Thursday, April 30, 2015

Feature and Follow Friday--Reading Slumps

How do you cure a book hangover/blogging slump/reading slump? - Suggested by Take Me Away...

I actually did a post about this a while back--my suggestion is take a break. That's probably best. Give yourself some time to recoup before diving back into reading. OR do a buddy read or read something you really enjoy--like re-reading your favorite book, or picking up a book you know you'll really enjoy that maybe you've been putting off. For me buddy reading is the more fun option because even I wind up reading a book I don't like--I have someone to rant and rave to.

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  1. That sounds nice :-) Do check out my FF:

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  2. A buddy read sounds like a good option! I don't do enough of them.

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  3. I just got over a reading slump! I opted to go for the "read a book you REALLY want to read", but next time I'll do the buddy read (sounds fun!). :)

  4. Yup, Buddy reading is fun. I did several read-alongs over the past year, so I totally feel ya. :D :D Happy Friday! My FF

  5. I've always wanted to do a buddy read! They sound like so much fun! I usually try to read a book I'm really excited for! Old follower!

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  6. I have never tried buddy reading. Sounds like something to try! Followed you back:)

  7. Oooh, buddy reads! That's a great idea! And then you can talk about how you both felt about the book afterwards. That's a new suggestion and I'm definitely adding it to my list of things to do when I have a book hangover :)

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  8. Mmm... buddy reading. Nice idea! Followed you back :)

  9. I've had to take a break a time or two myself, and that has worked. I also like to just keep trying to until I hit something I like. New follower via GFC.

    Shannon @ The Tale Temptress

  10. I only did two buddy reads. They were fun. I would love to do more.
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  11. I agree with you, usually taking a break from reading works best for me when I'm in a reading slump. I usually just watch shows and movies on Netflix then return to reading 2-3 days later. Great post <3 Benish| Feminist Reflections

  12. The buddy read is a great idea! Haven't tried that for a book slump yet, thanks :)

  13. Girl I am FOREVER buddy reading lol. That's probably one of my favorite things to do. I've never been in a reading slump before, and lord knows I plan to keep it that way!

  14. My second time to join. The first one was some much fun, I met a lot of new book bloggers.

    A buddy-read is a good idea, it will definitely keep me on my toes.

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  15. oh re reading a good book can work for me sometimes too. Especially one that makes you fall in love with reading again.

  16. I can totally understand taking a break. It's nice to do something completely different for a couple of days just to clear your head a bit.
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  17. I do take breaks! :)
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  18. Great advice. I take breaks and love rereading books. Haven't tried the buddy read but I will have to with my sister in law. I have been getting her to read all my favorites! lol. I love introducing people too books, I'll have to try reading one with them.

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