How to choose books to read

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I see that a lot of people take pleasure in the fact that they've read over 20 books in a year. However, If you ask them for information about any of them, they'll surely be left in blank as they rushed through all those books that didn't really interest them, weren't good to make them progress in their career or life and were just an obligation to them. That's why, as an advocate of reading for the purpose or learning and entertaining and not as thing to brag, I write this article to give you some tips you can apply to choose the books that best suit your needs, interest and give you the right amount information, while providing you with a strategy to employ for reading books from now on. Let's begin with the first tip:


Don't just choose best sellers:

The most valuable type of knowledge is the one that is rare, and you'll surely not find It in a book that almost everyone has read. That's why reading Best Sellers alone won't bring you the type of information you require to advance in any point. In addition to this, as most of these are written in a digestable way so that every type of public can get to them, They'll usually just scratch the surface of a particular field, and you will need to access to harder and less practical books to make advancements.

Search More about the Author with regards to the book:

Nowadays most books are blogspots that turned popular and were turned into a lenghtier formats, making for the case that the information can easily be summarized into quick paragraphs to make the absorption of the Ideas easier. We can know If this is the case for a particular book by just looking at what the author has to say about It, whether in the form of a Ted-Talk or a Podcast promoting the book, where they usually talk about the book in broader terms explaining every chapter.

Choose books about topics that you dig

When we read a book we're not particularly interested in, It'll make It much slower for us to digest the information and to focus in the particular topic at hand, making us more and more disinterested and leading us to leave the habit of reading. However, when you choose a book that resonates with you, It will be much easier for you to focus and get in a state of flow while reading, making much more harder to put the book down than to sit and read It. In order to get this kind of book you just have to look at the things that really interest you and base your book choices upon that, taking one decision less in the search for the right one.


I hope that with the pieces of advice presented in this little article I could have guided you through the process of finding the perfect book for you and your particular needs at a determined period of time, making your reading not just more productive, though more enjoyable too. Thank you for your support and good luck!

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Most of the books I read are based on the authors and the kind of genre of the book. I prefer romance and sci-fi genres.

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The number of books that have been published will increase our interest in reading, because reading popular books makes us more enthusiastic to read them.

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Thank you for the advice..

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