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February 17: Ten Book Related Problems I Have (could be serious or fun!)
1. Audible reactions. Laugh, gasp, or talk to a book in public, and people notice.
2. Interruptions. Why does reading in public lead to people asking what you’re reading? I don’t know, but it does.
3. Impossible Goals. How many books can you read in a lifetime? Not enough.
4. Letting go. The series is over, and you’re not ready to be done with the characters. Re-reading only dulls the pain.
5. Never-ending series. Some series you don’t want to end, but others you wish they had, because the newer books don’t appeal the same.
6. One More Page-itis. Late nights, missed connections, and a variety of tardiness can all be blamed on reading just one more page.
7. Recommendations. Sometimes you recommend a book you really want someone to read, and they don’t. Conversely, sometimes people recommend a book that you read, and then doubt how well they know you.
8. Packing. It’s reasonable to bring three books on a weekend trip, right?
9. Purses. Who would make a bag that doesn’t at least fit a paperback? And if you want to carry around a big hardback, forget about it.
10. Shelf Space. There’s never enough room, even if you get rid of books. The only solution would be to stop buying them, and that’s not happening.