Saturday, 10 November 2012
08:23:38 PM (GMT)
I've gotten so bad. I think everybody who knows me knows I love reading. I'm a
serious book nerd and I'm not ashamed at all.
But the thing is... I can't. Stop. Buying. Them.
I have this thing where I HAVE to OWN every book I ever read. I get attached to them
and then I feel convinced I'll reread them someday(which doesn't happen as often as I
think it will)
It's not even just that I have to own them, but they have to be a physical copy with
paper and stuff. I refuse to buy a kindle. I don't like the thought of them being
digital. Or even audio.
I like to turn the pages, inhale that paper and ink smell, and lose myself in a
The problem is... is that lately I've had no time to really read. I still do, but it
takes me twice as long to finish them than it normally would cause I'm so busy.
So... as of now... I have literally like 20 books sitting in my room unread that I
have to get to... and yet... I STILL bought two more today.
I counted and I have around 150 books in my room, but I don't really have enough
shelving, so... they just kind of sit in piles on the floor or in any space I can
I can't even sell them because I'm too attached.
Oh, and then there is the fact that I have a list, pages long, of books I want to
read in the future.
I'm going to be one of those people with a freaking library in my house.
This is bad. omg. But you know, I'm not even ashamed. I EMBRACE IT. Because,
honestly, I could hoard worse things than books, and thankfully it seems to stop with
them... well... and stuffed animals from my childhood, but at least I don't buy more