The Woes of Reading In Public

I finally have a chance to read my new book! The problem is, I am in public. Regardless, I find a nice spot to settle in. On the outside I am calm.

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But on the inside I am fangirling to the max. A new story to get lost in!

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But, as is always a hazard of reading in public, someone decides to try and talk with me. I am clearly reading, and yet…

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I cannot fathom why someone though it would be smart to try and engage a reader. In my head, all I can think is the audacity of the interrupter.

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But I am not one to be rude no matter how rude someone else might be.  Straining to be polite, all I can do is listen.

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That’s when they start to ask inane questions keeping me from the glory that is a new book. What are you reading? **Holds up the cover** What is it about? **How can I know when you have just interrupted me on the first page?**

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As they ramble on, my resolve starts to weaken. I am missing out on quality reading time!

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Obviously, people do not understand the meaning of an open book.

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By some miracle they decide to end their rambling and leave me in peace. As I watch them do, I can barely hold in my disdain.

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And just like that, my chance to read is gone. Walking away from my failed reading spot, I resolve to spend the night reading shut up in my room where I can immerse myself into the new story and be free of book interrupters.

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♥, Clare

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