Thursday, April 12, 2012

Reading Speedometer

How fast do you read?
I read 483 words per minute.
I am 93% faster than the national average.
(Source: Staples eReader Department)
ereader test
If I maintained this reading speed, I could read
1. To Kill A Mocking Bird by Harper Lee
in 3 hours and 25 minutes
2. The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
in 2 hours and 32 minutes
3. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
in 55 minutes
4. The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum in 1 hour and 21 minutes
5. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling in 2 hours and 39 minutes
6. The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien in 16 hours and 31 minutes
7. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller in 6 hours and 1 minute
8. Graphs of Wrath by John Steinbeck in 5 hours and 51 minutes
9. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain in 3 hours and 47 minutes
10. The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells in 2 hours and 5 minutes

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