I still love to read, but I find that the day job and deadlines, and my family means there's not as much time for reading as I'd like. When I do read they're generally books on my "auto buy" list, books written by friends, and steampunk books.
The other day while cleaning I found a book I picked up at RWA Nationals in 2010. I don't remember why I picked it up because the author wasn't someone I
Instead of putting it back on the shelf, I plopped down on top the laundry I should be folding and started to read.
Until I'd read the whole book. Which, I really enjoyed.
With the exception of being on an airplane or on vacation, I haven't read a book in one sitting since, um, April?
I really liked just sitting and reading a book from cover to cover like I used to, and I enjoyed reading out of my usual genres and discovering a new author even more.
I think at some point in time, I will have to do this again--perhaps as a reward for finishing my edits.