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Top 5 Dramatic Bookworm Problems

Happy Tuesday again friends! This week’s Top 5 Tuesday topic demands that I let my inner diva take the stage, and I am all for it! Here are my top 5 dramatic bookworm problems, and if you think I am being extra, then please take the exit on the left. 💋

For those who don’t know, Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme originally created by The Bionic Bookworm and now hosted by Meeghan from Meeghan Reads.

~ Top 5 Dramatic Bookworm Problems ~

Dramatic Bookworm Problems

Let me be the first to say that bookworms have to be the easiest to please species on planet Earth. All we want is an infinite amount of time to read books, an infinite amount of money to buy books, and infinite bookshelves for growing our collection. 

So, really, you cannot be surprised when you stumble across a bookworm having a crisis–it might look like a dramatic bookworm problem to you, but for us, these problems are enough to give us an instant headache.

1. Being Interrupted While Reading

Don’t you just hate it when you are reading a particularly riveting scene in a book, but then the real world begins to demand your attention? For me, this is my number one dramatic bookworm problem, and let me warn you: if you interrupt me while I am reading, it ain’t my fault if you end up with minor injuries. 

2. When Someone Asks To Borrow A Book

I have honestly lost count of how many books I have lost simply because I made the terrible mistake of trusting another with my precious. After multiple betrayals, I think it’s perfectly justifiable for me to have a panic attack when someone pesters me about borrowing a book. 

3. Choosing Only ONE Favorite Character Or Book

I absolutely HATE this question. Why should I have to pick only ONE favorite character or book when there are so many wonderful stories being born every day? Why pick only one, when each story is unique in its own way? Would you pick a favorite among your children? Absolutely not! So stop asking us to choose!

4. Losing Your Place In The Book You’ve Been Reading

Yes, it’s true that I will use anything I have nearby as my bookmark—hair clips, money bills, pens, jewelry…you name it. But even with all the best precautions in place, accidents can happen. And every time I lose my place in a book I have been reading, I swear I could feel my heart pounding in my ears until I am able to find it again.

What? You think I am being dramatic? You try finding your place in a six-hundred-page novel and then talk.

5. Finishing An Amazing Book And Not Having Anyone To Vent To

There’s no worse feeling in the world than finishing an amazing book and not having anyone to talk about it with.

Yeah, no. This is not even a dramatic bookworm problem. This is a CRISIS!

THANK GOD for the book blogger’s community, because, without it, I’d probably go nuts obsessing over fictional characters and not have anyone understand why I am freaking out. Thank you so much for existing my fellow bookworms! 💜 

And these are my most annoying, dramatic bookworm problems. Let me know which of these you can relate to in the comments below, or share your post link so I can go check it out!

P.S: If you enjoyed this post about dramatic bookworm problems, check out my list of 10 annoying things that non-readers do, and maybe share them with any non-reader friend you have who is in dire need of a rude awakening. 😉

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6 thoughts on “Top 5 Dramatic Bookworm Problems”

  1. No but this entire post is so PERFECTLY ON POINT,, please ignore the tears slowly streaking down my face YOU HAD NO RIGHT CALLING ME OUT LIKE THAT OKAY 😤 but also I LOVE THIS. SO MUCH.

    Look. It’s not our fault we’re so lost in a book that we try to murder anyone who brings us back to depressing and boring reality, ok?? THEY DESERVED THAT OBVIOUSLY.

    Also am firmly convinced it should be made illegal to ask anyone (EXCEPT LIBRARIES) to borrow books BECAUSE SHHH WE DONT WANT TO GIVE THEM TO YOU.

    It’s, like, this is THE BOOKWORM who’s spent their whole entire life protecting that book and stroking it with all the love and sleeping with it under their pillow but accidentally staying up all night because you don’t want to crush it in your sleep. And you turn the pages so gently to prevent anything from tearing or folding or whatever, but then they take it and dump it in their bag LIKE IT MEANS NOTHING TO THEM HOW DARE THEY

    The fifth one has never exactly been a problem for me thankfully I’ve always dumped all my thoughts on my mom and sister and annoyed them like that or spent large amounts of time talking to myself about OH MY GOSH CURSED CHILD IS AN ABOMINTAON. so. But blogging has definitely made my life SO MUCH BETTER and it’s slightly surreal how people actually voluntarily read my thoughts?? THE WORLD IS SO NICE LIKE THAT.

    Also the third one is obviously signs of a nonbookwormish human making conversation with the bookworm being AND ITS ANNOYING LIKE THAT AND DESERVE BROKEN TEETH

    I hardly ever read physical copies (THEY ARE MEANT TO BE FOREVER KEPT ON SHELVES AND STARED AT WHENEVER THE WORLD IS EVIL. WHY SHOULD I READ THEM WHEN THAT ALONE GIVES ME ALL THE HAPPINESS HMMM??) but sometimes I alternate the same book between my phone and my tab and I’m usually outside whenever the phone is coming into use SO I HAVE NO WAY OF KNOWNING WHERE TO START. #problems.

    BUUUUUUT DID I MENTION I ACTUALLY LOVE THIS POST SO SO MUCH AND ITS SO RELATABLE MY WHOLE ENTIRE DAY IS MADE???? BECAUSE IT IS.

  2. No but this entire post is so PERFECTLY ON POINT,, please ignore the tears slowly streaking down my face YOU HAD NO RIGHT CALLING ME OUT LIKE THAT OKAY 😤 but also I LOVE THIS. SO MUCH.

    Look. It’s not our fault we’re so lost in a book that we try to murder anyone who brings us back to depressing and boring reality, ok?? THEY DESERVED THAT OBVIOUSLY.

    Also am firmly convinced it should be made illegal to ask anyone (EXCEPT LIBRARIES) to borrow books BECAUSE SHHH WE DONT WANT TO GIVE THEM TO YOU.

    It’s, like, this is THE BOOKWORM who’s spent their whole entire life protecting that book and stroking it with all the love and sleeping with it under their pillow but accidentally staying up all night because you don’t want to crush it in your sleep. And you turn the pages so gently to prevent anything from tearing or folding or whatever, but then they take it and dump it in their bag LIKE IT MEANS NOTHING TO THEM HOW DARE THEY

    The fifth one has never exactly been a problem for me thankfully I’ve always dumped all my thoughts on my mom and sister and annoyed them like that or spent large amounts of time talking to myself about OH MY GOSH CURSED CHILD IS AN ABOMINTAON. so. But blogging has definitely made my life SO MUCH BETTER and it’s slightly surreal how people actually voluntarily read my thoughts?? THE WORLD IS SO NICE LIKE THAT.

    Also the third one is obviously signs of a nonbookwormish human making conversation with the bookworm being AND ITS ANNOYING LIKE THAT AND DESERVE BROKEN TEETH

    I hardly ever read physical copies (THEY ARE MEANT TO BE FOREVER KEPT ON SHELVES AND STARED AT WHENEVER THE WORLD IS EVIL. WHY SHOULD I READ THEM WHEN THAT ALONE GIVES ME ALL THE HAPPINESS HMMM??) but sometimes I alternate the same book between my phone and my tab and I’m usually outside whenever the phone is coming into use SO I HAVE NO WAY OF KNOWNING WHERE TO START. #problems.

    BUUUUUUT DID I MENTION I ACTUALLY LOVE THIS POST SO SO MUCH AND ITS SO RELATABLE MY WHOLE ENTIRE DAY IS MADE???? BECAUSE IT IS

  3. No but this entire post is so PERFECTLY ON POINT,, please ignore the tears slowly streaking down my face YOU HAD NO RIGHT CALLING ME OUT LIKE THAT OKAY 😤 but also I LOVE THIS. SO MUCH.

    Look. It’s not our fault we’re so lost in a book that we try to murder anyone who brings us back to depressing and boring reality, ok?? THEY DESERVED THAT OBVIOUSLY.

    Also am firmly convinced it should be made illegal to ask anyone (EXCEPT LIBRARIES) to borrow books BECAUSE SHHH WE DONT WANT TO GIVE THEM TO YOU.

    It’s, like, this is THE BOOKWORM who’s spent their whole entire life protecting that book and stroking it with all the love and sleeping with it under their pillow but accidentally staying up all night because you don’t want to crush it in your sleep. And you turn the pages so gently to prevent anything from tearing or folding or whatever, but then they take it and dump it in their bag LIKE IT MEANS NOTHING TO THEM HOW DARE THEY

    The fifth one has never exactly been a problem for me thankfully I’ve always dumped all my thoughts on my mom and sister and annoyed them like that or spent large amounts of time talking to myself about OH MY GOSH CURSED CHILD IS AN ABOMINTAON. so. But blogging has definitely made my life SO MUCH BETTER and it’s slightly surreal how people actually voluntarily read my thoughts?? THE WORLD IS SO NICE LIKE THAT.

    Also the third one is obviously signs of a nonbookwormish human making conversation with the bookworm being AND ITS ANNOYING LIKE THAT AND DESERVE BROKEN TEETH

    I hardly ever read physical copies (THEY ARE MEANT TO BE FOREVER KEPT ON SHELVES AND STARED AT WHENEVER THE WORLD IS EVIL. WHY SHOULD I READ THEM WHEN THAT ALONE GIVES ME ALL THE HAPPINESS HMMM??) but sometimes I alternate the same book between my phone and my tab and I’m usually outside whenever the phone is coming into use SO I HAVE NO WAY OF KNOWNING WHERE TO START. #problems.

    BUUUUUUT DID I MENTION I ACTUALLY LOVE THIS POST SO SO MUCH AND ITS SO RELATABLE MY WHOLE ENTIRE DAY IS MADE???? BECAUSE IT IS!!!!!!

    1. Hi Anoushka! I am so sorry for the super late reply, I have been away since the end of September so didn’t get much of a chance to comment back. THANK YOU SO MUCH for your super sweet comment my friend 💜

      Also…story time!

      When I started book blogging, it was mostly because very few Bangladeshi readers were reading the kind of books that I was reading and interested in. It made me feel so lonely that I created a book blog, but even then I felt lonely because I also wanted to have my own deshi community of people who read the kind of books I liked.

      I ended up creating an Instagram account, and then found about 10 other bookstagrammers who read similar books as me, and created a WhatsApp group chat with them. A year later, we created a book blog called Bookstagram BD, and before we knew it, we had THOUSANDS of Bangladeshi readers joining the bookstagram scene!

      And honestly, that’s how the titles that are popular today started becoming popular in our country too. The community grew so quickly that hundreds of online stores popped up that made a business out of bringing in foreign titles and selling them here.

      Ahhh, good times. I am no longer as active in bookstagram or the community, but I love how it grew and I love seeing new bookworms join the scene every day. 💜

  4. Oh, I don’t trust ANYONE with a book now, except maybe my mom. But only because my mom likes to keep things all nice and tidy and I’m just this giant blob of Mess™. Though she does have the tendency to waltz off with my books and not give them back for like 3 years… (thankfully they come back very intact).

    I HATE it when I’m reading an amazing scene or when thins get interesting and I have to go do things, especially when I’m super sleepy. How dare it be 11pm and how dare my eyes want to go to sleep when everything was getting so very interesting.

    1. Hehehe my mom’s the same. She is the only person who is allowed to touch my bookshelf, partly because I have severe dust allergies and partly because she is so much better at cleaning spotlessly 😂 I do end up reorganizing everything after she is done though!

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