29 Undeniable Signs You Have a Book Addiction

Do you ever find yourself wondering if your reading habit is getting a bit out of hand? We do, so we asked around and collected 29 undeniable signs that you’re in big trouble.

Any of these sound familiar to you?

1: You’ve experienced ‘Book Pain’

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2: Your bookshelf has become more of a book room

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3: You carry a ‘backup’ book just in case

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4: You get a little bit too into the book you’re reading

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5: You’re more interested in fictional men than real ones

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6: You’d really rather like to build a reading den and go live in it

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7: Eating and sleeping are just inconvenient obstacles in the way of finishing the next chapter

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8: You’re actually overjoyed when the weather forecast is bad

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9: You spend hours rearranging your bookshelf by spine colour…

color-coded

10: And your dream house contains rooms like this

dream-house

11: Your book buying discipline goes something like this

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12: Those airline baggage weight limits are way too low

airline-baggage

13: You own this coffee mug

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14: Your TBR pile gets a little out of hand

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15: You end up with a bruise, even though you never left the house last weekend

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16: You’re more interested in staying home reading a great new book than hanging out with friends

book-vs-friends

17: This bookish trauma is familiar to you

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18: Prepping for doomsday looks a lot like this

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19: You suffer with book hangovers

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20: Other people do yoga, you train for browsing bookshelves…

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21: You often wake up holding a book

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22: When you finish a book, you actually miss the characters

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23: There’s no such thing as too many books…

not-enough-room

24: Nothing get’s in the way of finishing this chapter…

bookish-priorities

25: You just need to admit to your addiction…

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26: You’ve had this conversation

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27: You think bookmarks are for quitters

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28: Books come before clothes

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29: Your books call you

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