The Uncommon Beach Read

It’s that time of year again when everyone from buzzfeed to the New York Times has a list of must-read Summer books, the infamous Beach Read (for all our days at the beach – if only I had so many!).   My husband and I found a tiny spot in Mexico a few years ago well...

All I Want for Christmas… Is Books!

Christmas Gift Lists Tis the season for sharing; the season for carols, candy canes, candles, and cozy nights by the fire. It’s also the time of year for gift lists: “The Person Who Has Everything” “The Tech Lover” “Your Little Sister/Brother” “That Girl You Just...

Know your books: Every Bookshelf is Different

I buy more books than most people… on the long list of reasons I am your Library Stylist! But that doesn’t take away from the fact that my favorite Christmas gift from my husband every year is a collection of new books.  He goes out of his way and hunts in our local...

Library Style: 3 Great Ideas to Organize your Books

There are so many ways to organize your home library, from the super-strict Dewey Decimal system, to the super-loose, stack 'em on the floor approach. Most of us fall somewhere in between, gravitating towards alphabetical order of some sort or a scheme that is...

Man Booker Prize: Love, Hate, and Must-Read

I have a love-hate relationship with the Man Booker prize. On the one hand, how can you not absolutely respect the writers whose work meets the unbelievably broad, yet impossibly demanding qualification: to be “the best novel of the year written in English and...

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The Uncommon Beach Read

It’s that time of year again when everyone from buzzfeed to the New York Times has a list of must-read Summer books, the infamous Beach Read (for all our days at the beach – if only I had so many!).   My husband and I found a tiny spot in Mexico a few years ago well...

All I Want for Christmas… Is Books!

Christmas Gift Lists Tis the season for sharing; the season for carols, candy canes, candles, and cozy nights by the fire. It’s also the time of year for gift lists: “The Person Who Has Everything” “The Tech Lover” “Your Little Sister/Brother” “That Girl You Just...

Know your books: Every Bookshelf is Different

I buy more books than most people… on the long list of reasons I am your Library Stylist! But that doesn’t take away from the fact that my favorite Christmas gift from my husband every year is a collection of new books.  He goes out of his way and hunts in our local...

Library Style: 3 Great Ideas to Organize your Books

There are so many ways to organize your home library, from the super-strict Dewey Decimal system, to the super-loose, stack 'em on the floor approach. Most of us fall somewhere in between, gravitating towards alphabetical order of some sort or a scheme that is...

Man Booker Prize: Love, Hate, and Must-Read

I have a love-hate relationship with the Man Booker prize. On the one hand, how can you not absolutely respect the writers whose work meets the unbelievably broad, yet impossibly demanding qualification: to be “the best novel of the year written in English and...

Organizing a Special Book Shelf: Your Top 10 Books

There are so many ways to organize your Home Library. Have you tried a "Top 10" list? I have a special section in my library just for my Top 10 Books of All Time. These may not be the best in terms of literary value, but they are, for one reason or another, the 10...