Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week we’re talking bookish problems, and boy, do I have plenty. Because this is a very serious topic (other book lovers will understand) I’ve enlisted the aid of Ryan Gosling to explain it all. Take it away, Ryan!
1. I stay up way past my bedtime reading. I know I’ll be sorry later. But I do it anyway.
2. I buy new books to read even though I already have a staggering TBR list. I need them all.
3. I jump into new books before finishing the ones I’m currently reading. I can’t help myself.
4. I get emotionally attached to the characters in book that I’m reading and once the book ends, I fall into a state of semi-depression that they’re gone.
5. I become rather hermit-ish when I’ve got a new book to read. What can I say, when it comes down to the choice between reading and a social life, reading wins every time. Sometimes I’m forced to go out and be social and it’s such a drag.
6. I get personally offended when people say they don’t like reading.
7. I’m often disappointed by the mega-popular books that everyone else seems to like. They almost never live up to the hype. Especially when people say that something is “the best book ever” and it turns out to be really…mediocre. I always wonder what I’m missing.
8. It’s hard to talk to new people if they’re not also obsessed with books. Though if they are = insta-friend.
9. There’s never enough time to read. Never.
10. That age-old dilemma: keep reading? Or stop and fix food? Or…starve a little longer? Pizza isn’t always at hand. Sometimes cereal has to do.
Any bookish problems that you suffer from? (Or are you quite happily plagued?) Or maybe you don’t have problems with reading per se, but issues with certain books or certain genres? Tell me in the comments!