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Monday, December 21, 2009

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Monday Musing: Book Buying Habits

This week, Rebecca asks:

This week's Monday Musing is being hosted by Mizb17

When you buy books, do they immediately go onto your bookshelf to wait until you’re ready to read them (even if that means months/years from then!), or do you read them right away? What makes you do this? If you’re a ’shelver’, why do you think you don’t read the books right away? Do you ever feel guilty for letting the books sit there, unread? If you’re a ‘read-em-now’ person, why do you feel they have to be read right away? Do you give away the books when you’re done, too?


My Reply:
*hides* Well most of the time, my newly bought books are still being kept in their own stores' plastic bag. It either ended up in the end of my bed, or on top of a book shelf, or on the table ready to be "Librarything". Some lucky ones would be read right away if it's one of those books I must read! If that act is being called a "shelver" that is. I probably don't read teh book right away because it is right under my Must read pile (it's like I have a bibliophile OCD thing.) Yes I do feel guilty for lettign the book sit there, unread. (I have alot of them piling up somewhere. I am also a "read-em-now" person for some books. Obly because if I am in the middle of a series and HAVE to know what's happening next. I try giving away books after I'm done. "Try" is the keyword.
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  1. I know what you mean about not wanting to give books away - that is so difficult to do.
    Books are friends and I always have something to read.
    Take care.

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