When you love books, you also love others who love books. It’s only natural to feel a kinship with others who share your fondness for reading. Only other book-lovers understand when you wax poetic about the smell of old novels, or the agony of waiting for the next installment of a series to be released, or how you KNOW it’s “just fiction” but that doesn’t make it any less important.
Of course, just because you love books — and people who also love them — doesn’t mean that you can’t appreciate people who just can’t get into reading. It’s not for everyone. Just kidding, you totally believe it’s for everyone, and if your friends hate reading you will never stop trying to recommend something because as J.K. Rowling says, if you hate reading you just haven’t found the right book yet.
But, if you are a total bookworm who is lucky enough to have a BFF who loves books as much as you do, you recognize that this is a precious gift. The two of you probably had an instant bond the moment you saw each other’s shelves. Here are some of the amazing things that happen when you and your BFF both love books.