I am in such an awful reading slump and have been for about 2 weeks now.
At first I didn’t think it was a reading slump, I had a lot on my mind and figured it was all of that and it would all go away once that was over but it didn’t. Now I know for sure I’m in a reading slump.
Over the last two weeks I just haven’t been able to finish a book. It’s taken me that long to get halfway through Winter by Marissa Meyer. I know it’s an 800 pages book but it’s such a fun and easy read o figured I would be done with it by now.
I’m also still reading A Storm of Swords which is a reread but it’s taken me three weeks to get just over halfway through that.
- Stop reading. Once I finish what I’m struggling to get through I won’t pick up another book for a week or so. I’ll watch Netflix and movies and break out one of my coloring books instead. Anything to take my mind off reading and how frustrated I am that I’m in a slump.
- Pick up a favorite. My go to is usually the first Harry Potter book because I know I’ll read that quickly no matter when I start it. It gives me some confidence back. Then I’ll usually go on to read the second book to build it up even more. I try not to read something new when I’m in a slump.
- Just suck it up and keep on going. If neither really work I’ll just pick up my newest book and start reading but I have to keep reminding myself it’s going to take longer to get through.
What are some ways that you guys break out of reading slumps?
That’s also why I have been so MIA the last few weeks, I have no reviews to post because I am not getting through any books. Plus I’ll be starting school next week so I may not post as much then either. Hopefully I’ll still be able to get a decent amount of reading done while I’m in school but if my reading continues to be slow you might see lots of picture posts, maybe some polls…
What would you guys like to see me post since my reviews are slowing down and coming further apart? I’d love to hear what you have to say.