Choose your own adventure books were pretty easy, most of the time. Many of the decisions we something along the lines of

You come upon a strange glowing door with ancient runes painted on in blood. Do you:
  1. Open the door (go to page 2)
  2. Go back home, open up those Sour Cream and Onion chips you bought, and watch some TV. (go to page 4,375)

The dumb endings were always at the back. Y'know, I learned a lot about life from those books. I also learned that you should generally run away from everything, always.