25 GIFs Only Reading Addicts Will Appreciate

We know how much you love to laugh so we have created 25 GIFs especially for our Reading Addicts.

Some will produce a wry smile, others will make you shout “I KNOW, RIGHT?!” and many will make you laugh out loud. They are of varying sizes and themes but all will tickle you in some way or other.

We hope you will find a GIF for every bookish eventuality: if not let us know what we have missed and we shall endeavour to produce more funnies for you!




1. No regrets, right?

2. When the wait is finally over…

3. Thursdays are meant for reading! Just like every other day…

4. Go on, you know you want to…

5. When you have just finished the final book in an epic series…

6. Sometimes I try not to get too emotionally attached…

7. Two of my most favourite words are “BOOK” and “SALE”…

8. My weekend is fully BOOKed…

9. Who needs sleep anyway?!

10. DID WE JUST BECOME BEST FRIENDS?

11. Some people see an open book and think it is an invitation for a conversation!

12. Don’t you just hate it when that happens!

13. When the movie misrepresents the book…

14. Book shopping is my favourite kind…

15. That moment when it all falls apart…



16. When you just have to dance a jig!

17. For those Reading Addicts with a dark side.

18. Ooh there’s a good bit coming up!

19. Some books can really punch you in the gut!

20. Just… One… More… Chapter…

21. Reading Addicts flirting is like:

22. This is why it is always good to have your book with you:

23. Some books drag you into their world completely!

24. When a character needs beating about the head with their own book.

25. Why do people insist on talking so much and so often?!

Phew! That’s the first 25… We hope you enjoyed them!

Keep your eyes open for the next 25 GIFs especially created for Reading Addicts…

Happy reading, Addicts.




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The worlds that fantasy authors create are full of amazing creatures, fearsome warriors, and magical beings beyond human comprehension… It is no wonder it is one of the most popular fiction genres!

Here are 10 of the most fantastical gifts for fantasy fiction fans we could find…

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A Wrinkle in Time: Release Date and New Trailer

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A few months ago Disney announced that they’d be adapting the classic sci-fi A Wrinkle in Time and released a small first trailer to give a taste of what was to come. All we knew at that point was that the film was marked for a spring 2018 release but this week, Disney have released a first trailer for the movie, and we have a release date too!

If you are beyond excited, and don’t have the advantage of being able to create A Wrinkle in Time then you’ll have to wait a little while yet, March 9th is the release date for cinemas. Read More

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