For whatever reason this year there's been a few books I've started and then just never finished. I'm not talking about DNF-ing (which I've done a few times). I'm talking about books I really like, most I super loved, but then just NOT FINISHING THEM.
Why do I do this?
It's simple actually. I have abandonment issues. I was legitimately depressed when the last Percy Jackson book came out and I finished it. It was like saying goodbye to my best friend (luckily he came back!). So I've always been this way, I just get really sad when a book or series I love ends so I don't want finish it. Yes, I can reread and I will, but I can't read it again for the first time or read more of the story because it's OVER.
So yeah. Sometimes because of this I just don't finish a book. Or I'll be reading two or more at once and even though I really love this one I kind of get out of it while reading the other one and then I'm just not in the mood for it, I guess?
Or I'm slumping and even if what I'm trying to read is super awesome I just can't concentrate on reading.
So those are the reasons that I sometimes just don't finish books that I actually really want to finish. The point of this is, I'm determined to finish at least a good number of these before the end of the year. Now, it's not a ton, it's less than ten, but I hate having these half-read books lying around.
These are the ones I haven't yet finished:
So I'm starting by rereading the half I've read of Jellicoe Road and ACTUALLY FINISHING IT because I'm pretty sure it's amazing plus, um, I actually bought a second copy as I had it on my Kindle and then find a perfect hardcover at the used bookstore.
Also, Shutter is a must because I just was so busy and slumpy I never finished it last month. Same with Hobbit but because it's on my list of things to do by the end of the year, FINALLY finish it.
After that, what do it NEED to finish? Also, does anyone else ever have this problem? Please tell me I'm not alone! =( Do you feel oddly abadoned when a series or book you uber love just ENDS?