Must you finish reading a book even when you find it boring?

Update: I have this principle whereby I have to finish whatever I've started, even books. The problem is that some books are very boring or badly written that I feel like I'm just trudging through; forcing myself. I feel guilty whenever I set such a book aside, and I often end up reading them for a very long time.... show more I have this principle whereby I have to finish whatever I've started, even books. The problem is that some books are very boring or badly written that I feel like I'm just trudging through; forcing myself. I feel guilty whenever I set such a book aside, and I often end up reading them for a very long time. On the other hand, I can devour a good book in just a couple of hours or days.
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