Originally Posted by dannyproy
Yeah, also have the same issue, though I'd originally pegged it to sideloaded book being one of the causes. Interestingly when I first upgraded to 2.0 from 1.9.17 speed was OK. It was only when I started creating shelves and adding books to them that things slowed down to a crawl, 5 Mins to get back to the home page.
How many shelves and how many books on them? My testing with 2.0.0 with a few shelves and lots of books on the shelves, showed it slowed down a lot. I believe that Kobo have put some work into fixing this for the next release.