Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by Brokeandbookish. This week’s theme is Top Ten Bookworm Delights. I think it has been going on around Twitter and everywhere, that basically, we aren’t bookworms, but book dragons, and I COMPLETELY agree with that. It sounds so much better. Anyway…here are some of my bookworm, I mean, book dragon delights!
1 • Getting new books
Obviously. I mean, as a bookworm, we always get a bit crazy when we get new books. Let’s be honest, opening that package and finding these beautiful new babies is the most wonderful feeling in the world.
2 • Reading a book and realizing just HOW DAMN GOOD IT IS.
There are books that you start reading, and then, well, you just can’t stop. Reading, thinking about it, dreaming about it, basically going crazy about it. Those kind of books are just THE BEST.
3 • New book / bookish news from a favorite author
Honestly, there are many moments when I’m going crazy because of books, but, when learning that your ABSOLUTE FAVORITE AUTHOR of all times is writing again, seeing the title, getting a synopsis, waiting for the release date…it’s all so exciting/nerve-wracking/making you giddy like a child.
I can’t even BEGIN to explain how much my TBR has grown since I started blogging…yet I can’t stop. And the feeling that goes with the “oh my, that book sounds awesome, I need to read it”, is honestly one of the greatest feelings.
5 • Talking about books with bookish people
Okay, I guess that the appropriate word here should be FANGIRLING, and in all caps, please. But is there anything greater than to talk about a book you loved, or a “meh” book, just, talk about books, characters, and fictional words with amazing people?.
6 • FINALLY having some time to read in a busy day
If you’re sometimes, having busy days and can’t even find the time to open a book…well, that’s sad, but it happens, unfortunately. So, when I finally get a moment, a few minutes, a break to catch up on my reading, it really makes me happy.
7 • FINALLY getting the last book of a series you loved
There’s the anticipation, there’s the wait, and then, it’s finally here. The last book in that series you love, it’s here, and you can devour it in one sitting. This is so, so, so great.
8 • Getting beautiful bookshelves to display your books
This recently happened to me. My wonderful dad built me bookshelves, and I got to fill them with all of my wonderful books. Seriously, I could stare at it for hours, days.
Since I’m living in France, and English books shelves are RIDICULOUSLY little, I always get SO excited whenever I’m going on holidays, or where there are actual English bookshops. Staring at the spine, making a delicious pile of too many books that will ruin you, is really the best thing a bookworm can do.
10 • Falling in love with reading, all over again
This happens when you read a favorite book again, when you discover a wonderful story, one that breaks your heart, makes you think, one that just is wonderful. You’re falling in love with reading, and how amazing it is, all over again. Really, is there something better than that?