I sniff books

It's a lovely, woody, pulpy, glue-y smell.

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Smell of Kindle, Not the Same 2 Replies

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Amortentia--How would it smell to you? 85 Replies

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Book vs. E-Readers 10 Replies

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Comment by Lea on March 19, 2013 at 6:30pm

I love old books that smell of incense. 

Comment by Jenna on March 14, 2013 at 5:03pm

some of my books smell like bananas 

Comment by Anna a.k.a girl with glasses on March 14, 2013 at 7:48am

i love the smell of new books in the morning :)

Comment by joe "jabroni" grantham on March 11, 2013 at 9:34am

I just discovered that my dad had a collection of books that are almost 200 years old!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! there not in pristine condition or anything, but I felt like I should let you know that its possible..... to smell history

Comment by Mary Napier on November 5, 2012 at 10:02pm

Hey, I was wondering if anyone has any books they would be willing to send me because I no longer have access to a library, or a bookstore. So it's like asdtyuhsjfngksdjnfgzm,ns,mdgn,.

Comment by Kate on November 4, 2012 at 4:59pm


Comment by Keshia on October 3, 2012 at 11:49am

It's the sole reason I don't own an e-reader. <3

Comment by Argentavis Teratorn on September 29, 2012 at 2:42pm

I too sniff books.

And wood. wood smell

Comment by Isobel Talya on September 28, 2012 at 5:12pm

@Swags it made plenty of sense to me! Only I don't have a kindle... I have a nook.

Comment by Shalini Agrawal on September 28, 2012 at 1:37am

I like the smell of old books, my copy of 'The Mists of Avalon' is perfect for sniffing.


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