How I find books to read

About two years ago, when I first started trying to get back into regularly reading for fun, I often struggled with finding the “right” book to read. I felt shackled by my limited time and wanted to select books that would “maximise my utility.” I overthought the process of selection and often ended up with books that seemed to have a lot of teaching potential, but were ultimately boring in the moment and didn’t hold my interest, especially after long days of schoolwork. Needless to say, this prevented me from picking up momentum with reading, as Netflix or YouTube always seemed more tantalising than another…