There are many people who love to read. For these people reading is not a habit which is mandated by any particular condition but is developed in a person more as a hobby. They do not limit themselves to a particular genre. They simply keep reading and in the meantime harvest a lot of knowledge. The best part about reading has to be the knowledge factor as knowingly or unknowingly man gathers a lot of knowledge while one keeps reading. But it is quite a tedious task to come across the very book that one required and to find the very stuff from those books that one wished to read about. Libraries may turn out to be quite helpful but the efforts can really get the better of some people. Now with technology at the doorstep it is really difficult and quite old fashioned to stick to the plain old ways of reading. Maybe that why people are shifting over to the reading of online books which has become quite a thriving business for many firms.
The libraries too have now gone digital as one can now surf and search and end up with the very book that one was looking for with these online book stores. Buying is not at all a problem as even online cash transactions now make the online books a lot more accessible. One would require having a device which supports the format of the book and an internet connection to carry on reading happily.