My slight book obsession

this blog is basicly about my books, books that I love, books that i have read and more books that I cant stop thinking about in the middle of a math test.

Bookshops

Reblogged from Ned Hayes Writing:

bookstoreThe 22 most beautiful bookshops in the world.

 

Great article here! >>

Source: http://sinfulfolk.com
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Why The Bechdel Test Is More Important Than You Realize

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They make some great points about how the test should be the beginning of the conversation, not the end. 

Source: http://io9.com/why-the-bechdel-test-is-more-important-than-you-realize-1586135613
Reblogged from Starry Reads:
Source: http://www.pinterest.com/yabookquotes/favorite-ya-book-quotes
"Some books you read. Some books you enjoy. But some books just swallow you up, heart and soul."

— Joanne Harris

Reblogged from Amanda Says:
""For madness is seductive, sexy. Female madness.
So long as the female is reasonably young and attractive.""

Blonde - Joyce Carol Oates

The 14 Stages of Book Addiction from Buzzfeed!!

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1. You buy a book you’ve heard a lot of buzz about and figure you’ll just try it out.

The 14 Stages Of Book Addiction

2. You’re a few pages in thinking “I mean, I don’t really see what all the fuss is about.”

The 14 Stages Of Book Addiction

3. Fifty pages in and now you need to know what happens. You NEED to know.

The 14 Stages Of Book Addiction
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4. You look forward to even a few minutes of downtime because that is precious reading time.

The 14 Stages Of Book Addiction

5. Sleep is no longer important since these late hours in the night are when no one disturbs you and asks “what are you reading??” as if holding a book in front of your face is not enough of a ‘please do not disturb’ sign.

 

The 14 Stages Of Book Addiction
 

6. An internal conflict starts to develop as part of you wants to know how the story ends and the other part of you can’t bare the thought of life without this book.

The 14 Stages Of Book Addiction

7. You become unhealthily attached to the main characters, especially if the narrator is in love with the novel equivalent to your prince charming.

You become unhealthily attached to the main characters, especially if the narrator is in love with the novel equivalent to your prince charming.

8. You think you might love a character more than you love your actual boyfriend.

The 14 Stages Of Book Addiction
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He just gets you in a way that can’t be explained to the mentally stable

9. You start to become the book’s biggest marketing tool as you preach about the literary masterpiece to your friends.

The 14 Stages Of Book Addiction

“Oh my god you have to read this book! NO LIKE YOU HAVE TO!”

10. Reality is no longer of importance. Your taxes can wait, the main characters are in danger!!

The 14 Stages Of Book Addiction

11. If something tragic happens to the main character or your book boyfriend, you cry for your loss and because literally no one around you cares about your mental anguish.

The 14 Stages Of Book Addiction
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12. You finish the book and your heart aches as you say goodbye to those characters forever.

The 14 Stages Of Book Addiction

13. Walking into a bookstore afterwards is like being thrown back into the dating world after getting dumped.

The 14 Stages Of Book Addiction

14. You find a flaw in every book you pick up and realize you’re just not ready to get back out there.

The 14 Stages Of Book Addiction
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But wait…OH MY GOD WHAT IS THAT?

The 14 Stages Of Book Addiction
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IS THAT A SEQUEL?!

The 14 Stages Of Book Addiction

*repeat stages 1 through 14*

The 14 Stages Of Book Addiction

 

Source: http://www.buzzfeed.com/kalialicia/the-14-stages-of-book-addiction-f9n7
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now this is a fine example of a good mother

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