What I Read in September

I’ve been reading a lot of long books this year. I think I’m going to have to find some short/normal length books to read this fall. As much as I love long books, I think the fact that they’re taking me so long to read is a sign that I need a change of pace.

Books I’m currently reading:

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What books did you read in September? Are there any books you’re looking forward to reading this fall?

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What I Read in July

July was a month of burn-out. It’s that simple. I was just done with everything.

Apparently that included books.

That isn’t to say I didn’t try to read. I just didn’t read a lot.

I’m still loving Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, but there were a lot of days in July when I just didn’t have the energy to invest in enjoying the story. I’m not used to feeling like this, but I took some time to reflect on it and I’m sure it’s only temporary. Soon I’ll be ready to read again.

Books I’m currently reading:

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What books did you read in July? Have you ever felt so burned-out you couldn’t muster the energy to read?

What I Read in June

I’m still in a bit of a reading slump. I miss the days when I read a book a week. I’m not sure what I need to do to get those days back.

With CampNaNoWriMo next month, I can’t imagine making a comeback in July.

Books I finished reading in June:

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Books I’m currently reading:

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What books did you read in June? Have you ever had to overcome a reading slump? How did you do it?

 

What I Read in May

I’m still in a bit of a reading slump. I think I need to incorporate more reading time into my day to break it. For the longest time I could get through several books a month by reading before bed. Lately I’ve been falling asleep or getting lost in thought shortly after I start reading. It’s slowed me down significantly.

Now I need to find another time to read and it turns out that is harder than it sounds.

Books I finished reading in May:

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Books I’m currently reading:

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What books did you read in May? Are you on track with you goals for 2018?

What I Read in April

April was another slow reading month. I was trying to focus on writing, and I was successful in that aspect. I just wish it didn’t come at the expense of my reading time.

Books I finished reading in April:

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Books I’m currently reading:

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Are you on track with your reading goals for 2018? Have you read any great books lately?

What I Read In March

I’m still struggling with picking up my reading pace. I’m not sure what’s slowing me down. A reading slump, I guess. Here’s hoping I can find a book to break me out of it soon!

Books I finished reading in March:

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Books I’m currently reading:

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What books did you read in March? Are you ahead or behind on your reading goals for 2018?

What I Read in February

February was a better month for reading than January, but it also felt like a month of starting new things without finishing old things. I guess this happens sometimes, but I’m usually the sort of person to read a book from start to finish before starting another. Now I’m jumping around and it feels strange.

Books I finished reading in February:

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Books I’m currently reading:

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What books did you read in February? Have you ever gone through a phase of starting new books without finishing old ones?