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What Type of Book Reader Are You?

Welcome to the "What Type of Book Reader Are You" quiz! Answer the following questions to discover which category best defines your reading habits.

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How many books do you typically read in a month?

  • A. 1 or 2

  • B. 3 or 4

  • C. 5 or more

  • D. It varies, I lose count!

How do you prioritize reading in your daily life?

  • A. I make time for reading whenever I can, but it's not always my top priority.

  • B. Reading is important to me, and I try to fit it in whenever possible, even if it means sacrificing other activities.

  • C. Reading is a significant part of my life, and I often find myself choosing books over other obligations.

  • D. Reading is my top priority, and I'll do whatever it takes to carve out time for it, even if it means neglecting other responsibilities.

Do you participate in book clubs or online reading communities?

  • A. Occasionally, but it's not a regular activity for me.

  • B. Yes, I enjoy discussing books with others and sharing recommendations.

  • C. Absolutely, I love being part of book fandoms and discussing my favorite books with fellow enthusiasts.

  • D. No, I prefer to enjoy books on my own without external influences.

How often do you attend book-related events, such as author signings or literary festivals?

  • A. Rarely, if ever.

  • B. Occasionally, when there's an author I really admire or an event that interests me.

  • C. Often, I enjoy immersing myself in the book community and meeting authors and fellow readers.

  • D. Never miss them! I'm always on the lookout for book-related events and opportunities to expand my literary horizons.

How do you acquire new books?

  • A. I buy books occasionally, but I also borrow from libraries or friends.

  • B. I buy books regularly and keep up with new releases, sometimes purchasing multiple books at once.

  • C. I buy books frequently, and I'm always on the lookout for limited editions, signed copies, and special releases.

  • D. I buy books compulsively, and my collection keeps growing even though I haven't read all of them yet.

What does your ideal weekend look like?

  • A. Spending time outdoors or socializing with friends and family.

  • B. Curling up with a good book and getting lost in a captivating story.

  • C. Attending book-related events, discussing books with fellow enthusiasts, or participating in book-related activities.

  • D. Exploring bookstores, adding to my book collection, and indulging in reading marathons.

How do you feel about lending your books to others?

  • A. I don't mind lending books occasionally, as long as they're returned.

  • B. I'm hesitant to lend my books because I treasure them and want to keep them in good condition.

  • C. I'm selective about who I lend my books to, and I expect them to treat them with the same care and respect that I do.

  • D. I rarely lend my books because I'm protective of my collection and prefer to keep them close to me.

Now, tally up your responses:

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  • Mostly A's: You're a Book Lover, enjoying the pleasure of reading at a comfortable pace without feeling pressured to consume books rapidly.

  • Mostly B's: You're a Bookworm, devouring books eagerly and consistently, making reading a priority in your life.

  • Mostly C's: You're a Book Nerd, deeply immersed in the book community, engaging in fandoms, events, and discussions with enthusiasm.

  • Mostly D's: You're a Book Dragon, hoarding books with a passion, valuing the collection as much as the act of reading itself.

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