I would have to say I read books in a conventional manner to start with. I will have my legs crossed, or I’ll be sitting down with the book out in front of me. If the book grips me and I’m reading for a while, I have to keep changing positions. Often I end up reading while laying down on my stomach, sometimes on my back. But if I’m on my back my arms start to get sore. If I’m reading on my bed, I end up in 50 different positions, all over the bed.
Reading paperback books (especially big ones that are heavy) can actually be a bit of a hassle sometimes. So much twisting and turning. I know at the bookstore I used to work at (Borders), they sold little pillows that were designed to rest on your stomach but to keep your book open for you at the right angle. I thought it was a brilliant idea but I never bought one. Have you seen them before? Continue reading »