My lack of reading.

It is quite some time since I have done a blog post on my reading.

I seem to be going through a phase at the moment of being unable to get stuck into a book.  I have tried several books since returning from overseas but seem to be unable to get into the book no matter which book I have tried.

I have now resorted to reading magazines in order to get my reading mojo back!  I think it might have something to do with the fact that I have so many other things I want to be doing at the moment.

Do you have phases of intense reading and then times when you just can’t look at a book?

6 Comments Add yours

  1. Northern Narratives says:

    Yes, I have had this happen to me too and then for no reason I pick up a book and I get back to daily reading. Maybe we just need a book holiday once in a while.

    1. suth2 says:

      My book holiday seems to be a long one! Maybe I just did need it.

  2. This has happened to me, too, I think it’s quite normal. You’ll get your reading mojo back some time, I wouldn’t worry about it. Perhaps when you were on holiday you were taking in a lot more than you realised and your brain needs time to digest all of that before getting stuck back into books again.

  3. bookgrrl says:

    It can be hard to read, when you have other things that have to be done. There were times when my children were small, where I didn’t read a book for months. I knew my reading mojo would return and I know yours will too :).

  4. Kelly says:

    I think it’s not uncommon to have a book or other hobby holiday – I’m having a sewing holiday at the moment. I’ve found a website you may be interested in: – it’s suggesting some really good books for me based on the ones I’ve loved recently. Might get you back on the reading horse.

    1. suth2 says:

      Thanks for that suggestion Kelly. I think I am on my way to getting beck on the horse!

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