No, listening to music distracts me from reading. I am a person that needs concentration and focus when reading because I am easily get distracted. I may read it easily but I cannot fully understand the thought of what I reas if there are any distactions. Listening to music is a stress reliever, but for me reading can also reduced my stress so I better read only and not to listen to music. I believe that reading requires full attention to have a deeper understanding on the thought that is written. For example, when reading a bible, your self and tour soul should be connected to what you are reading to have a full and deeper understanding on the worl of the Lord.