Why do you read?

@Informer (803)
India
April 28, 2009 2:47am CST
We all read something daily. Some for knowledge and some for fun. I read to gain some knowledge and if I get really a good story I also read that. Why do you read?
8 responses
• Philippines
28 Apr 09
Books contain various information regarding life. Books have been here for the past hundred years, and I want to obtain some of the knowledge it contains. That's why my reason for reading is to learn, excel, achieve.
@Jezebella (1446)
• United States
1 May 09
I read for different reasons. I love escaping into a new world and getting lost in a story. I love seeing how other author weave a storyline and where their ideas go. Sometimes it sparks my own ideas.
• United States
30 Apr 09
I actually read for both reasons. I love fiction novels, dramas and mysteries. But I love non-fiction too- like true crime, biographies, finance books, household books, etc I just really love to read when I have time!
• China
28 Apr 09
i just choose the book i love,something in the book interest me and make me crazy. not just for fun,of course we must learn knowledge in school time. above all, reading is a enjoying time to spend,i love it,anyway.
@spirite68 (185)
• France
28 Apr 09
It's depend, for the school I mostly read book for knowledge, it makes me angry... And for me I read book for fun like twilight, Eragon or Harry potter. I really like this books because I love fantastic and fiction books!
@zoey7879 (3104)
• United States
28 Apr 09
I read for a variety of reasons.. When I'm bored, when I'm tired and yet can't sleep, when I want to learn something, when I get letters in the mail I love to read them right away, and when I'm depressed.
@orang13 (723)
• Philippines
28 Apr 09
i read and i evolved. when i was a kid, my mom bought me piles of books and with that i keep on reading it to have fun and to make me sleep. then when i reached my 10th age, i was pretty upset of my poor vocabulary and english skills, and i have heard on tv's and from my cousins that reading can improve it and yes it did. when i reached highschool, my teacher required us to buy a novel for our project and with that, i started to love reading books. especially when i was in third year highshool i was influenced by my classmates and now, i am one of those students who loves to read books for fun, for knowledge, for improvement and for me to evolve!
• China
28 Apr 09
I read for a richer life.At the same time it can guide the way i behave.Also it took me happy.let me have a broader perspective.I can see other experiences which i never encountered.