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Q. How has your reading habits changed since you were a teen? or If you are still a teen what new genres are you in love with currently?
My habits have mostly changed only in what it is I read now compared to when I was a teenager. I've pretty much consistently remained an avid reader. When I was a young teen/tween (11-14) I was so into horror. I read every scary book geared towards teens in my library and then went on to borrow extensively from other libraries in the state. I love, love, loved Christopher Pike. I never actually crossed into reading the very popular horror titles for adults however. During this time I also read a lot of Harlequin/Mills & Boons type regency/historical romance, that my mother lent me. From there I got into more contemporary adult romance titles, like those by the spectacular Nicholas Sparks. My last few years as a teenager the only YA I remember reading was anything and everything by John Marsden (author of the Tomorrow, When the War Began series) and a favourite book of mine, The Day After Forever by Erin Skiffington. Of course then at 18, Harry Potter came along, but that still remained my only foray into children's lit for some years. When Twilight was released - which I'm sure is a common and somewhat cliched reason! - I began reading YA more widely, and now it's pretty much all I read. I still enjoy some good ol' romance and Nicholas Sparks here and there, but my shelves are definitely overflowing with YA.
Have your habits changed at all? Please share your thoughts, and have a great weekend!