25 Things Only Readers Understand

25 Things Only Readers Understand

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There are several unique experiences that only fellow book wyrms can relate too. There’s just something about reading that just isn’t quite like anything else out there. Below are 25 things only fellow book lovers will be able to relate to.

#1

The special feeling of getting lost in a book that you can’t quite explain.

Readers only understand the feeling of getting lost in a book

#2

The comfort of always having your favorite story to escape into when times get rough.

Readers only understand the comfort a favorite story offers

#3

Knowing that one of the hardest things in life is putting down a good book in order to fulfill adult responsibilities.

readers understand how hard putting a good book down to clean is

#4

The feeling of dread when you start a new book because you know in just a few hundred pages it will end.

Only readers understand the dread of starting a new book because it's going to end

#5

The deeply held truth that book wyrms are some of the greatest adventurers on any planet.

Readers know that book worms are the greatest adventurers on the planet

#6

Never being quite able to understand why some people choose to only enjoy one life — theirs — and not the thousands you’ve lived through reading.

Readers don't understand why some people choose to live only one life

#7

That there’s a book to cure every bad mood. Special stories are kept tucked away for a rainy day.

Readers know there's a book to cure every mood

#8

That some things are worth sacrificing for a good book. Like sleep. Who needs rest?

Readers know that sleep is worth sacrificing for a good book

#9

That your addiction to books isn’t one that needs to be solved.

readers know their reading addiction is one that doesn't need resolved

#10

The feeling of joy you get when you see that the next book in your favorite series is nice and big.

Readers know the feeling of joy a nice big book brings

#11

Knowing that your well-intentioned list of chores will probably never get fully completed because a book always steals you away.

Readers know that some chores aren't as important as reading

#12

That the library is the safest place on Earth and the ideal place to hide during a zombie apocalypse.

Readers know that the library is the safest place to hide during a zombie apocalypse

#13

That other book wyrms are just about the greatest people around. And if they love the same books as you? Immediate friends for life.

readers know that other book worms are the greatest people on the planet

#14

That there’s always room in your heart to adopt a new book.

Reader know there's always more room to adopt a new book

#15

The feeling of embarrassment you get when a stranger catches you accidentally reacting to a book in public.

readers know how embarrassing it can be to get caught reacting to a book in public

#16

The battle of trying to put your book down so that you can finish the dishes and other chores. Bleh.

Readers know the struggle of putting a good book down

#17

Distrusting yourself because you’re your own worst spoiler.

readers know the temptation to look up spoilers

#18

The frustration of always having to fill in your friends who haven’t read the book on intricate plot details after watching the show or movie.

reader know how frustrating it is to always have to feel your friends in on details the movies left out

#19

The stressful feeling of making sure to pack the right books for a vacation, but also having to keep room for less important items, like clothes.

Readers know how stressful packing books for vacation can be

#20

That the characters in your books have never let you down or not been there when you needed them. Readers only understand the feeling of getting lost in a book

#21

That authors who kill off your favorite characters are pure evil.

readers know that authors who kill of their favorite characters are just plain evil.

#22

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readers understand that free ebooks are the best ebooks

#23

The feeling of unfairness when you got grounded from books, not people or electronics, as a child.

readers know the feeling of unfairness when you got grounded from books as a child

#24

The struggle of wanting all your friends to read the same books as you, but not wanting to hand over your most prized possessions.

readers know the struggle of wanting all your friends to have read the same books as you

#25

That books are some of our best friends.

readers understand that books are some of our best friends

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