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Old 09-06-2012, 10:17 AM   #16
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I stop when i feel like it, i've never had a problem picking the story back up, even if i am reading multiple books at once.
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Old 09-06-2012, 11:30 AM   #17
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I stop anywhere. ebooks have automatic bookmarks recording your progress. Chapters and other artificial divisions make no sense anymore. I also tend to go back and forth between many ebooks, but my mind always picks up from where the action halted.

BTW, short story collections and omnibuses with author works mess up with that, which is a shame. Perhaps collections make no sense anymore too, because you may want to read the different stories out of any particular order.
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Old 09-06-2012, 12:18 PM   #18
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At the end of a page!

Or, more specifically, at the first paragraph break on the new page. I stop when I feel like stopping, and I'm not going to make myself read to the end of a section when I'm done, or stop early because I've hit a new chapter. If I'm close to a section break I might read on a bit, but usually I'll just stop where I am.
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Old 09-06-2012, 12:21 PM   #19
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It depends on the book. If it's the type to put a little "cliffhanger" at the end of every chapter, I'll stop in the middle of a chapter. Otherwise, if the chapter end is a good stopping point, I'll stop there.
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Old 09-06-2012, 12:26 PM   #20
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I like to read in bed until I go to sleep. Unfortunately, my insomnia is getting so bad, I finish entire books before I fall asleep. Last night I went to bed around 10:30. At 2 I finished the book I had started earlier. I counted forward, figured I had enough time to take a sleeping pill, did so, and read another couple chapters before it kicked in. The page started to blur, and I knew to turn off the KF and put it down.

I remember using a flashlight in bed to read. It sucks getting old!
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Old 09-06-2012, 12:30 PM   #21
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At the end, of course!
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Old 09-06-2012, 12:42 PM   #22
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I put the reader aside when I wake up...usually at 2AM...
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Old 09-06-2012, 12:46 PM   #23
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I stop at the end of a paragraph anywhere in the book. With paper I could pick the book back up and go directly to my last read position instantly. Now with ebooks I find that the book does it for me.
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Old 09-06-2012, 12:50 PM   #24
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i stop when my eyes can't take anymore

Snap! Or when I'm actively nodding off.
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Old 09-06-2012, 01:23 PM   #25
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Do you like starting afresh when you pick it back up, therefore you're insistent on finishing at the end of a chapter? Or do you stop whenever you feel like it, whether it be half way through the chapter?
I only stop when I have to! Like it's time to cook dinner, kids home from school, etc.
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Old 09-06-2012, 02:28 PM   #26
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At the end of a chapter when possible (when I have time or energy enough to do so). Otherwise at the end of a page or paragraph.
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Old 09-06-2012, 04:39 PM   #27
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If at all possible I finish the current chapter. Stopping somewhere in the middle simply feels wrong.
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Old 09-06-2012, 04:46 PM   #28
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I like to stop at the end of a chapter, if not there, then at the end of a scene. I prefer not to stop when things are up in the air, the end of a chapter brings a degree of resolution, and is a good place to stop.
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Old 09-06-2012, 04:48 PM   #29
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I try to finish up the chapter, but sometimes the end of a paragraph just has to do.
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Old 09-06-2012, 04:58 PM   #30
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I stop when I can't keep my eyes open any longer or wake up and find that I was asleep or when I look at the clock and see that I am going to be late. So, it's at whatever part of the book that happens.
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