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    This Woman Posted Her Reading Habits And TikTokers Lost Their Minds

    You've never read quite like this.

    Classics student Esme (@bookswithsmee) recently went viral on TikTok when she made a series of videos titled "My Book Habits That Make Others Uncomfortable."*

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    *Habits including but not limited to: using the pages as a coaster, ripping corners, and intentionally cracking paperback spines.

    Needless to say, book readers everywhere lost their minds.

    TikTok comments on the video
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    When asked why she had developed these habits, Esme said in a follow-up video, "I annotate books because I like reviewing books (I do it on my Instagram), and this makes it easier to go back and review a book, I think."

    TikTok of annotating book
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    I'm with you Esme — I find annotating anything and everything way too much fun. You can watch her explain her annotating process here.

    In response to the confusion over the to-do lists, she said, "Reading is my main form of procrastination, and if I put a to-do list on the front, I have to check everything off on the to-do list before I'm allowed to read the book, so this holds me accountable."

    TikTok of making to-do list on blue book
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    Oh, she also showers with her books. This actually sounded like something I would do, so I tried it. I can confirm that it's very relaxing.

    TikTok of showering with book
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    Esme even made a tutorial for showering with your books.

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    Reply to @el.el08 How to shower read #bookhabits #bookpetpeeves #booktok #fyp #foryoupage #yafantasy #booker #books #booktutorial

    ♬ original sound - Books With Smee

    You can follow Esme's bookstagram here. Happy reading!

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