Reading is defined as a means or form of communication, sharing of ideas, sharing of knowledge and information and language acquisition, and it requires creativity, critical analysis, refinement, continuous practice and development of the reader. There are basically two processes of developing reading skills, namely the sub-lexical reading, which involves teaching the reading process by associating any characters or group of characters with the use of sounds, synthetic phonics or phonics methodology, and the other one is the lexical reading, which involves obtaining any phrases or words without placing any attention to the characters that compose them, or by the use of the whole language methodology. The various methods and types of reading are speedreading, rereading, subvocalized, proofreading, the RSVP or rapid serial visual presentation reading, multiple intelligences-based methods of reading, the SQ3R or survey-question-read-recite-review method, and the SPE or structure-proposition-evaluation method. The basic way of the person to practice their reading skills may be done through any electronic displays, such as electronic readers or e-readers, computer displays, television, and mobile phones, through a handwritten text or through a printed word from ink or toner on a paper, and examples for that are newspaper, magazine, books, notebook, and leaflet.
Book is an item that can be important to the lives of the people, especially the students, workers, teachers and bookworms, and it consist of illustrated, written, printed, or blank sheets, which can be made from parchment, paper or any other materials, that is fastened together at a single side with images or text includes that are commonly printed in ink. Monograph is basically another term used by the people that refers to books, and can be defined as works of literature and written works of a writer and novelists, and mostly they can be borrowed from a public or school libraries, and can be sold or bought in bookshops or bookstores. There are basically a lot of various types of books produced and written by the people, and that includes the non-fictional type, and the fictional types, and some other types of books are albums, hymnals, and missals or prayer books. The fiction type is defined as completely untrue and just made up by the writer, and examples for that are novel, which is the most common form of fictional books that features characters, themes, plot and settings; and comic books or graphic novels. The books that are non-fictional in type are basically consists of true information and facts, and some examples of this specific type are home improvement books; reference books such as encyclopedia, almanac, atlas and dictionary; textbooks and schoolbooks; address books and phone books; diary or personal journal; accounting books; instruction manuals; and cookbooks. There are definitely a lot of books that are being produced and written by great fictional writers and novelist, and the people who are interested in finding and having the latest books or novels that can be found in the market, can purchase and find them by visiting the local bookstores and bookshops, through the word of mouth or recommendations of families and friends, or through the use of the internet.