March 8th, 2012

Jin Shei Cover from sgreer

So. How fast do YOU read?

ereader test
Source: Staples eReader Department

My result: "You read 1,211 words per minute.
That makes you 384% faster than the national average."

"If you maintained this reading speed, you could read

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy in 8 hours and 5 minutes
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling in 1 hour and 4 minutes
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien in 6 hours and 35 minutes
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller in 2 hours and 24 minutes
Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell in 1 hour and 13 minutes
The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand in 4 hours and 17 minutes
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck in 2 hours and 20 minutes
Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper in 2 hours
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens in 1 hour and 52 minutes
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain in 1 hour and 30 minutes
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte in 1 hour and 29 minutes
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee in 1 hour and 22 minutes
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger in 1 hour and 1 minute
The Color Purple by Alice Walker in 55 minutes
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Remarque in 51 minutes
Lord of the Flies by William Golding in 49 minutes
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut in 41 minutes"