I LOVE buying books! The covers, they way the smell, the way they feel, everything about them!
But while I can easily admit to my addiction, I can also say there are a few small things that I hate.
1. Cover Changes*: Who came up with this idea anyway? I recently read and adored the first two books in the Across the Universe trilogy by Beth Revis! And because of this pure enjoyment I went ahead and purchased the third and final book, with extremely high hopes to the ending. Sadly to find out that the cover wasn't matching to the covers of the first and second book, and now they mismatching sitting on my shelf. Every time I look at them, my heart breaks a little bit.
2. Differently Sized Books**: This goes hand in hand with the cover changes. And I only have one series so far, that has changed it's paperback book sizes, and that is the Mortal Instruments series. I own the first book in an older addition, and the second and third in the newer addition. The new addition is about a centimeter or so taller...why? Why do you do this to me??
3. Bendy Covers: Okay this one requires a bit of an explanation. Maybe this is just me, but who knows? After reading a paperback book and trying my absolute best not to put a bend in the spine, or in the cover in any way, I want it to look just like it did when I picked it up at the store. But there has been a few books, *cough cough* Beautiful Creatures *cough* when I lay it down, and the front cover is sticking up. Like, HOW annoying is that?!
I know I sound like I'm nagging, but seriously...this are the problems I face every day...it's tough.
Do you have any bugga-boos when it comes to books or reading? Do you connect with the ones I have?
*I know that cover changes are made to have people buy the new covers, to make sure their series matches. And the people doing this, are doing a good job, but they're not going to trick me!!
**WHY? Why do you feel the need to make a book one WHOLE centimeter taller?