#10. Reading makes you smarter. Yes it’s true, avid readers have higher GPA’s!
#9. Cheer up with a good book. Reading activates your frontal lobe. Studies show it lights up the area of your brain that improves mood. With a few exceptions…”The Road” for example.
#8. Escape! Jumping into the pages of great book can take you to faraway lands and exotic locations.
#7. Improved Vocabulary. Reading not only increases your language skills it improves spelling.
#6. Be the of the Life of the Party. A good book gives you something to talk about.
#5. Save Money. Think about it…movies cost $10-$12…
e-books are cheap. Where else can you get hours of entertainment for a few bucks?
#4. Relieve Stress. Go on, turn off that TV, open a book and you’ll see.
#3. Make good choices. Improved decision making is another well know benefit of being well read.
#2. Develop you Imagination. Shiny Vampires, Lightning Bolt Birthmarks, and Hairy Hobbit Feet…need I say more.
#1. Good Readers make Great Writers.