Someone from Rankin's Pass, Limpopo, ZA posted a whisper in the group Bookworms, which reads "I read to escape from reality. Between the pages of a book I can be anyone I want to be, and go where I want to be.
You cannot pretend to read a book. Your eyes will give you away. So will your breathing. A person entranced by a book simply forgets to breathe. The house can catch alight and a reader deep in a book will not look up until the wallpaper is in flames.
Someone from City of Gold Coast, Queensland, AU posted a whisper, which reads "Only book readers know the struggle of picturing yourself in the main characters place and wishing that you were actually that person facing their problems.
A book in her hand as she casually reads. A catch in her breath as the climax grows near she's deaf to the world the books all she can hear. She's completely lost now, or perhaps she is found in this strange paper world that's far from the ground.