From My Bookshelf: All Souls Trilogy

This edition of From My Bookshelf is part book haul, part celebration for finally having the All Souls Trilogy on my shelves, and part celebration of a Maine independent bookstore. I read A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness in the summer of 2016, and loved nearly everything about it. The romance, the writing, the folklore. I … Continue reading From My Bookshelf: All Souls Trilogy

From My Bookshelf: Woodson, Oliver, Auden

In celebration of National Poetry Month, this edition of From My Bookshelf features three poetry collections I own, love, and have read from cover to cover. What I've chosen to spotlight for each collection is slightly different, which I want to explain. The first two collections, Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson and Felicity by Mary Oliver, were compiled … Continue reading From My Bookshelf: Woodson, Oliver, Auden

From My Bookshelf: The First “New” Books of the Decade

Here with another Happy New Year greeting - this time From My Bookshelf. It's the first FMB post of the new year and new decade, so I thought it would be fitting to feature the books of my first 2020 book haul. On Saturday (January 11th) I drove over to a local used bookstore, primarily … Continue reading From My Bookshelf: The First “New” Books of the Decade

From My Bookshelf: Garden, Pearl, Tales

For the past few months I have made it a habit to organize/tidy up my bookshelves at the very beginning of the month. It's another great way to start the month off refreshed, and if you find organizing your shelves therapeutic like I do, it offers a few moments of calm before the onslaught of … Continue reading From My Bookshelf: Garden, Pearl, Tales