Thursday, July 28, 2011

Night Owl


Booking through Thursday is a weekly meme about books and reading. This week's question:

What’s the latest you’ve ever stayed up reading a book? Is staying up late reading a usual thing for you?

When I read Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, I was up all night, and my sister and I read the one book in turns. I don't remember staying up the whole night reading books many times; though I did stay up till around 3 am quite a lot! And that is no wonder, because I used get up very late.

These days I try to sleep early, so I can wake up early. But I just can't get my nose out of the book. I keep telling myself that I'll just read two or three more pages and then sleep - as if that is going to work!

The only books I can't read at night are those by Stephen King. I read Salem's Lot in the middle of the night, and the entire time I felt like someone was scratching on the window! I couldn't sleep that night, even after I finished reading the book.

3 comments:

Tribute Books Mama said...

That was a good book to stay up for.

http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2011/07/booking-through-thursday_28.html

Anne Bennett said...

I can't even read Stephen King in the daytime. Too scary!

I have a harder time now than when I was younger staying up late. Check out my giveaway!

Anne@Headfullofbooks

LibrarySnake said...

LOL, I'm the opposite, I love reading King at night :)

Here's mine:
http://carabosseslibrary.blogspot.com/2011/07/booking-through-thursday_28.html

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