Tag: Our Reading Lives

Is it Worth Reading if I Forget Everything I Read?

My partner and I are both book nerds–we met working at a bookstore–but we don’t have a lot of overlap in our reading. He tends towards science fiction and horror, and I read YA, literary fiction, and queer lit of all genres. When we do both read the same book, though, it’s always an interesting experience for me. I tend to immerse myself in books, absorbing the general emotions I get from the story, or the big ideas that it grapples with. I am a character-driven reader, while my partner is more plot-based. He can point out plot holes I...

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