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Do long books put you off reading?

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Re: Do long books put you off reading?

Post Number:#181 by Elle Howard
» 10 Sep 2017, 17:43

I like long books because the stories are usually well thought out and the characters very detailed. I prefer a long book that is divided into smaller books or sections within the main book. It helps motivate me to keep going.
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Re: Do long books put you off reading?

Post Number:#182 by catiarato
» 14 Sep 2017, 16:15

Never. Sometimes, I read them faster than the smaller ones.
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Re: Do long books put you off reading?

Post Number:#183 by maiamalanee
» 15 Sep 2017, 21:33

It depends on how far into the book I already am, and if where I am is compelling enough to continue. A lot of the longer classics have turned me off, mostly because I can only take the language for so long, after a while it starts to get, "'Tis a bore." This may be a bit picky, but if it's a longer novel and has too many words on the page, I'm instantly turned off.
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Re: Do long books put you off reading?

Post Number:#184 by Vickie Noel
» 16 Sep 2017, 01:33

I can read long books if the storyline appeals to me
The font is pretty important too, not tiny or bland. Besides, I'm one to hit the pause button if I start getting bored or cranky, to resume later after a couple of fluffy reads to decompress😊 But books like Harry Potter or This Charming Man told me I couldn't pull that stunt on 'em😃
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Re: Do long books put you off reading?

Post Number:#185 by ebethina
» 17 Sep 2017, 15:29

I am not. I love long books. Sometimes I take a break and read short books, but I am big on the longer ones. I think it's because it's not only a challenge to get it done but because when I get into a good story I just want it to keep going
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Re: Do long books put you off reading?

Post Number:#186 by Leyla
» 17 Sep 2017, 17:34

If the book is interesting, then the length of the book would not matter. I would be more interested in finding out what happened next.
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Re: Do long books put you off reading?

Post Number:#187 by Kinnera
» 18 Sep 2017, 07:48

Never. I actually pick the big ones. They give me a sense of excitement. The heavier the book, the more excited I get about it. :P
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