Author: coleen

The Art of Shelving

There is nothing more satisfying that scrolling through instagram and coming across an aesthetically pleasing shelfie. But putting together an artfully arranged bookshelf isn’t such an easy task. I still have work to do to be happy with my shelves, but here are some tips and tricks for mastering various versions of the shelf-selfie: (more…)

HP Weekly – July 13

Philosopher’s vs Sorcerer’s Stone


As a Canadian, I grew up with Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Yet our friends to the south were introduced to the Harry Potter world with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. So a pretty common HP question arises: why? (more…)

My Top 5 Favourite

For a true lover of books, choosing favourites is hard. Do you choose a favourite child? NO! So how are we expected to choose favourite books? Yet this is the number one question I get asked: “What are your favourite books?”

For the purpose of finally putting this question to rest I’ve forced myself to make some decisions here. And now, hopefully, when I get asked this question again I can simply plop this link in your inbox and be done with it (although I guarantee I’ll change my mind within a few weeks). But for now, July of 2020,  here are my top 5 favourite books of all time: (more…)