**Yes/No: Do you read Pre-release Excerpts?**
The 2016 Discussion Challenge is hosted by Nicole @Feed Your Fiction Addiction and Shannon @It Starts At Midnight. “So often book bloggers mean to post more discussions on our blogs, but we just don’t quite get around to it. Well, we wanted to give everyone a little motivation to keep the discussions going, plus give us a place to link up our discussions so that more people will see our precious words of wisdom (or … you know … our GIF-filled rants).”
I never really participated in the online book community until I became a blogger earlier this year. Before that, my only exposure to pre-release excerpts was an occasional one at the back of a book/ebook. I never bothered to read those.
Back in January, I came across one for a book I was eagerly awaiting on someone's blog. I made the terrible mistake of reading it. Thankfully the book was due out in March or I may not have survived the experience. It definitely did it's job in increasing my anticipation, but I will never do that again.
You may be asking yourself, "What's her problem?" That's a good question. If you read my recent post, "Love It or DNF It", then you know I confessed to being a bookaholic who has trouble reading just one chapter. Work or church are pretty much the only things that ever succeed in getting me to put down a book I've started but not yet finished. Reading a pre-release excerpt is pure torture for me, since I can't possibly keep reading.
So my answer is: