25 tweets that only true book nerds will love

Addicted to books? The words, the characters, the smell of the pages? We don't blame you.

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  • Are you one of those people who actually loved reading when you were a kid? Book reports were awesome and reading minutes were a treat. As adults, nothing much has changed, except we don't earn grades for our dedication to reading.

  • These tweets perfectly describe the hashtag, #GrowingUpABookNerd.

  • 1. Who needs boys when there are books?

  • 2. That moment you know you're different from your classmates.

  • 3. But what if the lesson in the book is better than the teacher's?

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  • 4. The people and things in books are better than real life.

  • 5. But there are so many books and so little time!

  • 6. When it might be a good idea to just live in, or at least next door to, the library.

  • 7. It's a rough life.

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  • 8. And then you finally meet them and you say all the dumb things.

  • 9. Well, you have to have someone to discuss it with!

  • 10. What do you mean I can't marry Mr. Darcy?

  • 11. This basically sums up my life.

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  • 12. Really, teachers ought to give extra credit for this sort of thing.

  • 13. Perhaps the teacher was using reverse psychology?

  • 14. Real tears for fictional deaths.

  • 15. Or just pack two AND have unlimited electronic books at the ready.

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  • 16. A good portion of my vocabulary has never been spoken by my lips.

  • 17. Don't try to explain; their eyes will just glaze over.

  • 18. When your parents had to find a new punishment ...

  • 19. This also happens when you're thinking of one of your BFFs and realize it's a book character.

  • 20. Not much smells better.

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  • 21. This is usually when I question our friendship.

  • 22. Trying to wait until the end, but you can't because they're missing key information.

  • 23. Apparently we need to find better enablers.

  • 24. It would be an ideal job. That or working in a book store.

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  • 25. And then you overwhelm them with all the books because you keep thinking of new ones to suggest.

  • Nothing's better than reading a good book. You explore new lands, people, circumstances and relationships you likely never would have gotten to without books. Keep reading and be a proud book nerd.

  • What are your #GrowingUpABookNerd experiences?

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