Have you ever read a really great book and after finishing it your head felt empty? That's how I felt yesterday. I finished "The Witness" by Nora Roberts yesterday morning and I loved every single sentence of this book. When I finished the book I was completely satisfied, but also a bit restless. Because what to read next after a really great book? A book that made me feel a lot of great things and that made me very happy.
To be honest I feel like I need a little break before I can feel these things again for a book. That's why I didn't read anything yesterday after finishing "The Witness". I wasn't able or willing to take on another book, I wanted to stay a bit longer with the characters and the story from "The Witness". Maybe today I will be able to go on and read another book.
A few weeks ago I talked about this with another reader on facebook and she said that she sometimes gets in a short reading slump after reading an especially great book. It's good to know that others feel the same.
How do you feel after you read a great book? Do you sometimes also need some time before going on with reading another book after it?