Books are for Everyone

The world of books is changing as e-books and e-book readers are becoming more and more prominent. Some people theorize and debate whether print books will completely die out; others maintain that we will have use for both print and e-books. The one thing everyone can agree on is that the written word isn't going anywhere. Whether you prefer reading on an e-book reader or the feel of a nice hardbound copy of your favorite novel, people are still reading.

Stories connect us and help us escape to other worlds and learn about new things. Some of us prefer reading a novel for pleasure, while others want a non-fiction tome to increase their knowledge. Both find comfort in knowing there will always be something new out there for them to read.

The written word is still one of the most powerful means of communicating information. Our means of transferring information has changed and evolved over time, but reading is consistent. It isn't going to go away. It is one of the most basic life skills that has a huge impact on your life. Not everyone reads for pleasure, but knowing how to read is necessary in daily life. Whether you're reading the menu at a restaurant, road signs, or instructions on the back of a box, you are using this skill constantly.

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Kid Books Recommendations

It's important for kids to learn to love reading when they're young. Here is my list of some fun books kids of all ages tend to enjoy. All of these are great books to read aloud or for your child to enjoy on their own. They're all beginnings of series, so kids can continue if they enjoy them.

  1. Anne of Green Gables
  2. The Boxcar Children
  3. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief
  4. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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3 Reasons Adults Should Read

As we age we can lose our pleasure in reading. It may be that reading things for school assignments drove us away from reading for fun, or it may simply be a time issue. Either way books still have a lot to offer. Reading provides you with inexpensive and enjoyable entertainment. Reading is a great way to learn new things and explore new ideas. And reading can be a good stress reliever when life gets out of hand.

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