Bogged Down with Reading

How many of us love reading to the extent that we cannot keep up with our purchases? Everywhere, there’s bargains to be snapped up: The Works, Waterstones, W H Smith, and the many indie bookstores who support us.

To keep pace with my compulsive reading, I hereby confess to being a ‘toilet reader’. Might it be viewed as ‘disrespectful’ to read an author’s work in concert with, ahem, other business? Does being a toilet reader label me a freak, or merely obsessed? 

Paige Elizabeth Turner
Paige writes across a variety of genres, but prefers to concentrate on her crime / mystery series featuring Private Investigator Olivia Watts and her Watts Happening? Investigations agency. Also dabbling in poetry, Paige produces emotive verse from romance through to environmental issues. Writing is her lifeblood, but as experienced by many writers, there’s a shortfall of financial nutrients feeding the blood.

4 Responses to “Bogged Down with Reading

  • I don’t think that’s disrespectful – it shows you want to keep reading the book, wherever you happen to be. You might not want to actually mention the specific location to the author though.

  • Thanks Patsy. I’ll keep that in mind, and read only ‘living’ authors!!
    I guess it’s also worth mentioning that ‘From Story Idea to Reader’ got a run in a few rooms in my home, but I will insulate you from further detail.

  • Helen Laycock
    1 year ago

    Ugh, no. In and out – that’s me. I always worry about where library books might have been.

    I love the frog picture, though…

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