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booksarethepassagetoanotherworld:

Don’t ever feel bad for re-reading one of your favorite books instead of getting started on all the books you haven’t yet read. If re-reading that book over and over makes you happy go for it! Don’t feel guilty. 

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WHEN MY MOTHER ASKED IF I HAD A PLAN FOR MOVING ALL MY BOOKS

dukeofbookingham:

I was like:

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bookpatrol:

There’s still money in them books: Prices for some collectible books continue to soar

The Daily Mail takes a look at at the continuing bullish market for uncommon collectible printed books. As the e-book gold rush quiets down and settles in for now at about 15% of the market the demand for some books has skyrocketed.

Remember speculation is not a component of book collecting and condition is still king. There are also plenty of collecting opportunities available for those of us not swimming in money.  As Jonathan Telfer, editor of Writing Magazine, points out : ‘It is important not to second-guess the market – predicting the next JK Rowling is a fool’s game. Focus on buying books that make you feel happy.”

Full story at Daily Mail: First editions of rare books are the first-class way to invest

Related:
Buzzfeed, the center of the saturated (and hopefully withering) listicle universe, recently posted 11 Extremely Rare Books You’ll Wish You Could Afford

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futurecondensed:

Bookshelfie

futurecondensed:

Bookshelfie

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theclassicreader:

booksandghosts:

duckduckbooks:

literally how do people buy a stack of books that are all the same size and shape?? I don’t even like to get every book in a series in the same edition let alone every book I own 

It’s so frustrating when they don’t fit nicely together on the shelf though.

None of my books match, like my shelves make no sense whatsoever

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asphyxion:

some of the people on my dash i just assume are their icons bc i’ve never seen their pics so it’s like “oh look gandalf is up late bloggin again”