In times of stress I stop reading. I have the concentration span of a gnat. Books I have reserved and coveted for a long time are languishing by my bed. I will return them to be read by someone more deserving.
What I can manage however are magazines – nothing too serious, mind you. I fill my head with tittle tattle and meaningless fluff that satisfies my desire to read but not think. The library of course has a huge variety of magazines to satisfy all tastes, including mine, thank goodness.
Another past-time guaranteed to sooth my unquiet mind and to stop all those jobs being done around the house is crosswords. When I have the urge to cheat (which of course is not often…) our library webpages thankfully have an invaluable link to various crossword solving resources.