Have you considered audiobooks as an option? You can listen to them while you're doing other things. For example, my wife is American, and I lived over there for 6 years. We would drive up from South Carolina to West Virginia (a 10-hour drive) every Thanksgiving to visit her mother, and we listened to the entire Harry Potter series on those long drives.
"The whole idea of the Bond films--and I don't know if they haven't lost a bit of that now--was that they were paperback films, as it were." - Peter Hunt