Why I Love Books

book

noun

  1. a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.

what i love about books: the unabridged list

  • their smell;
  • the characters;
  • the writing style;
  • the world building;
  • the range of emotions they trigger;
  • how they make for a slightly productive way of procrastination;
  • that there’s a book for everyone;
  • and then about a thousand books that relate to that one;
  • the hundreds of lives they let you live;
  • the ephemerality of said life;
  • that books are friends;
  • the lessons they teach;
  • the warm, fuzzy feeling after finishing a good’un;
  • the way they feel in your hands;

bibliophile

noun

  1. a person who collects or has a great love of books.
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