Meet the Judgmental Bookseller Ostrich. She's pretty funny ... until she's not. I've collected a few of the entries from the meme page and organized them from most funny to most enraging. Read on:
|(This one's for Meghan)|
|Not anymore. :(|
Why, Judgmental Bookseller Ostrich? Why are your glasses so cute but your opinions so ugly? Look, there are so many book genres out there. Some people like reading books with spaceships. Some people like reading books about a beautiful couple falling in love. Some people like reading about real folks in autobiographies. Some people like reading books with dragons and elves and mages. Some people like reading cozy mysteries or post-apocalyptic zombie horror or literary fiction in which one or both of the main characters (and their beloved pet) dies at the end.
You might not enjoy reading what I read. I might not want to borrow the book you've just finished. But I truly believe the world would be a brighter, happier, sunshinier place if people didn't get all sniffy about who's reading what and what books are quality and which ones are fodder for mocking. Let's agree that every genre has some books that are well written and some books that aren't. Let's agree that even if it isn't your favorite genre, that doesn't necessarily mean the book I'm reading is unworthy.
I love to read. You love to read. Why can't we all love reading without judging each other for what's on the covers of our respective books, whether it's a couple passionately embracing, possibly while on a horse, or a man with a cape and sword, possibly fighting a dragon? Let's agree to love reading and love books without judgment.
Well, except for Snooki's book. I think we can all agree that's a travesty.