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Book loving, avid reading moms, do you ever...

Read the last page or chapter first? Lol, my crazy mom, the person who helped develop my intense love of books, has an odd habit of reading the end first. I have no idea why - she's just kookie.

I do not. Unless the book is really boring and I can't imagine getting through it unless I know the end gets better.

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Tesserae

Asked by Tesserae at 11:32 AM on Jun. 5, 2012 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • I don't do it often, but I have done it before.
    kasey22

    Answer by kasey22 at 1:43 AM on Jun. 15, 2012

  • I read the first paragraph before I buy a book. When I was younger and sngle I use to read 5 books or more a week. Now it is about 2
    booklover545

    Answer by booklover545 at 10:41 PM on Jun. 14, 2012

  • I have occassionally read the last page first. Don't know why...
    CometGirl

    Answer by CometGirl at 8:46 AM on Jun. 12, 2012

  • My sister does that! Drives me bug nutty. Defeats the purpose to me. I like to go with the flow of the story and watch it unfold--no spoilers.....
    CaseyErin

    Answer by CaseyErin at 4:01 PM on Jun. 11, 2012

  • I'm like you. I'll only read the end first if the book is terribly boring.
    Ruthmom802

    Answer by Ruthmom802 at 10:15 PM on Jun. 10, 2012

  • No ... I read mostly thriller type books and reading the ending would ruin the rest of the book.
    SpiritedWitch

    Answer by SpiritedWitch at 7:09 AM on Jun. 10, 2012

  • No way! That would spoil the whole point of reading the book and the suspense.
    momof3inTN

    Answer by momof3inTN at 11:36 PM on Jun. 7, 2012

  • Nope. I do not and if the book is boring I just quit reading it.
    horsesteelers

    Answer by horsesteelers at 12:25 AM on Jun. 6, 2012

  • I've only done that a couple of times, & it was when I was reading a book I really couldn't stand.
    IheartTea

    Answer by IheartTea at 7:48 PM on Jun. 5, 2012

  • Nope. I want to enjoy finding things out in order, not knowing what's going to happen next. Or to be reading and thinking "well, I know she buys a house at the end, so obviously she survives this butcher knife wielding madman." That would make the book boring to me.
    wendythewriter

    Answer by wendythewriter at 1:34 PM on Jun. 5, 2012

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