Believe it or not, there are readers out there who cannot help themselves when it comes to knowing how a book ends. They must always read the last page or the last chapter of a book. Is this you?
I recall having a conversation via Twitter with Katiebabs aka KB from Babbling About Books and More where she admits to being a last page reader. She’s not alone.
Speaking for myself, I _used_ to do this but I stopped. It was a bad habit and yes, I needed to stop. I got tired of ruining books for myself and I’ve ruined plenty. But why read the last page of a book, only to not understand it and on top of that, ruin it for yourself? Is it worth it?
I wonder how many readers will go straight to the ending of Diana Gabaldon’s new Outlander book, An Echo in the Bone and read the ending? I would be tempted but, no, I wouldn’t do it. I’m so far behind in reading the series that to read the ending wouldn’t do me any good anyway. Well, I take that back.
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