I did something last night that I’m not particularly proud of. IÂ decided to put asideÂ the book I was reading — without finishing it.
It was a paranormal romance, and I just didn’t get it. Didn’t understand how the magic worked, and didn’t really care about the characters. I worked my way up to page 90 before I decided to call it quits.
Normally, when I start a book, I finish it. No matter how absurd or outlandish or unbelievable the plot might be. No matter how stupid the heroine is. No matter how bad and cliched I thinkÂ theÂ writingÂ is. But I just couldn’t get through or into this one, try as I might.
So, I’m going to take it back to the library, furtively drop it in the return box, and slink away before the Book Police come and put me away.
What about you? Do you always finish reading what you start? Or do you put it aside after a few chapters? Inquiring minds want to know …