Friday, 3 August 2012

Feature and Follow #10

Weekly Meme hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read.
This is a weekly meme where we answer questions and blog hop to find new blogs to follow. You follow me I will follow you back

Q: Do your reading habits change based on your mood? Do you read a certain genre if you are feeling depressed or happy?
That is a hard one. I don't think they do. It would make logical sense but I can't remember a time where my mood remained unchanged for a long period of time; enough for me to read a new book. No matter my emotional mood, I usually read what I was reading any way. If I am not in the mood for reading that is a different matter. Or I may not be in the mood for the particular book; happy or sad. My current mood may, however, affect what book I decide to read next. That is just by chance what I am feeling at that specific moment in time.

The only time I can think of where my reading habits do change is when I am stressed, especially around exam season. I have very little free time therefore I devote it all to reading instead of other pastimes. I get through quite a lot of books during those periods.



  1. I totally agree with this. I tend to use reading as a form of escapism, especially in stressful periods, but I'm one of those people who hates leaving a book half-read, so I won't often change one book for another!

    Happy Friday!

    My FF this week

  2. So your reading is steady. That's better than depending on moods, though it's the other way for me ;)

    Happy Friday!!!

    Here's my #FF post

  3. Yeah that's what I do. I read whatever I want to read no matter my personal mood! Books can actually help put me in a better mood too!

    Here's my Friday Hops

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

  4. Books and stress . . . don't get me started! I could not survive life without having books to get lost in when things go pear-shaped! I'm a new follower from FF. you can find me at:

  5. I'm the opposite, I practically stop erading altogether when I'm too busy! Like, if I have a lot of exams, I use my free time to hang out with friends or revise, so I'm not too stressed.

    Me too! If I'm not in the mood for something, I won't force myself to read it. Great answers, Becky!

    New follower via GFC.(:

    Here's my FF!

    1. Oh, and I'm a new Linky follower, too.(:

  6. I hope you have a great Friday! New Follower..
    Ashley @ #BookNerd


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