Wednesday, January 21, 2015

22 Things Everyone Who Loves Paper Books Understands

Are you a paper book lover? If so, you'll certainly be able to find yourself in these situations! (I know I do...).

Check them out and see how many apply to you -- don't forget to tell me your personal favorites in the comments :)

1. The pure enjoyment of spending hours wandering around charming, independent bookstores.

22 Things Everyone Who Loves Paper Books Understands
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2. And discovering awesome new bookstores you had no idea existed.

22 Things Everyone Who Loves Paper Books Understands

3. Seriously, you just go bazoingos over the sight of paper books.

22 Things Everyone Who Loves Paper Books Understands

4. The absolute thrill of giving someone a physical copy of your favorite book as a gift.

22 Things Everyone Who Loves Paper Books Understands

5. Because sending someone an electronic copy just isn’t the same.

22 Things Everyone Who Loves Paper Books Understands

6. When you find used copies of books that other people have written special notes in.

22 Things Everyone Who Loves Paper Books Understands

7. The history behind rare, old books completely fascinates you.

22 Things Everyone Who Loves Paper Books Understands

8. Three words: old book smell.

Three words: old book smell.
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9. Being able to highlight, underline, and write notes in the margins.

22 Things Everyone Who Loves Paper Books Understands

10. Then finding the notes you made when you go back and reread the book again.

Then finding the notes you made when you go back and reread the book again.

11. There’s a pride in the simple, beautiful aesthetic of having them around your home.

22 Things Everyone Who Loves Paper Books Understands

12. How pretty your book collection looks when you put them all together.

22 Things Everyone Who Loves Paper Books Understands

13. Especially since personal libraries say a lot about a person.

Especially since personal libraries say a lot about a person.

14. There’s a certain kind of romance that comes along with a paper book.

There’s a certain kind of romance that comes along with a paper book.
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15. (And there’s a reason people don’t fall in love at e-book cafes!)

(And there’s a reason people don’t fall in love at e-book cafes!)
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16. Your childhood books hold sentimental value not just because of the words, but because of the objects themselves.

Your childhood books hold sentimental value not just because of the words, but because of the objects themselves.
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17. Even though they’re heavier, it’s always fun to pack a suitcase full of books.

22 Things Everyone Who Loves Paper Books Understands

18. And they even make a nice accessory if you carry one with you wherever you go.

22 Things Everyone Who Loves Paper Books Understands
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19. That indescribable feeling you get when you hold a book in your hand.

22 Things Everyone Who Loves Paper Books Understands
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20. At some point, you’ve probably purchased an e-reader because it seemed like the logical thing to do.

22 Things Everyone Who Loves Paper Books Understands

21. But you still continue to read and buy books the old fashioned way.

22 Things Everyone Who Loves Paper Books Understands

22. Because there’s nothing like holding a work of literature in your hands, filled with imaginative ideas and words.

22 Things Everyone Who Loves Paper Books Understands

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