Readers: First person or third person?

I'm in a bit of a fix...I'm trying to decide whether or not I should have my book in first or third person. First person being from the main character's point of view(I went to the store, I did my homework). Third person being about the main character, told by a narrator(She went to the store. She did... show more I'm in a bit of a fix...I'm trying to decide whether or not I should have my book in first or third person. First person being from the main character's point of view(I went to the store, I did my homework). Third person being about the main character, told by a narrator(She went to the store. She did her homework). I always write my prologues in third person, but I'm wondering about the rest of the story. I already wrote it in third, but I'm wondering if it might be better in first. If you chose a POV and say why that would be wonderful :) If you're looking for best answer, list the pros and cons of first vs third in YOUR opinion! Thanks for all of the help :D
17 answers 17