Book Blogger Hop: Sep 30 – Oct 6

The Book Blogger Hop was originally created by Crazy-For-Books and is currently being hosted by Coffee Addicted Writer. Every Friday, a new question is posted for book bloggers to answer in the coming week. The purpose of the hop is connection and community. You can discover new blogs to follow, new books to read, and you may end up with some new followers, as well!

This Week’s Question

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Have you ever skipped ahead to read the ending?

Submitted by Billy @ Coffee Addicted Writer.

Oh, absolutely not! I like to keep myself in suspense! Though I have noticed that, lately, if the suspense gets too intense, I find myself putting the book down more frequently. Because I’m worried and the worry makes me so uncomfortable I need to take a break 😅😂 In those instances what I usually do is skip ahead a few pages just to get a tiny bit of relief, but I wouldn’t skip all the way to the end.

Now, that’s to say that I’ve never done it before. I used to do it all the time when it came to required reading in school. Especially if I was particularly bored by a book. I did it with Great Expectations because I just could not be bothered to actually read that entire book. I was just so bored. It wasn’t like an active hatred like I have for The Scarlet Letter, but I had so many other things I would rather do at that point in my life that sit and read a book that made me want to sleep as soon as I opened it.

I’ve also glanced at the ending for a book that I was enjoying, but knew I wouldn’t be too fussed about knowing the end result because I wasn’t loving it, ya know? Like, it was a solid three star, but I would probably forget it as soon as I was done reading. I don’t tend to get as invested in those books, so a quick look at the ending doesn’t bother me.

Other than that, though, NO PEEKING!


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