Collocations about BOOKS


Be absorbed in a book – be totally focused on reading.
Ex: Derek didn’t hear me because he was absorbed in a book.


Bedtime reading – reading in bed.
Ex: Would you recommend horror stories for bedtime reading?


Compulsive reading – so interesting that you can’t stop reading.
Ex: More and more people are indulging in compulsive reading.


Light reading – something you read easily.
Ex: Love novels are light reading.


Skim through a book – not read thoroughly.
Ex: I skimmed through a detective story you gave me and decided to take it on holiday, it seems interesting.

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