What are book hangovers and what can you do about them?
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If you're a reader, you know the feeling: you turn the last page of a book and want to cry that it's over. You immediately feel bereft. You can't stop thinking (and even talking) about the characters, the story. You wish you could turn back time to when you were still reading or somehow enter the pages of the book and live in the world. No other book appeals to you, and you might even start and then abandon books trying to move on. You have a book hangover! In this episode, we're talking all about book hangovers. What are they? What books have we gotten them from? What kinds of books tend to give us hangovers? Are book hangovers even a real phenomenon? If so, why do they happen? And, perhaps most importantly, what can we do to get over them? Join us to find out! ----------------------- Books we're reading in this episode:   A Rip Through Time by Kelley Armstrong The Return of the King J.R.R. Tolkien The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels by India Holton Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling -----------------------  Sources (links provided when available and citations shortened to fit) listed in the order they appear in the episode:  https://www.bookbub.com/blog/signs-of-a-book-hangoverhttps://www.rd.com/article/book-hangover/https://bookriot.com/psychology-of-a-book-hangover/https://bookriot.com/7-cures-book-hangover/ ----------------------- Intro and outro music: "The Chase," by Aves. Do you have thoughts, questions, or ideas for future episodes? Email us at [email protected]. And if you want to learn more about the podcast, visit our website at allbooksaloudpod.com. If you liked this episode, please consider leaving us a review to help us reach more listeners. And if you'd like to see more bookish content from Martha & Elizabeth, follow us on Instagram and TikTok @allbooksaloudpod. Read on!
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