The new year has begun, and reading challenges have been declared.  Most of us have a stack of books ready for 2023, so we know what we’re reading and who’s reading (us), but when do you prefer to read, and where is your desired place to immerse yourself in a book?

I prefer reading when there are limited to no distractions – like when I write – so I usually read late at night.  There’s something about the peaceful solitude of nighttime that allows me to read and focus on the book 100%.  While there may be some noise, it’s much easier for me to read at night due to limited interruptions.

What about you?  When do you prefer to read?

I like reading at home, but I have changed where I read.  I used to read in bed, but over the past few years, I moved all reading to the couch.  It’s still a comfortable location with good lighting and few distractions, and I find I don’t get as sleepy reading there as when I used to read in bed.  And while I have no problem reading while sitting up, I find that reading on the couch while lying down with my head on the armrest is my preferred reading position.

Where do you prefer to read?  What is your favorite spot in your home to read and enjoy the experience?

Some people are fine with reading in a busy location with lots of noise and chaos around them.  Some prefer reading earlier in the day.  No matter when or where you read, the important thing is that you are reading and adding to your reading goals in 2023 and beyond.

Happy Reading, and I’ll see you next time!  

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  1. I always enjoy reading when I go to bed at night, but usually don’t get too far before I fall asleep. I like reading in a quiet house sitting at the dining room table.

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