Bookish Questions – How do you style your bookshelves?

How do you style your bookshelves? My bookshelves are a conglomeration of styles.  Where I have enough books from a single series, or group of related series, I like to create a single shelf devoted to that series/group.  For example, I have an entire shelf devoted to Harry Potter. (If you follow my tumblr, I Read More …

Bookish Questions – Do you gift your friends and family with books?

Do you gift your friends and family with books or bookish items? I love giving books as gifts. For Christmas last year, I got one sister a book on making your own baby food – she just had that baby (Yea!); and I got my other sister an Amazon gift card so that she could Read More …

Booklr Questions – Do you buy books new, used, or go to the library?

Do you buy books new, used, or go to the library? As much as I should go to the library and borrow book, I don’t.  I haven’t had a library card since I was in middle school.  And while I went to the library a lot during high school and college, it was usually to Read More …

Bookish Questions – Favorite villain in a book?

What is your favorite villain in a book? I recently read The Martian by Andy Weir, and that book reminded me how much I love it when the villain in a book isn’t a villain at all, but a place or a situation that our beloved protagonist has to navigate. That’s why I’m going to Read More …

Bookish Questions – Do you have plenty of bookish items around your house?

Do you have plenty of bookish items around your house? Define plenty.  I have lots of books and book related items around my house, but I feel like I’m severely lacking in shelf space.  We have two fairly large shelving units in the house.  There is one in the spare bedroom where I keep my Read More …

Bookish Questions – What is your favorite quote from a book?

What is your favorite quote from a book? Choosing one favorite quote is hard. Books tell us stories, but they also teach us about life. So many have changed mine. I guess this is where I quote Neil Gaiman and say that Stories you read when you’re the right age never quite leave you. You Read More …

Bookish Questions – Do you use bookmarks a lot?

Do you use bookmarks a lot? ALL THE TIME! I have an assortment of bookmarks in my collection. Some are bookmarks I got for free from places like Barnes & Noble or Book Depository, while others are ones I have made.  Some of my favorite ones I’ve done myself are the ones I printed from Read More …

Bookish Questions – Do you want more books?

Do you want more books? What kind of questions is this for a bookish person? Of course, I want more books! I even make it a point to stop in at the local bookstore whenever I get the chance.  My latest book haul was on our way back from a conference in Indianapolis.  Unfortunately, I Read More …