Reading vs Movies

wpid-wp-1416664592734.jpegI love reading and have been loving reading since I was around 13 years.

When I was younger I used to hate reading and I remember my 3rd grade teacher making us read everyday at home with our parents having to sign a sheet to verify our reading time. I used to dread it back then.

I still remember the first book I read and liked, I believe it was called the cafe club, and from then on I enjoyed the fact that I can get lost in a totally different world with my imagination. I also remember the first book I read in just 1 day. It was called the “secret son” and I got so curious by the story that I kept turning the pages to see what was going to happen.

To this day I still love reading, however I don’t allocate as much time for reading as I would like to.

When it comes to movies, I much prefer a TV series than a movie, however I do enjoy action films. When it comes to choosing between reading and watching a movie, I always  try to read the book first for 2 reasons:

  1. When I read I love the thrill of having to turn the pages to find out what is going to happen, if I watch the movie 1st I would know how the story ends and I would loose interest in the book
  2. I find that books go into much more detail and the story is explained much better

So when it comes to choosing between a book and a movie, if a book is available I prefer to read the book first then watch the movie. If a book is not available I would watch the film anyway if I like the film preview. I’m quite picky in movies, I love action movies especially ones that involve cars or crime. I avoid sad or romantic movies as they make me sob most of the time!


Do you prefer reading books or watching movies?


Do you have any book or movie recommendations?


Thank you for reading 🙂 Let me know what you think in the comments below!