As I sit here on a Monday morning, clicking away to visit blogs while sipping my coffee, I am madly writing down the titles of books I want…and then clicking over to Amazon. Sometimes I bookmark them and return another day.
But at other times, I click the “deliver to Laurel-Rain Snow’s Sparky now” button!
Have I gone mad?
I do keep a list on Curl up and Read that shows my purchases, as well as review books received. Would it surprise you to discover that, in May, I purchased 16 new books; in June, there were 14; and so far in July, 13? And most of these are e-books.
It is too easy!
The “Sparky is hungry” excuse is probably not cutting it. The worst part of it all…when will I read them all? I’m still working on books I bought in 2013, under the guise of a Mt. TBR Challenge.
Of the 81 books purchased so far this year, I have only read and reviewed 23!
And yes, I have been busily reading review books and Mt. TBR books, and the paltry new books listed above, for a total of 102 read and reviewed so far. Okay, must have another sip and a munch as I contemplate these numbers.
Should I be sitting on my hands instead of clicking to buy? For a while, I did simply bookmark the pages, but then—suddenly, it seemed—my restraint was gone. Shriveled. As if I had lost my head.
Is there any hope? What do you do to curb those impulses? Or do you? I definitely want to know!