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15 ‘whens’ every bibliophile will understand: They can be pretty strange

For all the bibliophiles (The word “bibliophile” literally means a lover, phile, of books, biblio. Someone who loves books particularly — how they look, how they smell, what they feel like) out there we have compiled a list of ‘whens’ that you can definitely relate to!

books Updated: Feb 23, 2016 07:29 IST
Tarunima Panwar
Bibliophiles

For all the bibliophiles (The word “bibliophile” literally means a lover, phile, of books, biblio. Someone who loves books particularly — how they look, how they smell, what they feel like) out there we have compiled a list of ‘whens’ that you can definitely relate to! (Tumblr)

At certain junctures of life, you are faced with improbable circumstances and you need someone to just be there for you. Usually you’ll have your bff/sister/parents to help you sail through these troubled times.

But there are times when people can’t help you.

That is when a book comes into the picture.

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Books can do what people can’t. They can make you less awkward, more knowledgeable and entertain you at the same time.

For all the bibliophiles out there (The word “bibliophile” literally means a lover, phile, of books, biblio. Someone who loves books particularly — how they look, how they smell, what they feel like) , we have compiled a list of ‘whens’ that you can definitely relate to!

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(How many items on this list can you check off?)

Dem’ feels. Matilda. <3

1.When a cute guy/girl is talking to you

Who? Me? YASS. Oh wait. Let me take off my reading glasses.

2.When you don’t want to speak to the hoe that is talking to you

Yes I will use my book as a reason to ignore you. GAL.

3.When you’re sad and lonely

I am moody and I can’t handle people right now, so let me just chill with my best friend.

4.When you’re just happy

They are Hermoine and you know that more than anyone of us.

5.When people are impressed that you read

Yes I am fabulous. I own reading land. I am the ‘Queen of Books’.

6.When your friends are being childish

“Hey bro, why are you reading man? Let’s go get wasted. Puh-lease I have more important things to do. Hey Katniss, what’s wrong with you man? Kiss Peeta, he needs the love.”

7.When your friends are being normal

Yes we have all come back to our senses, now let’s get some reading done. This calls for a major book reading slumber partaay! All in this together. Yo!

8.When you are broke, but you can always depend on your lovely friends- BOOKS

I will babe. Let me give you some food for your soul.

9.When basics like Gaston try to cramp your style

Yes. We can read it. Because the best books don’t have pictures. OKAY WAIT. Except this book.

Three little kittens. FTW.

10.When going to the library bring out the dancing diva in you

This place makes me so happy. So many books. Much Love.

11.When you really want to read but you are really sleepy

Yes. I want to know. No don’t kill him yet. Wait. What you shot him. I can’t even….. zzzzzzzzz.

12.When you start reading a new book!!!

The level of excitement is unbelievable.

13.When you’re so close to the end, you can almost taste it

I can’t wait. I can’t wait. I can’t wait. OH DAMN. That was epic.

14.When a significant character dies

Did you just have to do that? She deserved to live, she worked so hard for it and this is what you gave to her in the end.

15.When the book finishes

I don’t want you to end. How can you leave me after all the love and attention that I have showered on you? HOW?! Life has no meaning anymore.

Books are the kind of best friends that would always have your back.

They will always help us float through life. LIKE A BOSS.

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