From My Bookshelf: Non-Bookish Items

For the first From My Bookshelf post of 2021, I'm doing something I've never done before. Instead of featuring books, I'm shining the spotlight on some of the other items that take up physical and sentimental space on my bookshelves. If you are new to From My Bookshelf, you can learn about the series here. … Continue reading From My Bookshelf: Non-Bookish Items

Madame d’Aulnoy and The Island of Happiness (Announcement)

Okay fairy tale admirers: in case you missed it, The Guardian Books published a piece yesterday (December 21st) highlighting the 17th-century French writer Madame d'Aulnoy, an upcoming release of a collection of her fairy tales—The Island of Happiness—, and one tale that will "be published in English for the first time in more than 300 … Continue reading Madame d’Aulnoy and The Island of Happiness (Announcement)

Juniper Books Fall/Winter Wish List | 2018

I admire everything about Juniper Books. Their gift sets, their social media presence, their story, and their catalog. The latter of those things just arrived in my mailbox, so I thought I would share a few of my favorite books and sets from the catalog in a wish list (and since this is blog-land I … Continue reading Juniper Books Fall/Winter Wish List | 2018

collection(s)

Little piles of books and journals can be found throughout my apartment. The deep windowsills in this old, renovated mill building make for some excellent bookshelves, as do my coffee and chair side tables, desk, dresser, bedside stand, and really any flat surface. These books have traveled with me to beaches, camp, campgrounds, college, Long Island, and … Continue reading collection(s)