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Wow - Reading Material

What are you reading right now? Lately I’ve been finding it difficult to settle on just one book … so right now I have three going … plus my WIP. The books are just for my own reading pleasure. A bit of a break from writing. Or you could call it research … whatever.

While at work, I try to sneak in a few pages here and there. The book I’m reading there is something light “Butterfly Wishes”. If and when I have time once I get home, I’m reading a sci fi/romance by Linnea Sinclair and before going to bed, I’m reading something dark and violent “Red” by Jordan Sommers … how disturbing is that?

Yes, it takes me forever to complete a book, but I don’t feel that reading is a race. Books are meant to be savored and enjoyed. If it’s a particularly good book, yes, it seems like you hurry through it … but then its over.

Hubby thinks I’m out of my mind and my daughter has absolutely no idea how I manage to keep track of them. If you’re an avid reader, this is no problem. At least I don’t think it’s a problem. Are you able to juggle several books at a time?

6 Responses to “Wow - Reading Material”

  1. Edie Says:

    I was too busy last week to read, but I have Susan Elizabeth Phillips’ newest book waiting for me at the library. Guess what I’m going to be doing tonight? :)

  2. Liz Kreger Says:

    Gotta take the time to recharge those batteries, Edie. However, I do know how tough it is to juggle. Between writing and the promoting for the ATV, its gotta be difficult to find the time to read for pleasure.

  3. LaDonna Says:

    Hey Liz, thanks for the mention, GF! Hopefully, Butterfly will be like a sphinx rising one day!

    I just read Firefly Lane for my magical review, and unable to get into another fiction right away. I’m reading a non-fiction on 2012, and it’s a collection of essays from some of the greatest thinkers. Yep, I’m a non-fiction junkie on the side. :lol:

  4. Liz Kreger Says:

    No prob, LaD. Your book finally came to the top of my TBR pile. Enjoyin’ it so far.

  5. Dee Says:

    I have three books going - “The Hands Feel It”, which is about Inupiaq Eskimo healing practices. Another book is called “Messages from the Masters”, which is about past-lives and spirituality and the teachings the author’s learned over the years - since I’ve been looking into spirituality through my own treatment. And, the third is one I just picked up at the library book sale entitled “Spontaneous Healing” by Andrew Weil. Hmm, ya think there’s a pattern here?

    I’ve been doing a lot of magazine reading, too. I got really behind. Recent articles have a lot to do with the economy and also sustainable energy use.

    When I read a book for pleasure, I often read it cover-to-cover, but that requires a long time commitment. When I’m in the middle of the term, I can’t afford that kind of time - so I read stuff that I can read in bits and pieces.

  6. Liz Says:

    Wow. Those choices are way beyond my “reading for pleasure” selections. :lol: Still, reading is what you get out of it. It sounds like you’re taking some serious steps to aid your healing and your mental well-being. Way to go, Dee.

    When I get a chance to read, its usually for the mindless pleasure of it. I’ve got to recharge those batteries and make sure writing ideas continue to find their way into my head.

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