Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Ten Book Related Problems I Have

I'm participating in today's Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.  This week's prompt is:

Ten Book Related Problems I Have
 
Let's jump in, shall we?


10. My hands go numb when I'm in a reclining position and holding a book on my lap for extended periods of time.  Keep reading?  Or allow some blood to flow to my hands?  IT'S A TOSS UP.

9.  I have responsibilities other than reading. 

8. My body requires sleep.  I would transform into a vampire solely for the ability to not have to be tired anymore.  THINK OF THE READING I COULD GET DONE.

7. Sharon Shinn's last novel in her Elemental Blessings series doesn't have a title or even have a release date yet.  WHAT IS THIS LIFE.

6. Hedwig.  WHY?!?!?!

5. My books don't all fit on my bookshelves.  Things are stacked vertically and/or double stacked all over those shelves.  My organizational quirks start twitching every time I look at them.

4. George R.R. Martin's writing pace.

3. I don't own a single Sarah J. Maas book.  Clearly I have no priorities at all.

2. Hogwarts is fictional.

1. I can't read Harry Potter for the first time ever again. *sob*


What are your biggest book related problems??

14 comments:

  1. Great list! Oh I wish I could go without sleep. I could make an even bigger dent in my TBR list that way!

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    1. Seriously, right? It's so frustrating to sleep when you could be reading instead.

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  2. I couldn't sleep last night and seriously considered going back downstairs and reading some more. I ended up not doing it because I knew that doing that would ACTUALLY keep me up all night, whereas willing myself to sleep would probably only take me another hour or so.

    I also lament not being able to read Harry Potter again for the first time, but I don't think I would like it so much as an adult. I'd have to go back in time and read it again as a kid :)

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    1. Good point about being able to read it as a kid. I was the same age as Harry Potter when I read it growing up, and that made a difference to me. Hope you were able to sleep last night!

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  3. Ha ha ha! I love your reasons. And, I agree with Hedwig. I don't know why JK had to kill her. Her death and Dobby's affected me more than any of the other deaths.

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  4. I love that last one. We won't be able to read a lot of books for the first time ever again, but at least we can relive and reread.

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    1. Agreed, that is definitely something to look forward to. But it's never quite the same.

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  5. THIS. ALL OF THIS. Especially the fact that Harry Potter made your list 3 times! (It's one of those moments when I'm like YOU ARE MY PEOPLE all over again.)

    My books are also absolutely everywhere. I have one bookcase where I've started stacking them horizontally on top of the 2 ft tall vertical bookshelf, and periodically I have to remove books off of the top of my horizontal stacks because they start to get taller than I am! (I also get slightly worried that it will start to lean and a) damage the books or b) fall onto one of the cats!)

    &&then the arms-falling-asleep thing?? I totally get that during the summer, when trying to read on the beach. Especially when I'm not sitting in a beach chair and just holding the book over my head ... trying to read the Outlander books last summer was especially difficult ;)

    Great post, Melissa!

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    1. So glad you can relate so well! I love that YOU ARE MY PEOPLE feeling. :)

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  6. Hogwarts is fictional... Yeah, that's probably the worst one!

    - Love, Felicia
    ( http://asillygirlsthoughts.weebly.com/ )

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  7. 1, 4, 5, and 9 cracked me up. Those were the best!! There are soooo many reader problems which are so aggravating, but none of them outweigh the joy of reading itself. c: My biggest reading problem is the number of books I want to read versus the number of books I actually get round to reading...

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    1. That is definitely a huge problem, and one that makes choosing each book I read kind of bittersweet: for each choice I make, another book got left behind.

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