Tuesday, 22 November 2016

What’s happening with YA?

I haven’t finished a YA novel in over two weeks. And I’ve barely managed to read 100 pages of one since then.

But I have read two classics, two audiobooks and several trashy romance novels.

I’m not going to lie, I’m worried. I sped through those romances and my love for audiobooks never wavers, but I’m struggling to pick up the YA I’m currently reading. Even though I know it’s a quick and easy enough read for me to finish it in one more sitting, I just have no inclination to read it.

I keep choosing an audiobook over physical reading, watching YouTube or just messing around on the internet.

It’s almost like I’m in a YA-specific slump and I really don’t know what to do about it. I don’t want to pick up something I'm really excited about in case I end up DNFing it.

I guess I’ll just have to ride it out and hope for the best.



  1. I'm in a weird rom-com mood at the moment as well, so maybe there's something in the air! YA will still be there when you feel like reading it again :)

  2. I have definitely learnt to go with my mood when it comes to reading. If YA isn't doing it for you right now then take a break from it, enjoy your trashy romance books, the classics and your audiobooks and then in a few weeeks/months you'll suddenly catch the YA bug again I'm sure. Trying to force yourself to read it when you're not in the mood will just make your slump last longer!


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