Book shelves and beds

book shelves in bedrooms

I do a large portion of my reading in bed. My bedside table is a tower of books. I wish I had shelves in the bedroom – nice to have lots of books close by.

I was interested to read an interview with John Irving this week where he said “I don’t read in bed, ever… I get up early. I like to read a little before anyone but the dog is up. I also like to read at night, not in bed but just before I go to bed.” Continue reading

Book Nooks

Realistically, I’m never going to have my own library room. But a ‘book nook’ is not out of the question, is it?

When I think ‘book nook’ I remember a cosy corner my grade one teacher set up – bean bags, shelves crammed with books and a gauze curtain shielding out the rest of the classroom. I’m thinking something a little more permanent for my ultimate book nook. Check out these lovely nooks – the one above is perfection. Continue reading