The Book Habit is about more than just book reviews. It is a celebration of literary lifestyle. For those of us who spend 80% of our time with our heads stuck in books, social situations can undoubtedly present a strange array of obstacles. I still find it personally confusing as to why clubs have somehow usurped Pride and Prejudice- style dances. Yet, there are ways to reconcile our two worlds, bringing literary obsession in-line with harsh reality. For instance, unbeknownst to my friends (until now), my life advice is typically drawn from the fictional experience of book-based acquaintances. A convenient way to: (1) sound like I know what I'm talking about; and (2) appear to move in fairly extensive social circles. This post, however, comes in the form of assistance for romantic life. Because there is no way that a good literary pick-up line can fail.* You're welcome, readers. You're welcome.
*Disclaimer: I take no responsibility for any physical violence that may befall you should you attempt to use any of the following. I do, however, accept full responsibility (and flowers) for any success.
- You're like a dictionary. You add meaning to my life.
- You are the green light at the end of Daisy's dock.
- I don't have a library card, but do you mind if I check you out?
- You can call me Henry, baby. I'm very Thoreau.
- I've got a great reading light next to my bed.
- You're like a Balrog - smokin' hot.
And, for the Harry Potter aficionados out there...
- If you were a Dementor, I'd become a criminal just to get your kiss.
- Are you the master of the EXPELLIARMUS spell? Because your smile is disarming.
- My name may not be Luna, but I sure know how to Lovegood.
- My love for you burns like a dying phoenix.
- Going to bed? Mind if I Slytherin?
- You must be my Horcrux, because you complete me.