I am guilty of a habit many readers fall prey to: the sameness rut. I get hooked on a particular genre or author and don't read anything else. In my case, it's romances Nintey-five percent of what I read has romance as the main focus and the other five percent has some romantic element added.
I try to think of myself as opened minded in my reading but the reality of course is the opposite. I realized I am just as prejudiced against non-romantic books as others are towards romances. Which makes me a little upset, to be honest. How many books have I overlooked because they weren't considered romantic? What books have I missed because I thought I was to good for them?
One of my New Year's resolutions was to step out of my comfort zone and explore different books. (I know, why must I visit the darkside?!) Well, even Luke Skywalker learned something about himself when he was tempted by the Emperor. In doing this, I hope to grow and develop as a person...or make myself even crazier. :) Either way, I'm sure to have fun.
I'll report at the end of the month my success (or failure) in finishing this book.