I Have Too Many Books

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 104 People

    I Am A Bookaholic!

    I have a book shelf that is groaning under the strain. I have to go through the books every couple of months and be ruthless with what I throw out to charity. Trouble is, as I take the books I'm getting rid of to the charity shop, I can't help but buy more at the same time. As...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 17, 2010

    I keep buying books and borrowing books from

    the library. I just love having books. When there's a sale, my willpower goes out the window. And I like having books so I always have something to read.
    TeaAndReading TeaAndReading
    26-30, F
    Aug 7, 2015

    Symbols And Decoration

    I admit that I am very fond of the look of full bookshelves. I am not the type to put a single seashell or vase artfully on a shelf. I cram as many books as I can -- turning them sideways sometimes so that more will fit -- and I am forced to categorize my books by size rather...
    auroramaru auroramaru
    46-50, F
    Jun 19, 2011

    Ah, My One Addiction!

    I moved out of my mom's house with a book collection that took over my entire one-bedroom loft apartment. I had to get rid of over half of them, which was rough, but I managed to live through it. lol Now, I have condensed my book collection from about six large full bookshelves...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 17, 2010

    Only When I Have to Move Them....

    does the wicked thought cross my mind.  "I have too many books!" I heard myself whisper when I started loading the boxes.   A few months ago I stopped and paid a visit to my former library.  Keeping a promise to unpack and assemble my former...
    aftermath aftermath
    61-65, F
    Dec 28, 2008

    I have books about true crimes,

    psychology, poetry, youth books, biographies, books in foreign languages etc. etc. My own private library is full, full, full and full again till under the roof, but I love all my books so much. I want to keep them all! :-)
    Loretta78 Loretta78
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 30, 2015
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