Thursday, December 15, 2011

Follow Friday(5)

Follow Friday is a weekly event hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read.
This week's Question is:

Question of the Week: When you've read a book, what do you do with it? (Keep it, give it away, donate it, sell it, swap it..?)

I must be a scrooge when it comes to my books. I don't share my books at all. I sit and count them all to my hearts desire. Just kidding about the counting part lol. But I do love my books and barely ever share them. Once I finish reading a book I keep all of them on my bookshelf and that is basically where I just stare at them and sometimes pet them all day long(kidding again) lol. The point is I really don't like people touching my books and ruining them. I hate when people dog ear books and get stains all on them. So basically I keep my books to myself. =]
Also I forgot to mention I also keep a ton of ebooks on my NookColor. =]

What do you do with your books when you are done reading them?

Link me up in the comments section and let me know. =]
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  1. Exactly!

    I don't like sharing them because I know people won't take care of them as well as I do ): they don't appreciate them as much.

    But when someone asks nicely, I let them borrow one but a piece my heart goes with it ): haha

    New follower. Thanks for coming by my blog (:

  2. Oh my gosh, I am exactly the same way as you! I used to lend out my books because they always came back battered so I got so frustrated. I'm super picky about the conditions of my books too, sigh. Needless to say, I don't lend out my books anymore!

  3. Hi Michael - yep, I feel the same about lending.
    Thanks for the follow, following back. I also accepted your friend request on Goodreads! ;)

  4. Happy Friday blog hop, following you back :)

  5. I always get scared that someone will forget to return my book(s) >_< Thank goodness some of you feel the same way. I was beginning to feel stingy about my books, haha. And yes, in the future I plan to buy hardcovers of the e-books I love just to have a collection of them. But right now, I don't have the room in my house :0( Thank goodness for e-readers, lol.

    Thanks for stopping by!

  6. I'm a book hoarder and after some bad experiences lending out my books no one gets to borrow them now, here's mine

  7. Hi there, I'm just returning the follow.

    I'm not as nit picky about my books as I use to be. I swear the first time I saw someone dog ear one of my books I became completely ornery. I still glare daggers at my sisters whenever my nieces get too close to my bookshelves.

    Have a grand weekend!


  8. I can see you sitting there counting and petting...LOL That was great! Thanks for stopping by my FF:)

  9. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Sounds like you already have your dream bookshelf, what with all the staring and petting going on...... Great blog.

  10. Isn't the nook just fabulous? You can have tons of books and it doesn't take up any more space! :) Holla for the Nook enthusiasts!

  11. Dog ears are the worst! *cringe*

    Here is my Follow Friday post

    Old follower =)

  12. I have very few people to whom I am willing to lend books. Like you, I am careful with how I take care of my books and I hate for them to get ruined. Old follower.


  13. I only keep the ones that I really like, have a happy Friday!

  14. It's funny to know what everyone do. So different sometimes.

    old follower

    here is mine

  15. Happy Friday! New follower here :)

    Looks like we're many who keeps them around! I'm glad I'm using my e-reader so much though, since I don't really have much space at all! Favorites will always have a place on the shelf though.

    My FF!

  16. I don't blame you, lol. I get so mad when people write in the books! Ugh! Drives me crazy! Nooo respect! :)

    I'm following you back.

  17. i love me some books in and around my life.

  18. we share the same trait when it comes to books it seems

    nice answer. new follower. thanks for stopping by.

    Aparajita @Le' Grande COdex

    P.S. do check out this link - i'm looking for 5 book bloggers who can host a MIDDLE GRADE FICTION

  19. I have a hard time lending my books out as well! They always manage to get ruined before I get them back. Thanks for hopping by!

  20. Thanks for stopping by. I am now following.
    I am exactly the same as you. I like looking at (and petting) my books. No shame in admitting that. I recently bought an ereader and I hate not having those books sitting out to stare at and admire.
    Waiting For Wentworth

  21. Hi Michael,

    Thanks for stopping by my little corner of the blogoverse and for the follow. :) Don't try to deny it, I can just picture all of the book fondling that is going on... ;)

    I can't say I'm surprised that the majority of the FF posts are from book hoarders, including myself. :)

    Shelagh (New Follower)
    The Word Fiend

  22. Thanks for stopping by my blog! Reading your post had me picturing Scrooge McDuck swimming through a vault of his gold coins but you'd more likely have the library from Beauty and the Beast than swim through your books ;).


    Also death to all who dare to dog ear pages.