So many books, so little time.

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So many books, so little time.

Have you ever had so many books you wanted to read that you couldn’t concentrate on even getting started on one?


I have started four books since the new year began and I haven’t even made it halfway through one. I read a bit of one and then I pick up another and read a little bit of it and then pick up another one. Ugh.


So far I have started A Midsummer Night’s Dream for my Shakespeare challenge, The Scarlet Letter, a collection of O. Henry short stories, and a memoir about the craziness of the Vanderbilt family.


I made a reading goal of 200 books this year and here it is the 8th of the month and I haven’t accomplished anything. Not a great start to the year. I’m getting a little frustrated. As soon as I start reading one book, I start thinking about the next one I need to read and I get nowhere.


Methinks I may need to revisit an old friend in order to get back into the groove. Now I just have to decide where I should go?


Hogwarts, Half-blood Hill, Panem, or Forks? (Again with the love/hate Twilight issues)


I’m really only including Twilight in the debate because they are fast reads. I could easily get all four books, five if you count the novella, read in just a couple of days. (Yes, I am justifying myself to myself on my own blog.)


So, I’m going to post a poll in a few so you all can vote on which world I should visit to get myself back in the mood to read. I appreciate the help since I am apparently unable to make my own choice at the moment; thanks in advance fellow bookworms!

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3 thoughts on “So many books, so little time.

  1. wow 200 books for one year! You must be a fast reader or just have tons of time! My problem is that I don’t know which book I should read next. I’m not sure exactly what type of reading ‘mood’ I’m in. 🙂 Perhaps I should reread a few books too. Question: Do you count books you’ve read in the past in your 200 books?

    • I do read pretty fast. I can easily read a novel in a day or two. I do count re-reads towards my total number. I also count audio books. I figure if I invest the time it takes to read, even if I’ve already read it, or the hours it takes to listen to an audio book, then I’m going to count it.

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