This 600+ page volume is both my current relaxation companion, and an indispensable guide.
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books
It opens, "With thought, patience, and discrimination, book passion becomes the signature of a person's character. When out of control and indulged to excess, it lets loose a fury of bizarre behavior."
Nicholas Basbanes provides plenty of juicy words in that opening we could use as this week's prompt, and I choose:
**VACATION NOTICE - 100 Words will be on vacation for the weeks of April 20th and 27th. I'll be visiting my daughter abroad!