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BookExpo & BookCon or Bust!

So my sangria goggles might have made the idea of hand decorating "I <3..." woven yarn bracelets as tokens of appreciation for people who are kind enough to share their #bookloversconfess tales with me this weekend better in theory than in execution. 

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Booklovers’ True Confessions

What’s the craziest thing you’ve done in order to keep reading a book?

Have you ever taken a sick day from work or skipped school in order to finish reading a book?

Have you ever lied to friends or family about having other plans so you could stay home and read?

Have you ever used your time in a public restroom stall to read?

Have you ever used money that was supposed to pay for something else to buy books?

How many books (digital or physical) do you take with you on vacation?

For seasoned booklovers: Have you ever bought a book, read it overnight, then returned it to the store for a refund the next day?

For BAME/non-Anglo booklovers: Do you ever skim or skip repetitive physical descriptions of pale skin and light eyes?

Have you ever kept a library book for your own personal collection?

Has your personal collection of books overflowed your bookshelves?

Are there stacks of books all around your home?

Are you a book hoarder? (Are you in denial about being a book hoarder?)

Have you ever bought a book as a gift for someone else, then kept it for yourself?

Have you ever wanted to scold someone who was abusing (cracking the spine, folding the pages, etc.) a book?

What’s your favorite book title?
Mine is Reckless Eyeballin’ by Judith Smith-Levin

What’s your favorite first line of a book?
Mine is “The most beautiful women in the world were African.” Rose by Martin Cruz Smith  

Do the staff members at your local library branch call you by name?

Do the clerks at your local book store know you by name?

Are there 100+ titles on your TBR list?


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