How to read more books has an excellent guide written by Christian Jarrett on how to read more books.

To read more books, you need to make it a higher priority, which means changing your daily habits and routines to accommodate more reading.

It describes the importance of reading as

And although TV and video games of course offer escapism, there’s nothing quite like devouring the pages of a beautiful novel, sitting quietly in one place while letting words transport you to another. Screens show you what’s happening; novels, by contrast, construct those fictions within your mind, allowing you to become anyone, and go anywhere.

Don’t be afraid to toss books you don’t like

.. start more books, quit most of them, read the great ones twice.

Besides what the guide covers, here are my 2 cents: