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8 Real Struggles Every Book Lover Faces at University

Living away from home is hard, but deciding what to take with you is harder. Especially for bookworms.

You may laugh, but the struggle is real. Of course, you could “just get a Kindle”, as you’ve been told many-a-time. But for those awesome fellows who love the feel and the smell of a proper book, it is a heartbreaking and often traumatising time.

1. Whether you like it or not, you have to choose which books to take with you…

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2. And which ones will have to be left behind.

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3. There’s never enough room for all of the books that make the cut.

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4. And even if you do find the space, will you have time to actually sit and read??

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5. If you’re lucky to find a quiet moment amongst all the crazy, you then find yourself wanting that one book you decided to leave at home.

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6. Which puts you in a dilemma: read something else, or buy another copy?

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7. Having to read so much academic text for your degree that you don’t always want to read for pleasure too.

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8. Or getting so caught up in a good book that you can’t bring yourself to put it down for those on your reading list.

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