In case you were thinking of diving into Game of Thrones sometime soon, you may want to consider this: It would take the average person -- regardless of his or her allegiance to Westeros -- well over a year to read the entire series. Of course, variables include how much time said reader was able to devote to reading each day. To find out how you stack up against other George R.R. Martin fanatics, Blinkbox Books has assembled a reading speed quiz.
The results include a slew of other classics and popular books, including War and Peace and the Twilight saga. (For the record, Ethan Frome is as big of a commitment time-wise as Diary of a Wimpy Kid.) The concept of selecting a title based on duration may run counter to our commitment to the slow reading movement, but the results are fun and intriguing. Check it out!