Advice for Hard Core Readers!

Hey everyone, lately I have been giving you advice on what books are good to read, and what you should check out based on your preferences. But for people who read a lot, and who don't stretch far from the same kind of books, you might find yourself in a bit of a rut. Today instead of a review for a book, I am going to give you some advice for finding your own kind of books.
The first thing you can do is try blindly choosing a book. While this might not work out for you it is a great way to try something new. Let's say you read four books a month, and maybe it is time to try something new. Go to a bookstore, go to the section you normally buy your books in, and close your eyes. Then, reach out and pick a book. If it a book you already have, put it back and try again. If it is the second + book in the series find and choose the first one. 
Another thing you could do is follow the first person you see in the store (note: please don't make this obvious, and if they notice you try to play it off). The first section they walk through is where you will find your book. Please look at each book and try to find something right for you, in this instance do not just pick out any book, because if it is too out there for you it will ruin this. In this case, you need to make your own decision on which book in that section might be able to draw you in.
How about this, if you find a book on a shelf that has been abandoned, whether it be by someone who didn't think it was their thing, or it was just left there by accident, pick it up and give it a try. It will be random and it could quite literally be anything.
Finally, try finding books online. There are a few sites that will let you randomize your searches and you can check out all kinds of books. 
Now, keep in mind that this might not work for you, and that it is often hard to look for books outside of your comfort zone. But eventually there comes a time in your life where you need to at least try looking, because maybe there is a book out there that is perfect for you, but you can't find it because it isn't 'teen' enough for you, or it just doesn't seem like you would be into it. Also, the book you choose might suck, and that is good in some cases because lets face it, not all books are good. But it IS good to know that you tried, and that you challenged yourself as a reader to go outside your limits and be something new. A true reader doesn't limit themselves to one type of reading. 
If you don't want to spend the money on a book, try going to the library, or try looking for the free books online sites offer like the classics for Kindle, Kobo, and other Ereaders.
I hope everyone has had a nice week, and I hope everyone is keeping up with their reading. With summer coming it is getting close to reading in the shade of the trees, or by the pool side. Make sure your summer reading list is up to date, and keep an eye open for those new releases.
Have a great week guys, and I'll see you next Monday!
- K

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