There's nothing like a good book to take your mind off the stresses of your day or the worries you may have. I read a quote somewhere when I was a kid that said, "Most of the time, I'd rather be with a book than people." I'm paraphrasing of course, but something about that quote stuck with me all these years.
Maybe that quote resonated with me because I'm an introvert and prefer small gatherings of two to three people over large crowds of hundreds. Or maybe because reading has always been a pleasure and being able to sit down and spend time getting lost in another time/place/or world has always been something to look forward to.