Deb’s question today is about whether you more often buy your books, or get them from libraries. WHY BUY?
My answer is very simple – I buy books because I love books.
Of course I borrow books too, but the joy of owning a book is that you can read it at your own speed – there’s no deadline to get it read and returned to the library and you can read it again and again if you want to. There is also something special about the feel of a new unread book that is hard to resist and when you compare that to a rather tired and thumbed library book it’s no contest. I do like it when I’m the first to read a brand new library book, but that doesn’t happen very often.