Old Nostalgias of Childhood — 24in48

I imagine that the oldest book I have from my childhood—though it is currently boxed up in storage because I live in an apartment and move a fair amount—are the pile of Nancy Drew books I inherited from my mother. She’d read them when she was young and, since I’ve always been in love with…

Edison: The Mystery of the Missing Mouse Treasure [Torben Kuhlmann]

Edison: The Mystery of the Missing Mouse Treasure by Torben Kuhlmann is a short and sweet children’s chapter book that utterly captured my heart. It’s illustrations are fascinatingly intricate and beautiful while the story the book tells was quite impressive.. The book gets off to a curious start, one that left me intrigued and slightly…

Nightstand Books (When You Don’t Have a Nightstand) —24in48

Though I always meant to get myself one, I’ve been living without a nightstand for almost a year now. After moving across the country, bringing along the nightstand I’d had before simply wasn’t a priority and resultingly I’ve just never gone out and gotten one—partially due to financial issues initially, but also because I’m massively…

24in48 x2 — A Kick Off

I love, love, love, love, love this Readathon. I’ve only participated once so far and I imagine this is something that I will be doing each and every time from this point forward. There’s something about this challenge that is just exceedingly appealing and while I can’t quite pinpoint what that is, I’m thoroughly excited to…

24in48: Actual Bookends

I love this challenge. I'd never really thought to write about the first and last books on my bookshelf before, or of them as actual bookends. But this is honestly just the most beautiful idea for pictures. Unfortunately I'm not home at the moment, so those pictures of them being actual bookends aren't going to be…