How long does it take you to read a 500 page paperback book?

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  1. JamesPoppell profile image79
    JamesPoppellposted 10 years ago

    How long does it take you to read a 500 page paperback book?

  2. dallas93444 profile image72
    dallas93444posted 10 years ago

    A good one about 3-4 days...
    My book is 396 and it takes most people about a week to read...

  3. Jean Bakula profile image94
    Jean Bakulaposted 10 years ago

    Maybe 3 days, 2 if it's really good and I stay up late.

  4. teaches12345 profile image83
    teaches12345posted 10 years ago

    When I pick up a good book I read it until I am finished. Sometimes I am up till three or four am.  I have been known to read a 500+ book in a day. I know, this is crazy but I love to read and am a fast one as well.

  5. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image89
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 10 years ago

    It depends on the book - I've read books that long in one, self-punishing sitting because they were too good to put down. Right now, I'm struggling to read another book for a 'book group' I'm in that just isn't doing it for me. I've been on page 27 for about four weeks (meanwhile, I read three other books).

  6. lburmaster profile image77
    lburmasterposted 10 years ago

    One day. Four or five hours. No breaks. It's not that difficult. But if I have a class or work, then it will take me two or three days to find the time to read it.

  7. zoey24 profile image76
    zoey24posted 10 years ago

    I enjoy reading books and get through them quite fast. If it is a good book then i stay up until early hours reading it, but if the book is a slow starter or not very interesting then it could take me weeks to finish.

  8. Author Cheryl profile image81
    Author Cherylposted 10 years ago

    A couple days at best if its good if its not good by the first three pages it will never get read

  9. profile image0
    Old Empresarioposted 10 years ago

    A well-written book of that length will take me about two weeks to read. A book in vernacular prose with lots of slang and contractions and no depth will take less time.

  10. emievil profile image67
    emievilposted 10 years ago

    If the book is really good, I can finish it in 5 - 6 hours, with bathroom breaks only. I read the 4th Harry Potter book (which is the thickest I think) in about 6 hours and I remember it has more than 500 pages in it.

  11. Edwin Thomas profile image70
    Edwin Thomasposted 7 years ago

    If its interesting then I would finish it in a day

  12. Hanah De Laurell profile image64
    Hanah De Laurellposted 4 years ago

    Depends on the book. If it is interesting, a couple of hours. If it isn't, I may never finish it......


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