Saturday Sum-up – Feb 1

Here’s what I found bookish & interesting on my tour around the Internet this week:


I think bookshelves are the best thing ever…and I’m not alone. Check out this interesting article written by local designer, Judith Mackin: By the Book Design

I have a nice collection of book shelf pictures on Pinterest or for the motherlode you could check out Book Shelf Porn.

Everyone knows I am an avid reader. I am also an English teacher. Even when you put those two fact together, it still  doesn’t mean I’ve read every book I should have read. That’s why this brief guide to faking your way literary classics when you haven’t actually read them guide is so handy.

The whole world went gaga over Gillian Flynn’s novel Gone Girl and in case you’re looking for something else to read in the mad matrimony genre, check out this list of like titles.

On this day in literary history in 1918, Scottish writer Muriel Sparks was born. Ms. Sparks is best known for her novel The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie