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Readers' Advisory
Promoting Enjoyment and Passion for the World of Books

Get Out of Your Reading Rut

by Nicole Adams

The following is an excerpt from the print version of Access...

We all tend to fall into familiar reading patterns: for some it's hard to move out of those comfort zones. Considering the wide variety of customers and reading tastes you will come into contact with, it stands to reason that to be able to confidently recommend titles in a wide variety of genres, you need to read at least a few titles from each genre. There are always tools to use when your knowledge of a genre is failing you, but why not also build on your weaknesses - it can only make you better! These ideas might help to jostle you out of your reading rut.