Quite a lot. My problem is that when I find a genre or book type I like I go on over kill. I keep track of what I read and if you look at my list for a few years ago it will be mostly a list of YA with some Kelley Armstrong and Kim Harrison thrown in. The problem with that is that I get bored with it and begin to hate the genre. At the moment I am having that issue with YA. I am increasingly finding it difficult to find one I like. It's got to the stage where I don't know if I actually dislike the book or if I am just bored with it. I have some books sitting there that I had been looking forward to. I'm worried now that I'm not going to appreciate it as much and so I'm giving myself a six month break in the hopes that I can go back and enjoy the ones sitting there.
This isn't new to me. I did the exact same thing with science fiction and fantasy. At one point I read almost nothing else. Now it's rare for me to pick up one from these genres. When I do though I do like them so I think the break works. Just now I am mainly reading general fiction with some crime thrown in. I could easily go on a crime kick but I'm trying to stop that burn out. It takes me a while but I do learn eventually.
On an unrelated note I apologise if it seems as though I haven't been around. I have been having continuing problems with blogger. It stays on a loop of asking me to sign in. The only way I can get it to work is by using google chrome as my browser (which I hate) but it's fixed for now.
I sometimes do the same as you - read too much of one genre or a particular author. I try not to, but some are just right, until, as you say, you get bored.ReplyDelete
I haven't had that particular problem but taking a break sounds like a great idea. That happens to me with songs though that I listen to over and over until I'm sick of them. Then again, if you're enjoying it at that moment, then why not read some more!ReplyDelete
I do that with songs too.ReplyDelete
I seriously just decided yesterday that I'm not going to touch any more YA for a while. This was because I made the mistake of reading too many in a short span of time, and I really don't want to be inside the heads of teens for a while.ReplyDelete
Similarly, I've been listening to the same album for days now (The Sea by Corinne Bailey Rae) and can't seem to get enough.
I think that's what happened to me too.ReplyDelete
Last album I had on repeat was Florence and the Machines.
I tend to do the same thing, but because of that I try to do two genres at once in an attempt not to get bored.ReplyDelete