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How do you choose what book you read next?
There is a long complicated process to choosing my next book.
First I check my book clubs. I have two, so I check the first meeting coming up. If I haven’t read any of them, I will go to Amazon and check them out. I look for cost and if they have Whispersync. Helps me get them read faster. If I have already read at least one for that group or if I am just not digging the options, I will check the books for the other group. I go through the same process for that group.
Then I check my review pile. Whichever is the closest (or furthest released passed release date if I still haven’t done it) comes first. Sometimes, if the price is right, and I can get Whispersync, I will go ahead and buy the e-book, even if I was sent a review copy.
Next step, if I’m good with all the above, is I will look to my faves that I have downloaded but have yet to read. Especially those that are the next book in a series. If I am all caught up in my series, I will choose my next series, and this is where it gets even trickier. As is the predicament I am in right now, there are three series that I am going to be meeting the authors for at a convention in the fall. I would really like to get those series read. I just don’t know which one to start first. I have downloaded the first books in both series, and now I think it is going to be a flip of the coin, or drawing a straw or putting the names in a hat or something.
I’m sure I make this much more complicated than necessary, but I am a slow reader and I have to pick wisely! Am I crazy or is this the way others pick?