Top Ten Tuesday: Bookworm Delights

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Top Ten Tuesday: Bookworm Delights

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Wandering through the bookstore: whether you’re looking for something specific or simply browsing the shelves, it’s a special kind of delight to wander through an awesome bookstore, discovering new books and running your hands over old favorites. And maybe making a purchase or two ;)

Receiving bookmail: most of my bookmail is in the form of preorders I’ve purchased for myself but once in awhile I’ll receive a coveted arc or a surprise from a friend. Any kind of bookmail is good bookmail!

When a book lives up to its amazing premise in every way possible: Bonus if it’s a book you feel like was written just for you! A “Morgan book” so to speak :)

Uninterrupted reading time: There is nothing better than a rainy day when you can stay cozy with blankets and a good book inside. I love reading by the pool or at the beach on a warm, sunny day too!

Talking about books with friends: it is SO much fun to be able to gush about books with other bookworms! I love talking with Twitter acquaintances when I see them reading a favorite, or getting recommendations from a friend, or mutually flailing about some awesome reading experience. There’s always something to talk about when you read a lot!

 

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Reading at home on rainy days: There’s not better mood for reading than overcast and rainy days. Sorry/not sorry Summer/sunny day readers!! lol

Finding and acquiring foreign editions of books I love: A lot of times I find British and Australian editions of books I love that are STUNNING and I auto-buy them quicker than you can say, well, anything really. lol

When someone loves a book you recommend: There really isn’t a bigger high for any bookish person. NONE. If you end up loving a book someone rec’d you, TELL THEM. You’ll make their day/week/month/year. :)

Book mail: I don’t think book mail could ever get old. It’s such a great thing to come home to after a day full of BLAH work.

Seeing my long distance bookish friends: I mean, is there anything sweeter than being among MY PEOPLE?! No, there isn’t. (Sidenote: SEE Y’ALL AT BEA!! Will you be there??)

 

 

Jess @ Gone with the Words

23 Responses to “Top Ten Tuesday: Bookworm Delights”

  1. Aggie

    Fellow rainy day reader here too! :-) I get too conscious thumbing through the pages with my sweaty palms, when it’s too hot. Haha!

  2. Alice

    Wandering through the bookstore is one of the things I love most, not sure why I didn’t include in my list, haha. First time here, your blog is gorgeous!

  3. Belle

    Wow your list is awesome! So many creative ones that I didn’t think of but are so true! To be honest I think I could make a list of 100 things I love about reading books :)

  4. Jessica @ a GREAT read

    OOoh great list!! This was a harder post to do than I thought because there’s soooo many things! And then it’s kind of hard to put into words some of my bookish delights!!

    Hoping to meet up with you at BEA Jess!! I feel like I’ve been following you forever! Probably have been since I started my blogging path!! :D

    Here’s my Tuesday Post

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  5. Hannah @ Broc's Bookcase

    We had a lot of the same things on our lists this week (great minds think alike!) I also LOVE uninterrupted reading time, especially on rainy days when I can just cosey up with my book and I am not expected to leave the house at any point!
    Oooooo I love bookmail! It’s always so exciting to arrive home and see a book shaped parcel and approach it like ‘please have my name on it!!!!!

  6. Tricia

    Ooh I love the pic of Kristin Cashore’s books – those editions are gorgeous!!

    These are great bookish lists, thanks for sharing!

  7. Jessie H.

    Yes! OMG! Yes! To all of these! Someone liking the book you recommended is the best thing ever! So is uninterrupted reading time!

  8. bookrockbetty

    I pretty much nodded my head at every single one of these. Book mail def never gets old. Even on the crappiest day, seeing a bright yellow padded envelope at the door changes my entire mood! Also, amen to browsing bookstores! I’ve been going to some amazing used ones lately- nothing beats the smell of books!

    • Morgan @ Gone with the Words

      Never!!! I’m the same way, it always makes me smile :) That sounds like a lot of fun, I need to find some used bookstores near me! A new indie opened in town so that’s been fun to wander.

  9. Lyn Kaye

    Wandering a bookstore is one of the best things, ever. I love it when you find that book you have had your eye on, or you discover a book that escaped through your radar. SO wonderful!

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