The 15 stages of book addiction

1. At first, you come across the book with the pretty cover and you’re like




2. First chapter in and you’re still like


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3. But halfway through you become like


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4. And then like


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5. By the final chapter you’re like


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Even though you’re like this


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6. After you close the book you’re like


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7. You rush out to buy the hard copy even though you’ve already got the e-book.




8. You look for someone to fangirl with over the book, but it’s like




9. But then you find a fellow fan at last and it’s like


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10. Later, you learn that the sequel is out and this becomes you


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11. But then the sequel won’t be out until next year and you’re like


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12. Finally, the sequel is here and you’re like


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13. You repeat stages 4 and 5, only this time you’re more like this


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14. And now that there’s a final installment, you’re like


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But since it’s the end, you’re also like


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15. So you ration your candy, so to speak


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The above chronicle is all thanks to this mindblowing, awe-inspiring, wonderfully crafted epic trilogy:


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(gif from Laini’s blog)


Thank you, Laini, for sharing your beautiful writing with the world.