So, I've decided to start a book blog. I've been going back and forth in my mind trying to decide if I should do this or not. I follow so many amazing book blogs who post multiple times a week, take part in memes, and get to share their love of the books they read with their followers. It seems so fun and rewarding. I'm not naive though. I do feel like I have a pretty good understanding of just how much work goes into making a book blog successful. This is where I hesitated initally. You see, I'm a very busy person (but who isn't really?), but mainly I'm a very slow reader (like EXTREMELY slow). Last month, during midterms and preparing for my first thesis talk, I read less than one book. Less than one. Seriously. So I'm concerned that I won't be able to update this blog with reviews as often as I would like and as often as most book bloggers do. I am, however, hoping that by having a blog, even one that no one reads, it will encourage me to find time to read more. Even just 15 minutes here and there to read can add up.
I have a monstrous pile of TBR books that I've been fostering for years. So, I'm going to get a start on that right now. I've created this blog during the break between midterms and finals when I get a bit of a breather so hopefully I'm going to be able to maximize my reading time in this period. I'm excited to get started and get reading! I feel like there are so many great books and series that I've missed out on reading just because of my slow reading style and lack of time. That is to say, great books and series that aren't Harry Potter :). I've always been able to find time to read and reread Harry Potter to feed my obsession. But I'm going to need new books to obsess over now that the Harry Potter franchise is coming to a close and no, I'm not a huge Twilight fan :D.