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jgmme
Posts: 412
Registered: ‎11-21-2009

You know your a bookaholic when..........

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I thought this would be fun.

 

 

 

 

......when you have more books in you TBR pile than channels on your T.V.

Jo

shhhhh....I'm reading.
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jgmme
Posts: 412
Registered: ‎11-21-2009

Re: You know your a bookaholic when..........

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when the library has your phone number on their speed dial.

Jo

shhhhh....I'm reading.
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Nelsmom
Posts: 2,628
Registered: ‎10-19-2006

Re: You know your a bookaholic when..........

When you go to the grocery store and walk out with at least one book off the book rack.

 

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dalnewt
Posts: 2,725
Registered: ‎06-16-2009

Re: You know your a bookaholic when..........

When there's always a book in your hands or laying no father than three feet from your body.

 

When you desperately search for a misplaced book at least twice a week and pray to St. Anthony to find it.

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3monstersmom
Posts: 871
Registered: ‎03-04-2009

Re: You know your a bookaholic when..........

When you keep a multi paged printed out grocery list of books you want to buy in your purse at all times.

 

When the concept of leaving the house without a book is inconceivable.  What if there is a reading emergency?

 

If you understand what a reading emergency is.

 

When packing for a weekend trip requires a separate bag for your books.

 

When you take both paperbacks and your Nook on vacation.

 

When the staff at B&N greats you like a friend and the Starbucks barista there starts making your drink before you order it.

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Waggle1
Posts: 49
Registered: ‎07-18-2011

Re: You know your a bookaholic when..........


3monstersmom wrote:

... and the Starbucks barista there starts making your drink before you order it.


Be honest now. This doesn't ONLY happen at Starbucks, right?:smileyvery-happy:

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FaeryQueen
Posts: 347
Registered: ‎01-04-2009

Re: You know your a bookaholic when..........

If you buy purses base only on if they will hold your NOOK or a paperback.

 

You can't leaving B&N without at least one new book in your hand.

 

Tuesdays are the most exsiting day of the week.

Nallia
Posts: 4,758
Topics: 125
Kudos: 3,263
Registered: ‎02-15-2010

Re: You know your a bookaholic when..........

...the employees of the three B&N stores within 15 miles of your house are on a first name basis with you.

 

...you have a library in your house instead of a formal living room.

 

...you put protective covers on every book you buy as soon as you get them home (even the paperbacks).

 

...you go out to buy much needed clothes, get distracted by the B&N storefront, and go in and spend your clothes money on books instead.

 

...you also buy an ereader or three so you can carry as many books with you as you want at all times without worrying about damaging your precious hardcovers.

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kimba88
Posts: 790
Registered: ‎01-05-2011

Re: You know your a bookaholic when..........

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You tell your significant others diamonds won't do..only B&N cards!!!

 

You spend half your day scanning for books, new releases and free eBooks and the other half reading.

 

You would rather read then go shopping..unless its for books

 

You're on a first name basics with the librarians and all the employees at B&N.

 

If you go away for a week the manager of B&N calls to check if you are OK.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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jgmme
Posts: 412
Registered: ‎11-21-2009

Re: You know your a bookaholic when..........

when you can tell people you have a "book pimp" named Paul! :smileyvery-happy:

Jo

shhhhh....I'm reading.
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kimba88
Posts: 790
Registered: ‎01-05-2011

Re: You know your a bookaholic when..........


jgmme wrote:

when you can tell people you have a "book pimp" named Paul! :smileyvery-happy:



ain't that the true...in my case he's my "book junkie":smileyvery-happy:...i always go to him for a good fix (book) ..lol

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jgmme
Posts: 412
Registered: ‎11-21-2009

Re: You know your a bookaholic when..........


FaeryQueen wrote:

If you buy purses base only on if they will hold your NOOK or a paperback.

 

 



LOL..............it took me 3 weeks to find just the right purse for my nook.

Jo

shhhhh....I'm reading.
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paulgoatallen
Posts: 7,326
Registered: ‎08-16-2007

Re: You know your a bookaholic when..........


jgmme wrote:

when you can tell people you have a "book pimp" named Paul! :smileyvery-happy:


I just spit out my coffee!!!!!!!!   :smileyhappy:

"There never can be a man so lost as one who is lost in the vast and intricate corridors of his own lonely mind, where none may reach and none may save..." – Isaac Asimov, Pebble in the Sky
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FaeryQueen
Posts: 347
Registered: ‎01-04-2009

Re: You know your a bookaholic when..........


jgmme wrote:

FaeryQueen wrote:

If you buy purses base only on if they will hold your NOOK or a paperback.

 

 



LOL..............it took me 3 weeks to find just the right purse for my nook.


I KNOW!  I think the sales people thought I was stealing or something cause I kept trying them out to see if I could zip or close the purse with the NOOK in there.  

 

 

And I thought of another....

 

.....you hate to lend books to friends cause they leave those annoying creases in the spine of your books!

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kimba88
Posts: 790
Registered: ‎01-05-2011

Re: You know your a bookaholic when..........


FaeryQueen wrote:

jgmme wrote:

FaeryQueen wrote:

If you buy purses base only on if they will hold your NOOK or a paperback.

 

 



LOL..............it took me 3 weeks to find just the right purse for my nook.


I KNOW!  I think the sales people thought I was stealing or something cause I kept trying them out to see if I could zip or close the purse with the NOOK in there.  

 

 

And I thought of another....

 

.....you hate to lend books to friends cause they leave those annoying creases in the spine of your books!


love it...yep i bought my purse..simply because the nook fit just right..lol!!!

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3monstersmom
Posts: 871
Registered: ‎03-04-2009

Re: You know your a bookaholic when..........


FaeryQueen wrote:

.....you hate to lend books to friends cause they leave those annoying creases in the spine of your books!



And if you know exactly which books of yours each friend has, how long they have had it, and roughly what place they are at in their reading of the book, not to mention the normal condition they have returned pass borrowed books in.

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Whitecat5000
Posts: 112
Registered: ‎05-29-2010

Re: You know your a bookaholic when..........

......you make references from books all the time.

 

 

"Ok, Sandman Slim, slow down there. . . . . .Sandman Slim? He's a character who was banished to hell and came back for reven.....ya know what, nevermind."

 

 

"Alright there Mr. Dresden. Leave it to the professio. . . . . Dresden?  Jim Butcher?  Do you ever READ A BOOK?"

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Whitecat5000
Posts: 112
Registered: ‎05-29-2010

Re: You know your a bookaholic when..........

.....you not only keep an online log of your TBR pile (Goodreads <3) you also browse

 

3 message board and

 

2 blogs and

 

2 magazines

 

for new books to add to your growing pile of books to read.

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angelcloud529
Posts: 403
Registered: ‎01-27-2007

Re: You know your a bookaholic when..........

You know your a bookaholic when...

  • You've added all of your favorite author's websites to your "favorites" bar (all computers-work & home)
  • You've Facebook "Liked" as many books or authors as you can just so you can get updates...like the favorites bar isn't enough!
  • When you go to B&N/Walmart/Target, etc... you smell all the new books and for some reason you get the urge to whisper "my precioussss..." Unfortunately unlike Lord of the Rings you do not disappear so you are left there smelling a book and looking like a crazy person.

 

HELP! I've fallen and can't reach my book!!!!
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kimba88
Posts: 790
Registered: ‎01-05-2011

Re: You know your a bookaholic when..........

Omg..i can't stop laughing reading these..the amount of them that are true and apply to me..scares me!!!