1. The more cups of tea or coffee the merrier.
We are generally seen in line at the local Starbucks or Coffee Time. And when we’re caught without our needy paws clutching a hot beverage things can get a little haywire. We will space out during convos, hold our heads, sigh, and yawn, grumbling about needing our caffeine fix. Nothing in the world says sidekick better than a warm mug of something next to a book. Heard of that “curling up with a tea and a good book” phrase? Ya, it wasn’t coined for no reason. So next time you see your fellow bookworm, do yourself a favor and shove a cup of something dark and hot in their hands.
2. They’ve got grandma sweaters.
Hey, we all like to be comfy sometimes, but if you’re especially bookish this is a requirement before opening Twilight or Harry Potter. Okay, fine, yes, the bookish, our tastes are a little different and maybe silly sometimes, or too homey for other people’s style, but reading is like a great adventure for us and you don’t go on a great journey wearing a glittery garden dress right? Nope, you go in jeans and an ugly sweater.
3. The movie always sucks.
Let’s face it, books are just way better than their movie counterparts. Film enthusiasts can go suck it. In a movie, they take out a lot of stuff from the story you read and love, to trim it down into an hour or two of watchtime, therefore changing the original story. It is just not the same. Plus, when you are reading a book you can imagine anything in your mind. In a movie you are seeing someone else’s idea of what happened.
4. They got a pet cat.
Me want that new book meow. Meow like this chapter. Have meow heard of that awesome book?
5. They sniff their books… like drugs.
Unless they are the very eccentric types this act of bookish love, craving, obsession, and yes, sexual desire, is usually done in secrecy. But it happens and oh it happens a lot. We sniff the pages, the spines, we love the earthy aromas, the crisp sweet smell of aged browned paper. We are like addicts snorting our drug.
6. Their suitcases are always heavy.
Why? ‘Cause there are books in there. I need not say this, but if you are ever gonna travel with a bibliophile, for the love of God, offer them help with their luggage. And if you wonder why their carry-on feels like it’s stuffed with a dead body, note that the chances of there being more books in there than stuff like clothes and toiletries (cause who needs clothes and toiletries) is HIGH.