Enjoying this new series? I’ll be back next week with the latest rumblings in the literary world! -Check out this preview on EW for author Tahereh Mafi’s first contemporary fiction novel, A Very Large Expanse of Sea, based on her own life and experiences as a Muslim-American growing up post 9/11. And damn, I just have to say, that preview is powerful. -How to DIY … Read More A Preview of Tahereh Mafi’s New Novel and Other Bookish News
This weekend is shaping up to be another busy one, but I am so excited because I bought a new bookshelf for my garage office! So I can finally try to get the clutter under control. My garage office is not nearly as glamorous as the ones I’m drooling over below, but we all have to start somewhere, right? All images via Houzz
It’s finally starting to feel like winter here in San Diego. The skies have been grey, the temperatures cold, the nights foggy…it even rained a bit this week! All this wintery weather has got me leaning towards dark wood and moody home libraries. I hope you enjoy this week’s Reading Spaces, which is a departure from my usual light and bright spaces! All images … Read More Reading Spaces: Dark and Moody
Is it too late to wish everyone a Happy New Year? Yes? Well, I’m going to do it anyway. I hope 2018 brings you all the books you want, the comfiest places to read them in, the most delicious cups of tea, and the most tolerant of significant others to turn a blind eye to the piles of books slowly overtaking the house. Happy … Read More Reading Spaces: Happy New Year!
The holidays are here! My house has been decorated since the day after Thanksgiving and I am loving the extra sparkles, pillows, and twinkle lights that have temporary taken over my living room. It makes my reading space feel extra cozy! In this week’s Reading Spaces, I’m sharing some of my favorite festive ideas! All images via Houzz
I don’t know why, but whenever I see a bookshelf that slides or swings to reveal a hidden passageway or room beyond, I always think of The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe. Which makes this Reading Spaces post kind of holiday appropriate since the children cross over into a Narnia that is frozen in perpetual winter. All images via Houzz
I always look forward to the holidays. Not merely because they’re fun, sparkly, and overflowing with tasty eats and drinks, but because everything slows down just a little bit and I can manage to squeeze in just a little bit more reading time. I’ve been reading very slowly this month, but with two bookclub books due (that I have yet to even start) I … Read More Reading Spaces: Reading Perch