Book Blogger Hop: June 24-30

The Book Blogger Hop was originally created by Jennifer @ Crazy-For-Books in March 2010 and ended on December 31, 2012. With Jennifer’s permission, Coffee Addicted Writer relaunched the hop on February 15, 2013. Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end the following Thursday. There will be a weekly prompt featuring a book related question. The hop’s purpose is to give bloggers a chance to follow other blogs, learn about new books, befriend other bloggers, and receive new followers to your own blog. 

The Book Blogger Hop post image was created by Coffee Addicted Writer.

This Week’s Question

What is your reading preference – fiction or nonfiction? (Billy @ Coffee Addicted Writer)

These days I overwhelmingly choose to read fiction over nonfiction. When I picked up reading again in 2020, I read more nonfiction than I do currently. However, I noticed a marked drop off in my desire to read nonfiction. I still do, but occasionally. More time passes between each nonfiction read of mine than did a year or more ago.

I suppose I could attribute this change to what I feel is a constant onslaught of negative news. It really makes the old adage “no news is good news” hit more true. I checked out a bunch of nonfiction books in May, but only ended up reading one. I just wasn’t in the mood to read about real life. For me, at this season of my life, fiction offers a safe escape during which I can mentally recharge. Fiction, in particular fantasy fiction, opens a seemingly infinite amount of possible worlds in which to lose myself.

I have a feeling most of my followers probably predominately read fiction, but prove me wrong in the comments!

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