Welcome to another Monday Potpourri. Today’s topic is generated by Musing Mondays, hosted by Should Be Reading.
Here’s today’s prompt:
How often do you read a book, just because you’re in the mood to read it? (not because you’re obligated to for a book club, or a challenge, or for review)
I could probably make a case that I often choose review books over whatever I want to read.
But I only accept review books that I believe I will enjoy. That said, though, I must admit that the review books do have priority over the spontaneous reads. I try to add a bit of spontaneity in my weekly reading list, but the review books are read first.
I’m thinking that I should have a moratorium on review books for awhile…even if they sound like books I’d enjoy.
But the temptation to expand my reading horizons lures me back into the pattern I’ve established recently. Accepting review books, but with limitations…those that allow me to accept some, but also put my own time issues and what I want to do with it rule the day.
Does this sound wishy-washy? What do the rest of you do when picking books to read?