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23 Words For Book Lovers That Really Should Exist

New words for the people who love them.

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4. A word for the exquisite ache you feel when waiting for the paperback version to publish.

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I need a copy of this book and I need it to not weigh 500 pounds and cost a million and two dollars.

11. A word for the totally unnecessary annoyed feeling you get when seeing a book you love reissued with a movie poster as its cover.

Hey, if it gets people to read, it can't be that bad. BUT WHY DO I HATE IT SO?

16. A word for knowing that you cannot fully understand a person unless you see what's on their bookshelf.

Hmmm a curious number of books about taxidermy...

19. A word for the realization that there is such a thing as "bookstore porn."

And not of the sexy librarian variety, either. (This image is from The Last Bookstore in Los Angeles, which you should visit if you're ever in the city.)

22. A word for reading a phrase in a book and needing to pause and just bask in its beauty for a moment.

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“A dream, all a dream, that ends in nothing, and leaves the sleeper where he lay down, but I wish you to know that you inspired it.”

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