I'm a voracious reader- I always have been. Sometimes it is almost like I am afflicted with the desire to read. In the past 5 days, I've devoured 6 books.
So what- 6 books in 3 days? Geez.
If I enjoy a book, I will read it over and over again- sometimes back to back. I've had to replace several worn out copies of my favorite paperbacks thanks to reading them so often- thank God for the Kindle!
Sometimes when the mood to read strikes me, it becomes an obsession. Even as I type this, as I sit at work, all I can think of is the plot in one of the stories I'm reading. Thankfully I was able to leave it this morning on a good note- if they were in danger, if there was a problem, it would have been almost impossible.
I almost rush through the books, in an eagerness to find out what happens, to predict the outcome. I never flip to the back and read the ending first- that's cheating. I will admit I often rush the journey to get to the destination. Maybe that's why I reread novels so many times?
Tim, on the other head, reads a book once and he's done with it. Occasionally, years later, he may pick up a book and read it again but that is a rarity.
At least I can say that rereading books is frugal- after all, I don't have to buy new ones if I'm content to read the ones I already have!