Your Next Great Book

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Please list 3-5 books or authors that you've recently read and enjoyed.

What did you enjoy most about these titles or authors?

Please list 3-5 books or authors that you've recently read and did NOT enjoy.

Describe what you did NOT enjoy about these titles or authors.

What is the primary reason you read?
Escape, entertainmentInformation/LearningAppreciation for language and story
Other: Please specify

What kind of fiction do you enjoy reading?
MysteriesThrillersFantasyScience FictionLiterary FictionClassic TitlesHistorical FictionRomanceAction/AdventureHorrorInspirational/ReligiousUrban/Street LitWesternRomance SuspenseChick LitGraphic NovelsYoung AdultShort StoriesMulti-book SeriesN/A, I read mostly nonfictionOther

If other, please specify:

What kind of nonfiction do you enjoy reading?
True Adventure/Survival/DisastersTravelHumorTrue CrimeEnvironment/NatureScienceHistoryPsychology/Self-ImprovementCulture/Current Events/PoliticsSportsReligionBiographyMemoirN/A, I read mostly fiction

Please select the mood and the style of books you would be interested in reading.
Happy and positiveInspirationalSeriousDark/IronicDemandingEasy to readHumorousThought-provokingOther If other, please specify:

What phrase would you use to describe your favorite books?
I like page turners.I like stories that focus on characters.I enjoy getting lost in other settings and time periods.I like books that make me think.I like books where the focus is on language/writing style.

What time period most interests you at the moment (i.e., Medieval era)?

Please share anything else you'd like us to know about your reading preferences. For
example, is there a particular storyline or theme in which you are interested, or do you
prefer books written in the first person?