When I say book snob, I mean it in the most affectionate way possible. To me being a book snob is about enjoying the finer things in life – like reading. Reading is a fine thing. Being a book snob is not about only reading a certain genre (although I steer way the hell clear of romance). Being a book snob is preferring a book over other forms of entertainment and sometimes other people (come on readers – admit it).
Books are like wine – you can get wasted on them. And as a connoisseur of books I can be known to question the book recommendations of others. I realize this is a form of judgement, I accept that. I also realize that I need to write a blog post with a topic starting with the letter J and this is the best I could come up with (creative juices went sour today).
I also accept that others may not take my recommendations to heart and I am more than okay with that.
So with judgement and book snobbery in mind – here’s another Thought from the Bookshelf – for the book snob in all of us.
This blog post brought to you by the letter J and the A to Z Challenge.
I have a feature on this blog (a very inconsistent feature) of random thoughts from my head that are centered around reading and books. I’ve decided to be more visual with them so I will be taking the thoughts of old and putting them in these fancy, dancy graphics (and eventually taking down the original posts of days gone by). I wanted to do a Confessions of a Book Snob type feature but someone is already doing something similar and I don’t want to copy that.
Here are a few to start: