Friday, July 26, 2013

Follow Friday

feature follow friday meme
I'm still a little homesick for the Friday Feet.

The Feature & Follow is hosted by TWO hosts, Parajunkee of Parajunkee's View and Alison of Alison Can Read. The featured blogs are Once Upon a Coffin and ParaDays. Go follow them all because they look super awesome!

The question of the week is:
What do you do with books after you are done reading them?
If I loved it, I will cuddle it on my bed in a dripping heap of tears and chocolate, sobbing quietly to myself for several days before I find it a place of honor on my glorious bookshelves. If I hated it, I throw it into the Box of Shame to be traded in to the used bookstore. If I hated it, but its cover wasn't completely hideous or it was just grossly huge--*cough* *cough* Inheritance Cycle *ahem*--I use them as doorstops.

My family also uses books we don't like to keep the couch from sliding over the living room heating vent.
breaking dawn door stop
Breaking Dawn
is currently keeping the door of my room open.
couch book wall heater
One of the Couch Books keeping the couch
from sliding over the heating vent and setting us all on fire.
It's serving an important function.

couch book wall heater
Here you can see the other Couch Book.
And our safely uncovered heating vent.


  1. Haha! That's definitely an interesting way to get good use out of books you didn't enjoy! I usually just donate mine to the library! The loved books though get a place on my shelves of course!

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  2. That is hilarious! I now know what I can do with a couple of my books :-)
    I am a new follower to your blog. Our blog is very new. Stop on by. We are also part of the blog hop Lazy Days of Summer, if you want to enter our giveaway.

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  3. How practical! Breaking Dawn looks great right there :) I haven't figured out what to do with mine yet.

  4. LOLOL i love your pictures. I used my Stephenie Myers books to prop my fan in my bedroom for years! if i didn't move they'd probably still be in that same position!

    trish - my follow friday

  5. Hey at least they're serving a purpose. LOL love it!

    New follower.

  6. haha... mulch-purpose!

    New follower via bloglovin'
    Happy Friday :)
    Jenn @ Book Beats

  7. Oh my gosh, this is funny. I especially like the books keeping the couch from sliding over the heating vent. Talk about an imaginative and totally practical use of books. ;-)

  8. I love your couch-"helper" books.

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  9. WOW... handy! I usually hate seeing books used badly, but I like what you did with Breaking Dawn lol :)

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    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

  10. This was hilarious and completely original! I loved it! New follower via Bloglovin'! Thanks for stopping by! :D

  11. Niceeee! That would drive my family nuts, though. Haha

    See everyone? Books can do anything, and that's why everyone should have a few. Or a lot. You can even build towers with books. So... you should probably go with a lot.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! New follower via GFC.

  12. Hello. I cyber-stumbled here via the blog hop. Great site! look forward to your posts. My books have been mostly eBooks lately because I've ran out of shelf room! But I like to donate to the library and schools.

  13. haha this is brilliant! I now have a new use for all those books I have in my possession that I don't like.
    Thanks for stopping by! I'm following back via bloglovin.