The Mature Adult’s Reading List?


Kathy Sharp

My post on books for older readers – Mature Adults – a New Genre – attracted a good deal of attention. The next question, then, is what sort of books should we include in such a genre?PhotoFunia-1509451558

When I think of the Young Adults genre, the books that come to mind straight away are the Twilight series and The Hunger Games. There are many more, of course, and they are not all vampire or sci-fi stories, although those have been immensely popular.

So what do Mature Adults prefer to read? I must admit my first thought is of rather sweet, unthreatening romances set in the past. Is that out of date? Well, no – books of that type are still around. I was asked to review one last year, and I was staggered at the author’s vast and loyal following, and equally vast sales. Very well – so plucky…

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About kathysharp2013

Kathy Sharp lives by the sea in Dorset. She is a prolific writer of song lyrics and short fiction, and is the author of the Larus Trilogy of novels, inspired by the dramatic scenery of the Jurassic Coast. Published by Crooked Cat Publishing
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