|View Poll Results: Do you finish reading every book you start reading?|
|Yes. I finish a book no matter what.||38||20.99%|
|No. I'll leave a book unfinished.||139||76.80%|
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|09-22-2010, 01:15 PM||#76|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: SF Bay Area, California, USA
Device: Clié; PRS-505; EZR Pocket Pro, PRS-600, Kobo Mini
My time's too valuable to waste on leisure books I'm not enjoying. I still feel guilty every time I delete a half-read book from my Sony, but I'm getting better at doing it instead of letting it sit there for months.
|09-22-2010, 06:16 PM||#77|
Join Date: Jan 2009
Device: Sony PRS 700 & 650
It is very very rare for me not to finish a book. I have quit on a couple I am sure but usually if I start it I finish it. (It might even be almost an obsesive/compulsive thing.) After reading thispost I look through my books and found a few I had bought and never read/started, but only two I had started but couldn't finish.
I have quite a few ebooks I haven't read even though I have downloaded them, most of them are freebies too.
|09-24-2010, 03:30 PM||#78|
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Latvia, Rigas Rajons
Device: Kindle 3 International
Well, I threw the book into the walls a couple of times, but thinking of the NOK 149,- (US$ ~30) I'd spent, I finished all the 432 pages. Whereafter I *burned* the book. After that, I am *very* reluctant to "impulse buy" books by female authors, authoring "bestselling ghost stories".
J.K Rowling being the exception
Anyways, as others here, I may stop reading and then pick ut the book after a few months, finishing them.
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