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My Shopping Obsession | Obsession Series

Since I have started this blog, I have come to realise that I have so many obsessions in life. Pinterest, GoodReads, so many books and series, stationary, home sections in stores and book shopping. So maybe I should make a series out of them ๐Ÿ˜›

I think it’s safe to say that a lot of you book worms out there experience this exact obsession. We like books, so freaking what!

I mean like I buy books almost every two weeks from Book Depository. I’m not talking about one or two, I’m referring to three or four every two weeks! Not to mention when I roam around Eason and buy books I forbid myself from buying ๐Ÿ™‚ I can’t contain myself.

I am the book version of Rebecca Bloomwood from Confessions Of A Shopaholic which I really want to watch now!


Here are a few comments I have received from family, friends and just people who know of my book obsession which I am sure you have received too:

Books cost so much money!

Yes, they do. But life costs so much money! Insurance, bills, taxes, most hobbies too. Food, tv, water! I just choose to invest in my growing collectionย of books.

Why do you even read, it’s so boring and anti-social!

First of all I read because fictional characters are so much more entertaining and entrancing than people in real life. And no it is not anti-social. You are communicating with authors through their writing and their insane imaginations, also there are so many book communities!

How do you even pay for all those book?

It’s called a job.

How much money did you waste this time?

It’s not wasting, it’s investing.

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You should really sell those books back to Chapters, you’d get loads for them!

Don’t even talk to me for the rest of the week! I will never sell or give away my books! EVER!!!!

Did you fill your entire suitcase with books! We’re only going for a few days!

Yes, that has happened. I am that person who would pack more books than clothes ๐Ÿ˜›

I can’t really remember the last time I actually shopped online for anything that wasn’t books. That is literally all I spend my money on… that and petrol ๐Ÿ˜›

Who needs nice and fancy clothes when pyjamas are so much more comfortable when you are snuggling on your couch reading?

I think this post just shows how much of a hermit I can be…

Anywho! My point is… actually I don’t really have a point ๐Ÿ˜€ I just wanted to know if any of you guys have a book shopping obsession ๐Ÿ˜›

Thanks so much for reading!

Pierina Reads โค




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