All posts tagged: Book Addicts Anonymous

Join The Club

Following up from yesterday’s post about declaring I was a Book Addict, I spent the evening reading and thinking about how my TBR never seems to shrink. No matter how hard I try, my reading never quite catches up with my buying so that, sometimes, the pile resembles a mini mountain rather than a book pile. But I’m sure I’m not alone in this habit. Anyone who loves reading has, I’m sure, a TBR that teeters on the point of becoming an avalanche. Which then got me to thinking about creating something fun for all us addicts (as we laugh about our habit) and decided on a ‘club’ of sorts. Albeit, a club with no real structure or rules. But a club nonetheless with a rather spiffy badge. Something for addicts to place on their website, or blog, declaring they too are a part of the movement, and Proud Members of Book Addicts Anonymous. What do you think? Would you like to be a Proud Member of Book Addicts Anonymous? If the answer is yes, …

Book Addicts Anonymous

Yes. I admit it. I hold up my hand and do so solemnly declare to anyone who will listen—I am an addict. But just to clarify that statement, I’m a book addict and, if there were such a thing (is there?) I would be a fully-fledged card-carrying member of Book Addicts Anonymous. Yes, you guessed it. I was out again at the local mall picking up items I needed, and went looking for a birthday card and … quite by accident, as you do, wandered into the bookshop. And yes, I did it again. Bought another book. I know, I know, I need to curb my craving and pace myself before (a) I’m broke, or (b) I’m setting up a sleeping palate in said premises. Especially as I have several unread books on my TBR that continue to mock me with, ‘What, did you forget us?’ No, no I didn’t but, in my defence, I just had to buy this book because there were only two copies left on the shelf and it’s the second …