I don’t know who came up with the term ‘free range reading’. I first saw it used by Heather at The Capricious Reader. Anyways, I’ve interpreted it to mean reading without a plan, without direction or deadlines. Reading just to see where it takes you. I think with blogging so many of us get caught up in reading and writing about the next big book. We are subject to publication dates for the ARCs we receive and we feel pressure to READ, READ, READ. Or at least that’s how I sometime feel.
So I am proposing a period of Free Range Reading between November 1 and December 15. I’ve chosen this period of a couple of reasons: I have very few pending ARCs to review during that period and it will help me clear away the pile of books I intend to read before I get even more books for Christmas.
And I’m announcing all of this now because I don’t want to do it alone. Take a look at your schedule and if you feel like joining me. I’m going to aim to read 5 free range books. That seems like a nice round number. If you’d like to join me, I’ll be putting up a linky on November 1.