7 reasons to be a bookworm

7 Reasons to be a Bookworm Reading Imagination Hobby

I’ve always loved reading and remember my Mum, my sister and myself each having a book on the go when I was younger. And I’m still a very happy bookworm. More so this last year because of my book reading challenge.

I’d forgotten how nice it is to get lost in a book.  In fact it’s my idea of bliss.  So much that I’ve been making sure I read every day.

7 Reasons to be a Bookworm Reading Imagination Hobby

It’s so much fun being a bookworm and here’s why:

You’ve got an amazing hobby…

…a hobby that opens up a whole world of imagination and discussion

There’s always something to read, even if you’ve read it before!  I’ll never be lost with my Jane Austen collection.

If you’re a parent, you’re showing your child the wonder of reading a book.

You can shut yourself away from the world and relax (at least mentally).

No-one need ever be stuck for a gift idea again!

Reading gives your eyes a rest from the screens that we’re surrounded by every day in modern living.

But there are some side-effects too…

Any bookworm will likely tell you that they’d rather enjoy a good book than take part in a conversation any day.  Unless it’s a discussion about a bookclub read!

…which tends to make them ever so slightly unsociable!

Reading a gripping book?  Then say goodbye to sleep, household chores and normal life in general until it’s finished!

You get that ‘lost’ feeling when you’ve finished a really good book and have to re-connect with real life.

You can’t be friends with anyone who doesn’t understand you love of reading.  Shame really, but books come first…

Are you a bookworm?  Can you think of any other reasons?  I’d love to know!  Comment below or tweet me @AllSortsHere. Thanks!

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11 comments to “7 reasons to be a bookworm”
  1. my favourite present ever was the books I received when I was little, it was Enid Blyton books 5 of them, I still have them and they captured my imagination as they have now with my children. We are a bookworm family!

  2. I’ve always been a bookworm but, since having kids, the books have had to be put to one side. HOWEVER, it was a great moment on our last holiday because they kids are finally old enough for me to consider packing a book for myself – it was bliss! Haha #blogcrush

  3. When I was pregnant I collected childrens books like some Mums to be collect baby clothes, I couldn’t wait to share my love of reading with my bumps… Years later my daughter still enjoys a good book & I can’t remember a day when I’ve not read. Even if only a little… The worst thing has to be getting to the end of a good book!

    xx

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