Reading is Good for You!

This is a post from 2017 that I wanted to share again. It is extremely important to know about the value of reading not only for your mind but for your general health. Read on…..

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When we read a book it is like traveling around the world, or to outer space, or to a land that only exists in a writer’s mind, or into the mind of a killer, or into the animal kingdom, or on a visit to an exotic location, or into the world of faeries or science fiction.

We can go wherever we choose to go! All we need to do is pick up a book about whatever interests us. There are millions of books available online, in book stores or libraries to choose from. We can escape for as long as we choose to read.

Did you know that reading is good for you? It not only increases your word vocabulary and stimulates your mind, but also gives you a feeling of wellbeing and promotes good health, dispels feelings of loneliness, improves your memory, promotes better patterns of sleep, and don’t forget – it brings families closer when they share and read books together.

As a child you can imagine that you are a beautiful princess or a strong and brave knight or that you can fly to outer space or that you are a super hero or can do magic. Whatever you desire to be you can have fun imagining while you read.

Do you remember the first time you started to read? What was your favorite book as a child? What do your children like to read? What do you like to read now as an adult?

As a child I loved nursery rhymes, and reading the classics, like Alice in Wonderland. As a preteen I enjoyed Archie comics, anything to do with Disney Mouseketeers, and mysteries. As an adult I read all of Agatha Christy’s novels, all of my son’s and daughter’s books, Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys, so we could discuss them together, and anything I could get my hands on at the library about mysteries.

I hope you will find time in your busy life to spend some time reading. It’s enjoyable and entertaining. Please remember to show some love to authors by leaving a review!

Remember: Reading Gives You Wings to Fly! Soar with Jemsbooks.com!

Jemsbooks carry life lessons for young children, middle-grade, preteen and young adult. There is a lesson to be learned in every book I write for children. Check out all Jemsbooks today to help instill good behavior and life’s values in your children.

Happy Reading! Watch for more books coming from Jemsbooks for all ages! All my books are available for purchase on the right of this post. Just click on the covers, have fun, and let your imagination soar!

Here is a past post about the importance of reading. Check it out here.

Blessings & Hugs!

Janice

About jjspina

Janice is an award-winning author with eleven children's books for PS-Gr 4, six middle-grade/preteen/young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and three novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her children's book, Lamby the Lonely Lamby, won a Silver Medal in the Mom's Choice Awards. Book 1, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Missing Cell Phone, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and Honorable Mention from Readers' Favorite Book Awards. Book 2, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series, The Case of the Mysterious Black Cat, won the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award and so did Book 3, The Case of the Magical Ivory Elephant, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series. Jerry the Crabby Crayfish, Broose the Moose on the loose, Colby the Courageous Cat, Book 5, Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, The Case of the Sad Mischievous Ghost, and Jeffrey the Jittery Giraffe, all won Pinnacle Book Achievement Awards. Book 5 of Davey & Derek also won a Silver Medal from Authorsdb Cover Contest. Hunting Mariah was a Finalist in Authorsdb First Lines Contest. All Janice's books are available on Amazon.com, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on Book 2 of Abby & Holly series for girls, a fairy tale and Book 6 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series. A YA fantasy series will be coming in 2019 along with more children's books. Her hobbies are crocheting, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog https://jemsbooks.wordpress.com for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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15 Responses to Reading is Good for You!

  1. Reblogged this on Author Don Massenzio and commented:
    Check out this great post from the Jem’s Books blog on how reading is good for you.

  2. Amy Caudill says:

    Reblogged this on amycaudill.net and commented:
    Good news for all the bookworms out there! Indulging in our favorite hobby is actually good for you. Check out this post from Janice at jemsbooks.wordpress.com

  3. Pingback: Reading is Good for You! | amycaudill.net

  4. Jennie says:

    Great post, Janice. Hear hear!

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