What’s ur Poison?


When reading for fun, do you usually choose fiction or non-fiction? Do you have an idea why you prefer one over the other?


I have loved reading from the time I started reading. I was called called various names like BookWorm from childhood. Reading was fun!! Period…

As for the great divide, if it is for “fun”, I guess I prefer fiction . Non fiction needs my mind to be more focused and receptive to ideas and perceptions, make my own impressions and draw my own conclusions. While reading fiction is akin to watching a movie, or better still, letting my imagination run riot, lost in the exotic locales with the main protagonists whether a romance or a thriller. I wait for the ending with a sense of expectation, sometimes even with bated breath, to see if I have second guessed the author. Continue reading