"Rule 1: Don’t let someone be too important in your life."
"I like cancelled plans. And empty bookstores. I like rainy days and thunderstorms. And quiet coffee shops. I like messy beds and over-worn pajamas. Most of all, I like the small joys that a simple life brings."
Things A Book Addict Might Say Before Buying Books
1: Hm, better scan and check Goodreads first!
2: I wonder if I can find it cheaper anywhere else?
3: To get this or not to get this...
4: Will I ever really read this?
5: What the heck, it'll look pretty on my bookshelf!
6: This is a total cover buy--it's sooooo pretty/artsy/classy/whatever floats your boat.
7: I wonder if I already have this one...
8: Please, please, please let this be the first one in the series!
9: I wonder if I'm still under my budget...oh well!
10: I haven't read the others in the series, but I have to get them all!
11: It's the last/only copy here, so I have to get it!
12: I wonder if anyone is looking at my full basket.
13: I wonder what the employees here are thinking about my stack of books.
14: Ooooh, bookmarks!
15: I hope these books fit on my shelves.
16: I'm so reading this one next!
17: Oh my gosh, a sale! (Adds five more books to cart.)
18: My arms are starting to hurt, maybe I should stop...
19: OMG!! That author wrote a new book? How did I not know?!?! Gotta have it!
20: Ok, I'll buy all of these, but I'm definitely going on a book buying ban after!