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Why Reading Non-Fiction is Important

and I need to do more of it.

One of my bookish resolutions is to read more non-fiction.

There are a couple of reasons for this, but a few include:

  • to be more informed about the world around me
  • to learn in depth about topics I’m interested in
  • to see different perspectives
  • to be inspired by other’s stories
  • to get more writing ideas

Just as fiction is a goldmine for visiting different worlds and escaping, non-fiction helps you develop as a person. It gives you different insights and gives you more ideas on what you’re interested in.

Plus, if written well, non-fiction is just as entertaining.

Since non-fiction is a whole bunch of genres I don’t usually go toward, I’m creating a 5x5 list for next year. 5 topics/genres and 5 books within it.



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Rachella Angel Page

Writer, wife, lifelong learner. I write about personal development, emotional wellness, relationships and lifestyle.