"I don’t have a definite set of criteria for abandoning a book, but since I read in fifty to sixty page shifts, I always end up with ‘pauses’ in whatever I’m reading. If I notice that I put off reading when a certain book is at the top of the pile, or that I seem to begrudge an author the time I’m spending on the page or my internal monologue begins ratcheting up the sarcasm, I know that it’s time to take stock. So then I just ask myself if there’s a book I’d rather be reading in the questionable’s place; if a title immediately springs to mind or if I suddenly feel more excited about reading just thinking about alternatives, I know it’s time to walk away."BOOKS
Just finished, a re-read for a read-in: Ninth Ward ~ by Jewell Parker Rhodes, 2010, YA fiction (Louisiana), 9/10
Currently reading: Girl Meets God ~ by Lauren F. Winner, 2002, memoir
Also reading, for 3-4-12 book club discussion: American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation ~ by Jon Meacham, 2006, religion
Up next, so I can lead a 3-25-12 discussion: The Last Week ~ by Marcus J. Borg and John Dominic Crossan, 2006, religion
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