This meme is hosted by the wonderful bloggers at The Broke and the Bookish.
This week's topic is bookish problems that I have to live with everyday.
As we all know, being a bookworm is pretty awesome. But, there are some problems that we all have to struggle with at some point or another. Today, I am going to
complain explain what these problems are and how I deal with them.
1. Paper Cuts
When I am reading, the paper likes to fight back. No, I am not clumsy, the paper just wants to see me bleed. Most of the time, I do not even realize that I have a paper cut until I use hand-sanitizer. Talk about an unpleasant surprise.
For me, there is really no way to prevent these, so I have learned to always have a couple Band-aids with me at all times.
2. Fictional Crushes
This can be both a blessing and a curse. I love swooning over romantic book boyfriends, but nobody in real life lives up to the promise of fictional crushes. I mean, I just want a handsome, smart, funny, gorgeous, thoughtful, strong, tall, caring, and unique boyfriend. Is that too much to ask for?
Cliffhangers are the work of the devil. I would rather actually be hanging off the side of a cliff than be left with an unsatisfying ending.
4. Lack of Bookshelf Space
I have officially run out of bookshelf space. Books are now everywhere, the floor, desks, dressers, and chairs. It is a fire hazard.
5. Emotion Overload
Books always hit me hard in the feels. I have been found crying, laughing and smiling at a book. Which is all fine, until I do it in public. Then it is considered weird.
I will stay awake at night trying (and mostly failing) to organize my thoughts and feelings after I have finished a book. My mind is already unorganized, but adding extra emotions from books can lead to an overload.
6. Waiting for Sequels
The long, long, long, long, long, long, long, long, long, wait for the sequel. I am one of those people who finishes a new books within the first week it comes out, then has to wait FOREVER for the next book to come out. Some people say that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but I think waiting makes the heart crawl into a corner and cry until the next book is available.
7. Lack of Sleep
I have a rare form of book-caused insomnia. If I am in the middle of a good book, then it is impossible for me to sleep until I finish the book. This has lost me many nights of sleep, and cuased many bad hair days.
What are your worst bookish problems? Do you struggle with any of the ones I do?