All posts tagged: Diary Files

My name is Imogen and I’m a Book-aholic…

You’d expect that after all the recent book gluttony talk, I’d at least try to refrain from buying anymore titles…Right? Wrong… So, here goes my last Amazon order: Don’t you just love the covers? I actually had to order “The Summoning” from the German Amazon website (instead of my usual UK one), just to get the first edition/matching cover ( don’t even go there.. 🙄 ) Suffices to say, I can’t wait for them to get here so that I can sink my teeth in (as if I didn’t have enough on my plate with the 2009 TBR Challenge) Tsk…tsk…tsk… Advertisements

Books! Gorgeous books…

I think I’ve developed a serious addiction to…books! I’d never really thought about it and had refused to pay any attention to the uncontrollable urge that came over me, every time I passed Waterstones or approached an FNAC these last 6 years. I didn’t even worry about the fact that I’d go on city trips (to Paris, Amsterdam, London, Edinburgh) and come back dragging a stone-heavy luggage, half-filled with books (not city guides mind you) -instead of perfume, clothes, accessories or the usual souvenirs & local specialties you’d expect a normal person to buy. And through it all, the books kept accumulating and my collection of shelves and storage units grew proportionately. Moving back from Brussels I knew I’d had a good 6 boxes of books sent ahead, not to mention another couple dozen titles, still unread, back home. That, somehow, didn’t stop me from heading straight to the airport Press Point and making yet another little purchase 🙄 . Shortly after settling back home, I realized the city had a brand new, huge, international …