To finish or not to finish?

That is the question, or today’s at any rate

Reading various blogs and reviews over the last few weeks I’ve noticed that a lot of readers, if they’re really not enjoying a book, will stop reading and move on to something better. Some even go so far as to have a DNF (did not finish) policy whereby they give every book they read a certain number of pages (or a percentage) to grab them and if it doesn’t they give up and move to the next book.

Up until now I’ve been making an effort to read every book I start to the end, even if I’m not enjoying it (and there have been some truly awful books in there), but I’m starting to wonder if I should change my approach. Read More »