Advice I should follow more often!
Yes! I see no reason to slog through a book that isn't reaching you on some level. Too many people feel it's a 'failure' if they abandon a book. Why? One could pass the book along to someone who might enjoy it or donate it to a charity or hand it in for a credit at a used book store or even just put it aside to try again another time. There's no shame in any of it. See the Reader's Bill of Rights on the sidebar, #1 & #10 :)
Oh I always finish a book I start. I understand why people don't. But I've been pleasantly surprised sometimes how much a book can improve. I'm also strange in that I treat everything as a life lesson (meaning I over think everything!) and I feel like there is something I can get out of every book. I don't think of it as a failure. It's almost a challenge. I have set down a book and come back to it which almost always works out for me.I don't know. I think it is a personal preference that is hard to explain but it's what I do.
That's what's so great about books. There are so many titles and authors and genres to choose from and there isn't any one right or wrong way to approach reading them.
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