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Declutter Your Bookshelf! 5 Tips to Kickstart Your Spring Cleaning

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When I was younger, I used to think that spring cleaning was a myth my mom invented to force me to do a lot of housework every year. I still kind of think that, but the myth has stuck: every April I feel this weird itch to clean my house from top to bottom. The cleaning part is easy, I just bust out the vacuum and go to town. The harder part is decluttering, specifically when it comes to my book collection. Because while I don’t really have an emotional attachment to all of those old dresses I toss out each year, books are another story. Voracious readers will understand my pain. Despite my best efforts to not buy any…

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Best of 2017: 10 Gift Ideas for the Reader or Writer in Your Life

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There’s nothing quite like sharing a book or a story with someone you know will understand and love it, the same way that you do. This commonality is what inspires book clubs, newsletters, fan sites, blogs, podcasts, and so much more, all centered on reading and writing. But one of the best things about being in a community of people who love books as much as you, are the presents book lovers give to one another. There’s really no better time than the present to get ahead on your holiday shopping. Here’s a list of 2017’s best gift ideas for the readers and writers in your life! Literary Quote Tote Bag  Okay, we can all say it: books are heavy. But for some reason,…

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10 of the Coolest Bookshelves You Need to Display all of Those Great Books

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Book lovers know that our obsession doesn’t just begin and end with the written word—we also love fun reading accessories. And nothing is more fun than a cool, inventive way to show off all your books. So here are 10 of the coolest bookshelves around, guaranteed to make your friends jealous and your books happy: Bookcase Chair For those lazy book readers, nothing is better than a bookcase chair. Finish one book and just reach down for the next one. Invisible Bookshelf Your books could be floating on the wall as if by magic! This shelf is deceptively simple, but we like to pretend it’s happening through witchcraft. Read Your Bookcase Sometimes you just want your furniture to yell at…

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