I skip from one genre to the next. Reading a book by the same author five times in row, nearly does my head in – they become repetitive. Fortunately there are so many books floating around I can swap from romance to murder in a matter of moments.
Stephen King once mentioned, The Sweet Valley High series (for teenage girls) in one of his books – and in a couple of sentence was a able to describe the happenings of the book. As a writer it is his job to read…and read he does…even if the books he’s reading are not his are not his thing.
As a writer that is what I try and do