so...we went to see the new harry potter movie yesterday. i loved it! has anyone out there seen it? what did you think?
i remember when i first discovered harry potter...i was sleeping over at my cousin's house and i needed something to read before bed. she is 7 years younger than me and at that time i was in high school so she didn't have tons of books that looked appealing. so...i ended up picking up harry potter; i thought it would help put me to sleep.
i ended up staying up for the entire night reading it. it was such a magical book, i was hooked. i think the first 3 or 4 books had been released at that time so i borrowed the others and loved each one more than the last.
thinking about harry potter makes me very aware that i have a few strange reading habits...now seems like a good time to share them.
1. i like to reread books.
when i read a book for the first time i am very on edge not knowing what happens. however, i like surprises so i am not one of those people who will read the end first. so when i read a new book usually i read it quickly. i enjoy it but i don't really absorb anything. so...i can easily reread a book at least 3 times and sometimes i actually forget the main plot points so it is like i am reading a new book. weird? the harry potter series is one of my favourites to reread. it is so relaxing to me. i don't know why. i just love rereading those books.
2. if a book is part of a series i can't skip around...i need to start at the beginning.
so...if i want to read the 7th harry potter book i need to read 1 through 6 first. i physically cannot just read the 7th book. it feels so wrong. soooo...i have read the first 4 harry potter books so many times. this applies to any book that is part of a series...yikes. i'm crazy.
does anyone else have strange habits, reading or otherwise? please share so i don't feel so nuts!
talk to you soon!