Do you read books for pleasure, and if so what kind do you like to read?
Do you read just one genre or lots?
I read YA fiction so I can make recommendations to teens (I'm a librarian) and then I read thrillers, biographies, and history for pleasure.
Of course! I learned to read at the age of four and was enraptured by the joy of books. That enjoyment has stayed with me throughout my life (I'm nearly 71), and--to borrow from an old commercial--a day without reading is (to me) like a day without sunshine. I usually read in the evenings or for at least a couple of hours before I go to sleep. I credit my reading 'habit' with teaching me throughout life and maintaining my desire to continue learning. Reports that the youth of today read fewer books make me sad. They truly don't know what they're missing.
My favorite genres include: all subtypes of 'mystery/suspense'; autobiography; and non-fiction.
I read fiction books for pleasure before bed, (mystery, fantasy, SciFi). I read reference/non-fiction books for learning at other times to learn and study.
Most of the books I read are for pleasure - even non-fiction. I read mostly crime / mysteries, but I read almost anything if the synopsis catches my attention and gets me interested.
I love reading kids fantasy book. Some of the adventures in them are brilliant and it enables me to read at night without having to do any major thinking. It's just mindless, straight forward entertainment at the end of a long, hard-working day.
It's an especially kind contrast after some of the text books and philosophers' essays I have to read during the day!
That sounds a great idea - Itoo often I go to bed to read at night and fall asleep after a couple of pages or find I can't concentrate on it. Any particular books you'd recommend?
I'm currently reading a series called The Edge Chronicles. It's sort of a more accessible version of Tolkien's stuff (they're the same writers who published Muddle Earth so you can tell they're fans). It's full of adventure and silliness. Recommend!
The books I usually read are success books. Sometimes I read a story.
by Pete 9 years ago
What non-fiction book have you read that has changed your life?Personally, I have had a few, but the one that sticks out for me is "Wild at Heart" by John Eldredge. It talks about fatherhood and having a warrior heart.
by nakmeister 10 years ago
How often do you read non-fiction books for pleasure?like travelogues, popular history, science etc
by Jennifer 9 years ago
If you had to choose from being able to only read books, or only write, which would it be?I don't want to leave my answer yet, because I am interested in reading what you all have to say first!
by Shauna L Bowling 9 years ago
When you read for pleasure, what do you reach for?In trying to discover my niche outside of SEO and HP writing, I am reaching out to my beloved HP community. My question is this: when you read for pleasure and are not supporting hubbers, what is it you like to read? Techy...
by Pov 11 years ago
Why can't sleep at night, if I read books a lot at the day?At the day I like read newspaper, books, magazines because I want to know hot news that is happening. my reading make me can't sleep at night and make me very tired in the morning. can you tell me solution?
by moham.ramees 8 years ago
Is there any best way to motivate children to read books?I am a teacher. My students show poor interest to read books.
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