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Leisure Reading

Understanding Leisure Reading

Also known as recreational reading, free voluntary reading, and pleasure reading, leisure reading is simply self-selected and independent reading of materials for personal and social purposes.

Leisure reading can take place at any time. Readers may choose from a wide range of extended texts, including fiction, nonfiction, e-books, magazines, social media, biographies, newspapers, comic books, graphic novels, and more.

Leisure reading is personally motivated and a pleasurable to the reader