Books, Books...And Books!
Sports, technology and creative activities take the top three spots for teenage hobbies. Now I may love the fun of dancing (yes, I do count dancing as a sport), the lazy-joy of watching TV and the soothing process of painting, but nothing trumps just sitting down and relaxing with a good book.
Although I will read any book you can throw at me, I personally have five things that take a book from amazing to it-is-three-in-the-morning-and-I-can’t-stop-reading! Those are:
- Being able to make you feel that this character could easily be you
- A fantasy that gives the feeling that it is actually true
- A forbidden but epic love
- Two boys fighting over one girl
- An intriguing dilemma
Don’t get me wrong though, there never are books that have all of these in one (because if there were, I would be too busy reading to write this article), but you can always get one or the other and this is satisfactory to me, as I can lose myself in the book world and learn from them, which helps me develop characteristically and educationally.
So being the proud owner of over 90 books, I would say reading books is the best of all hobbies out there and would take on anyone who wants to argue otherwise.