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  • Yes, I've read many books in one day. Anything under 350 pages or so I can knock off in a day, and I can read longer books in under a day if they're really good (eg. Harry Potter). I can read 2 short books in a day (200 pages or less). Of course, it all depends on how much I care about the book.
  • Usually anything by James Patterson or Robert Parker gets me turning the pages so fast I'm done in a day or so;)
  • Yes, too many to remember or name for that matter. If it's really good I just can't put it down. I haven't been able to a lot here lately though with two little ones, I read more like 10 page books these days;)
  • The Martian Cronicles by Ray Bradbury needed it for a book report in High School
  • "1984" I read it on Dec. 31, 1983. I needed to be prepared.
  • I picked up Papillon one summer and started to read it, and I couldn`t put it down. I don`t know if I read it in one day but pretty close, I harldy put it down before I finished it. I also read The Exorcist pretty much in one sitting, that was good too.
  • I read Go Ask Alice in five hours. It's not much of a book really...but I was playing Doom at the same time. That actually might be why I got through it so fast. I'm usually a slow reader.
  • I bought "A Walk To Remeber" on a Thursday afternoon, and I had it read in four hours. I couldn't put it down. :)
  • The Thorn Birds. Managed Gone With The Wind in two days though. When I was about 12. I love those books!
  • the new earth
  • Many of the Harry Potter books I cranked out in a day. Angels and Demons I also finshed in a day as well.
  • Harry Potter 4, 5 and 6 I finished in a day.
  • War and Rememberance. Kidding. But yes I have. Lots. I can't remember them all.
  • Go ask alice
  • Misery by Stephen King
  • each of the harry potter books after #2 i would read them the day they came out they really are addictive
  • "The Chicago Fire". I read the whole book in one afternoon. I think I was about 10.
  • Many of the Harry Potter books, Burned, Ninteen Minutes, My Sister's Keeper, and others.
  • lots! the pocket encyclopedia of AGGRAVATION ( very funny a must read! ) FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST The Land Of Sand! ( awesome! the show is better... ) DRAMACON 1, 2 & 3! One of the best mangas out there you should pic it up! p.s. girls like it more! )
  • Jaws. My Secret Garden. Anything by Dave Barry
  • Yes... A number of them when I was younger... Especially when we were on vacation and riding in the car. Most were the teenage Scholastic Books. There were a LOT of good ones, there. I've also read a number of Sci-Fi/Fantasy books cover-to-cover in a day or so.
  • I can name books that I HAVEN'T read in one day. Crime and Punishment that's it. I read at light speed. Finished the newest...and last Harry Potter book in six hours.
  • I did. It was called 1918 and it was in the high 200's. It was a book about WWI.
  • Cat in the Hat. :)
  • I read Stephen King's Carrie in like two hours. Granted it's a short book, but I had just moved in to a new place and was placing my books and just started reading it. When I was done I just went to sleep and all my books were still everywhere on the floor and in boxes.
  • The last one I read in one day was "Bridges of Madison County."
  • Oh! Many many many. Some of the first ones were merely abridged classics like Captian Courageous, Moby Dick, etc. Then I moved on to unabridged ones like Gulliver's Travels, The Scarlet Pimpernel, and Oedipus Rex to name a few.
  • I know they are short books, but I read my neighbors entire collection of Louis Lamour books. 78 books in 16 days. We were snowed in for two weeks and I had run out of reading material. I also taught my kids to play poker during that snowstorm. The guys would drive through the fields to get out to the hard roads. It took end loaders to clear out the 14foot half mile long snow drift in the road.
  • I read Of Mice and Men in about 2 1/2 hours. I took it to bed with me with the intention of using it as a sleeping aid. I thought I would only read it for about 5 minutes before nodding off but I found the story so involving and Steinbeck's writing to be so fluid that I couldn't put it down. IIRC it's 192 pages.
  • I read Water Music by T. C. Boyle in one day. I read it several times afterwards, too.
  • THE NEW EARTH, Echart Tolle NOW the hard part is putting its theology into practice.
  • All books I have by Brian Keene, can't stop reading
  • 5-27-2017 Instead of looking at one word at a time, look at two words. That forces you to stop talking to yourself, so you are no longer limited to reading as fast as you can talk. You probably talk about 100 words per minute (WPM). The average college graduate reads 300 WPM. Just by looking at two words at a time you can double your speed. Then by looking at a whole line at a time you can read much faster. The big benefit is that your memory expands along with your reading speed so you can remember the large volume of information you are taking in. With a little practice it is possible to read an entire page in two seconds with near total recall of the information on it.
  • Yes. The Velveteen Rabbit.
  • In Jr. High School (I think they call that middle school now) the group I hung out with would get together in the library to discuss the latest Three Investigator book we'd read. Those books were around 130 pages each and a delight to read. It was easy to get one read in one evening
  • Sure! You can also read the whole book by Ernest Hemingway too. Though if you take a whole day to read it you must be some kind of dullard. "For sale: baby shoes, never worn"
  • Lots of them! Bedtime stories to my son and grandson.
  • No. I always take my time when I read a book.

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