“I literally couldn’t stop reading. I didn’t get up to eat breakfast. I didn’t take the dogs out. I just sat, curled up in my study chair, a glorious blue and gold Saturday morning blazing outside the window, and I read. I stopped a few times, forcing myself to go more slowly, wanting to savor the plot, but before long I was galloping along once more, flipping the pages in a blur …”
From a review of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows in Entertainment Weekly ew.com/ew/article/0,,20044270_20044274_20047649,00.html.
So the critic “literally” didn’t stop, but actually did?