This might seem like sabotage, or me turning against my brethren, but I have to get this off my chest. Sometimes other bookworms can do frustrating things. Being a bookworm, I feel like it’s my responsibility to bring these things to light, because if I don’t, who will? Also, being a bookworm, I know can be quite petty and annoying as well.
Look at this list as an opportunity to improve- or remain exactly as you are. At the end of the day, all you really have to do is enjoy your books and yourself.
Here are five frustrating things bookworms sometimes, but not always, do (I may be a culprit…)
1) Read while walking (on the sidewalk or up and down stairs)
You can put the book down for 3 seconds, I swear! You’re putting yourself and others at danger.
2) Won’t let others read their book
I am a bookworm. I know how difficult it is to share your books, but JEEZ. I will give it back, I PROMISE. Plus, if you’re uptight about sharing a book, than you aren’t sharing the love (or the word). Books are meant to be passed around, read, and loved!
3) Talk down to other bookworms, especially when they’ve read something you haven’t
Sorry I didn’t get to that 5,000-page boring masterpiece. Not my style.
4) Brag about the book they’re writing
If you’re a bookworm, odds are you’re trying to write too. We all know this a universal thing with literary lovers, so please, don’t bring it up. Brag about the book once it’s done; I’ll probably be jealous at that point!
5) Talk about nothing other than books…
Don’t get me wrong, we are bookworms, so obviously we love books. However, I have to say that it can get overwhelming at times. We can talk about something other than books for a while! In the end, the conversation will most likely return to literature anyways.
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