I Feel Naked Without a Book

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    I Took a Book to Prom

    When my date found out, he was mad. I guess he thought I expected to be bored or something (which, incidentally, I was, but I never let on). I suppose he was justified in his irritation, even though I tried to explain to him that I take a book everywhere I go, always. Always...
    BookNerd BookNerd
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Dec 14, 2007

    Everywhere I Go..

    I always have at least one book with me. In my purse you will find: A book, a notepad, a pen, my wallet, gum, my cellphone, and lipgloss. I can't even fathom not having a book with me everywhere I go...I'd feel bereft without one!
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 16, 2008

    Always...

    I just like having a book in my bag. you never know when the bus will be late or you will have to wait for soemthing or when you have nothing to do or you get stuck somewhere. Or someone really boring is talking to you and wont get the hint to go away =p Or to impress some...
    Tesse Tesse
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 24, 2008

    Some People Don't?

    Well, I guess that's a bit facetious. But I do, I do. I guess that was what started my love of mass market books. They'll fit into just about any purse I could carry. However, I found this lovely little-ish messenger bag a couple of years ago that is great. Since then, my book...
    onceandfutureglow onceandfutureglow
    31-35, F
    15 Responses Apr 27, 2008

    If Only I Could Read While I Drive!

    I read constantly: waiting in line, waiting in a office, at a restaurant, on a plane, in the bathtub, in bed.  It's usually a hardcopy, but sometimes it's on an iPhone. I read lots of non-fiction, and usually carry a journal with me to take notes in as I read. :-)  E...
    EBunbury EBunbury
    46-50, M
    Jun 2, 2008

    Amen!

    awesome group! and it's so true. i must always have at least one book easily accessible at all times. that's the whole reason why i carry a largish purse, so that a book can easily fit within it. right now vampire hunter d 5 is nestled snugly next to my wallet and cell phone.
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    Dec 14, 2007
More Stories