Life of a Book Hoarder

What Type of Reader Are You?

Many of us in the bookosphere talk about being Mood Readers or Monthly TBR Compilers (okay, maybe I made up this exact term) when it comes to how we pick our next read. But I want to dig deeper into my reading habits and quirks so that you get the full picture of how I experience books and reading.

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Life of a Book Hoarder

Reading Multiple Books At Once

Prior to this year, if you came to my house, you’d find one book near my bed with a ribbon bookmark in it, keeping my dead Nook company. Then, if you looked to my fiancé’s bedside table, you’d find at least two, maybe more, books with scraps of paper stuck in to keep his place.

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Life of a Book Hoarder

The Classics: Are They For You?

I don’t know about you, but I have a love-hate relationship with “classic” literature. First off, let me start by ranting about how everyone assumes just because I read a lot, that I’m an expert on classic literature. I may have touched on this before, but many people assume that just because I own over 1,000 books, and I spend most of my free time reading, that I’ve read all the classics. Well, sorry, but I haven’t. I’d like to read several of them, but unfortunately, many of them can be a chore to get through.

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