Have your book-tastes changed over the years? More fiction? Less? Books that are darker and more serious? Lighter and more frivolous? Challenging? Easy? How-to books over novels? Mysteries over Romance?
The further I move away from my English degree curriculum in college, I find "hard" books to be less intimidating. I enjoy not feeling the pressure to get the book "right" or to have a brilliant interpretation. I find that my book choices are dictated by my mood (if I need something light or hefty), book club selections, and reading challenges. In general, I have not been drawn towards mysterious and I prefer my romances to be not super-cheesy.