One of the big selling points of our current house, for me, was that it has two living rooms, a front “parlor” and then a larger living room. We moved our piano into the newly christened “piano” room and then lined the walls with book shelves, and having most of my books together like that fulfilled a long-held dream of mine. Of course, though we have six bookcases in that room, not all of our books fit. There’s a book shelf in our bedroom that is overflowing, and two more upstairs bookshelves where our kids’ books live, as well as small piles of books scattered through the other rooms.
I am so in love with the fact that anyone walking into my house is immediately aware of what kind of readers we are (and probably, also how cluttered my house is). Reading is a central part of my core values and identity, and it’s wonderful to have that part of me right out there, where no one can miss it.
This is my Booking Through Thursday post.