My question to you is: what attracts you to reading a pro novel? No movie or TV show tie-ins, or comics, alas. :) Consider it original characters only. However, themes that are similar to those (satire on superheroes, a police procedural, etc.), are welcome. Do you stick strictly to contemporary settings? Do you enjoy SF or fantasy? I'm hot on Public Enemies right now. Do you like stories set in the past?
I'm curious as to the current tastes of the book-buying public. Thank you kindly! :)