Your Next Great Read

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Tell us about your reading preferences:

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, entertainment Information/Learning Appreciation for language and story
Other: Please specify

What kind of fiction do you enjoy reading?
 Mysteries Thrillers Fantasy Science Fiction Literary Fiction Classic Titles Historical Fiction Romance Action/Adventure Horror Inspirational/Religious Urban/Street Lit Western Romance Suspense Chick Lit Graphic Novels Young Adult Short Stories Multi-book Series N/A, I read mostly nonfiction Other

If other, please specify:

What kind of nonfiction do you enjoy reading?
 True Adventure/Survival/Disasters Travel Humor True Crime Environment/Nature Science History Psychology/Self-Improvement Culture/Current Events/Politics Sports Religion Biography Memoir N/A, I read mostly fiction

Please select the mood and the style of books you would be interested in reading.
 Happy and positive Inspirational Serious Dark/Ironic Demanding Easy to read Humorous Thought-provoking Other 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.

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?