Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created and hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. I took part for the first time a couple of weeks ago (see here) and really enjoyed it, so here goes for a second time! If you’d like to participate too, see here.
This week the topic is…
10 Book Related Problems I Have
Storage! I’m sure I’m not alone in this. Our shelves used to be so tidy, so well organised, so pretty. However these days there’s just not enough space. We need to build an extension I think!
The TBR. My to-read list is constantly growing. There are just too many awesome books out there and I don’t have enough time/energy to get through them all!
Bedtime reading… when your eyes start to close and you are determined to read to the end of the chapter! For me this either ends with the book falling on my face or a complete inability to remember what happened the next day.
Inability to go past a bookshop. I’m sure this is something many of us suffer from. I can’t go by them; even though I may not buy anything I just have to look! Thankfully my husband loves bookshops as much as I do!
Reading big books. I really struggle to hold a paperback, never mind a massive hardback with two books crammed into one. I do LOVE hardback books though. *sighs*
Juggling a book and a beverage. Related to number 5, as I struggle enough to hold books, you can imagine my problem when it comes to enjoying a coffee with my book. Turning pages is not easy!
Lending books. I’m one of those people who loves to share books that I’ve enjoyed, but I also like to have them back afterwards (despite problem 1). I’ve lost so many beautiful books by lending them to folk.
Resisting book purchases. Between blogs and booktube, I’m constantly adding books to my TBR. I find it so hard to resist purchasing them, despite problems 1 and 2.
Remembering details of a series. I do love to read series. The problem I have is when that series isn’t complete. I read the 1st book one year, then the next year the 2nd comes out and I’ve totally forgotten the details of the 1st! Right now I need to re-read The Bone Season so I can read The Mime Order.
Selecting books for a weekend away. I always take too many books with me if I go away for the weekend. I take the book I’m reading, then a selection so that I can choose the next book to suit my mood. We recently went away for 2 days. I’m not a very fast reader yet I took my current book AND this pile…
What are your book related problems?
You can check out what other bloggers had to say on the matter in the linky over on The Broke and The Bookish.