Fuck your feelings, nancypants
It isn't a race. It's just a gradual increase in reading skills paired with a curious mind, something that occurs organically in most cases.While we can quibble on what she reads, does it have to be a race?
Most readers like to read a good book and enjoy the story arc, the characters development. Even classics such as Agatha Christie’s The Mysterious Affair at Styles, which was 100 years old last year, is still a delight to read. However, I would not want to read it a fast as possible, as I like to savour the writing.
There's a reason classics are called classics. But I'd bet every cent I have that Big Al hasn't read many. Imagine her trying to read Jane Eyre, for instance. I'm not suggesting she jump immediately from YA to Wuthering Heights, just that her ratio of YA to adult skew a little more on the adult side. There's a lot more out there in the world than The Fault in Our Stars. Alas, my wish (as a bookworm) that she do this is one even the genie from Aladdin's lamp could not grant, because:
I agree with you that Amber has no taste in anything she consumes. Everything has to be easy, simple, superficial and in great quantity.