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Author Topic: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?  (Read 20327 times)

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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #20 on: December 04, 2009, 11:21:33 PM »
sometimes overnight, sometimes years!

i usually read before sleeping so i tend to, well, fall asleep. and i forget where i've left off, so i have to read some pages back over and over again. and sometimes i misplace the books and find htem years later. like in the case of anne frank, which i started reading in high school when it was given to me as a gift and which i've finished reading in college, when i found it in one of my forgotten boxes.

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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #21 on: December 05, 2009, 01:24:56 AM »
My fastest is 4 hours.

For the twilight saga (my not so latest read), it took me 2 days to finish each book. Daily activities NOT affected. I read it in the afternoon and before hitting the sack in the evening.

If in the middle of the book, hindi ko gusto yung nangyayari or nadiscover ko what a waste of time buying the book itself, hindi ko na tinatapos at all! :D
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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #22 on: January 21, 2010, 05:21:42 PM »
before i can finish a book in just one day like mga 4-5 hrs... but now medyo 2-5 days depende sa dami ng ginagawa... ay meron nga ako book months bago ko natapos...

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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #23 on: January 23, 2010, 11:20:27 PM »
depende sa book...

pag novels, less than a day...

pag non-fiction, sometimes inaabot ng weeks / months... depende kung busy ako o hindi...
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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #24 on: January 23, 2010, 11:23:40 PM »
Overnight. Once I started reading, I'm glued.
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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #25 on: February 01, 2010, 11:33:33 PM »
Usually 1-2 days.  When I was still a student, hours lang, if it's by one of my favorite authors.  1-2 weeks if I'm busy with work.  Sometimes kasi pinagsasabay sabay ko pa sya, so meron naman na months ko bago matapos.
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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #26 on: February 01, 2010, 11:54:59 PM »
1 day especially if it's horror or suspense/thriller. Di ko talaga tinitigilan. ;D
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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #27 on: February 02, 2010, 12:03:13 AM »
1 day pag walang ginagawa at gusto ko talaga yung book, 2-3 days pag may ginagawa.. pag hindi ko gusto ang book, hindi ko na tinatapos hehe
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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #28 on: February 02, 2010, 04:23:03 PM »
It depends if I have time. I can read about 100 pages in a few minutes. Lately I don't have enough time that's why it takes me awhile to finish reading a book. :(

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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #29 on: February 03, 2010, 08:15:49 PM »
depends... normally 2 days for good books.. if dragging, never tends to finish it
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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #30 on: April 05, 2010, 07:48:20 AM »
It usually takes half a day (8 to 12 hours) in one sitting for me to finish a fiction book if I'm hooked on it. But if it's a draggy book, it could take 2 days, I don't skip on pages kaya much longer, there are times when I could not stand it's dragginess I don't finish it at all =)

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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #31 on: April 12, 2010, 04:09:43 PM »
usually 1-2 days, especially if the book is interesting. depends also sa kapal. hehe. kapag medyo busy 1 week, minsan yung iba matagal, kasi papalit palit ako ng binabasa minsan eh  ;D
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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #32 on: April 12, 2010, 04:43:30 PM »
Harry potter books usually 1 hour straight per book
for twilight about 1.30 hours

Kaya whenever I would ask my friends and relatives to buy me books for gifts.. They would say sayang lang book sakin manghiram na lang daw ako kasi.. 1 hour lang tapos ko na.. hehe
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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #33 on: April 12, 2010, 04:58:37 PM »
^wow! ang bilis mo naman sis. gifted ka hehe!
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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #34 on: April 13, 2010, 08:16:07 AM »
HP book for an hour? wow!

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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #35 on: April 13, 2010, 09:22:00 AM »
^^^wow, speed reading?
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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #36 on: April 13, 2010, 09:28:26 AM »
depends talaga sa book. if i really like the story, di ko sya titigilan until matapos ko...parang nakakabitin kasi kung bigla ko i-stop, unless di ko na talaga kaya ng eyes ko na mag stay open. haha!
kung di ko masyado gusto, days, minsan months. basa ako ibang book tapos balikan ko na lang sya.

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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #37 on: April 13, 2010, 01:04:34 PM »
^^really!  ;D can i consider that as my talent? lol
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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #38 on: April 14, 2010, 01:49:53 PM »
^lol sure, you can. :) 1 hr to read a Harry Potter book is fast...
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Re: How long does it typically take you to finish a book?
« Reply #39 on: April 15, 2010, 05:22:22 AM »
I really make it a point to finish a book in a week. Before I decided to read one book per week sabi ko where the hell will I find all the time to do that? And what do you know, just cut off the cable and I'm able to read one book per week without any glitch.

 

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