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I experience the need to read at any given moment more like thirst. Most of the time water will suffice, meaning I could read anything available to me however, like with thirst; sometimes I feel either whisky or soda is the only thing that will quench it, meaning that I HAVE to read either a technical or a fiction book and not the other.
I could also be reading multiple books in parallel, usually either technical or fiction and rarely ever any other genre but which one it is at any given moment depends on that thirst otherwise I find reading non-enjoyable.
Technical books I general hit different parts of multiple books in a given time-frame.
General Fiction and Non-Fiction, I prefer to read one at a time, and in series, as I like to immerse myself into the plots.
Comic books, I generally save up a few months of a given title and read them in sequence. Mainly because the amount of content in a given comic book is usually not long enough to satisfy. (I still subscribe to paper comics).
Technical publications, I will read on a monitor... but for entertainment purposes, give me paper. I find it difficult to enjoy non-technical writing on any type of tablet or monitor. Perhaps because I spend enough time in front of them in my work hours (which are usually too long anyway).
One on Kindle one from the library. Sometimes even one I own. All fiction - mostly thrillers/suspense/murder mysteries. Sometimes light sci-fi, like Robin Cook or Douglas E. Richards. Anything from James Patterson, Lee Child, David Baldacci, Michael Connelly, Mary Higgins Clark, etc. Use goodreads.com to keep track.
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