I have been asked how do I read and comment on so many blogs daily? To be quite honest, a huge part is how much I love to read and the joy I get from it.
As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to read and excel at it. Even when I was in first grade and struggling. I was put into the lower reading group and refused to stay there. I told my mom when this happened that I was going to be in the higher reading group before the year ended. Well, with her help, I did in less then 2 months time.
And after that I was a reader and could not be stopped. I was 6 years old and now 30 years later, I lost count of how many books I read over the years.
But this past year blogging, I will admit I have read less and less books (now haven’t read one books in months) and more blogs. Don’t get me wrong, I love reading blogs and sharing with all the wonderful writers I have met this way, but I would be lying to you if I said I don’t miss reading actual books now. So, forgive me for this sin that I am so very guilty and for not reading a real book in months now.
But to counteract this, I am toying with the notion of cutting back slightly on how many hours I read daily. I promise, I am not stopping reading blogs, but I still want to be able to read physical books again. And now that we are heading into fall and winter, I know I will be home again more on the weekends, too. So, I would love to unwind reading a great book now and again.
And no joke, I have 4 books in my iBooks, 1 Full Book on my Kindle Account, and (the worst offense)10 Books in my Nook Account that I haven’t read and need to. Truly not proud that I have all these books downloaded and haven’t read one of them yet.iBooks–I need to read books again!
Here is the list of books that I have yet to read, but need to:
- Casual Vacancy, by JK Rowling
- Witch & Wizard, by James Patterson
- Deadlocked, by Charlaine Harris
- Summer Sisters,, by Judy Blume
- Something New, by Marlena Lott
- Pillow Talk, by Freya North
- Leaving Before It Is Over, by Jean Reynolds Page
- Now You See Her, James Patterson
- The Glass Case, by Kristin Hannah
- Walking on Broken Glass, by Christa Allan
- 13 Blue Envelopes, by Maureen Johnson
- Dating Mr. December, by Phillip A. Ashley
- The Allegra Biscotti Collection, by Olivia Bennett
- The Divorce Club, by Jayde Scott
- A Christmas Wedding, by James Patterson
So, there you have it 15 books and I haven’t even gotten to a one of them, yet. Truly feel guilty each week that goes by and these books sit in my account unread. I think it is high time, I start to read again though.
By the way, out of these 15 books, I would love to hear if anyone has read any of these and where I should start on this list
Would love others input here on any or all of these books, because I really do want to read them, but having trouble now deciding which should be my first to tackle. So, please do share with me.
And am I the only one that has slacked on their book reading lately, too?
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