Top Ten: Bookish Items I Want

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme was bookish items I want to own. I’ve actually done similar posts already, so be sure to check out my favorite book art, book home accessories, and book jewelry!

banned books pin // Hamlet t-shirt // Harry Potter cross stitch // Harry Potter sheets // Harry Potter tote bag

Hogwarts map // LiliLite // notebook paper earrings // supershelf // Sylvia Plath embroidery

Top Ten: Longest Books I’ve Read

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s theme was the longest books I’ve read. To keep from padding the list, I only included the longest book in any one series. The number of pages is included in parentheses.

Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand (1,069) // City on Fire by Garth Risk Hallberg (911) // A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin (1,016) // Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling // I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb (897)

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke (849) The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien (1,187) // The Passage by Justin Cronin (879) // The Sweet Far Thing by Libba Bray (819) // 2666 by Roberto Bolaño (898)

Five Favorite: Book Jewelry

“Five Favorite” is a feature on thewasofshall where I lay out my five favorite “x”. Sometimes they’re relevant to a season or holiday, mostly they’re not. It’s an all-around fun excuse to give my 100% amazingly awesome opinion. To see previous (and future) topics, click here. To participate, scroll all the way down.

I’m in a sparkly mood today, and what better way to celebrate the impending summer months than with adorably cute book-inspired jewelry??

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Ampersand earrings by Fresh Tangerine, $23.00

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Ampersand ring by WireWrap, $22.00+

 

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Harry Potter ring by Hot Topic, n/a

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Quote Couture earrings by ModCloth, $9.99

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Quote Me ring by ModCloth, n/a

& this one, because it was a written fairy tale before it was a movie!!!

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Cinderella Carriage necklace by Disney Couture, $99.20

Have your own five favorite bookish jewelry? Share them! Post them to your blog, link back to this post, and then comment letting me know!

Five Favorite: Boarding School Novels

“Five Favorite” is a feature on thewasofshall where I lay out my five favorite “x”. Sometimes they’re relevant to a season or holiday, mostly they’re not. It’s an all-around fun excuse to give my 100% amazingly awesome opinion. To see previous (and future) topics, click here. To participate, scroll all the way down.

School is in full swing right now, and there’s nothing more academic than the boarding school novel. Say, Rach, what makes a novel a “boarding school novel”? Well, dear reader, a majority of the whole dang book is set at school and, ho hey, the main characters live there, too. Here are my five favorite.

ff-hpatss the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling

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the Gemma Doyle series by Libba Bray

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Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

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A Separate Peace by John Knowles

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Looking for Alaska by John Green

Have your own five favorite boarding school novels”? Share them! Post them to your blog, link back to this post, and then comment letting me know!