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My book problem

So, I just posted info on the upcoming book sale in Cleveland.  I have never seen a bookstore or or book sale (and some libraries) that I have not walked into.  I knew I had a book buying problem.  So, I decided it would be funny if I collected all the books that I have purchased, but not yet read, over the years and took a picture to show that I really did not need to attend another book sale.  Well, here it is.

That’s Max looking a little nervous that all those books might topple over on him!  So, instead of being funny, it made me a little sad that I had gotten this far behind 😦  I will go to the book sale this weekend, but I’m taking Jason to limit my craziness.  But, then I need to spend a few months reading through my backlog before buying anything new.

So, please, take a look at the different FREE books I offer every month.  I have already read them and need to pass them on.

May 26, 2008 - Posted by | Photos |


  1. Like they say, a picture is worth a . . . . . . . You’ve got some SERIOUS reading to do! I knew there was a real book lover in there when I read you your first book!

    Comment by jb | May 26, 2008 | Reply

  2. You’ll be happy to know that I limited myself to 10 books at the Case Western book sale last Saturday 🙂

    Comment by stacybuckeye | June 7, 2008 | Reply

  3. […] Uncategorized 2009 goals, Books, challenges, reading stacybuckeye 11:42 am I’ve decided to participate in my first reading challenge.  This one is right up my alley and it should help me clear off my shelves.  The challenge is to read books already on my shelf.  If you haven’t seen how many that is for me, check this out.  […]

    Pingback by 2009 Book Challenge « Stacy’s Bookblog | November 19, 2008 | Reply

  4. Wow! That’s fantastic! And, we share several of the same books! 😀

    My own piles are just as bad… you can see my collection here (via — unfortunately not as nice as viewing real pics of books, like you’ve shared here). 😉

    Thanks for the challenge! I have not been using LibraryThing like I should. I’ll have to make a bigger effort to figure it out.

    Comment by MizB | November 19, 2008 | Reply

  5. You posted this before I started blogging. I’m glad I’m not the only one with a book addiction.

    In May I’ll take another picture and see how much progress I’ve made 🙂 Joining the Read Your Own Book Challenge has helped me focus on whittling down the pile.

    Comment by bermudaonion | February 27, 2009 | Reply

  6. […] Problem, Year 2 Last May I wrote a post on my book problem.  I gathered all of the books I’d collected over the years and had not gotten around to […]

    Pingback by Book Problem, Year 2 « Stacy’s Bookblog | May 11, 2009 | Reply

  7. […] Book Problem Year 3 Another year, another evaluation of my unread book selection.  Here’s my stack of unread books in May 2008. […]

    Pingback by Book Problem Year 3 « Stacy's Books | May 19, 2010 | Reply

  8. […] 4. My book problem (2008 was the beginning of my yearly pic of unread books.  Oh, how silly I was back then to think that TBR was too big) […]

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  9. I remember this! I love that you did this. My stacks of unread books are embarrassing. LOL

    Comment by Literary Feline | January 7, 2014 | Reply

  10. I’ve enjoyed watching this book area change over the years.

    Comment by Nise' (Under the Boardwalk | January 7, 2014 | Reply

  11. I wish I would have taken pics of my books over the years as I accumulated more and more. Now I’m at 3000+ and can barely remember back to when I only had 100. haha! We do love our books. 🙂

    Comment by thetruebookaddict | January 8, 2014 | Reply

  12. They really do weigh on us, don’t they? I’m working again this year on reducing the number of unread books in my house.

    Comment by Word Lily | January 8, 2014 | Reply

  13. I have seen a couple of your TBR pics since, sure gave me a giggle, At least you know you’re not alone haha

    Comment by Teddyree | January 9, 2014 | Reply

  14. I remember this post! Crazy how our book problems just keep getting worse 😉

    Comment by Heather | January 9, 2014 | Reply

  15. Happy Bloggiversary! Book problems are usually chronic. Let me know if you find a cure.

    Comment by Care | January 11, 2014 | Reply

  16. […] Oh, how worried I was. “That’s Max looking a little nervous that all those books might topple over on him!  So, i… […]

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  17. […] year, another Mt. TBR.  I started this yearly project back in 2008 and thought it was fun to recreate every year as books were added.  The only problem was that at […]

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