#Reading slump

PhD Student of Literature: I Don’t Remember the Last Time I Enjoyed a Book

What we read is just as important as why we read. Doing a PhD in Literature made me realize the value of reading for pleasure.

6 Short Novels to Pull You Out of a Reading Slump

A roundup of highly engrossing short books for reading slumps, including recent releases and older titles that will reconnect you to your love of stories.

Let Life Happen: Letting Books Find Us Organically

I Can’t Believe I Only Read 20 Books in 2019. What Happened?

With a bad reading year behind me, I look at 2020 as my redemption year. I talk about how reading became a task and how I needed to change that.

Comics to Get Through a Reading Slump

The next time you find yourself unable to stick with a book, pick up one of these quick and compelling reading slump comics and get back on track.

Overcoming My Postpartum Reading Slump

Reading Fatigue: Remembering Every Minute Doesn’t Need to Be Productive

A reader talks about how to resolve their persistent reading fatigue and about learning to love reading for pleasure again.

What to Do About Reader Burnout

Suffering from a reading slump? Try these helpful tips for handling reader burnout and give yourself a break from the doldrums.

10 Podcasts to Listen to When You’re in a Reading Slump

When you can't bring yourself to pick up that book, but you're still in the mood for something bookish, try these podcasts for reading slumps.

Thoughts I Had During My Latest Reading Slump

Reading slumps are the worst. Here are some thoughts I had during my latest nightmare, accompanied by gifs to make it less terrible.

The Simple Joy of Rereading to Break a Reading Slump

Struggling with the anxiety of keeping up with the buzzy and "Important" books, one reader turned to rereading to enjoy the experience again.

Why I’m Beginning to Embrace Reading Slumps

"It’s perfectly okay to not be in the mood to pick up a novel to read." How one reader learned to embrace those dreaded reading slumps.

How Audiobooks Helped Me Through My Postpartum Depression Reading Slump

Books can help heal. We know this. One rioter was reminded of this power when audiobooks helped her out of her postpartum depression reading slump.

The 2 (Very Different) Books That Helped My Reading Slump

"I could go a year without reading and still very much be a person who loves to read. Books are patient, and the right ones will be there when you need them." On the books that helped a reader out of a reading slump.

Three Books That Are Perfect for When You Just Can’t Seem to Read

Reading slump got you down? Try one of these books!