Simplified Speech #077 – Books, reading, and reading habits

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Soft cover or hard cover? Fiction or nonfiction? Bookworms Andrew and Morag answer a listener question by talking about the books they enjoy reading, what types of books they like, and their reading habits.

Fun facts

Though not an official dictionary term, bibliosmia is used by booklovers to refer to that great book smell they all love.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Beat [someone] to it
  • Pays the bills
  • To wind down
  • To take a leaf out of [someone’s] book
  • To offset
  • To hold out (hope)

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