Got a lot of half-read, unfinished books lying in different areas of the house and I still visit the second-hand bookshop at least thrice a week to score a few more titles. My wife thinks it's frivolity already, while I stick to my serendipity purchase rationale.
Kid seems to side with me because she often gets a book for herself , too. Mostly superhero or comic books anyway, aside from the occasional pre-k learning modules if we can spot a good one.
But then there are some authors you crave like some comfort food that you can't explain the effect it has on you. There's plenty of course but looking at 'what the dog saw' makes me long for a certain Mr. Gladwell.
Couldn't find a fresh post from him and he certainly won't be on Twitter to share a few quips. So these two would have to do.