This isn't a problem I ever thought I'd have. Especially not now - I mean, I've crammed my bedroom with as many books as it will hold and I work in a library. If there's one thing I'm surrounded by all day, it's books.
But so far this year I've read less than half-a-dozen new books. Very poor show, I'm sure you'll agree. I'm currently 500ish pages into Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin but have found myself a little... stuck. Perhaps I expected too much from it but I'm not particularly enjoying it. I'm even finding it, dare I say it, a bit boring?
Of course the problem could lie in the fact that I've watched the tv series, though having experienced a story in another medium has never been an issue for me before. It is no doubt a highly unpopular opinion but I'd anticipated more (and therein lies a problem I've
Part of me wants to persist, though, if only so I can get to the point in the story which I haven't yet seen.
Another part of me, however, thinks that all that sounds like rather too much effort, thank you. I don't want to have to fight with myself to read - with so many books and so little time, maybe I should be sticking to those books which grab me tight and don't let go until the very last page.
That sounds like the sort of book I want to read. And, you know, write.