This week Dewey has given us a something to blog about that I'm sure everyone will love - Photos Of Books!!
*Bookshelves, of course.
*Your favorite places to read.
*Your book group: faces, places, books you’ve read for it.
*Collages: books you’ve read or plan to read, or just your librarything collage.
*Your kids reading in their favorite places.
*Your own ideas!
So the only real guideline for this week’s Weekly Geeks is that it should include bookish photos. Don't forget to go back and sign Dewey's Mr Linky so everyone can take a peek :)
Hi everyone, my name is Joanne and I am a book-a-holic. Today we will be taking a quick look into how you can tell if a loved one is suffering from this horrible disease known as bibliophilism.
The first sign would be a spreading of books throughout their main living space (or as we Canucks call it "The Rec Room") The following photos will illustrate how an addiction to books will lead to the loss of any and all wall space:
This is obviously the habitat of a pocketbook pack-rat -- and this also shows how an innocent thing such as a paperback can eventually take over your home.
Another more subtle sign to look for is when the bookpiles start showing up in odd areas of the house. This is a very common way in which the book-a-holic will try to make it seem less obvious (smaller piles, spread out among the house aren't as glaringly compulsive as a ginormous collection .... right?)
Here we find a pile of books atop a ordinary fish aquarium.
.... Take a look behind this normal stack of reading material and we find a hidden stash of classics and Shakespeare!!
On into the office, where we all expect to find reading materials and book-type stuff. But the bibliophile is more crafty in here and tries to blend their drug into a "work-related" atmosphere.
Pile of ARC's waiting to be read and reviewed.
Pile of assorted read but unblogged materials.
And this perhaps the most disturbing of all, the book-obsessed wife who attempts to drag her own Star Wars addicted husband into a life of bibliophilism by creating a cute stash just for him.
But nooooo... it doesn't end there folks. Now we move into the bedroom, where the book-zombie truly does her worst. Behold the (unorganized and possibly life-threatening) TBR PILE...
Which has spilled over and started taking over the table where the reading light and cordless phone once lived peacefully side by side.
And that ends this photographic exploration into the habitat of the book-a-holic canadianis.
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