it’s a bookshelf, not a wall-flower.

These book covers designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith are completely swoon worthy. Last year my sister gave me a bunch of the other redesigned penguin classics that I am still working my way through… but these Fitzgerald’s would look pretty nice sitting next to them. Advertisements

Jim Tierny

I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that eventually I’m going to be one of those people who owns a kindle or an ipad. I’ve made my peace with it… except when I see a great book cover. When I see a great book cover I want to move to a … Continue reading

pop up

My mom has been giving me gorgeous pop-up books by Robert Sabuda for years. There’s a soft spot in my heart for them. I’ve always loved stories; Pop-ups turn a regular story into so much more. As a kid they were so exciting, as an adult they still hold that same magic for me. Perhaps … Continue reading


I’m not someone who handles being sick well. But here I am (ugh), so I thought maybe I’d at least find you some extra blog posts today. This one comes from a new blog I’ve been reading all the mountains. From what I can tell it is the blog of illustrator Amy Borrell (she also … Continue reading