sci-Fi/Fantasy). This would be a great way to improve book review skills too, I think, because having different perspectives being discussed can help some think of things in a different light than they normally would.
would you be interested in co reading with me? are there any books that look interesting to you?
I would love to! I'll read almost anything, non-fiction not included. My favorite is Sci-Fi/Fantasy, closely followed by romance/erotica, but I love a good mystery or thriller too.
great! I read everything :) I haven't read any good romance novels lately though. You can choose a book for us to begin reading together and if all goes well I will choose the next one :) I'm excited to begin co reading with you and it will be fun to compare our perspectives

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Post by Kelsey anne » 21 Jun 2018, 01:52

perfect! you choose the first book for us to read together :) I am excited to begin co reading with you and it will be fun to compare our perspectives

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Post by PlanetHauth » 21 Jun 2018, 21:31

Kelsey anne wrote:
21 Jun 2018, 01:32
PlanetHauth wrote:
21 Jun 2018, 01:07
Kelsey anne wrote:
19 Jun 2018, 11:16


would you be interested in co reading with me? are there any books that look interesting to you?
I would love to! I'll read almost anything, non-fiction not included. My favorite is Sci-Fi/Fantasy, closely followed by romance/erotica, but I love a good mystery or thriller too.
great! I read everything :) I haven't read any good romance novels lately though. You can choose a book for us to begin reading together and if all goes well I will choose the next one :) I'm excited to begin co reading with you and it will be fun to compare our perspectives
Sounds good! I'll start looking for a book for us, then.
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