Books·Posted on May 17, 201721 Things You Only Know If You're Always Reading Several Books At OnceBooks To Read: 57. Books I've Read: 0.by Gena-mour BarrettBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. If there’s one thing you love, it’s books. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Nickelodeon Or perhaps you just like the ~idea~ of books. 2. Nothing excites you more than the thought of one day having your very own library full of books you love to read. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com 3. Or grabbing a hot, steamy coffee, and relaxing with a good book in bed. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Just like they do on Instagram. 4. But despite your dream of being a Literary God, in reality your relationship with books is quite different. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF MTV 5. Because fucking hell, you are terrible at committing to books. Jamie Jones / BuzzFeed 6. You absolutely love getting book recommendations, but you never seem to get round to reading them. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Channel 4 7. And you have a tendency to start a book, accidentally abandon it, start another one, and then abandon that too. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com "What is wrong with me?!" you scream, surrounded by piles of books you've only half-finished. 8. In essence, you’re a commitment phobe. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF The CW You are the fuckboy of the literary world. 9. It’s not that you don’t WANT to finish a book. You’d love to! You *love* books. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF TriStar Pictures 10. But for some reason your love of reading doesn't translate into *actually reading*. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF ABC 11. You love making book wishlists. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Not that you'd ever finish it. 12. And the Goodreads app is both your biggest vice and greatest shame. Gena-mour Barrett / BuzzFeed It's like online shopping but for books, and it's the biggest enabler you know. 13. Whenever anyone asks you what book you’re reading, you can’t quite give an honest answer. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC 14. And you immediately feel bad when someone asks about your progress on the book they lent you, only to find out you STILL haven’t finished it. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Fox Searchlight Pictures 15. You’ve lost count of how many Book Challenges you’ve started and failed. Gena-mour Barrett / BuzzFeed 16. Which means you’re an absolute nightmare at a book club. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Bravo You have never finished a book in time for a book club. 17. You'll buy a new book knowing full well you'll probably never get round to reading it. Jasmin Nahar / BuzzFeed 18. And it sometimes feels as though you're more interested in hoarding books than actually reading them. Kaye Toal / BuzzFeed 19. One day, you hope to be the disciplined, well-read, monogamous book lover you know can be. Loryn Brantz / BuzzFeed 20. But until you get your act together, your "Books To Read" pile will forever be bigger than your "Books I've Read" pile. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC 21. And that's just something you've come to accept. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Bravo Hell, someone has to.