First, say Hi to the super-sweet Lindsey of Lounging with Lindsey who is co-hosting the book chat with us this week!
This week, the Book Chat topic is all about abandoning books. I'm curious to know...do you put a book down if you aren't interested in it? Do you intend to pick up again or do you just accept that maybe it's not for you? Have you ever had a better experience with a book the second time around?
I have to admit...I really hate it when I don't like a book. It really bothers me when other people love a book that I don't enjoy. But sometimes, I just can't find the connection with the characters and plot. When that happens, I hate to feel like I'm wasting time. I have so many other books to read, it really brings me down when I feel stuck reading a book that I'm not enjoying. So, I admit, I'm a book abandoner. Sadly, I do it pretty often. There are some books I intend to pick up again...and some, I don't. And there have even been a few that were better the second (or third) time around.
Here are a few...
I've shared my experience with this one before. I wish I knew what my problem was with this book. I tried REALLY, REALLY hard to like it. I stuck with it a lot longer than I would have for any other book. It is still sitting on my nightstand with the bookmark where I left it. I do want to pick it up again, and hopefully I can have a better experience next time.
There's my list. What about you? What books have you abandoned or put on pause? Have you ever ended up loving a book that you had to put down the first time around?
Put Requiem down for a minute and come book chat with us!