v. To indulge in a excess of reading, especially the books of a particular author or series. Also: binge read.
binge-reading pp.

Example Citations:
While the television industry has begun catering to impatient audiences by releasing entire series at once, the book business is upending its traditional timetable by encouraging a kind of binge reading, releasing new works by a single author at an accelerated pace. ...

“Consumers want to be able to binge-read or binge-watch,” Christine Ball, the associate publisher of Dutton, said in an interview.
—Julie Bosman, “Impatience Has Its Reward: Books Are Rolled Out Faster,” The New York Times, February 10, 2014

Ian Martin, a writer of The Thick Of It, said he will toast Heaney and “binge-read” his work.
—Ed Carty, “‘As modest and kindly as he was gifted’,” Irish Examiner, August 31, 2013

Earliest Citation:
A poll of my own top students revealed that most of them have binge-read the series books as well as Stephen King horror stories, Danielle Steel romances and even Harlequin “bodice rippers.”
—Marsha Scherbel, “Throwing the Books at Them,” The Washington Post, April 3, 1994


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