Obtaining more information will give you a distinct advantage over the others because you will have gathered a much wider understanding of many subjects and topics of conversation. Limited knowledge can seriously hold you back and leave you feeling left out in some social situations.

You can travel anywhere in a book and you get to meet and engage with the author and their fantasy worlds.  Fiction books will allow you to use your imagination to paint your own version of the images, characters, and places. Some of the great books have been written by some of the best and most creative minds, you can delve into what goes on in the inner world of the great thinkers, here you can expand and develop your own mind and knowledge.

Reading can for a pleasant while can take you away from normality, it gives you a chance to break free from the everyday rat race where you can enter a domain of fantasy, suspense, curiosity just by engaging your attention in a book.  Books are very powerful, they change and transforms lives.

Information and knowledge can mean power, it can lead to inspiration and success, but only if you apply the right information to help you better your life. But reading, is not just about information. Reading can also bring you great enjoyment and laughter which is great for your well-being, while the mystery novels will stimulate your imagination.

A lot of people find that reading can help them unwind and relax at night, it can help you to drift off to sleep more easily, because you're leaving behind your troubles of the day as you allow your immersion in your book to relax you.

Reading works the memory and helps improve your concentration, this helps to exercise and boost your memory powers because it encourages you to remember characters and facts. Books have been around for hundreds of years, the pen and paper has been around a lot longer than television and computer video games. 

Before computers and the digital age, books were the only way of recording and storing information. Although the benefits of reading are priceless, it is important to realize that reading can be very damaging and self destructive if you absorb and believe negative opinions and destructive information.