21 Reasons to Read a Book

Not many people read books nowadays. It’s more of a free time activity, which we remember only when we are traveling, flying on a plain or just having a boring weekend at some cheap hotel during our holidays. However, books hide vast knowledge treasures, which can be accessed only by those who enjoy reading. So if you prefer spending time with your Xbox instead of a book, here are some reasons why you should read a book right now.

1)      Reading is a relaxing and healthy free time activity. Reading can help you relax your body after a hard days work.

2)      Reading is a great way to educate yourself. Almost every book contains useful information, which can help your education.

3)      Reading is cheap. Or free… if you download ebooks from the Internet, or borrow books from the library.

4)      Reading makes you smarter. According to the famous survey, people who read daily have scored higher in IQ tests.

5)      Reading ——> Education ——–> Money. If you read many books you become more educated and you have a better chance to become rich.

6)      You can find any kind of information in books. Everything can be found in a big library, starting with investing tips ending with ancient Sumerian language guide. Yeah, I know it’s faster and easier to use the internet, however, there are many things you can’t find on the web.

7)      When reading a book, your fantasy illustrates the story in a unique way. You can’t do that when watching a movie.

8)      Books are one of the oldest forms of media. Thus you can read books as old as thousand years and more.

9)      There is a book for everyone’s taste. There are many genres and subgenres of literature that can be interesting for everyone.

10)   Books can teach you how to write without mistakes.

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11)  Books broaden your outlook.

12)  When you’re feeling blue and down, there’s nothing better than a possibility to escape to the world of books for a half an hour or more. By the way don’t forget a cup of black tea.

13)  Books are entertaining.. Even if you like mysteries or action, you can find vast amount of great writers of these genre. The possibilities are endless.

14)   Books are long, which means hours of fun and enjoyment.

15)  Books can teach you how to improve your writing skills. Remember the most famous novelists became good by reading other authors.

16)  Reading makes you an interesting person. It develops your personality and makes you more intelligent.

17)  Reading makes you unique. Let’s be honest not many people read books instead of using Internet or watching TV. Thus reading makes you unique and interesting. And believe it’s not a turn-off for the girls.

18)  By reading a book, you support the community of authors and all the culture.

19)  Books are not made by Hollywood. This means that they are not like many typical movies with huge explosions, expensive special effects and lame acting. Many good books are written by smart and wise people, which mean they are worth of your time (of course there are good movies made by Hollywood, but let’s be honest it’s not the majority).

20)  Books exercise your memory.

21)  Reading good books can help you make money on Triond.

Conclusion: you should start reading a book right now, I can assure you it is very addicting and interesting. By the way, do you know any good book you could recommend? Please comment J

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  2. Posted April 22, 2010 at 9:12 pm

    Those are indeed good reasons! :) My favorite reason is number 5!

  3. Posted May 1, 2010 at 3:15 am

    I also have an affection with books…

  4. Posted April 19, 2011 at 10:55 pm

    Has been a bookworm all my life and wouldnt have it any other way.My mother always told me you can travel through a book and never have to leave home.She is right…all your reasons was great and this bookworm agrees with them.

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    Posted April 30, 2012 at 7:33 pm

    Do you read because you spelled plane like plain

    10) Books can teach you how to write without mistakes

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